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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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Music Game - User Authentication & Song Playback

PlanPremiumCountryUS (primary)Operates globallyDeviceiPhone 12 Operating SystemiOS 16.2My Question or IssueHi, I recently developed an application (2019) that leveraged Spotify premium user authentication and song playback APIs to play music within t...

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  • Plan Premium Country US (primary) Operates globally Device iPhone 12  Operating System iOS 16.2 My Question or Issue Hi,    I recently developed an application (201...
  • HialeahLiam
  • Casual Listener
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    API Bug
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API Extension Request Not Reviewed for Long Time

PlanFreeCountry Device Operating System(Android Oreo) My Question or IssueHi Team, we have applied for the API Extension Request on Nov 23 but it's still unreviewed. Please kindly check for us. App name: silent angel

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  • Plan Free Country   Device   Operating System (Android Oreo)   My Question or Issue Hi Team, we have applied for the API Extension Request on Nov 23 but it's still unrev...
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Problem playing music when Spotify API is not active

Hello Support ,PlanPremiumCountryTRDeviceIphone 13Operating System16.3.1 My Question I am encountering an issue with the Spotify Web API in my application. When I try to restart a song after pausing it, I receive a 401 error. However, if I quickly pa...

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  • Hello Support , Plan Premium Country TR Device Iphone 13 Operating System 16.3.1   My Question  I am encountering an issue with the Spotify Web API in my application. When I try ...
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  • Request Error : 401-BUG
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"Your Episodes" Podcast Playlist

Feature Request:I would love if we could sort the podcast playlist by date added to the playlist, or oldest to newest or by author, just like we are able to do that with other playlists. Additionally, it would be really cool if the auto downloads had...

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  • Feature Request: I would love if we could sort the podcast playlist by date added to the playlist, or oldest to newest or by author, just like we are able to do that with other playlists.  &nb...
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Ditch the phone app, create a Spotify music player!

Okay, this is going to probably spark quite a discussion if it reaches people. Just an idea: a lot of us want to listen to music but it can be risky to bring our phones all over with us. The runner/hiker/athlete wants to listen to music and maybe rec...

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  • Okay, this is going to probably spark quite a discussion if it reaches people.  Just an idea:   a lot of us want to listen to music but it can be risky to bring our phones all over with...
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Solved!! Spotify contact details for premium account

PlanFreePlanning to upgrade to premiumCountryUnited StatesDevice(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueHi, I am planning to upgrade to premium developer account. ...

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  • Plan Free Planning to upgrade to premium Country United States Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)  ...
  • Ximzend
  • Roadie
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I can't delete my old downloads from my previous phone

I had to factory reset my phone and I tried downloading a playlist again and it said you cannot download this playlist delete the other downloaded song to free up space

  • Visitor
  • I had to factory reset my phone and I tried downloading a playlist again and it said you cannot download this playlist delete the other downloaded song to free up space
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My quota extension request has been denied 3 times, with an identical message.

Hello, I'm here wondering if anyone on the Spotify team or a community member can help provide me clarification on why my app keeps getting denied. Basically, I made a discord bot that allows server members to follow artists through Spotify, and will...

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  • Hello, I'm here wondering if anyone on the Spotify team or a community member can help provide me clarification on why my app keeps getting denied. Basically, I made a discord bot that allows server ...
  • JammNatio
  • Music Fan
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    Quota Extension
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Constantly getting ~24-hour Rate-Limited during development

Hey!I got a development app setup and am using it's id/secret in my local environment.During local development I am regularly rebuilding my DB which will produce the exact same API Calls - my default development data is static (albeit growing).After ...

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  • Hey! I got a development app setup and am using it's id/secret in my local environment. During local development I am regularly rebuilding my DB which will produce the exact same API Calls - my d...
  • kingosticks4
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Incorrect "next" link when fetching playlists

I'm using the Spotify Web API to obtain tracks from playlists, and I ran into an issue where the `next` link seems to be incorrectly set when I set the `fields` parameter. Here's an example:First, fetch any arbitrary playlist that includes more than ...

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  • I'm using the Spotify Web API to obtain tracks from playlists, and I ran into an issue where the `next` link seems to be incorrectly set when I set the `fields` parameter. Here's an example: First...
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New Music Suggestion Tool

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceMacBook ProOperating SystemmacOS Ventura 13.6.3 My Question or IssueThis is my first time building an application. I am writing code in Python. I am aiming to build something to put on resume and for personal bragging right...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device MacBook Pro Operating System macOS Ventura 13.6.3   My Question or Issue This is my first time building an application.  I am writing code in Pytho...
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Music streaming

If I embed songs on Spotify (not just my own) on my web/app (with proper attribution to Spotify), can I legally allow for the full song to be streamed on the app (rather than directing back to Spotify)? PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsun...

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  • If I embed songs on Spotify (not just my own) on my web/app (with proper attribution to Spotify), can I legally allow for the full song to be streamed on the app (rather than directing back to Spotif...
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Unable to acquire an OAuth token with PKCE flow

Plan: FreeCountry: United Arab EmiratesDevice: HP Pavilion X360Operating System: Windows 11My Question or IssueI am trying to get an OAuth token to modify the current user's playlist. It's a portfolio project. When I test it, here's what happens:1. T...

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  • Plan: Free Country: United Arab Emirates Device: HP Pavilion X360 Operating System: Windows 11 My Question or Issue I am trying to get an OAuth token to modify the current user's p...
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IOS SDK OAuth Automatically Starts Song?

When I connect to the Spotify app using the IOS SDK, it automatically starts playing a song. Is there a way to turn this off? Right now, the closest thing I have is pausing playback right after connection.

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  • When I connect to the Spotify app using the IOS SDK, it automatically starts playing a song. Is there a way to turn this off? Right now, the closest thing I have is pausing playback right after conne...
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Embedding my spotify playlist on my html website plays only a few sconds

i had got the above html codes to embed spotify on my website, but why does it still play only a few seconds, i need it to play the full song

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  • <iframe style="border-radius:12px" src="https://open.spotify.com/embed/playlist/03LqwNthCdumIppHOpeEkl?utm_source=generator&theme=0" width="100%" height="352" frameBorder="0" allowfullscreen="...
  • Ximzend
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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...

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  • 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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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...

  • Casual Listener
  • 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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