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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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  • PhilTunix
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Can we please get the green hearts next to liked songs visible again?

When looking at a new playlist or radio, the green hearts next to the songs I already have liked are gone. It was very helpful to see those so I knew which songs I already liked at a glance. Now you have click “add to a playlist” to see if the song i...

  • Newbie
  • When looking at a new playlist or radio, the green hearts next to the songs I already have liked are gone. It was very helpful to see those so I knew which songs I already liked at a glance. Now you ...
  • Lanciano007
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Solved!! [Desktop][Python] Cant get request to current track Api (maybe dublicate post)

Hello,my proplem is if I run the code/call the function I get a 404 error but the structur of the api is correct, bc i can call other things with the token + "url". Can somebody help me or has the same issue ?Code:def get_current_track(token url = "h...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello, my proplem is if I run the code/call the function I get a 404 error but the structur of the api is correct, bc i can call other things with the token + "url". Can somebody help me or has the ...
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  • Roadie
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  • Can't play the current song
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Contact for asking legal questions about the Developer Terms

Where would one ask questions about the legal aspects of developing an SDA? Many people, including me, have asked questions about compliance with developer terms here. Hardly anybody gets an answer. No worries, I get that this forum is mainly for tec...

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  • Where would one ask questions about the legal aspects of developing an SDA?   Many people, including me, have asked questions about compliance with developer terms here. Hardly anybody gets an...
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Redirect URI strategies for desktop applications?

I'm looking to write a desktop application. I'd rather not require certain ports be open for my app to receive the auth code via the redirect URI. Given this, and given there does not seem to be an option to wild-card ports when registering redirect ...

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  • I'm looking to write a desktop application. I'd rather not require certain ports be open for my app to receive the auth code via the redirect URI.    Given this, and given there does not ...
  • DaveCa
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Response Object has missing keys

PlanPremium but irrelevant hereCountryIndia DeviceWeb APIs on my browser Operating SystemMacOS ( Latest ) My Question or IssueWhen you look up a track using the search APIs you get an list of object. There are some missing keys in the response. Pleas...

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  •   Plan Premium but irrelevant here Country India   Device Web APIs on my browser   Operating System MacOS ( Latest )   My Question or Issue When you look up a t...
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Solved!! Expiry for authorization code & refresh tokens?

Hi - Access token exportation is documented at 1 hour, but I cannot see anything indicating that the authorization code (i.e.: what is sent to the redirect URL after you point the user's browser to the 'authorize' endpoint). Does this mean that it's ...

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  • Hi - Access token exportation is documented at 1 hour, but I cannot see anything indicating that the authorization code (i.e.: what is sent to the redirect URL after you point the user's browser to t...
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Requirements for our own metadata (not sourced from Spotify)

Hello, I have been developing a website for a small publisher, and it only uses Spotify's Web API for the ability to pre-save upcoming releases. The first quota extension request was denied because"Metadata, cover art and audio content must be accomp...

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  • Hello,   I have been developing a website for a small publisher, and it only uses Spotify's Web API for the ability to pre-save upcoming releases. The first quota extension request was denied ...
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Is there any way to sort artist's genres by popularity or get how many songs of each genre has?

I've been developing an app that involves artist's genres. When I make the request to get the genres from a specific artist, i got in return an alphabetically sorted array of the genres. My main problem is that, in most of the cases, there's one genr...

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  • I've been developing an app that involves artist's genres. When I make the request to get the genres from a specific artist, i got in return an alphabetically sorted array of the genres. My main prob...
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Questions about Access to All Tracks and API Rate Limits

PlanPremium My Question or Issue Access to All Tracks: I am wondering if there is a way to access information about all tracks available on Spotify. Is there an endpoint or a method that allows me to retrieve data for all tracks at once or in batches...

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  • Plan Premium   My Question or Issue   Access to All Tracks: I am wondering if there is a way to access information about all tracks available on Spotify. Is there an endpoint or a me...
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Availability of Audio Features and Audio Analysis on Tracks in Spotify API

Hello everyone, I've been working with the Spotify API and I've encountered an issue where I'm consistently receiving `None` for all audio features and audio analysis for tracks. I'm wondering if anyone else has experienced this issue? Is the availab...

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  • Hello everyone, I've been working with the Spotify API and I've encountered an issue where I'm consistently receiving `None` for all audio features and audio analysis for tracks. I'm wondering if an...
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Wrong access token return

PlanPremium CountryUSA and India DeviceiPhonePlatformMobile (iOS)Issue : We have a app which uses Spotify service to play songs. I've logged in to my app (eg. as user-1 this is currently logged in to Spotify) and then I close my app then go to Spotif...

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  • Plan Premium   Country USA and India  Device iPhone Platform Mobile (iOS) Issue :  We have a app which uses Spotify service to play songs. I've logged in to my app (eg....
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Superuser Contribution My app is disabled and blocked, how to appeal?

My app is disabled and blocked and the email address for appealing is not showing up in the cases list when I click the "What does this mean" link. It says "Spotify has disabled your app. You can contact us at this email address if you wish to appeal...

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  • My app is disabled and blocked and the email address for appealing is not showing up in the cases list when I click the "What does this mean" link. It says "Spotify has disabled your app. You can con...
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Album listed on Artist page is not from the artist

The album Curved Backbone listed for the artist The Mahones is not from the artist linked with the album. Maybe there's another band names The Mahones, but this isn't one of their albums.

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  • The album Curved Backbone listed for the artist The Mahones is not from the artist linked with the album.   Maybe there's another band names The Mahones, but this isn't one of their albums.&nb...
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Get Album endpoint returns response with empty list of genres

PlanPremiumCountryPoland My Question or IssueHi all, I'm trying to use the Spotify API to get information about some albums and I've found that the response of Get Album endpoint contains empty list of Genres (`genres` field), so no genres for any al...

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland   My Question or Issue Hi all, I'm trying to use the Spotify API to get information about some albums and I've found that the response of Get Album endpoi...
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Error 429, retry-after missing

So i have been working on an app for the past fiew days. I am now doing some testing for rate limits but the problem is i'm unable to see the retry-after time in the response when i get the error 429. So i can't do anithing about it and no matter how...

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  • So i have been working on an app for the past fiew days. I am now doing some testing for rate limits but the problem is i'm unable to see the retry-after time in the response when i get the error 429...
  • 1Dr490n
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution We were not able to get your app

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceWeb My Question or IssueI’m trying to create a new app for integration with Home Assistant (following this guide: https://www.home-assistant.io/integrations/spotify/). I’ve created the app, but when I go into the settings t...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Web   My Question or Issue I’m trying to create a new app for integration with Home Assistant (following this guide: https://www.home-assistant.io/integra...
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Something went wrong, we were not able to get your app. Try again later.

PlanFreeCountry:India Device Macbook ProOperating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueI am trying to use developer.spotify.com and seeing the below issue while creating an app :Something went wrong, we were not able to g...

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  •   Plan Free Country: India   Device  Macbook Pro Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue I am trying to use developer.spot...
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Is it okay to deploy my app without an extension request (so friends can test it)?

PlanPremium My Question or IssueI have a small toy project that's essentially this (https://pudding.cool/2021/10/judge-my-music/) but with ChatGPT. I don't intend on getting an extension request (until the site is polished, if ever), but I'd like to ...

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  • Plan Premium   My Question or Issue I have a small toy project that's essentially this (https://pudding.cool/2021/10/judge-my-music/) but with ChatGPT. I don't intend on getting an extension...
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Can't edit the settings of a Spotify app

PlanFree/PremiumCountryCanada I can't edit the settings of my Spotify app after selecting it from the Dashboard. I can see the dashboard for the app with the DAU, MAU, and requests by endpoint, but I can't access the settings. I'm getting an error me...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Canada   I can't edit the settings of my Spotify app after selecting it from the Dashboard. I can see the dashboard for the app with the DAU, MAU, and requests by ...
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Can't create an app

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceHome PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI cannot create an app. I get an error message "Something went wrong, we were not able to create your app. Please try again later." I've tried multiple times over the co...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Home PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I cannot create an app. I get an error message "Something went wrong, we were not able to cre...
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