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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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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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Change h1 tag in inframe

When i embed a episode of podcast, the seo tool warn about a duplicate h1 tag. In the page i`m using the h1 tag for the page title, but the spotify embed use the h1 to the episode title

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  • When i embed a episode of podcast, the seo tool warn about a duplicate h1 tag. In the page i`m using the h1 tag for the page title, but the spotify embed use the h1 to the episode title  
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Dare to Be Different: Unveil Your Spotify Uniqueness Score!

Hello fellow Spotify developers and music enthusiasts!Today, I'd like to propose an innovative idea that could significantly enhance our user experience on Spotify: the introduction of a "Uniqueness Score." This feature would analyze a user's listeni...

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  • Hello fellow Spotify developers and music enthusiasts! Today, I'd like to propose an innovative idea that could significantly enhance our user experience on Spotify: the introduction of a "Uniquen...
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Recently Played Tracks API Not Working

 As the title suggests, the Recently Played Tracks endpoint has suddenly stopped returning any results. Trying from the Sporify Dev console also returns the same results.   Has anyone else experienced this?

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  •  As the title suggests, the Recently Played Tracks endpoint has suddenly stopped returning any results.  Trying from the Sporify Dev console also returns the same results.     H...
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Bug with an API Recently Played Tracks

According description, the method "Get Current User's Recently Played Tracks" must return the most recent 50 tracks that played more than 30 seconds. In practice, play history isn't updated with any tracks 35-40-50... seconds. Only tracks that are al...

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  • According description, the method "Get Current User's Recently Played Tracks" must return the most recent 50 tracks that played more than 30 seconds.   In practice, play history isn't updated ...
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Cannot recive verify email in developer dashboard

My Question or IssueI press the verify button at https://developer.spotify.com/dashboard, but I don't get an email.The other emails seem to be working, so it's probably an issue with the `.dev` email, as I've had the same issue a few times on other s...

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  • My Question or Issue I press the verify button at https://developer.spotify.com/dashboard, but I don't get an email. The other emails seem to be working, so it's probably an issue with the `.dev` e...
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CTRL + A is not working any more on the windows app

PlanPremiumCountry : France Device: HP desktop (dragonfly)Operating System: Windows 10 My Question or Issue: CTRL + A is not working any more on the windows app! How to get this corrected?The help section (ctrl + /) indicates it should still be avail...

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  • Plan Premium Country : France   Device: HP desktop (dragonfly) Operating System: Windows 10   My Question or Issue: CTRL + A is not working any more on the windows app! How...
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Regional Listening Data

Is there a way to pull listening data from a geographic location (say a 5 mile area)? Or would one have to accumulate listening data over time and link it to an end-users location (with permission of course)?

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  • Is there a way to pull listening data from a geographic location (say a 5 mile area)? Or would one have to accumulate listening data over time and link it to an end-users location (with permission of...
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Get 500 Internal Server Error on https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/top/tracks

Hi, I'm trying to do a GET request on /me/top/tracks but I get a 500 internal server error.I first do a POST request for a bearer token:curl --location --request POST 'https://accounts.spotify.com/api/token?grant_type=client_credentials&scope=user-to...

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  • Hi,   I'm trying to do a GET request on /me/top/tracks but I get a 500 internal server error. I first do a POST request for a bearer token: curl --location --request POST 'https://accounts.s...
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