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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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Solved!! Offer Free Premium to new customers

I would like to offer a free trial to Premium for new customers of mine. This is quite a common practice among brands, but I am unable to figure out how to enter into these discussions with Spotify.

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  • I would like to offer a free trial to Premium for new customers of mine. This is quite a common practice among brands, but I am unable to figure out how to enter into these discussions with Spotify.&...
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Spotify passthrough partner.

I offer podcast distribution platforms like "Omny Studio" and "Libsyn" in Japan.When listeners listen to content on Spotify, it is delivered from Spotify's cache servers, not to our system.I heard that if you become a "passthrough partner" of Spotify...

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  • I offer podcast distribution platforms like "Omny Studio" and "Libsyn" in Japan. When listeners listen to content on Spotify, it is delivered from Spotify's cache servers, not to our system. I hear...
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Spotify Web API: Queue endpoint needs polish

I'm working on building a queue view using the newish Queue endpoint, but there are a few bugs/missing features:Firstly, it returns 20 results, including currently playing. But it always returns 20 results - even when the queue is 12 items long. You ...

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  • I'm working on building  a queue view using the newish Queue endpoint, but there are a few bugs/missing features: Firstly, it returns 20 results, including currently playing. But it always ret...
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Using API for song quiz

Me and my project group want to do a project for our education in Software Engineering. We want to create a song quiz using the Spotify API, but realized that the policy says that we can't create games such as trivia quizzes. Is it possible to get a ...

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  • Me and my project group want to do a project for our education in Software Engineering. We want to create a song quiz using the Spotify API, but realized that the policy says that we can't create gam...
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Spotify Web Playback SDK in React Native WebView

PlanPremium DeviceiPhone 12 Pro MaxOperating SystemiOS 15.31 I'm trying to integrate the Web Playback SDK in a React Native WebView. I've successfully managed to transfer playback and play music, however when I lock the device - the music stops. I've...

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  • Plan Premium   Device iPhone 12 Pro Max Operating System iOS 15.31   I'm trying to integrate the Web Playback SDK in a React Native WebView. I've successfully managed to transfer pl...
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Superuser Contribution Ip blocked

hiOur app suddenly stop working today.After trying several things and putting the app in our development local sever , we saw that our hosting partner blocked the spotify ip. We ask them for a reason and it was due the poor reputation in abuseipdb.Th...

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  • hi Our app suddenly stop working today. After trying several things and putting the app in our development local sever , we saw that our hosting partner blocked the spotify ip. We ask them for a re...
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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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Error code 500 when trying to retrieve a song from library

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceDesktopOperating SystemLinux My Question or IssueI am trying to simply retrieve a song from my libary using the API, but I am receiving an error code 500. import spotipy from spotipy.oauth2 import SpotifyOAuth scope = "user-l...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device Desktop Operating System Linux   My Question or Issue I am trying to simply retrieve a song from my libary using the API, but I am receiving an error...
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Sending Audio Features through Machine Learning Model

PlanFreeCountryUnited States My Question or IssueFor a personal project, I wanted to use a pre-trained ML model to run predictions off of the audio features of a song. I won't be using the audio features to train the model or even update it in the fu...

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  • Plan Free Country United States   My Question or Issue For a personal project, I wanted to use a pre-trained ML model to run predictions off of the audio features of a song. I won't be usi...
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Play DJ from Alexa

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceAlexa AutoOperating SystemIOS My Question or IssueLove that I can request Spotify songs, albums, artists, playlists from Alexa as I'm driving. Is there some way to launch the DJ via Alexa? Some "code word"? Thanks!Brian

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Alexa Auto Operating System IOS   My Question or Issue Love that I can request Spotify songs, albums, artists, playlists from Alexa as I'm driving.&nbsp...
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Issue with Web API: Can't figure out the reason why my "App Status" is "Disabled and blocked" .

PlanPremiumCountryFinlandDeviceDesktop computerOperating SystemLinux My Question or IssueMy webapp suddenly got blocked from accessing the Web API and I haven't been able to figure out how my app goes against the developer terms and conditions. I've ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Finland Device Desktop computer Operating System Linux   My Question or Issue My webapp suddenly got blocked from accessing the Web API and I haven't been able to ...
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Get Artist's Albums Offset not working as expected

PlanFreeCountryGBDeviceLenovo ThinkpadOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueTrying to get the second page of albums using limit and offset on the endpoint:https://api.spotify.com/v1/artists/{artist_id}/albumsresults in an invalid response wi...

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  • Plan Free Country GB Device Lenovo Thinkpad Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Trying to get the second page of albums using limit and offset on the endpoint: https://...
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Web API Reference "Get Token" button

Overnight the entire web API reference has changed, and every page has been overhauled... to show the exact same thing... but aesthetically pleasing... so where is the "Get Token" button that manually generates an OAuth token for you to use to test t...

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  • Overnight the entire web API reference has changed, and every page has been overhauled... to show the exact same thing... but aesthetically pleasing... so where is the "Get Token" button that manuall...
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`/oauth/authorize` inexplicably failing with "Oops! Something went wrong"

I figured out my problem, I'm just posting this in case it helps someone else. I'm not sure if it matters, but I am using the current version of the spotify-ruby gem, and will make this same report there, although I think there is something to learn ...

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  • I figured out my problem, I'm just posting this in case it helps someone else.   I'm not sure if it matters, but I am using the current version of the spotify-ruby gem, and will make this same...
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Broken link email verification

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDevicePC, mac and phone My Question or IssueTrying to activate email adress for creating a developer project, but the link is broken.Removed from url Dette nettstedet er ikke tilgjengeligDet kan hende at nettsiden på https://w...

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  • Plan Premium Country Norway Device PC, mac and phone   My Question or Issue Trying to activate email adress for creating a developer project, but the link is broken. Removed from url &...
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How can I enable crossfade option for the web player?

PlanPremiumCountryKoreaDeviceChrome, DesktopOperating SystemWindow 10, Mac My Question or IssueHi Team, I bought a license and have been making an application for my own bar. But, I can't find related api for enabling the crossfade function for web p...

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  • Plan Premium Country Korea Device Chrome, Desktop Operating System Window 10, Mac   My Question or Issue Hi Team, I bought a license and have been making an application for my own bar....
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Android SDK - crossfading

Hi there I have noticed that there’s no ability to set or enable the crossfading in spotify android sdk. Wondering if a ticket can be open to add this feature? thanks

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  • Hi there  I have noticed that there’s no ability to set or enable the crossfading in spotify android sdk.  Wondering if a ticket can be open to add this feature?  thanks
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AI Spotify Policy in Apps such as PlaylistAI and Playlistable

Hi all, I've been looking for an easy way to create new playlists and better organize my Spotify account when I stumbled upon apps like PlaylistAI (https://www.playlistai.app/) and Playlistable (https://playlistable.io/) and was hoping to develop a s...

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  • Hi all,  I've been looking for an easy way to create new playlists and better organize my Spotify account when I stumbled upon apps like PlaylistAI (https://www.playlistai.app/) and Playlistabl...
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Spotify is randomly timing out my API requests?

I have made an app in python that needs to update a UI with currently playing song info around every second (I have a progress bar for the songs duration) but my requests are randomly timed out with spotify returning a 401. I use spotipy to interact ...

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  • I have made an app in python that needs to update a UI with currently playing song info around every second (I have a progress bar for the songs duration) but my requests are randomly timed out with ...
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How do I find the top 500 artists?

I'm trying to make a personal project using the Spotify API to help refresh myself on how to code. I'm trying to randomly choose an artist from the top 500 artists on the platform, but I can't find a way in the documentation to get that list. Does an...

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  • I'm trying to make a personal project using the Spotify API to help refresh myself on how to code. I'm trying to randomly choose an artist from the top 500 artists on the platform, but I can't find a...
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