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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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Solved!! BUG: Search API doesn't return SimplifiedAlbumObject items as described in docs

Hey so I'm using the web-api search endpoint to query for albums, but the response I get omits any information about the album's genre/label. While in the docs and example response in the endpoint playground does show these parameters.There seems to ...

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  • Hey so I'm using the web-api search endpoint to query for albums, but the response I get omits any information about the album's genre/label. While in the docs and example response in the endpoint pl...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify for developers dashboard login not working

I am trying to login to spotify for developers https://developer.spotify.com but after I click on log in in the top right or "log in and run code" and log in either using facebook, google, or a direct account (I tried all 3) the page just reloads and...

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  • I am trying to login to spotify for developers https://developer.spotify.com but after I click on log in in the top right or "log in and run code" and log in either using facebook, google, ...
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Solved!! Issue with the Search API Route

I'm not sure if there was a recent change that caused this bug, but when I pass in an Artist's name into the search query, a different artist pops up as the first index. This did not happen before, and I've done the same search on the actual API docu...

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  • I'm not sure if there was a recent change that caused this bug, but when I pass in an Artist's name into the search query, a different artist pops up as the first index. This did not happen before, a...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution API paging issue, 'next' page is incorrect

My Question or IssueI'm using the Spotify API to pull back a list of liked tracks. This has been working fine until today, but it got stuck where the `next` page is actually the previous page. For example, I'm calling https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/tr...

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  • My Question or Issue I'm using the Spotify API to pull back a list of liked tracks.   This has been working fine until today, but it got stuck where the `next` page is actually the previous p...
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Autoskip mixed tracks

Can we please have a Setting under preferences to skip tracks that belong to a mixed album / dj set? It's hard on the ears to listen a 1 minute track that has no beginning or end. Itunes (the Steve Jobs era) had this setting under their preferences 1...

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  • Can we please have a Setting under preferences to skip tracks that belong to a mixed album / dj set? It's hard on the ears to listen a 1 minute track that has no beginning or end.   Itunes (th...
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Get Playback State shows timestamp 0 and progress_ms 0

PlanFree/PremiumCountryGermanyDevice(iPhone 14 Pro) My Question or IssueI'm building actually a IOS Shortcut which opens Spotify when CarPlay starts.After the Step that Spotify was opend i try to get the Playback State via https://api.spotify.com/v1/...

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  •   Plan Free/Premium Country Germany Device (iPhone 14 Pro)   My Question or Issue I'm building actually a IOS Shortcut which opens Spotify when CarPlay starts. After the Step that...
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Application Disabled and Blocked

Hi, My Provider API app has been disabled and blocked, it's not clear who should I contact to make an appeal. My client id is 98333c95bcc54c70881c36d1958eb38e Thanks in advance

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  • Hi,   My Provider API app has been disabled and blocked, it's not clear who should I contact to make an appeal.  My client id is 98333c95bcc54c70881c36d1958eb38e   Thanks in ...
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Issues with volume

Ive have premium for years now, im in the us and have an iPhone 12 thats fully updated. When i use spotify my volume randomly gets very quiet even on max volume and then randomly turns back up. I don’t have this issue with any other apps and i don’t ...

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  • Ive have premium for years now, im in the us and have an iPhone 12 thats fully updated. When i use spotify my volume randomly gets very quiet even on max volume and then randomly turns back up. I don...
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Cannot get user's queue(403: Forbidden request), can we not get the queue for free accounts?

For some reason, I can't seem to get the queue for this particular user, but my other user seems to work fine. Can we not get queue if the user is a free account? Some checks:I have this account in my Spotify Developer User ListI have the correct sco...

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  • For some reason, I can't seem to get the queue for this particular user, but my other user seems to work fine.   Can we not get queue if the user is a free account?   Some checks: I ha...
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How to get user status without constantly sampling?

I want to achieve a result similar to Discord's Spotify status integration. ie. Be able to detect if a user is currently listening to music or not without having to do a GET request every x seconds. I looked through the docs and there doesn't seem to...

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  • I want to achieve a result similar to Discord's Spotify status integration.   ie. Be able to detect if a user is currently listening to music or not without having to do a GET request every x ...
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Embedded music permissions

Hello everyone! My QuestionI am making a website for the gym that I will be a part of and I was wondering if is it allowed to embed Spotify music playlists on such website? Spotify Widget Terms of Usee. Please note that the Spotify Play Button may no...

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  • Hello everyone!   My Question I am making a website for the gym that I will be a part of and I was wondering if is it allowed to embed Spotify music playlists on such website?    ...
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"This functionality is restricted to premium users only" error even though I have Premium account.

I'm receiving "This functionality is restricted to premium users only" error even though I Premium account. This code was working 1 year ago. I have created my Spotify account just now and cancelled the free trial and got a paid Premium Individual to...

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  • I'm receiving "This functionality is restricted to premium users only" error even though I Premium account. This code was working 1 year ago. I have created my Spotify account just now and cancelled ...
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Not able to create App in the Dashboard

PlanPremiumCountryIndiaDeviceLenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 [i5 10300H, 16GB RAM, 1TB HDD 512GB SSD, GTX 1650]Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueI have been trying to create an App on Spotify to access the WebAPI, but have not been able to for a...

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  • Plan Premium Country India Device Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 [i5 10300H, 16GB RAM, 1TB HDD 512GB SSD, GTX 1650] Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue I have been trying to cr...
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Solved!! Playing a full track from external site without user login

Hello all. What I'm trying to do is use the Client Credentials Flow in the Web API to fetch track information for an artist. That part is not a problem. However, I'm also trying to play the track from a website I'm developing. The CCF is not appropri...

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  • Hello all.   What I'm trying to do is use the Client Credentials Flow in the Web API to fetch track information for an artist. That part is not a problem. However, I'm also trying to play the ...
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Search doesn't work anymore on API

I have an app that searches for a specific artist to retrieve some information. However, I've encountered a peculiar issue when attempting to fetch an artist using the Spotify API. For instance, when I use the URL (https://api.spotify.com/v1/search?q...

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  • I have an app that searches for a specific artist to retrieve some information. However, I've encountered a peculiar issue when attempting to fetch an artist using the Spotify API.   For insta...
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Embedded Player Color

Country USA DeviceOn any device or OS My Question or IssueHi - my question is after copying and embedding the player code onto my website, all works fine (album pic shows, tracks all show and play, etc). However, the background color at the top is br...

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  • Country USA   Device On any device or OS   My Question or Issue Hi - my question is after copying and embedding the player code onto my website, all works fine (album pic shows, track...
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Spotify imbedded player for website not working

I imbedded an artist to my website and it works perfect on the desktop but on the mobile version, the "play on Spotify" button is dead and doesn't go anywhere.

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  • I imbedded an artist to my website and it works perfect on the desktop but on the mobile version, the "play on Spotify" button is dead and doesn't go anywhere.
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Unplayable Album

PlanPremiumCountry Morocco DeviceiPhone 11Operating SystemiOS 16 My Question or IssueMore than half of the album Aladdin Sane is unplayable in Morocco which is very frustrating and upsetting thing since it's a pretty popular and great album. Please l...

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  •   Plan Premium Country  Morocco   Device iPhone 11 Operating System iOS 16   My Question or Issue More than half of the album Aladdin Sane is unplayable in Morocco whi...
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Issue using spotify web api in flutter

i want to use custom scheme for redirect uri in my flutter app eg = com.example.beatflow://oauth2/callback?code=abcdef123456but the spoitfy api automatically add http as prefix to it

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  • i want to use custom scheme for redirect uri in my flutter app  eg = com.example.beatflow://oauth2/callback?code=abcdef123456 but the spoitfy api automatically add http as prefix to it
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Only 30s preview on Android WebView embeds

Plan- all plans tried Free/Premium and with/without accountCountry- Germany Device- Android with a "normal" WebView element and a "normal" WebViewClient Operating System- no relevance recognized We are already using Spotify web embeds on our iOS and ...

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  • Plan - all plans tried Free/Premium and with/without account Country - Germany   Device - Android with a "normal" WebView element and a "normal" WebViewClient  Operating System - no...
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