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Welcome to the Spotify for Developers board!

Welcome to the Spotify for Developers board! This forum is the place for conversations about Spotify's Web API, Web Playback SDK, Widgets, and other developer tools. Here you can ask questions about the Spotify platform, chat with other developers, a...

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iOS SDK returning code = XXX instead of access_token = XXX

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone, iPad)Operating System(iOS 14+) My Question or IssueHi all! We use SPTSessionManager from the iOS SDK to get authorization. When doing SPTSessionManager.initiateSession, we used to get back access_token = XXX URL...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone, iPad) Operating System (iOS 14+)   My Question or Issue Hi all! We use SPTSessionManager from the iOS SDK to get authorization. When do...
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Superuser Contribution 404 when trying to access streams

PlanFreeCountryUK DeviceMacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2020)Operating SystemMonterey 12.4 My Question or Issue Hi there I've been successfully accessing the audio-features part of the API, but trying to access the streams I'm getting a 404. I have pro...

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  • Plan Free Country UK   Device MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2020) Operating System Monterey 12.4   My Question or Issue   Hi there   I've been successfully accessing...
  • Anne20
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Add Items to Playlist 404 Errors

Hello! We've been receiving many intermittent 404 errors upon hitting the Add Items to Playlist route through the Spotify Web API. There doesn't seem to be anything wrong the playlists in question here (They exist when we look them up via their URI a...

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  • Hello!   We've been receiving many intermittent 404 errors upon hitting the Add Items to Playlist route through the Spotify Web API. There doesn't seem to be anything wrong the playlists in qu...
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Spotify Enterprise API

Hi Spotify, I have an app where we are making millions of API calls a day and have over 200k active daily users. Who at Spotify can please help me get an enterprise API that has no limits. This is really crucial for us to keep growing. Please if anyo...

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  • Hi Spotify,   I have an app where we are making millions of API calls a day and have over 200k active daily users.   Who at Spotify can please help me get an enterprise API that has no ...
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When is top tracks of a user updated in spotify api?

I was trying out this endpoint `/me/top/tracks`(https://developer.spotify.com/console/get-current-user-top-artists-and-tracks/) of spotify API. I wanted to know how frequently are these data updated.Are these data updated in real-time whenever the re...

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  • I was trying out this endpoint `/me/top/tracks`(https://developer.spotify.com/console/get-current-user-top-artists-and-tracks/) of spotify API. I wanted to know how frequently are these data upd...
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Quota Request stuck "In Review" while a suspiciously similar App has been brought to the matket

Hey everyone, thank you for your help!My quota extension request has been "In review" for almost 2 weeks! Whereas usually the status will be either sent or reviewed, meanwhile, an extremely similar App concept has been announced, even taking the name...

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  • Hey everyone, thank you for your help! My quota extension request has been "In review" for almost 2 weeks! Whereas usually the status will be either sent or reviewed, meanwhile, an extremely similar...
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Solved!! [AAOS] Missing functionality in spotify app for Android Automotive OS

Hello Spotify I work on media application for ANDROID AUTOMOTIVE OS (AAOS). And following requirements I should add features to take data from spotify Web Api(based on current song) then try to play something and handle spotify playback via remote me...

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  • Hello Spotify  👋 I work on media application for ANDROID AUTOMOTIVE OS (AAOS). And following requirements I should add features to take data from spotify Web Api(based on current song) then t...
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Access frame data to apply an algorithm

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceSmartphone Operating SystemLinuxMy Question or Issue Hey, how are you? I am trying to apply an algorithm to the frames coming from the CDN, because with higher loads of processing I can improve the audio quality experienc...

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain Device Smartphone  Operating System Linux My Question or Issue   Hey, how are you?    I am trying to apply an algorithm to the frames coming...
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Error parsing fields when requesting tracks.limit

PlanPremiumCountryCzechia My Question or IssueHi! It seems there is a problem when specifying "tracks.limit" field when calling get playlist endpoint (haven't tried others).You can request all other fields like this: "tracks.offset,tracks.next,tracks...

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  • Plan Premium Country Czechia   My Question or Issue Hi! It seems there is a problem when specifying "tracks.limit" field when calling get playlist endpoint (haven't tried others). Yo...
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I am not receiving accurate results in the top tracks request.

Hello everyone.I have realized over the past two months that my request to request the most listened to songs in a four month period is not accurate.I don't really understand why, since other sites like spotifystats use the same api and it gives accu...

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  • Hello everyone. I have realized over the past two months that my request to request the most listened to songs in a four month period is not accurate. I don't really understand why, since other sit...
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"Next in queue" being replaced by "Next From" (Playback API Bug)

Hi, I'm currently developing a mobile app that uses /player/queue, /player/next, and /player/play methods of Web API. When ever I skip to the next song in "Next in queue" and then play a specific track uri, the "Next in queue" list disappears and is ...

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  • Hi,  I'm currently developing a mobile app that uses  /player/queue, /player/next, and /player/play methods of Web API.   When ever I skip to the next song in "Next in queue" and ...
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Superuser Contribution how to request new scopes?

I have developer "apps" that already have the quota extension that need additional OAuth scopes. I cannot find any way to request these. do I need to create an entirely new "app"?

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  • I have developer "apps" that already have the quota extension that need additional OAuth scopes.   I cannot find any way to request these.  do I need to create an entirely new "app"?
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Superuser Contribution Getting invalid_scope when we authenticate with Spotify App

PlanFree DeviceAllOperating SystemAll My Question or IssueWhen we authenticate from Spotify App in my app. I am getting error in callback from Spotify Apprlrc-spotify://spotify-music-callback-spotify/?spotify_version=8.7.32.1667#error=invalid_scope P...

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  • Plan Free   Device All Operating System All   My Question or Issue When we authenticate from Spotify App in my app. I am getting error in callback from Spotify App rlrc-spotify://...
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Superuser Contribution Does Client Credential flow allow access to user tracks & playlists?

PremiumUnited StatesPython 3.8MacOS My Question or Issue: Trying to pull my current tracks and playlists via Web API. Running locally using Python 3.8 requests but this will eventually become an AWS Lambda function. Tried to use the Authorization Cod...

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  • Premium United States Python 3.8 MacOS   My Question or Issue:   Trying to pull my current tracks and playlists via Web API. Running locally using Python 3.8 requests but this will e...
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Superuser Contribution 4xx Errors while fetching data

Country - Israel Device - Macbook Pro late 2016Operating System - iOS 10 Hi,I'm receiving 4xx errors when trying to fetch my client's data such as top 50 tracks and Spotify recommendations, although the authorization process is valid, the user accept...

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  • Country - Israel   Device - Macbook Pro late 2016 Operating System - iOS 10   Hi, I'm receiving 4xx errors when trying to fetch my client's data such as top 50 tracks and Sp...
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Superuser Contribution Intermittent 404 when using the `/v1/search` endpoint.

PlanCommercialCountryUKDevice AWS EC2 instanceOperating SystemCentos 7 My Question or Issue Hi team We are the BBC Sounds team and we provide Spotify links to Tracks which are played in our content. E.g: Go to https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m00176...

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  • Plan Commercial Country UK Device  AWS EC2 instance Operating System Centos 7   My Question or Issue   Hi team 👋   We are the BBC Sounds team and we provide Spotif...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify iOS SDK

We have a significant issue with my dev team related to in app playback of music from user's connecting their Spotify account to our app. We are using the most recent Spotify iOS SDK (and Web API for some things too) and the devs say that this only a...

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  • We have a significant issue with my dev team related to in app playback of music from user's connecting their Spotify account to our app.  We are using the most recent Spotify iOS SDK (and Web A...
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[Web API] Return record label value for album search results

Album objects in search results don't return "label" value while directly querying a particular album it is returned. Would it be possible to return the record label in search results?Example search query: https://api.spotify.com/v1/search?query=Muse...

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  • Album objects in search results don't return "label" value while directly querying a particular album it is returned. Would it be possible to return the record label in search results? Example sea...
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Using the Spotify Web API without the user logging in

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)=My Question or IssueNot sure if this was already asked, but is it possible to get metadata from tracks or albums ...

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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 Not sure if ...
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Integration for music distributor

Hey everyone, I want to build a new distribution service but I could not find anything in the API documentation on that topic. Can someone point me to where I can find out more about conditions, requirements, and technical details?

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  • Hey everyone, I want to build a new distribution service but I could not find anything in the API documentation on that topic. Can someone point me to where I can find out more about conditions, requ...
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