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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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Spotify icon on macOS

Hi, I would like to suggest to the design team to update the Spotify icon to macOS Sonoma standard. It looks very strange to have all square icons and just the round Spotify icon in the dock. Please, I ask you to do this. I have a certain level of co...

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  • Hi, I would like to suggest to the design team to update the Spotify icon to macOS Sonoma standard. It looks very strange to have all square icons and just the round Spotify icon in the dock. Please,...
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Microsoft Store Remote Client

I'm thinking about submitting a Microsoft Store (UWP) remote client. Meanwhile I deployed a "Developer version" the app on the Store asking the user to create their own Cliend ID.  https://www.microsoft.com/store/apps/9N3662CGZW97 The application hav...

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  • I'm thinking about submitting a Microsoft Store (UWP) remote client.  Meanwhile I deployed a "Developer version" the app on the Store asking the user to create their own Cliend ID.    htt...
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Please bring back the “like” heart! ❤️

PlanPremium familyCountryNLDeviceiPhone SEOperating SystemiOS 16.2 My Question or IssueThe “liked song” heart is no longer in the app. This is a terrible change! Please, please bring it back, it makes the app so much easier and fun to use. It is an i...

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  • Plan Premium family Country NL Device iPhone SE Operating System iOS 16.2   My Question or Issue The “liked song” heart is no longer in the app. This is a terrible change! Please, plea...
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Authorization Token Loading error

Im following the sample very closely but Im facing a loading error for authorisation token. https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/tutorials/code-pkce-flow const generateRandomString = (length) => { const possible = 'ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRST...

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  • Im following the sample very closely but Im facing a loading error for authorisation token. https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/tutorials/code-pkce-flow   const generateRa...
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spotify is displaying wrong amount of songs and playlist length

PlanPremiumCountrycanadaDeviceiphone 15 pro maxOperating Systemios 17 My Question or Issuesince i paired my spotify with the swipify app (kinda like a tinder for discovering new songs) one of my playlists has been displaying the wrong length and amou...

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  •   Plan Premium Country canada Device iphone 15 pro max Operating System ios 17   My Question or Issue since i paired my spotify with the swipify app (kinda like a tinder for disc...
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Recently Played API - Repeat Tracks Not Included/Denoted

Given: A user has listened to a song repeatedly by using the backwards(replay) arrow button to restart the track. We then query the recently-played API and fetch the user's recent listening history. Result: The recently-played API response only has o...

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  • Given: A user has listened to a song repeatedly by using the backwards(replay) arrow button to restart the track. We then query the recently-played API and fetch the user's recent listening hist...
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How to get data from Spotify for Podcasters

PlanFreeCountryPolandDeviceComputerOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueHello guys. Do you know how to get data via API from Spotify for Podcasters? We want to build own connector for Looker Studio and we want to get data about our podcasts...

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  • Plan Free Country Poland Device Computer Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue Hello guys. Do you know how to get data via API from Spotify for Podcasters? We want to buil...
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Randomly started getting 403 Error on old project after authorizing with different App

Hello all, I hope someone can give me some insight into this issue. I have 2 different apps on the developer dashboard currently. Both of these use the playlist-modify-private scope. App 1 has been working great for months until I also authorized App...

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  • ...oth App 1 and App 2 on the 3rd party app page. Has anyone come across something like this before? I am really at a loss here.   EDIT: Ok I have no idea why, but I was able to create a public p...
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PUT https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/player/play 403 (Forbidden) and POST https://api.spotify.com/v1/me

This is my PlayerControls.jsx and I can't get next, previous songs or play/resume current-playing song:import React from "react"; import styled from "styled-components"; import { BsFillPlayCircleFill,BsFillPauseCircleFill,BsShuffle, } from "react-ico...

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  • This is my PlayerControls.jsx and I can't get next, previous songs or play/resume current-playing song: import React from "react"; import styled from "styled-components"; import { BsFillPlayCircle...
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Building a website widget to display my recent favs

I have found an endpoint I would like to call on my personal website to simply display my recent favorites on spotify. The authorization code auth flow seems like the right choice for this scenario, however it's not clear to me how the auth flow shou...

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  • I have found an endpoint I would like to call on my personal website to simply display my recent favorites on spotify. The authorization code auth flow seems like the right choice for this scenario, ...
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Solved!! Web Player SDK adversely affected by CDN issues

Since last month there have been general issues around the CDN that especially affect the web player. In general the issue always seems to be due to a Gateway Timeout.It is also affecting several CDNs. I have had the sames issue with sdk.scdn.co, p.s...

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  • Since last month there have been general issues around the CDN that especially affect the web player.  In general the issue always seems to be due to a Gateway Timeout. It is also affecting s...
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Solved!! Web playback down!

Neither the web streaming nor getting audio clips seems to be working right now!!! I've been seeing this since yesterdayGET https://sdk.scdn.co/spotify-player.js net::ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUTSometimes the script loads, but when the player tries to ru...

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  • Neither the web streaming nor getting audio clips seems to be working right now!!!  I've been seeing this since yesterday GET https://sdk.scdn.co/spotify-player.js net::ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_O...
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Songkick Spotify API oAuth scopes disabled without reason!!

Hi,I am an engineer working at Songkick. For the last couple of weeks we were going through a regular Data Review with Spotify regarding the use of the API by Songkick.comOut of nowhere and for reasons unknown to us, ALL our oAuth Scopes for Spotify ...

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  • Hi, I am an engineer  working at Songkick. For the last couple of weeks we were going through a regular Data Review with Spotify regarding the use of the API by Songkick.com Out of nowhere...
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linked_from no longer included with track details

Linked tracks are no longer including a linked_from attribue in the web API. The example in the track relinking article says that:6kLCHFM39wkFjOuyPGLGeQ should link to:6ozxplTAjWO0BlUxN8ia0A But the linked_from is no longer included in the response. ...

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  • Linked tracks are no longer including a linked_from attribue in the web API.   The example in the track relinking article says that: 6kLCHFM39wkFjOuyPGLGeQ   should link to: 6ozxplTAj...
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Streaming Statistics of Songs within a Playlist

For artists, it is possible to see how much a song got streamed within a specific playlist. Is it also possible as a playlist owner to see which song got streamed how often? If so, which API code is needed to get this information? I would appreciate ...

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  • For artists, it is possible to see how much a song got streamed within a specific playlist.   Is it also possible as a playlist owner to see which song got streamed how often? If so, which API...
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App turned to JUNK

Last 3 days I can’t play my downloads offline. When I press a downloaded album I get a pop up that says I’m offline go to settings. Only way I can play is to go online. What the **bleep** is the purpose of downloading to an app that won’t play them? ...

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  • Last 3 days I can’t play my downloads offline. When I press a downloaded album I get a pop up that says I’m offline go to settings. Only way I can play is to go online. What the **bleep** is the purp...
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Spotify Artists not returning images property from search

PlanFree/PremiumCountryU.S.DeviceAPIOperating SystemLinux My Question or IssueCurrently hitting the search endpoint defined here: https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/searchAs mentioned, an array of images should provided alo...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country U.S. Device API Operating System Linux   My Question or Issue Currently hitting the search endpoint defined here: https://developer.spotify.com/documenta...
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Favourite artist fetch call returning empty Array

i have been working on this app using the WEB-API and prior to a week ago both tracks and artist fetch requests worked just fine but now the artist fetch request returns an empty array but the tracks works perfectly fine.

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  • i have been working on this app using the WEB-API and prior to a week ago both tracks and artist fetch requests worked just fine but now the artist fetch request returns an empty array but the tracks...
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Can you fix the audio on this album

The band Sevendust's album "Alpha" is having audio issues. Some of the songs are playing the incorrect audio. The song "Driven" for example is playing the song "Alpha" audio. Please fix its driving me insane

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  • The band Sevendust's album "Alpha" is having audio issues. Some of the songs are playing the incorrect audio. The song "Driven" for example is playing the song "Alpha" audio. Please fix its driving m...
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Error While Creating App

I'm trying to create a new app at: https://developer.spotify.com/dashboard/createAfter clicking the "Create App" button, a form flashed and automatically shows a red error message containing: "We were not able to load your account information. Please...

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  • I'm trying to create a new app at: https://developer.spotify.com/dashboard/create After clicking the "Create App" button, a form flashed and automatically shows a red error message containing...
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