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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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When I try to listen to Spotify on my TV’s Music plays, but no sound and songs skip after 10 seconds

Free/Premium: PremiumCountry: USA DeviceFireTv and all of my other tv’s are also operating through Firesticks Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueDoes not happen when I listen connect my iphone or laptop to my ...

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  • Free/Premium: Premium Country: USA   Device FireTv and all of my other tv’s are also operating through Firesticks    Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc....
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Creator App not saving

PlanPremiumCountry DevicePCOperating SystemWin10 My Question or IssueThe creator app will not create a new app to get authorization keys for 3rd party applications. When you hit save it just says there's an error and try again later.

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device PC Operating System Win10   My Question or Issue The creator app will not create a new app to get authorization keys for 3rd party applications. When...
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Incorrect artist's name

Searching Google for an album title, I get two links to Spotify (album/tracks have slight variation in naming):https://open.spotify.com/album/2AdYZKiooyFF9NdPYGchmQhttps://open.spotify.com/album/5TmgxNSaAgvpnJ191sJG9OThe artist's name ("JO YURI") is ...

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  • Searching Google for an album title, I get two links to Spotify (album/tracks have slight variation in naming): https://open.spotify.com/album/2AdYZKiooyFF9NdPYGchmQ https://open.spotify.com/album...
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Occasional 'Invalid Authorization Code'

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDeviceMacbook Pro 2017Operating SystemmacOS 10.15 My Question or IssueHello,I am running an App that requires the user to authenticate with Spotify, and I am doing this according to the Authorization Code Flow. Most of the tim...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil Device Macbook Pro 2017 Operating System macOS 10.15   My Question or Issue Hello, I am running an App that requires the user to authenticate with Spotif...
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Spotify iFrame tracking via GTM. Any code?

Hello Team, I was trying to track Spotify embed on my website via gtm, I tried searching a lot on Google but didn't find any solution. Can you help me with a code to track Spotify's iframe on a website with GTM? Thank you in advance Tanuj

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  • Hello Team,   I was trying to track Spotify embed on my website via gtm, I tried searching a lot on Google but didn't find any solution. Can you help me with a code to track Spotify's iframe o...
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Superuser Contribution Can multiple users listen through the Web Playback SDK?

I want to create a web app where I use Spotify's Web Playback SDK to create a player and play music in the browser from another Spotify client (e.g. my Spotify app on my phone or Spotify app on my computer) and also enable other users who are on my w...

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  • I want to create a web app where I use Spotify's Web Playback SDK to create a player and play music in the browser from another Spotify client (e.g. my Spotify app on my phone or Spotify app on my co...
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Issues with Authorization Code workflow, receiving 403 response to /me/top/artists requests

I'm new to this API so bear with me, but currently I'm using the example node.js code from the documentation to test getting user authorization codes. When I run the example code I successfully receive an access and refresh token, however when I try ...

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  • I'm new to this API so bear with me, but currently I'm using the example node.js code from the documentation to test getting user authorization codes. When I run the example code I successfully recei...
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Scopes

I am trying to create a program that deletes songs from a playlist thot are older than a week with python. But I need to use a scope for this. Where do i ask for this scope?

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  • I am trying to create a program that deletes songs from a playlist thot are older than a week with python. But I need to use a scope for this. Where do i ask for this scope?
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What Spotify Web API does the DJ button use?

> Not feeling the vibe? Just hit the DJ button at the bottom right of the screen to be taken to a different genre, artist, or mood. What API does this button use? I can't find any API under the Spotify Web API that seems to do what it does. The DJ's ...

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  • > Not feeling the vibe? Just hit the DJ button at the bottom right of the screen to be taken to a different genre, artist, or mood.   What API does this button use? I can't find any AP...
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Test, feedback and help between developers

Hello folks, Since the app review and quota extension is pretty long, it's not easy to get feedbacks.It will be nice if we could help each other as developers to test and give feedbacks on our development. On the UX / UI side and the product / idea i...

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  • Hello folks,   Since the app review and quota extension is pretty long, it's not easy to get feedbacks. It will be nice if we could help each other as developers to test and give feedbacks on...
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Spotify Toolbar for Windows

Can we get a Spotify toolbar in windows taskbar?My Windows taskbar containing music controls will be more practical.Instead of keeping the app open in a separate window, I won't need to switch between my apps to change tracks, and I'll always be able...

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  • Can we get a Spotify toolbar in windows taskbar? My Windows taskbar containing music controls will be more practical. Instead of keeping the app open in a separate window, I won't need to switch be...
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GET request for top tracks returns an empty string

So I've been trying to fetch my top songs with the code below, but the get request is returning an empty string. What exactly am I doing wrong?-----------------------------------------import jsonimport requestsCLIENT_ID = 'xxxxx'CLIENT_SECRET = 'xxxx...

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  • So I've been trying to fetch my top songs with the code below, but the get request is returning an empty string. What exactly am I doing wrong? ----------------------------------------- import jso...
  • Ximzend
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Different interface on spotify on innioasis g1

I have bought an Innioasis g1 and have signed into my Spotify account. The problem is when I search an artist and go into an album I am unable to pick what song I want. It just plays in full and I am also unable to go back a song. If you could please...

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  • I have bought an Innioasis g1 and have signed into my Spotify account. The problem is when I search an artist and go into an album I am unable to pick what song I want. It just plays in full and I am...
  • Ximzend
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Spotify typescript api abandoned

I don't see any movement since last 3 months, on the spotify typescript api https://github.com/spotify/spotify-web-api-ts-sdk Came across a few issues on the repository, i went there and fixed the code a little ( minor bug )..and sent a PR.Now being ...

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  • I don't see any movement since last 3 months, on the spotify typescript api  https://github.com/spotify/spotify-web-api-ts-sdk    Came across a few issues on the repository, i went ...
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Can we shuffle the music between the playlists I want?

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 Can we shuffle music between selected playlists?

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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   ...
  • Ximzend
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Does Spotify API provide an on-demand playback field for playlists?

For users without Premium, some Spotify-generated personalized playlists (like genre mixes and the Weekly Discovery) have on-demand playback on mobile and others don't. And what I mean by on-demand playback is that songs are displayed like they would...

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  • For users without Premium, some Spotify-generated personalized playlists (like genre mixes and the Weekly Discovery) have on-demand playback on mobile and others don't. And what I mean by on-demand p...
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I would like my spotify embed to automatically be as tall as needed to show all the music

I am building a site for a Spotify user and the embed doesn't grow to the full height to show all his singles. I had to guess and hard code a px height.How can your embed automatically grow in height to fill a surrounding html container?

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  • I am building a site for a Spotify user and the embed doesn't grow to the full height to show all his singles. I had to guess and hard code a px height.How can your embed automatically grow in height...
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500 (Internal Server Error) when I try to refresh token: Authorization code with PKCE extension

PlanFreeCountryColombia DeviceHP LAPTOP-O1445JB9Operating System(Windows 11) My Question or Issue:when the first token expires, I try to use the refresh token to generate a new one without needing to authorize the user again. But I get an error 500 (...

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  • Plan Free Country Colombia   Device HP LAPTOP-O1445JB9 Operating System (Windows 11)   My Question or Issue: when the first token expires, I try to use the refresh token to ...
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Oauth sign in to web api without web browser / graphical interface

I'm working on the alarm clock with Spotify playlists and albums. I wrote a client (https://github.com/ciembor/spotify-cmd) based on a Spotify Web API and it works well, but when I Connect using oauth it opens browser and then uses my callback. The p...

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  • I'm working on the alarm clock with Spotify playlists and albums. I wrote a client (https://github.com/ciembor/spotify-cmd) based on a Spotify Web API and it works well, but when I Connect using oaut...
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Superuser Contribution [Developer] Expose endpoints to create or query folders

There are a couple of questions floating around folder info not being available via the API. As of today there are no endpoints associated to get folder information (link to docs). It'd be nice to have this feature exposed via the api to allow more c...

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  • There are a couple of questions floating around folder info not being available via the API. As of today there are no endpoints associated to get folder information (link to docs). It'd be nice to ha...
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