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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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Delay in replying to quota extension request

Hello everyone, I'm applying for a quota extension, but I haven't heard anything back. The last feedback you gave on the forums was that it would take up to 6 weeks, and we've been waiting almost two months. Is there anything I can do to get some fee...

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  • Hello everyone, I'm applying for a quota extension, but I haven't heard anything back. The last feedback you gave on the forums was that it would take up to 6 weeks, and we've been waiting almost two...
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Struggling appRemote continuous connectivity in iOS

Dear Spotify Developer Team,We have been actively integrating with the Spotify iOS SDK and APIs for our application, and while the integration has been valuable, we have encountered a few challenges that are affecting the user experience.AppRemote Di...

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  • Dear Spotify Developer Team, We have been actively integrating with the Spotify iOS SDK and APIs for our application, and while the integration has been valuable, we have encountered a few challenge...
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SDK to import playlist from spotify to other app

I am creating an app for people to be able to tip DJ’s in events. Since most DJ’s have spotify accounts and their playlist over there, can they have that same playlist in my new app?

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  • I am creating an app for people to be able to tip DJ’s in events. Since most DJ’s have spotify accounts and their playlist over there, can they have that same playlist in my new app?   
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Solved!! Add Playlist Likes/Saves to the API

PlanFree/PremiumCountryGermanyDeviceAPIOperating SystemAPI My Question or IssueI would really appreciate having a legal method to track the likes/saves of playlists. It would be extremely helpful to include this variable in the API.

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Germany Device API Operating System API   My Question or Issue I would really appreciate having a legal method to track the likes/saves of playlists. It would...
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Suggestion for using the Spotify API

Hello, I want to try creating a website and using the Spotify API. I aim to display top artists and songs based on each city in Indonesia. Is it possible to create that? If so, could you please provide references and suggestions on which API I should...

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  • Hello, I want to try creating a website and using the Spotify API. I aim to display top artists and songs based on each city in Indonesia. Is it possible to create that? If so, could you please provi...
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[API] /v1/me/player/currently-playing - Item is null when currently playing is an Episode

Hit the API a few times each time with a different Podcasts playing, but the item was never populated in the response. Not much else to say, so let me know if you need more info from me. Here's one of the responses: { "timestamp": 1692423775753, "con...

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  • Hit the API a few times each time with a different Podcasts playing, but the item was never populated in the response. Not much else to say, so let me know if you need more info from me. Here's ...
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Embed code generated contains errors

Creating an embedable iframe generates wrong code:According to standards the width attribute is a unitless value in pixels. 100% is wrong. https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/HTML/Element/iframe#width

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  • Creating an embedable iframe generates wrong code: <iframe style="border-radius:12px" src="https://open.spotify.com/embed/playlist/37i9dQZF1DXcBWIGoYBM5M?utm_source=generator" width="100%" hei...
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Superuser Contribution HTTP 403 from Spotify API with message "Your client does not have permission to get URL ..."

PlanPremiumCountryUnited States My Question or IssueI'm using the Spotify API to develop an integration. I stopped working on it for a bit, and just started picking it back up today. Now, I get an HTTP 403 when making any request, with the error "You...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States   My Question or Issue I'm using the Spotify API to develop an integration. I stopped working on it for a bit, and just started picking it back up today....
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Using Spotify API in a GPT

Hi. I don't know much about coding (and pretty much nothing about APIs), but I want to create a GPT with access to Spotify - but I'm stuck. I've found the OpenAPI at https://raw.githubusercontent.com/sonallux/spotify-web-api/main/fixed-spotify-open-a...

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  • Hi. I don't know much about coding (and pretty much nothing about APIs), but I want to create a GPT with access to Spotify - but I'm stuck.   I've found the OpenAPI at https://raw.githubu...
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Solved!! Permission Request for Academic Use of Spotify Data for Machine Learning

PlanFreeCountryGermanyOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueDear Spotify Support Team,I am writing to seek permission to use Spotify's data for a non-commercial academic project related to song hit prediction, as part of my Master's thesis. ...

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  • Plan Free Country Germany Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue Dear Spotify Support Team, I am writing to seek permission to use Spotify's data for a non-commercial ac...
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Endpoint return null track with non-null wrapper

Endpoint Get Playlist Items can give null track with non-null wrapper. The same sometimes happen with search endpoint (one of items is null). Reproduced when call Web API from android and from console on page of endpoint. For examplehttps://api.spoti...

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  • Endpoint Get Playlist Items can give null track with non-null wrapper. The same sometimes happen with search endpoint (one of items is null). Reproduced when call Web API from android and from c...
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Sportify for Artist API

Hi All,I'm currently engaged with the Spotify API and am exploring how to enable artists to log in and access their own tracks. I'm considering whether all Spotify accounts become associated with artists once they create an artist profile. Is it poss...

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  • Hi All, I'm currently engaged with the Spotify API and am exploring how to enable artists to log in and access their own tracks. I'm considering whether all Spotify accounts become associated with...
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Regarding the issue of obtaining music progress bar time and playlist progress time

I would like to know which API is used to obtain the total duration of playing songs. Currently, the song details page of we is returned through onMetadataChange and the song list is obtained through getQueue. They would like to know which method is ...

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  • I would like to know which API is used to obtain the total duration of playing songs. Currently, the song details page of we is returned through onMetadataChange and the song list is obtained through...
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Configure Equalizer in the API

PlanFree/PremiumCountryAllDeviceiPhones My Question or IssueIs it possible to configure the equalizer using the API?I am interested in both reading the most used / saved equalizer configs from the user as well as setting equalizer parameters from my ...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country All Device iPhones     My Question or Issue Is it possible to configure the equalizer using the API? I am interested in both reading the most used / save...
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Error when trying to create access token

Plan: FreeCountry: United StatesOperating System: Windows 10 My Question or IssueFor my music app, I'm trying to create an access token and use it to fetch my online profile using the Spotify API but I keep getting an error message saying 'Failed to ...

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  • Plan: Free Country: United States Operating System: Windows 10   My Question or Issue For my music app, I'm trying to create an access token and use it to fetch my online profile ...
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403 forbidden error on Spotify API, v2

PlanPremiumClient ID04faea73cf99467b8c117a33870cd3bc I'm facing the same issues with the Spotify API for my application Guestpectacular (04faea73cf99467b8c117a33870cd3bc) as I did back in January 2023. After my last post, the issue disappeared, and I...

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  • Plan Premium Client ID 04faea73cf99467b8c117a33870cd3bc   I'm facing the same issues with the Spotify API for my application Guestpectacular (04faea73cf99467b8c117a33870cd3bc) as I did back...
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access token 415

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue i try to get access token from a service in angular 17 applicationthe same code works if pla...

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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   ...
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Need more GET Params for User's Saved Tracks

Hey all! Been messing around with the API this weekend. very fun, and excited to be here in the forum. I'm a bit confused on the lack of parameters available for a user's saved tracks (docs here). It would be really helpful if I could filter using ar...

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  • Hey all! Been messing around with the API this weekend. very fun, and excited to be here in the forum.   I'm a bit confused on the lack of parameters available for a user's saved tracks (docs ...
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OpenApi/Swagger description for the Web API

As Spotify has not updated the RAML description for the Web API for 5 years, I started to write a parser for the Web API reference documentation to generate a machine-readable format of the documentation. From this machine-readable documentation, I a...

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  • As Spotify has not updated the RAML description for the Web API for 5 years, I started to write a parser for the Web API reference documentation to generate a machine-readable format of the docu...
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Superuser Contribution Access to websockets

Hi, I'm re-opening an issue that has been closed (#817), ignored (#1330, #538), or locked (#492) time and again. While I'm very thankful for the APIs Spotify provides developers, the lack of transparency/availability regarding the WebSocket APIs is m...

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  • ...aying that Spotify is still working on bringing public WebSocket APIs to third-party clients.   Additionally, though I will not go into detail, Spotify literally has WebSocket APIs t...
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