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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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Get list of all genres/top genres?

Trying to understand how to get a list of all the available Spotify genres while using the "Get Available Genre Seeds" endpoint. Any suggestions? Furthermore, is there a way to get the top 50 Spotify genres?

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  • Trying to understand how to get a list of all the available Spotify genres while using the "Get Available Genre Seeds" endpoint. Any suggestions?   Furthermore, is there a way to get the top 5...
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Refresh Token 500 Serrver Error

My Question or Issue I'm trying to get a refresh token and on requesting it i'm getting the following response / server error. It says it can't remove the token? has anyone else found a solution? {"error": "server_error","error_description": "Failed ...

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  •     My Question or Issue   I'm trying to get a refresh token and on requesting it i'm getting the following response / server error. It says it can't remove the token? has anyone e...
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Process music through machine learning model

PlanPremium CountryUSA My Question or IssueI'm a Computer Science major at my university and over winter break I want to work on a project that would use machine learning to transcribe lyrics for any song. Is there a way that I could use the Spotify ...

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  •   Plan Premium   Country USA   My Question or Issue I'm a Computer Science major at my university and over winter break I want to work on a project that would use machine learn...
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Monetization on Tiered Web app

Long time listener first time caller here, I am building a web application that I was hoping to enable playback of music via the Spotify Web API. I have read the terms a million times and see the examples provided, which means I can't charge a 5$/mon...

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  • Long time listener first time caller here,   I am building a web application that I was hoping to enable playback of music via the Spotify Web API. I have read the terms a million times and se...
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Finding Top 100 Billboard Chart for Specific Timeframe

Where does spotify keep track of al the top 100 song charts? I am trying to find the top 100 for March of 2020 but I don't know where to look.

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  • Where does spotify keep track of al the top 100 song charts? I am trying to find the top 100 for March of 2020 but I don't know where to look.
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iOS SDK error 'Linker command failed with exit code 1'

I'm creating a Swift app using the Get Started iOS SDK guide, using the AppDelegate method. However, when I try to run the app on my device, I get this error: '.../SpotifyiOS.framework/Versions/A/SpotifyiOS': fat file missing arch 'arm64', file has '...

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  • I'm creating a Swift app using the Get Started iOS SDK guide, using the AppDelegate method. However, when I try to run the app on my device, I get this error:   '.../SpotifyiOS.framework/...
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Solved!! Public playlists not being returned in the web API

I use this website to create setlist playlists in my account. However when I try to fetch the playlists using GET /users/:userId/playlists these do not show up in the response. These are created as public playlists, but for some reason do not show up...

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  • I use this website to create setlist playlists in my account. However when I try to fetch the playlists using GET /users/:userId/playlists these do not show up in the response. These are created as public...
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Solved!! Something went wrong, we were not able to get your app. Try again later.

I have just created an app and I can't get into it's settings. Just to try out, created an another one and faced the same issue. I have tried to get help from Spotify Support but they redirected me to this community forum. So could you please help mo...

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  • I have just created an app and I can't get into it's settings. Just to try out, created an another one and faced the same issue. I have tried to get help from Spotify Support but they redirected me t...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can't access setting for a Spotify for Developers app

PlanPremiumCountryRomaniaDeviceWebMy Question or Issue Hi!I want to make an app in React which uses the Spotify Web Api. I successfully made an app in the dashboard, but when I try to access the settings for the app I get the following error: "Someth...

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  • Plan Premium Country Romania Device Web My Question or Issue   Hi! I want to make an app in React which uses the Spotify Web Api.   I successfully made an app in the dashboa...
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Inquiry About Using Spotify API for Song Control in External App

Hello Spotify Community,I'm developing an application that intends to use Spotify's APIs to control song playback - specifically, starting and switching songs. However, the actual playback of the songs will occur through the Spotify app itself, not w...

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  • Hello Spotify Community, I'm developing an application that intends to use Spotify's APIs to control song playback - specifically, starting and switching songs. However, the actual playback of the s...
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Error during application creation

I get this error when creating an app:Something went wrong, we were unable to create your app. Please try again later.

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  • I get this error when creating an app: Something went wrong, we were unable to create your app. Please try again later.
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Something went wrong, we were not able to get your app. Try again later.

PlanPremiumCountryHongKongDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 11My Question or IssueI’m trying to create a new app for integration with Lyricify (following this guide: https://www.home-assistant.io/integrations/spotify/). I have encountered an issue ...

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  • Plan Premium Country HongKong Device Laptop Operating System Windows 11 My Question or Issue I’m trying to create a new app for integration with Lyricify (following this guide: https://...
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cannot connect to open.spotify.com

open.spotify.com does not have IPv6 anymore. It was pointed to a dual stacked GCP LB and now it points to a IPv4 only fastly CNAME. https://www.threads.net/@rayrob78/post/C0U7N-5IK_Z Please add tests so changes like this can be detected.

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  • open.spotify.com does not have IPv6 anymore.   It was pointed to a dual stacked GCP LB and now it points to a IPv4 only fastly CNAME.   https://www.threads.net/@rayrob78/post/C0U7N-5IK_...
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Can't access setting for a Spotify for Developers app

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceWebOperating SystemMacOSMy Question or IssueI want to make an app using the Spotify Web Api. I successfully made an app in the dashboard, but when I try to access the settings for the app I get the following error: "Somethi...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Web Operating System MacOS My Question or Issue I want to make an app using the Spotify Web Api.   I successfully made an app in the dashboard, bu...
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Request to Connect with Commercial Label Partnerships Manager Regarding App Status

Hello,I hope this message finds you well. I recently took over the development of an existing app for a small label/content producer. While working on fixing the Spotify integration, I discovered that the app's status is currently "Disabled and block...

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  • Hello, I hope this message finds you well. I recently took over the development of an existing app for a small label/content producer. While working on fixing the Spotify integration, I discovered t...
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Squarespace — Embedded playlist stuck in "preview" mode

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice2017 MacBook ProBrowsers TestedSafari, Chrome, Firefox (tested mobile and desktop for all)URLhttps://sixty-thirty.com/music-test My Question or IssueI've embedded a playlist through a Squarespace code block, and it seems to...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device 2017 MacBook Pro Browsers Tested Safari, Chrome, Firefox (tested mobile and desktop for all) URL https://sixty-thirty.com/music-test   My Question or I...
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Spotify Album Embed only playing preview even though logged in

Seemingly overnight, the Spotify Player Embed for Albums will only operate in preview mode, even if I am logged in. I have successfully embedded the player in my React App, and it's ALWAYS played the albums in their entirety if I am logged in. I have...

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  • Seemingly overnight, the Spotify Player Embed for Albums will only operate in preview mode, even if I am logged in.  I have successfully embedded the player in my React App, and it's ALWAYS play...
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User not registered in Developer Dashboard

I am having an issue with a small personal project I am working on. It was working perfectly for many users until one person I registered today. I make 3 requests to the Spotify API after getting an implicit grant from a user who I registered in my a...

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  • I am having an issue with a small personal project I am working on. It was working perfectly for many users until one person I registered today. I make 3 requests to the Spotify API after getting an ...
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How to get spotify source for linux

PlanFree/PremiumCountry DeviceAllOperating SystemUbuntu 22.10 My Question or IssueHow to get spotify source for linux?

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device All Operating System Ubuntu 22.10   My Question or Issue How to get spotify source for linux?
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Getting Podcast ID

Hello, I am currently working on a discord bot, on replit and using mysql, that stores and displays podcast information. I am currently struggling on figuring out how to retrieve podcast any/all podcast information. I tried using endpoints/the search...

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  • Hello,   I am currently working on a discord bot, on replit and using mysql, that stores and displays podcast information.   I am currently struggling on figuring out how to retrieve po...
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