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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!! Handling user's free and premium subscription in web api?

Building one personal hobby project with Spotify I have no idea how to distinguish or handle user's with free and premium subscription. Can anyone explain?

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  • Building one personal hobby project with Spotify  I have no idea how to distinguish or handle user's with free and premium subscription.  Can anyone explain?
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Getting 500 for WebAPI /v1/me/albums - even on documentation dashboard

PlanPremium CountryBrazil DeviceDell Inc. Precision 5560 Operating SystemUbuntu 22.04.3 LTS My Question or IssueHey there!I'm consistently getting 500 errors for the endpoint /v1/me/albums. It doesn't happen in other endpoints of the WebAPI. This hap...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Brazil   Device Dell Inc. Precision 5560   Operating System Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS   My Question or Issue Hey there! I'm consistently getting 50...
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Add API support for programattically adding/removing collaborators on playlist

PlanFree + PremiumCountryN/A My Question or IssueCollaborative playlists seem to be a hot topic for a lot of reasons but I havent seen anything addressing this issue specifically. It would be great if we could add collaborators programmatically to a ...

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  •   Plan Free + Premium Country N/A   My Question or Issue Collaborative playlists seem to be a hot topic for a lot of reasons but I havent seen anything addressing this issue specific...
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Invite Collaborator generate share link using API

Hi! I'm trying to find a way to generate or create a share link to invite a collaborator to a private playlist but can't find anything in the docs. In the mobile app when clicking on the 3 dots on a playlist there is an option to "Invite Collaborator...

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  • Hi!   I'm trying to find a way to generate or create a share link to invite a collaborator to a private playlist but can't find anything in the docs.   In the mobile app when clicking o...
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Api question

Hello, I want to know if you can give me full access to your API so that music can play in full? I need this for my coursework application, I will be very grateful.PlanFree/PremiumCountry - Ukraine DeviceMacBookProOperating System(iOS 10, Android Ore...

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  • Hello, I want to know if you can give me full access to your API so that music can play in full? I need this for my coursework application, I will be very grateful. Plan Free/Premium Country - Ukr...
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Volume control on embed

Hello, Is there a way to get a volume controller on Spotify embeds? Or is there a way to set the default volume to be lower as it is very loud out of the box. If there is no option for this with the embed code, does embedding via API have volume cont...

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  • Hello,  Is there a way to get a volume controller on Spotify embeds?  Or is there a way to set the default volume to be lower as it is very loud out of the box.  If there is no opti...
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Filter by Popularity in Search API

I don't find anything related to popularity but the tag:hispter in search endpoint. I wanted to know if there's something more to use in an api call to retrieve only tracks with a specific popularity. Something like: https://api.spotify.com/v1/search...

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  • I don't find anything related to popularity but the tag:hispter in search endpoint. I wanted to know if there's something more to use in an api call to retrieve only tracks with a specific popularity...
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Spotify Web API: How to get genres from TrackObject in playlist

I am using the Spotify Web API through Python. I am currently extracting tracks from a playlist. With that in mind, I also wanted to get the genres for each song. My first question is if there's a way to a genre for a specific song? At the moment, I ...

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  • I am using the Spotify Web API through Python. I am currently extracting tracks from a playlist. With that in mind, I also wanted to get the genres for each song.   My first question is if the...
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[Newbie question] Recommended tool for the base64 encoding of ?

My Question or IssueI tried the Client Credentials Flow(which is the 4th authorization flow in the Authorization Guide),Step 1: Have your application request authorizationand I got an error. Step 1 is basically this cURL command: curl -X "POST"-H "Au...

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  • My Question or Issue I tried the Client Credentials Flow (which is the 4th authorization flow in the Authorization Guide), Step 1: Have your application request authorization and I got an err...
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Ratings API?

Is there any way to get an item's ratings from the Spotify API? Through some hacking around, I found I can collect the total number of ratings and average score of all of them, but that's not all that helpful. I'd really like to see the spread of rat...

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  • Is there any way to get an item's ratings from the Spotify API?   Through some hacking around, I found I can collect the total number of ratings and average score of all of them, but that...
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is_playable field returns incorrect result

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaMy Question or IssueMy app calls the "playlists/tracks" endpoint to get a list of songs in the user's playlist. When it does this, it specifies "AU" for the market field. It then checks the "is_playable" field for each song...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia My Question or Issue My app calls the "playlists/tracks" endpoint to get a list of songs in the user's playlist. When it does this, it specifies "AU" for the marke...
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Re: Email verification doesn't work.

i'm trying to verify my spotify developer account, but when i click the link in the verification email my browser just says the site can't be reached. i can't click on the "contact us" option either, the same issue happens. i'm using google chrome, o...

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  • i'm trying to verify my spotify developer account, but when i click the link in the verification email my browser just says the site can't be reached. i can't click on the "contact us" option either,...
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Bringing Spotify onto Amazfit Smartwatches on ZeppOS

My Question or IssueI'm looking to bring Spotify's features onto the Amazfit smartwatches such as controlling playback and accessing playlists. I looked at the developer SDKs and was wondering if it was possible? The watches use ZeppOS which has a Ja...

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  • My Question or Issue I'm looking to bring Spotify's features onto the Amazfit smartwatches such as controlling playback and accessing playlists. I looked at the developer SDKs and was wondering if i...
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Matrix numbers for the recordings contained in "Hromata" by Xarhakos album

PlanPremiumCountryGreeceHello, I am looking the matrix numbers of the recordings contained in the album "HROMATA" by Stavros Harhakos. The matrix code is 7xcg followed by four digit numbers. Thank you.

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  • Plan Premium Country Greece Hello, I am looking the matrix numbers of the recordings contained in the album "HROMATA" by Stavros Harhakos. The matrix code is 7xcg followed by four digit numbers. ...
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I get ads on premium account

My Question or IssueI have my premium account but I have received some images promoting new albums and artists, while listening to music, why is that? PlanPremiumCountryColombia Device(iPhone 12)Operating System(iOS 17)

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  • My Question or Issue I have my premium account but I have received some images promoting new albums and artists, while listening to music, why is that?  Plan Premium Country Colombia  ...
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Not getting the email verification mail for Spotify for Developers Console

PlanPremium Family Plan Device(iPhone 13 Pro, Laptop, Desktop)Operating System(iOS 17.1.1, Windows 10, Windows 11, Ubuntu.) My Question or IssueI am not getting the email verification mail for Spotify for Developers Console. I have tried several time...

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  • Plan Premium Family Plan   Device (iPhone 13 Pro, Laptop, Desktop) Operating System (iOS 17.1.1, Windows 10, Windows 11, Ubuntu.)   My Question or Issue I am not getting the email ...
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Artist Stats

My Question or Issue Hello Guys ,I wanted to find out if it is possible to get weekly stats on artists tracks and if so how does one go about this

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  • My Question or Issue   Hello Guys ,I wanted to find out if it is possible to get weekly stats on artists tracks and if so how does one go about this   
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Solved!! Authentification

PlanFree/PremiumCountryFranceDeviceWindows computer and multiple android devices and emulatorsOperating SystemWindows 11 and Android api level 33My Question or IssueMy authentification link for my android app :"https://accounts.spotify.com/authorize?...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country France Device Windows computer and multiple android devices and emulators Operating System Windows 11 and Android api level 33 My Question or Issue My authentificat...
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Embeded episodes display in Preview mode only

CountryPolandDevicePC, Mac, Android My Question or IssueWe are encountering difficulties embedding Polish podcast episodes. For some reason, you can only see the episodes in Preview mode. We experimented with different shows and here are some observa...

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  • Country Poland Device PC, Mac, Android   My Question or Issue We are encountering difficulties embedding Polish podcast episodes. For some reason, you can only see the episodes in Preview ...
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