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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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Categories by market?!

My Question or Issue What happened to the markets parameter in the categories API? Without this the feature is basically crippled. See https://everynoise.com/worldbrowser.cgi which now inanely returns the same generic results instead of regional ones...

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  • My Question or Issue   What happened to the markets parameter in the categories API? Without this the feature is basically crippled. See   https://everynoise.com/worldbrowser.cgi ...
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Premium Duo

My Question or Issue My plan before was premium individual, I recently upgrade to premium duo but I don’t know how to change my plan and it still requires me to pay again.

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  •   My Question or Issue   My plan before was premium individual, I recently upgrade to premium duo but I don’t know how to change my plan and it still requires me to pay again.  
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[WebSDK] 500 error on license endpoint after successful device ready.

Plan PremiumPremiumCountryIreland DeviceMacOperating SystemmacOS Big Sur My Question or Issue So i'm using the latest castlabs build of electron with widevine to get my web app leveraging the Spotify Web SDK to package up for desktop use. (because I ...

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  •   Plan Premium Premium Country Ireland   Device Mac Operating System macOS Big Sur   My Question or Issue   So i'm using the latest castlabs build of electron with wi...
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Issue using Widevine DRM (development license) in an Electron app

Hi,I started using https://github.com/castlabs/electron-releases/ recently to build an app that uses the Spotify Playback SDK. Supposedly this version of electron comes with a signed development license of Widevine which i've tested on a couple sites...

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  • Hi, I started using https://github.com/castlabs/electron-releases/ recently to build an app that uses the Spotify Playback SDK. Supposedly this version of electron comes with a signed de...
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Web API v1/playlists response cover image problem

When I was making a Web API request for a playlist around 1-2 months ago the response for "images" was in 3 sizes. And the width and height were given. And the response included the 640px one. As the second picture. And now it is like the first pictu...

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  • When I was making a Web API request for a playlist around 1-2 months ago the response for "images" was in 3 sizes. And the width and height were given.   And the response included the 640px o...
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App disabled with no email or way to appeal

I'm building a service that integrates with Spotify and recently found that my app has been "Disabled and blocked". I haven't received any emails from Spotify regarding this and the UI on the developer portal doesn't give any instructions for appeali...

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  • I'm building a service that integrates with Spotify and recently found that my app has been "Disabled and blocked". I haven't received any emails from Spotify regarding this and the UI on the develop...
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[WebAPI] User's saved shows returns wrong total

PlanPremiumCountryGermany My Question or IssueI made a small service which queries the total amount of podcast shows in my "Your Shows"-Playlist. I have 13.410 Episodes in that playlist, yet the api returns a total of 13.260. I have not tested, how m...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   My Question or Issue I made a small service which queries the total amount of podcast shows in my "Your Shows"-Playlist. I have 13.410 Episodes in that playl...
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iOS SDK Disconnect when app goes to background

PlanPremium CountryUSA and India DeviceiPhonePlatformMobile (iOS)Issue : We've built an app which consumes Spotify services. When my app is moved to background the SDK gets disconnected automatically. When I try to reconnect to Spotify again when my ...

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  • Plan Premium   Country USA and India  Device iPhone Platform Mobile (iOS) Issue :  We've built an app which consumes Spotify services. When my app is moved to backgroun...
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Embedding a playlist on my website wiped my playlist

I tried to embed a Spotify playlist on my website. So, I got the embed code, and put it into my website and the playlist showed, but when I did that, for some reason, the playlist was then wiped from my Spotify account. I have searched for it but the...

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  • I tried to embed a Spotify playlist on my website. So, I got the embed code, and put it into my website and the playlist showed, but when I did that, for some reason, the playlist was then wiped from...
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scope reduction

I would like to request fewer scopes for my app. Does anyone have any idea where I can make a scope reduction request?

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  • I would like to request fewer scopes for my app.  Does anyone have any idea where I can make a scope reduction request?
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Genre search for multiple words via search endpoint only works with dashes

I am struggling to get multi-word genre search working via the search endpoint.Using the Web API, I try to set q to genre:hard rock which gets converted to: search?q=genre%3Ahard+rock&type=artist This ends up giving a bunch of results with the word "...

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  • I am struggling to get multi-word genre search working via the search endpoint. Using the Web API, I try to set q to genre:hard rock which gets converted to:   search?q=genre%3Ahard+rock...
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Constantly Loading on Authorize

I am using Flask/Python to develop my own web app using Spotifys web API. OAuth/Spotify client requires me to sign in multiple times (everytime I make a change to my python file). Everything was working thus far, but now I am encountering an issue wh...

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  • I am using Flask/Python to develop my own web app using Spotifys web API. OAuth/Spotify client requires me to sign in multiple times (everytime I make a change to my python file). Everything was work...
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Solved!! Getting {"code":0,"message":"Not Found"}

PlanPremiumCountryItaly Windows 10 My Question or IssueHello there guys, i'm trying to develop a discord bot to control spotify. I've followed the spotify api documentation while using a c# wrapper. I've reached the point where i generate a url to re...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Italy   Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello there guys, i'm trying to develop a discord bot to control spotify. I've followed the spotify api docume...
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Can't delete development mode app

When I log into https://developer.spotify.com/dashboard I can see old dev apps that I have created but they all have the status of Disabled and blocked. Previously I have worked around this by deleting the app and creating a new one but the 6 apps on...

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  • When I log into https://developer.spotify.com/dashboard I can see old dev apps that I have created but they all have the status of Disabled and blocked. Previously I have worked around this...
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Check User's Saved Tracks is returning the wrong value

Check User's Saved Tracks is returning the wrong value. Sometimes it was all false, while part or all of the tracks in the request are saved(Liked songs) tracks. https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/check-users-saved-tracks

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  • Check User's Saved Tracks is returning the wrong value. Sometimes it was all false, while part or all of the tracks in the request are saved(Liked songs) tracks.   https://developer.spotify.co...
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Getting error 429 when using audio_features (even for a single track)

track_features = sp.audio_features(["3GYlZ7tbxLOxe6ewMNVTkw"])This is my code and this is the error I'm gettingMax Retries reachedurllib3.exceptions.ResponseError: too many 429 error responsesThe above exception was the direct cause of the following ...

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  •   track_features = sp.audio_features(["3GYlZ7tbxLOxe6ewMNVTkw"]) This is my code and this is the error I'm getting Max Retries reached urllib3.exceptions.ResponseError: too many 429 error r...
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Missing Retry_After header in 429 Response

Receiving the 429 error when making requests to the artist endpoint, the 'Retry-After' header is there, but this is not the case with the audio-features or audio-analysis endpoints. Here is my code:def get_audio_analysis(track_id): try: url = 'https:...

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  • Receiving the 429 error when making requests to the artist endpoint, the 'Retry-After' header is there, but this is not the case with the audio-features or audio-analysis endpoints. Here is my code: ...
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Max retries reached, too many 429 error responses on 'audio_features' endpoint only

PlanPremiumCountryPhilippines My Question or IssueMy first app worked earlier. But after one loop through a 700-song playlist, it started giving me an Error 429. Normally this would be fine, but there's also no 'Retry-After' in the HTTPS response hea...

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  • Plan Premium Country Philippines   My Question or Issue My first app worked earlier. But after one loop through a 700-song playlist, it started giving me an Error 429. Normally this would ...
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Can't seek position of next track with the SKD player (autoplay)

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDeviceMac mini 2023Operating SystemMacOS 14.2.1 My Question or IssueHello, I'm creating an application using the Spotify SDK, but I've been facing an issue: When the track comes to the end and the next one starts, I can't cont...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil Device Mac mini 2023 Operating System MacOS 14.2.1   My Question or Issue Hello, I'm creating an application using the Spotify SDK, but I've been facing an ...
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Spotify Music Licensing

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueHello, my name is Alperen. I like to listen to classical music and last week I decided to set...

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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 Hello, ...
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