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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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Authorisation code for Tracks

Unable to get the Authorisation token for Get tracks.Please help me with steps.PlanFree/PremiumCountryIndia

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  • Unable to get the Authorisation token for Get tracks. Please help me with steps. Plan Free/Premium Country India    
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Cannot download any new music no matter who I’m looking for says cannot load page

My Question or IssueI cannot download any new artists every time I try it says cannot load page doesn’t matter what artist I’m after it will not work. What is the problem? I know my account is up-to-date. My next payment is due in March.

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  •     My Question or Issue I cannot download any new artists every time I try it says cannot load page doesn’t matter what artist I’m after it will not work. What is the problem? I know my...
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Enhancing the Spotify track tags with my own tags

Hi everyone, I want to build an app which can recommend Spotify tracks based on the user's own library of music (could be a user's collection of .mp3). For this, I want to enhace the default tags for Spotify tracks with my own self-crafted tags (say,...

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  • Hi everyone,   I want to build an app which can recommend Spotify tracks based on the user's own library of music (could be a user's collection of .mp3). For this, I want to enhace the default...
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Spotify Integration with react native

Hello, I want to build a reels app like tiktok. The user can upload a video and choose a music from spotify api and the music will be played on the video when viewing the reel. I just want to know how to get started and I want an estimate cost for th...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello, I want to build a reels app like tiktok. The user can upload a video and choose a music from spotify api and the music will be played on the video when viewing the reel. I just want to know ho...
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Time-Based Song Retrieval

This proposal suggests the implementation of a new feature in the Spotify API to retrieve liked songs based on a specified time range. The objective is to offer users a convenient way to access and manage their favorite songs from a particular period...

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  • This proposal suggests the implementation of a new feature in the Spotify API to retrieve liked songs based on a specified time range. The objective is to offer users a convenient way to access and m...
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Listening offline in a custom app

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUSAOperating SystemiOS/Android My Question or IssueI am trying to figure out how I can build an app that would allow me to integrate Spotify for offline playback in my app.

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country USA Operating System iOS/Android   My Question or Issue I am trying to figure out how I can build an app that would allow me to integrate Spotify for offline pl...
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Is Music playback on esp32 possible with free tier Spotify API?

Hi there!Actually I'm thinking about creating a custom online music streaming device out of esp32 microcontroller for PERSONAL USE ONLY...the idea is that the device will connect with Wi-Fi and then stream a selected top 50 chart from Spotify charts ...

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  • Hi there! Actually I'm thinking about creating a custom online music streaming device out of esp32 microcontroller for PERSONAL USE ONLY...the idea is that the device will connect with Wi-Fi and the...
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Get all recently played tracks for a given period

Plan: PremiumCountry: USDevice: Macbook Air 2015Operating System: MacOS My Question or IssueI'm using the get recently played endpoint to get my recently played tracks, I want to get tracks from December 31, 2022(not inclusive) up to today(February 2...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: US Device: Macbook Air 2015 Operating System: MacOS   My Question or Issue I'm using the get recently played endpoint to get my recently played tracks, I w...
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Server error for user-read-recently-played endpoint

I am working on a project using the Spotify API and the user-read-recently-played endpoint. I keep getting {'error': {'status': 500, 'message': 'Server error.'}}. I used the spotipy library with the same endpoint and it worked. When I use requests an...

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  • I am working on a project using the Spotify API and the user-read-recently-played endpoint. I keep getting {'error': {'status': 500, 'message': 'Server error.'}}. I used the spotipy library...
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EMBED PLAYLISTS

embed playlists skipping songs. when i play the first song the next songs are random and not In order.possibly bug

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  • embed playlists skipping songs. when i play the first song the next songs are random and not In order. possibly bug 
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How do I get the "objective" versions of the Spotify-generated playlists?

I'm talking about playlists like RapCaviar, mint, Rock This etc.Most of them are "made for me", but there obviously exists a more "objective" version, as I can open them in a private window and see a *very* different version of the same playlist.Is t...

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  • I'm talking about playlists like RapCaviar, mint, Rock This etc. Most of them are "made for me", but there obviously exists a more "objective" version, as I can open them in a private window and s...
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Spotify API verify artist

We are trying to use the Spotify API in order to verify if an artist owns his profile. After verifying this we would like them to create their own profile on our application. Currently we are using artists.spotify.com to check who manages the artist ...

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  • We are trying to use the Spotify API in order to verify if an artist owns his profile. After verifying this we would like them to create their own profile on our application. Currently we are using a...
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Spotify community needs

My Question or IssueWhy can't I message my friends or followers songs and talk about them. Even be able to make snippets of parts of the song. It would be much cooler to message friends directly on the app rather than sharing through another app.

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  • My Question or Issue Why can't I message my friends or followers songs and talk about them. Even be able to make snippets of parts of the song. It would be much cooler to message friends directly on...
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Is creating a personalized media recommender against the TOS

CountryUnited Kingdom My Question or IssueI am creating a media recommender, specifically a white box algorithm, I was reading the TOS specifically section IV 2.a.i. which states:"using the Spotify Platform or any Spotify Content to train a machine l...

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  • Country United Kingdom   My Question or Issue I am creating a media recommender, specifically a white box algorithm, I was reading the TOS specifically section IV 2.a.i. which states: "usin...
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how to integrate spotify with my own react native application?

I wanted to stream hardstyle playlist songs on my own React Native application. How do I get the song URL from Spotify? I had tried via the Spotify web API, but I am only getting preview song URLs and am also not able to play full songs due to the pr...

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  • I wanted to stream hardstyle playlist songs on my own React Native application. How do I get the song URL from Spotify? I had tried via the Spotify web API, but I am only getting preview song URLs an...
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skin color

PlanPremium CountryUSA Device & Operating SystemiPhone iOS 17.3 & Macbook Pro Sonoma 14.3 My Question or IssueHello, I would just like to change the color of the "liked songs" skin. It is purple; I don't enjoy looking at purple. I open Spotify everyd...

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  • Plan Premium   Country USA   Device & Operating System iPhone iOS 17.3 & Macbook Pro Sonoma 14.3   My Question or Issue Hello, I would just like to change the co...
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Issue while fetching data from Spotify API. Getting Response 500

Hello,I am new to Spotify API and I am trying to get the data of recently played tracks using python. I created 2 files. One is main.py and I wanted to test if I am recieving any response from the API and I created test.py for testing. The code prese...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello, I am new to Spotify API and I am trying to get the data of recently played tracks using python. I created 2 files. One is main.py and I wanted to test if I am recieving any response from the ...
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400 Bad Request - Access Token - PKCE Auth Code Flow

Hello,I'm currently on Step 2 (Requesting Access Token) of the Auth Code Flow using PKCE, but I am unable to retrieve the access token.ProblemI am receiving a 400 Bad Request when sending my POST request to the https://accounts.spotify.com/api/token ...

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  • Hello, I'm currently on Step 2 (Requesting Access Token) of the Auth Code Flow using PKCE, but I am unable to retrieve the access token. Problem I am receiving a 400 Bad Request when sending my PO...
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Solved!! You need to verify your email address before you can create an app.

PlanPremiumDeviceAPI My Question or IssueI opened a issue and message Support about this.When I go to Spotify Dashboard, it says that I need to confirm my e-mail address, but I am already confirmed... How do I do this?

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  • Plan Premium Device API   My Question or Issue I opened a issue and message Support about this. When I go to Spotify Dashboard, it says that I need to confirm my e-mail address, but I am ...
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