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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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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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Spotify stats or current_user_top_artists API call broken

I listen on quite a few devices (Echo, Android, Laptop), but using the current_user_top_artists API call, it seems clear that something isn't right. When I pull the results back for "short_term", I can see the following on the list (the first number ...

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  • I listen on quite a few devices (Echo, Android, Laptop), but using the  current_user_top_artists API call, it seems clear that something isn't right. When I pull the results back for "short_te...
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I dont get video when playing songs on my tablet.

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

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Invalid Client Error only on when deployed on Vercel

I am currently working on a project which fetches data from the Spotify API, and my requests work perfectly fine when run locally, but when I deploy my app to Vercel and try to use a live version of the project, the requests are currently failing wit...

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  • I am currently working on a project which fetches data from the Spotify API, and my requests work perfectly fine when run locally, but when I deploy my app to Vercel and try to use a live version of ...
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Solved!! [SubFront][Partnership] Spotify payment API?

I would like to build a subscription management platform. Does Spotify have a billing API? The concept would be to consolidate users' monthly subscription payments for them. End User's would simply integrate their account to our platform, and we will...

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  • I would like to build a subscription management platform. Does Spotify have a billing API?   The concept would be to consolidate users' monthly subscription payments for them. End User's would...
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How to get currently playing track from Spotify Embed

PlanFreeCountryUSDeviceWebsite ChromeOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI currently have the Spotify embed player on a website, I want to know what song is currently playing on the player and provide the user with information based on tha...

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  • Plan Free Country US Device Website Chrome Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I currently have the Spotify embed player on a website, I want to know what song is curren...
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How can I fix the "Spotify keeps pausing" bug?

This bug is very frustrating, as it disrupt my listening experience. There are a number of possible causes for this bug, please elaborate

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  • This bug is very frustrating, as it disrupt my listening experience. There are a number of possible causes for this bug, please elaborate
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Why some song doesn't have preview_url with WebAPI but trackURL always have

When you call WebApi sometimes preview_url is null but when you access to the track url, you always have the preview available. Why we don't have access to the previewURL you use ??

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  • When you call WebApi sometimes preview_url is null but when you access to the track url, you always have the preview available. Why we don't have access to the previewURL you use ??
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Why some song doesn't have preview_url with WebAPI but trackURL always have

When you call WebApi sometimes preview_url is null but when you access to the track url, you always have the preview available. Why we don't have access to the previewURL you use ??

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  • When you call WebApi sometimes preview_url is null but when you access to the track url, you always have the preview available. Why we don't have access to the previewURL you use ??
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No encuentro tema en reproducción en grandes listas de reproduccion.

En una lista de reproducción o playlist el tema que está sonando se pinta de verde las letras del tema. Ahora bien si nos movemos en el listado o el reproductor salta a otro tema aleatorio se nos pierde la visualizacion donde estabamos. Aca se puede ...

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  • En una lista de reproducción o playlist el tema que está sonando se pinta de verde las letras del tema. Ahora bien si nos movemos en el listado o el reproductor salta a otro tema aleatorio se nos pie...
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Rate Limited Indefinitely

Hi!I'm having an error with the API right now, I'm very new to development and accidentally sent too many get request to the http://api.spotify.com/v1/audio-features?ids=?Now I've noticed that every time I make a request at that endpoint I get the 42...

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  • Hi! I'm having an error with the API right now, I'm very new to development and accidentally sent too many get request to the http://api.spotify.com/v1/audio-features?ids=? Now I've noticed that ev...
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