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Important: App review and quota extension waiting times

The Spotify for developers platform helps many bring their ideas to life. Whether it's a short term app helping an artist’s release or something more long term - there is always a chance of success. Things start to grow and then you might also need w...

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Embed not working

Got an issue embedding this? Embed renders but play button does nothing and spins? Other podcasts embedded same way work? Any ideas?

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  • Got an issue embedding this?   Embed renders but play button does nothing and spins? Other podcasts embedded same way work?   <iframe style="border-radius:12px" src="https://open.spo...
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    Podcast API
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Add Tracks to Playlist Changed ; No URIs Provided error

Did the API change the functionality of adding tracks to a playlist? I have my code load in TrackIds and use them to add tracks to a playlist but just today I got an error saying that I did not provide any URIs. Did something change in the backend th...

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  • Did the API change the functionality of adding tracks to a playlist? I have my code load in TrackIds and use them to add tracks to a playlist but just today I got an error saying that I did not provi...
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    API Help
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Pagination does not work on /v1/artists/{id}/albums

Initially, I tried to make paginated requests for this endpoint from my application. But I found that even with enough total, I get an empty list of items. as far as I understand, if the offset is less than the total, then everything should work. As ...

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  • Initially, I tried to make paginated requests for this endpoint from my application. But I found that even with enough total, I get an empty list of items. as far as I understand, if the offset is le...
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Solved!! Web API 502 Bad Gateway for top items endpoints when offset and limit exceed total

Hi, I have started getting 502 Bad Gateway errors when paginating using the "next" link from the API response body, when "limit" is not initially set to a factor of the total items. I was successfully paginating with a "limit" of 49, which allowed me...

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  • Hi, I have started getting 502 Bad Gateway errors when paginating using the "next" link from the API response body, when "limit" is not initially set to a factor of the total items.   &nbs...
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Make Sure You're A Human prompt

Hello, I'm writing an app that integrates with spotify on Android and Windows. I'm using the PKCE Auth workflow. Recently, on my windows devices only, i started seeing users getting the "Make Sure You're A Human" prompt after logging in. I'm not seei...

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  • Hello, I'm writing an app that integrates with spotify on Android and Windows.  I'm using the PKCE Auth workflow. Recently, on my windows devices only, i started seeing users getting the "Make S...
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The response type of artist endpoint is marked as Integer in document, but actually return float

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueI am the author of RSpotify: https://github.com/ramsayleung/rspotify, a popular community-dri...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue I am th...
  • kingosticks4
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Getting http 403 after calling API

Our app has Spotify playlist fetching integration for quite some time (since 2020) working without any problems, however starting from about two to three weeks ago, we have been getting 403 errors. We had previously used a different email address but...

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  • Our app has Spotify playlist fetching integration for quite some time (since 2020) working without any problems, however starting from about two to three weeks ago, we have been getting 403 errors. W...
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Make visual equalizers and screensavers great again

I use Spotify on the PC, phone and tvI loved old school Winamp application or even ancient Windows Music player from 2000s.They all had a screensaver and full screen mode with all sorts of visual loop to musicPerhaps with reach of Spotify it would be...

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  • I use Spotify on the PC, phone and tv I loved old school Winamp application or even ancient Windows Music player from 2000s.They all had a screensaver and full screen mode with all sorts of visual l...
  • Cirynn
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how do I send a tune to a friend

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue  
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App that creates Playlists from your iMessage chats - AutoSpoto

PlanFree/PremiumCountry DeviceMacBookOperating System(iOS) My Question or IssueLooking for feedback on our app that creates Spotify playlists out of your iMessage chats. Available free to download on the Mac App Store, named AutoSpoto: https://apple....

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  •   Plan Free/Premium Country   Device MacBook Operating System (iOS)   My Question or Issue Looking for feedback on our app that creates Spotify playlists out of your iMessag...
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No shuffle button

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDevice(iPhone 11)Operating SystemMy Question or Issuejust got premium duo and no shuffle button and have tried un downloading and reinstalling

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device (iPhone 11) Operating System My Question or Issue just got premium duo and no shuffle button  and have tried un downloading and reinstalling ...
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Solved!! 403 Forbidden error when using Auth Flow PKCE

My Question or IssueI am working with Auth Flow PKCE for the first time. I am trying to authenticate a user and just display their username and display name on successful authentication. I am able to authenticate my account (my client ID is in the ap...

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  • My Question or Issue I am working with Auth Flow PKCE for the first time. I am trying to authenticate a user and just display their username and display name on successful authentication. I am able ...
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OAuth2 PKCE Token Exchange failed error

Hi, I have managed to successfully authenticate users via OAuth2 PKCE. I have added the list of test users via the developer dashboard as well.Sometimes I get the 'token exchange failed' error, even while trying to authenticate a user who has been ad...

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  • Hi,  I have managed to successfully authenticate users via OAuth2 PKCE. I have added the list of test users via the developer dashboard as well. Sometimes I get the 'token exchange failed' err...
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Spotify Search API Issue - 404 not found

There currently seems to be an issue with the Search API - basic queries are suddenly and randomly returning "404 not found" errors.Sometimes the exact same query works after a few retries. The status page at https://status.spotify.dev does not yet r...

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  • There currently seems to be an issue with the Search API - basic queries are suddenly and randomly returning "404 not found" errors. Sometimes the exact same query works after a few retries. &nbs...
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Can't play music on Chrome Browser.

Can't play music on Chrome Browser. Try to delete history, caches, cookies and then refresh website but does not work

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  • Can't play music on Chrome Browser. Try to delete history, caches, cookies and then refresh website but does not work
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API 403: Player command failed: Premium required

Have used premium account credential in spotify web api and used "Authorization code" flow to get access token. I can able to access profile detail by using the token but when trying to play the song by episode uri in this link "https://api.spotify.c...

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  • Have used premium account credential in spotify web api and used "Authorization code" flow to get access token. I can able to access profile detail by using the token but when trying to play the song...
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I can have data on artists who are female or LGBTQIA

I would like to have access to a filter so that I can have data on artists who are female or LGBTQIA from a certain genre of music.

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  • I would like to have access to a filter so that I can have data on artists who are female or LGBTQIA from a certain genre of music.
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    Female Artists
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Ability to retrieve track language

The Track Web API provides a lot of useful information and more can even be retrieved from the Get Audio Analysis endpoint. A track additionally has a lot of metadata flags such as the explicit flag but there is no language attribute on the track obj...

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  • The Track Web API provides a lot of useful information and more can even be retrieved from the Get Audio Analysis endpoint. A track additionally has a lot of metadata flags such as the explicit flag ...
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Spotify embed previews in chrome/android, but full episodes in firefox

PlanPremium CountryBelgium DeviceChrome/Edge and Firefox Operating SystemWindows 11/Android My Question or IssueWhen embedding a Spotify podcast episode it will only show the first 30 seconds on android/chrome/edge. In firefox I can listen to the ful...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Belgium   Device Chrome/Edge and Firefox   Operating System Windows 11/Android   My Question or Issue When embedding a Spotify podcast episode ...
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Solved!! Get Available devices, getting no devices.

PlanFreeCountryIndia DeviceWeb APIOperating SystemMacOS My Question or IssueUsing the Spotify Java API (https://github.com/spotify-web-api-java/spotify-web-api-java/), I am not able to get the list of devices. Its showing the following exception: se....

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  •   Plan Free Country India  Device Web API Operating System MacOS   My Question or Issue Using the Spotify Java API (https://github.com/spotify-web-api-java/spotify-web-api-j...
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