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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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Tracking Engagement with Spotify Embeds on My Website

My Question or IssueHow can I track user engagement with Spotify embeds on my website? Are there analytics tools or methods that integrate with Spotify embeds?

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  • My Question or Issue How can I track user engagement with Spotify embeds on my website? Are there analytics tools or methods that integrate with Spotify embeds?
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the /recently-played endpoint is not showing latest tracks as of 2/22/2024

As of 2/22/2024, the `https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/player/recently-played` endpoint is no longer returning the latest recently played tracks. This is the full response (screenshot attached too so it's easier to spot):{"items": [{"track": {"album": {...

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  • As of 2/22/2024, the `https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/player/recently-played` endpoint is no longer returning the latest recently played tracks.  This is the full response (screenshot at...
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What is the cooldown on 429 Too many requests?

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueThe Spotify OAuth app is in dev mode. Did not sign up for extended quota mode.It's been more ...

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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 The Spo...
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Unable to get sonos devices in discover device API

Hi there I recently started using the Spotify Web API. I want to play music on my Sonos. But it seems like Spotify connect devices are not listed under /me/player/devicesThis endpoint does not show my Sonos as a device https://developer.spotify.com/d...

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  • Hi there   I recently started using the Spotify Web API. I want to play music on my Sonos.  But it seems like Spotify connect devices are not listed under /me/player/devices This endp...
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Preview URL NULL? when making API call?

I just built a practice website yesterday using the Spotify API and used the preview_url to play a song preview with a button to listen to full song on spotifynow today all my API calls return NULL ONLY for the preview_url What gives?? PlanFree/Premi...

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  • I just built a practice website yesterday using the Spotify API and used the preview_url to play a song preview with a button to listen to full song on spotify now today all my API calls return NULL...
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Do I need an extended quota to play 30-second song previews?

I want to use the Spotify API to access only the 30-second track previews, which do not require authorization. Do I need an extended quota in this case?

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  • I want to use the Spotify API to access only the 30-second track previews, which do not require authorization. Do I need an extended quota in this case?  
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Solved!! Web API ratelimit

I am developing an app which will allow users to publish their playlists to a feed. However in order to visit the feed, published playlists will have to be fetched one by one (as the current spotify api does not have an endpoint to fetch multiple pla...

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  • I am developing an app which will allow users to publish their playlists to a feed. However in order to visit the feed, published playlists will have to be fetched one by one (as the current spotify ...
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HTTP Proxy stopped working (fix for developers included)

Spotify for windows desktop has a bug where the HTTP proxy is applied incorrectly. When setting a corporate http proxy with IP 1.2.3.4 (not the real corporate http proxy IP) and port 8080, the resulting commandline is wrong:C:\Users\Admin\AppData\Roa...

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  • Spotify for windows desktop has a bug where the HTTP proxy is applied incorrectly. When setting a corporate http proxy with IP 1.2.3.4 (not the real corporate http proxy IP) and port 8080, the result...
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Question About Spotify API Monetization

Hey! I'm a developer building an application using Spotify's API. Our app follows app of the compliance tips listed on the Spotify for Devs, but we want to make sure there isn't anything we're missing. Is there an email to reach out to someone to dou...

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  • Hey! I'm a developer building an application using Spotify's API. Our app follows app of the compliance tips listed on the Spotify for Devs, but we want to make sure there isn't anything we're missin...
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Can't get result from spotify api

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlands DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI want to make a program that can create charts using the Spotify Api. The code initially worked without authorization and produced results, but then it began to pro...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands   Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I want to make a program that can create charts using the Spotify Api. The code in...
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Spotify Api For C++

Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueCan I somehow use the API using C++ on Windows?I saw a repository on GitHub only for Linux

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  • Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Can I somehow use the API using C++ on Windows? I saw a repository on GitHub only for Linux  
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Spotify Policy Compliance - Consumer App Case

Can I integrate the Spotify API into my application?I am describing my use case: We have an app that allows people to contemplate contemporary artworks and share their thoughts. During the viewing process, we would like to let people listen to a song...

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  • Can I integrate the Spotify API into my application? I am describing my use case: We have an app that allows people to contemplate contemporary artworks and share their thoughts. During the view...
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500 or 502 Error on GET /users/{user_id}/playlists Operation

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUnited StatesMy Question or IssueI received a 500 or 502 error when performing a GET request for the /users/{user_id}/playlists operation. To reproduce this error, use the following curl command. Please ensure you replace TOKEN...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country United States My Question or Issue I received a 500 or 502 error when performing a GET request for the /users/{user_id}/playlists operation. To reproduce this error, us...
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account api developer verification problem

PlanFree/PremiumCountryFranceDeviceWindows desktop Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueCan you validate my API developer account because i never receive verification email (spam, receive or any folder) it's blocking for me to not have this...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country France Device Windows desktop   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Can you validate my API developer account because i never receive ver...
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Playing the AI DJ via the API

Hey, I'm currently working on an app and would like to be able to play the AI DJ playlist.I've tried to do something like that, but it did not work: ```curl --request PUT \--url https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/player/play \--header 'Authorization: Bear...

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  • Hey,   I'm currently working on an app and would like to be able to play the AI DJ playlist. I've tried to do something like that, but it did not work:   ``` curl --request PUT \ --u...
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play playlist with offset greater than 8763 throughs back error

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceevery device over the api My Question or Issuei have a script that starts a playlist at an offset every day 5 higher. The playlist has over 9000 tracks.when my script hits an offset of 8764 or higher it throughs back an...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device every device over the api     My Question or Issue i have a script that starts a playlist at an offset every day 5 higher.  The playlist h...
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Positions field in JSON body is ignored when removing tracks from a playlist

The Remove Playlist Items endpoint on https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/remove-tracks-playlist has dropped its support for the positions parameter, which was supported previously and let tools like Spotify Dedup (https://s...

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  • The Remove Playlist Items endpoint on https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/remove-tracks-playlist has dropped its support for the positions parameter, which was sup...
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About spotify api

I'm building a music app and considering using the Spotify API for:Streaming songsGetting artist information, such as their released songs and albumsIn short, I want to create a Spotify clone with a few additional features. The Spotify API will only ...

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  • I'm building a music app and considering using the Spotify API for: Streaming songs Getting artist information, such as their released songs and albums In short, I want to create a Spotify clone...
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Best practice to monitor current playback?

Regarding the "Get Currently Playing Track" endpoint, is it best practice to setup an interval every 1-2 seconds to fetch data from the API? Currently i am using setInterval in Node to fetch every 1 second. Is this the right approach? Would i eventua...

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  • ...second. Is this the right approach? Would i eventually hit the rate limit? I don't plan on releasing this to the public anyway. More or less building a system internally for my own needs.
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/v1/me/player/devices returns weird names

I started to notice this a few days ago, but the list of players contains some really weird names (for smartphones only?) like "I1ZVR0qF1OkAAAAAAAAAFDVMMUZ2UGR....."It's different from the ID, but definitley not the name of the device!

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  • I started to notice this a few days ago, but the list of players contains some really weird names (for smartphones only?) like "I1ZVR0qF1OkAAAAAAAAAFDVMMUZ2UGR....." It's different from the ID, but ...
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