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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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spotify-social-listening making crash a java app

PlanFree/PremiumCountryFranceDeviceDell ServerOperating SystemRHEL My Question or Issuewhen my customer's use spotify on their phone using the Wifi network of their office our software crashes and the error message is about spotify-social-link.We ref...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country France Device Dell Server Operating System RHEL   My Question or Issue when my customer's use spotify on their phone using the Wifi network of their office ou...
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Web API requests lead to "suspicious activity" e-mail with password reset

PlanPremiumCountryGermany / Server with application running in AustriaDeviceDedicated ServerOperating SystemDebian My Question or IssueMy application is used to get information about playlist and track IDs like track-name and authors or playlist-trac...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Germany / Server with application running in Austria Device Dedicated Server Operating System Debian   My Question or Issue My application is used to get i...
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Search issue with market

StepsThe target is find track "MØ - Blur" 1. On Spotify Web Site for desktop as a regular user: type "m blur" in search field and first result is target. Play is available. 2. On Spotify Dev Console create the next request in search example and targe...

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  • Steps The target is find track "MØ - Blur"   1. On Spotify Web Site for desktop as a regular user: type "m blur" in search field and first result is target. Play is available.   2. On ...
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Solved!! How do I use Spotify API to extract specific genres?

I would like to extract albums/titles within a specific genre as Rock, Classic, Hip-Hop - how do I do that? Thanks! Karsten

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  • I would like to extract albums/titles within a specific genre as Rock, Classic, Hip-Hop - how do I do that?   Thanks!   Karsten  
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Needed clarity on song metrics

I have been using the tool Exportify in order to retrieve data on Spotify playlists with the intent to make a network analysis. However I have been met with various metrics and descriptions of the songs that appear on a given playlist, such as "Popul...

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  • I have been using the tool Exportify in order to retrieve data on Spotify playlists with the intent to make a network analysis. However I have been met with various metrics and descriptions of the so...
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How can I see my playlists and their songs through iOS SDK?

My basic requirement is that. how can I access or see my playlist and their tracks also manipulate them by iOS SDK. Please let me know is there any support for that?

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  • My basic requirement is that. how can I access or see my playlist and their tracks also manipulate them by iOS SDK. Please let me know is there any support for that?  
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Refreshing Access Token

Upon sending refresh access token request i only get this in my response{"access_token":"TOKEN REMOVED FOR SECURITY","token_type":"Bearer","expires_in":3600,"scope":"user-library-read user-read-email user-read-private user-top-read"}.where in documen...

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  • Upon sending refresh access token request i only get this in my response {"access_token":"TOKEN REMOVED FOR SECURITY","token_type":"Bearer","expires_in":3600,"scope":"user-library-read user-read-ema...
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Solved!! Regression in episodes API. Returning incorrect url in `next` and `previous` fields

My Question or Issue When calling the show episodes API to list podcast episodes, the URL ishttps://api.spotify.com/v1/shows//episodes?offset=20&limit=20 The response returned has the following "next": "https://api.spotify.com/v1/show//episodes?offse...

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  • My Question or Issue   When calling the show episodes API to list podcast episodes, the URL is https://api.spotify.com/v1/shows/<showid>/episodes?offset=20&limit=20   The res...
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spotifycdn.com SSL Cert error

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevice(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating SystemDebian My Question or IssueOne of the provided CDN endpoints (audio4-gm-fb.spotifycdn.com) is not valid and is causing SSL errors. Can you work to resolve th...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System Debian   My Question or Issue One of the provided CDN endpoints (audio4-gm-fb.spotif...
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blocking twitter / X from app

Hi, I could block twitter on my fritz box router to avoid that my sons enters the internet on his amazon fire tablet via spotify ("Einstellungen" (settings), "Abo kündigen (cancel sbuscription (?), scrolling down on internal website and pressing the ...

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  • Hi, I could block twitter on my fritz box router to avoid that my sons enters the internet on his amazon fire tablet via spotify ("Einstellungen" (settings), "Abo kündigen (cancel sbuscription (?), s...
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Why am I getting a new refresh_token when I request a refreshed access token?

I am use the authorization code flow for authentication with my app. When my access_token is about to expire and I request a new one using my refresh_token, Spotify does the request but also provides me a new refresh_token and invalidates my previous...

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  • ...ser-modify-playback-state user-library-read user-library-modify playlist-modify-public user-read-playback-state user-read-currently-playing user-read-recently-played user-top-read' }     &n...
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[API] Playlist Folder Variable

We really need a variable to tell you if a playlist is in a folder or not / what the folder's name as well with the ability to add playlists into the folder. Spotify is too radio/ track focused and has neglected a lot of basic functionality with thei...

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  • We really need a variable to tell you if a playlist is in a folder or not / what the folder's name as well with the ability to add playlists into the folder. Spotify is too radio/ track focused and h...
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UTF8 characters in Spotify user id

Some API endpoints require the Spotify user id, one example being the "Create a playlist". I have noticed that some users have special (UTF-8) characters in their ID. Example:`débug` When I make an API call with that Spotify user ID, I get an error s...

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  • Some API endpoints require the Spotify user id, one example being the "Create a playlist".   I have noticed that some users have special (UTF-8) characters in their ID. Example: `débug` &nbs...
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403 You cannot create a playlist for another user

I run an iOS app called LineupSupply - https://apps.apple.com/us/app/lineupsupply-playlist-maker/id1631703551 which allows users create playlists. For a majority of users there is no issue. However some issues on shared family plans (Spotify Duo and ...

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  • I run an iOS app called LineupSupply -  https://apps.apple.com/us/app/lineupsupply-playlist-maker/id1631703551 which allows users create playlists. For a majority of users there is no issu...
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Choosing a Song from the Spotify SDK

PlanPremiumCountryUnited States of AmericaDeviceMacBook Pro (13-inch, 2018)Operating SystemMacOS Ventura My Question or Issue Hello Spotify Community, I am doing research for a final project idea in my web development class. I would like to use Spoti...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States of America Device MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2018) Operating System MacOS Ventura   My Question or Issue   Hello Spotify Community,   I am do...
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Solved!! Extract list of Record companies (e.g. DECCA, UMG, EMI) - via API

I would like to extract various information related to an album from Spotify (via API). In addition to details like Title, Artist, and Year, I also need information about the record company that produced/released the album. Example: How can I list al...

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  • I would like to extract various information related to an album from Spotify (via API). In addition to details like Title, Artist, and Year, I also need information about the record company that prod...
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Tracks for Current User SAVES in NOT exact sequence as expected

Hey it's seems that I find a bug in API processing save-tracks-userAccording to the manual if I use ids=7ouMYWpwJ422jRcDASZB7P,4VqPOruhp5EdPBeR92t6lQ,2takcwOaAZWiXQijPHIx7Bit adds tracks to my favorite songs in a different order than in this line, ev...

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  • Hey it's seems that I find a bug in API processing save-tracks-user According to the manual if I use ids=7ouMYWpwJ422jRcDASZB7P,4VqPOruhp5EdPBeR92t6lQ,2takcwOaAZWiXQijPHIx7B it adds tracks to my fa...
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Is there a maximum amount of artists listed when you get track info through the API?

I want to get all the artists that are listed on a track, and then split them up in separate columns. I've figured out how to do most of this (using Python with pandas), but one thing I'm not sure about. To prevent errors or data loss, I need to tell...

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  • I want to get all the artists that are listed on a track, and then split them up in separate columns. I've figured out how to do most of this (using Python with pandas), but one thing I'm not sure ab...
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