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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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Block user API

I have situation where account is being flooded with bot subscriptions (14,000 bots followers and around 60,000 bots streams) and i need a way to automatically block all those users. Currently i see it's possible to get list of them and filter, but i...

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  • I have situation where account is being flooded with bot subscriptions (14,000 bots followers and around 60,000 bots streams) and i need a way to automatically block all those users. Currently i see ...
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Solved!! Unauthorized Error on Get Current User Data

My auth code to get auth token: const requestAuthToken = async () => {await fetch("https://accounts.spotify.com/api/token", { body: `grant_type=client_credentials&client_id=${CLIENT_ID}&client_secret=${CLIENT_SECRET}`, headers: { "Content-Type": "app...

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  • My auth code to get auth token:   const requestAuthToken = async () => { await fetch("https://accounts.spotify.com/api/token", { body: `grant_type=client_credentials&client_id=${CLIE...
  • mbattaloglu
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Being rate limited (status code 429) after one API call

Hello, I'm developing a ChatBot that recommends songs according to the users mood (it's a project for a class I'm in). I'm trying to fill a database of tracks and want to include their valence, energy and danceability so the mood of it can be determi...

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  • Hello, I'm developing a ChatBot that recommends songs according to the users mood (it's a project for a class I'm in). I'm trying to fill a database of tracks and want to include their valence, energ...
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Commercial application success?

Has anyone here had a commercial integration application approved? I submitted my application five months ago and still haven't received a reply (the submission form says the target response time is 10 days). In searching the forum, I've only found r...

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  • Has anyone here had a commercial integration application approved? I submitted my application five months ago and still haven't received a reply (the submission form says the target response time is ...
  • arlomedia
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Get artists concerts

Hello ! Is there an endpoit to see the artist's next concerts? Thanks all !

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  • Hello !   Is there an endpoit to see the artist's next concerts?   Thanks all !
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Where to get Implicit Grant OAuth Tokens?

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI'm teaching myself about APIs by writing scripts for my own use. So all I want in terms of authorization is Implicit Grant.Can somebody point me to where I can generate OAuth...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I'm teaching myself about APIs by writing scripts for my own use. So all I want in terms of authori...
  • kingosticks4
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Playlists endpoint fields param dot separator no longer working

For a long time my app has been using the dot separator syntax to specify specific fields in the response v1/playlists/{playlist_id} endpoint e.g.if I wanted the three fields "name,owner.id,type" I would do: 'https://api.spotify.com/v1/playlists/0rAg...

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  • For a long time my app has been using the dot separator syntax to specify specific fields in the response v1/playlists/{playlist_id} endpoint e.g.if I wanted the three fields "name,owner.id,type" I w...
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React Native Spotify Integration

Hello,I want to create react native app and integrate spotify in it can Authenticate on behalf of users by using developet account ,If the I use spotify for developer and use react native spotify remote is it still working because i am getting error ...

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  • Hello, I want to create react native app and integrate spotify in it can Authenticate on behalf of users by using developet account , If the I use spotify for developer and use react native spo...
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Status 429 and rate limiting due to "too many 504 error responses"?

I'm writing a simple application that calls the /v1/recommendations endpoint and a few others. The app is in very early development mode--I'm the only "user" while I'm developing and testing. Now it seems my app is rate-limited for the /v1/recommenda...

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  • I'm writing a simple application that calls the /v1/recommendations endpoint and a few others. The app is in very early development mode--I'm the only "user" while I'm developing and testing.  ...
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iFrame api problems in safari

I have problem to start a track by clicking a custom button. The track whont start play un less i just once click in the player. The averything work as normal.This just appear i safar all the other browser works fine.I sent an example code with two b...

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  • I have problem  to start a track by clicking a custom button. The track whont start play un less i just once click in the player. The averything work as normal. This just appear i safar all the...
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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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API call to get all playlists for a given track

Hi, I'm making a small mobile app as a gift to a friend. The concept is: he enters some songs, it returns all playlists containing all of those songs. My plan was:- get all playlists for the least popular song (according to Spotify's Popularity field...

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  • Hi,   I'm making a small mobile app as a gift to a friend. The concept is: he enters some songs, it returns all playlists containing all of those songs.   My plan was: - get all playli...
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Solved!! `Start/Resume Playback` API returns error 403: PREMIUM_REQUIRED

PlanFreeCountryIndia Device(Dell Inspiron)Operating System(Windows 11) My Question or IssueI am currently implementing an authorization flow with PKCE, and I have encountered an issue. When making an API request to the `Start/Resume Playback` endpoin...

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  • Plan Free Country India    Device (Dell Inspiron) Operating System (Windows 11)   My Question or Issue I am currently implementing an authorization flow with PKCE, and I hav...
  • amritanshusingh3
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Modifying Spotify Embed Player's Transparency and Height

Subject Line: Query About Modifying Spotify Embed Player's Transparency and HeightPlan: PremiumCountry: United StatesDevice: Macbook Pro 2022 M2Operating System: macOS (specify your macOS version) I would like to know if it's permissible to modify th...

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  • Subject Line: Query About Modifying Spotify Embed Player's Transparency and Height Plan: Premium Country: United States Device: Macbook Pro 2022 M2 Operating System: macOS (specify your macOS v...
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"test credentials" for an application that checks long term music listening habits

hi! i wanted to submit a quota extension request for my spotify application., but i'm kinda stumped on this "free demo/test account" thing. the main functionality of my application is that it generates recommendations based on your music listening ha...

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  • hi!   i wanted to submit a quota extension request for my spotify application., but i'm kinda stumped on this "free demo/test account" thing. the main functionality of my application is that i...
  • xx-ludis
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Should I reapply for commercial use after I get Extended Quota?

I have an old app I created in 2019 and tried to submit a request for commercial license for using the playback API. Weeks gone by, no reply from Spotify, so I scraped the idea of playback API integration and monetize my app without it. I did not che...

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  • I have an old app I created in 2019 and tried to submit a request for commercial license for using the playback API. Weeks gone by, no reply from Spotify, so I scraped the idea of playback API integr...
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Download on PC windows 11

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueI can't download Spotify on my PC, I have Windows 11, and when i try to download it, it says " Unable to download spotify" and then it give me error 52 and error 4. Can so...

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  •   Plan Premium Country France Device PC Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue I can't download Spotify on my PC, I have Windows 11, and when i try to download it, it...
  • Thyys
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Redirect URI issues with Railway

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceMacbook ProOperating SystemiOS 10 My Question or IssueI have built out a web app running on localhost that works great and am trying to get it deployed. When swapping my environment variables for the redirect uri ...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Macbook Pro Operating System iOS 10   My Question or Issue I have built out a web app running on localhost that works great and am trying to g...
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Web API artist top tracks endpoint is requiring "market" as mandatory request parameter

Even if in the documentation is explicitly mentioned that "If a valid user access token is specified in the request header, the country associated with the user account will take priority over this parameter" (see https://developer.spotify.com/docume...

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  • Even if in the documentation is explicitly mentioned that "If a valid user access token is specified in the request header, the country associated with the user account will take priority over this p...
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Lyrics - Get 403 (spclient.wg.spotify.com)

PlanFamilyCountryGermany Operating SystemWindows 11Server: Debian 12 (Apache2) Hello,i have a problem. I want to get the lyrics from the API "spclient.wg.spotify.com". But the Problem is: Sometimes it works, sometimes it dont. Sometimes I just get ju...

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  • Plan Family Country Germany   Operating System Windows 11 Server: Debian 12 (Apache2)   Hello, i have a problem. I want to get the lyrics from the API "spclient.wg.spotify.com". B...
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