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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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  • Naianasha
  • Music Fan
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Unsure how to get the Currently Playing json to work

Hi, I'm currently trying to figure out why my code isn't getting this json file properly: https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/get-the-users-currently-playing-track I'm following the beginner guide.The "Get User's Profile" wo...

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  • Hi,   I'm currently trying to figure out why my code isn't getting this json file properly: https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/get-the-users-currently-playing-t...
  • areyoush
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Search API get lyrics match in API

PlanPremiumCountry-Device-Operating System- My Question or IssueIn the mobile application, searching for words from a song will return you the song as a search result and displays a "lyrics match" marker.Is that information available in the API? Coul...

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  • Plan Premium Country - Device - Operating System -   My Question or Issue In the mobile application, searching for words from a song will return you the song as a search result and dis...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Expose “liked songs” playlist to 3rd party API (Sonos)

When browsing my spotify playlists through Sonos the default “Liked Songs” playlist isn’t available. I can only assume Spotify doesn’t publish this playlist in their external API. PlanPremiumCountryUSA

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  • When browsing my spotify playlists through Sonos the default “Liked Songs” playlist isn’t available. I can only assume Spotify doesn’t publish this playlist in their external API.    &nbs...
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  • Gig Goer
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error 403

i am a discordbot developer and my app keeps getting a 403 error and customer support told me to hit up here and would u need my ip from the vps server i use

  • Casual Listener
  • i am a discordbot developer and my app keeps getting a 403 error and customer support told me to hit up here and would u need my ip from the vps server i use  
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  • Roadie
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Superuser Contribution 500 error No matching flights were found for your query

My Question or IssueGET https://api-partner.spotify.com/ads/v2/ad_accounts//ads is returning a 500 error with this response body:{"sp_trace_id":"02b13b09-9610-4ac3-9db2-a38ceb88c5ab","messages":["No matching flights were found for your query."]} I ex...

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  • My Question or Issue GET https://api-partner.spotify.com/ads/v2/ad_accounts/<account_id>/ads is returning a 500 error with this response body: {"sp_trace_id":"02b13b09-9610-4ac3-9db...
  • spotifyjosh
  • Spotify
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Previous track button disable and more

PlanFree/PremiumCountryIndia Device(Redmi Note 8 Pro) My Question or Issue My Spotify previous track button is disabled and my repeat mode button is gone , i can't play more than 6 a day and if I want to disable shuffle it popups to explore premium a...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country India    Device (Redmi Note 8 Pro)   My Question or Issue   My Spotify previous track button is disabled and my repeat mode button is gone , i ...
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Solved!! getMyTopTracks not working

I have been trying to get my top tracks using this in Typescript:async getDefault2(){ let tracks = await this.authService.getApi().getMyTopTracks({ time_range: "medium_term", }); console.log(tracks)}The strange part is that the only method that is ac...

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  • I have been trying to get my top tracks using this in Typescript: async getDefault2(){ let tracks = await this.authService.getApi().getMyTopTracks({ time_range: "medium_term", }); con...
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  • Roadie
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actual song not marked in album

Operating SystemWin 10 Desktop App (on Android App not checked) My Question or IssueA random song is running --> clicked on that track and the album will open --> cannot see the actual playing song in the album list (not marked).I think this is not r...

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  • Operating System Win 10 Desktop App (on Android App not checked)   My Question or Issue A random song is running --> clicked on that track and the album will open --> cannot see the ac...
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Search and advanced search are broken

For a few days I noticed that some search features are broken. I especially tested with the label filter & operators which does not behave like they did a few weeks ago. I'm taking the example of searching albums from record label "King Records". "la...

  • Gig Goer
  • For a few days I noticed that some search features are broken. I especially tested with the label filter & operators which does not behave like they did a few weeks ago.   I'm taking the e...
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Se me ha cobrado y me pide el pago de nuevo

PlanDe primera calidadPaísEspañadispositivoXiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro sistema operativoAndroid MIUI 14 Mi pregunta o problemaEl dia 28 de octubre se hizo un pago de la cuota y hoy dia 13 de Septiembre me estan pidiendo el pago de la subscripcion a falt...

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  • Plan De primera calidad País España dispositivo Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro  sistema operativo Android MIUI 14   Mi pregunta o problema El dia 28 de octubre se hizo un pago de la cu...
  • Ximzend
  • Roadie
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Search by label does not work anymore

Hi all, Until a few days ago we could search albums by record label with queries like 'barbie label:"Atlantic Records"'. However now searching by label only returns tracks & podcasts (in the Spotify app as well as from the API). Is this a bug or an i...

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  • Hi all,   Until a few days ago we could search albums by record label with queries like 'barbie label:"Atlantic Records"'. However now searching by label only returns tracks & podcasts (in...
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  • Gig Goer
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Revive the Object Model Specification

Previously there was the Web API Object Model Specification available under https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/, but it vanished. This makes it very hard to keep API wrappers up to date, e.g. the one for Java: github.com/sp...

  • Casual Listener
  • Previously there was the Web API Object Model Specification available under https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/, but it vanished. This makes it very hard to keep API wrappe...
  • dargmuesli
  • Casual Listener
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Persistent "Invalid Client" Error

PlanPremium FamilyCountryCanadaDeviceRaspberry Pi 3B+Operating SystemRaspbian 11 My Question or IssueI've created an app in the Developer Dashboard for a device I've created that uses a raspberry pi. However, when I try to authenticate the client/dev...

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  • Plan Premium Family Country Canada Device Raspberry Pi 3B+ Operating System Raspbian 11   My Question or Issue I've created an app in the Developer Dashboard for a device I've created ...
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  • Roadie
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Search API not returning full results for playlist

Hi there, I'm using the search API for playlists, if I search, for example, 'James Brown Funky Drummer', I only get 5 results, with a limit of 50 explicitly applied. When I do the same search through the web API documentation, it shows that there is ...

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  • Hi there,   I'm using the search API for playlists, if I search, for example, 'James Brown Funky Drummer', I only get 5 results, with a limit of 50 explicitly applied. When I do the same searc...
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Why do the shuffle play prioritizes some songs over the others?

I've been curating playlists for many years now on different genres but the thing that I notice on all of them while trying to use the Shuffle Play, is that you will always hear the same subset of songs over the others. It seemingly feels like Spotif...

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  • I've been curating playlists for many years now on different genres but the thing that I notice on all of them while trying to use the Shuffle Play, is that you will always hear the same subset of so...
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Unclear App Feedback & Quota Extension Request Rejected

I submitted my iOS app for review by the developer team over 8 weeks ago. I received a reply today that states my quota extension request was rejected for these reasons: Synchronization: Spotify content is used in the background of visual media, such...

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  • I submitted my iOS app for review by the developer team over 8 weeks ago. I received a reply today that states my quota extension request was rejected for these reasons:   Synchronization: Spo...
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iOS SDK Auth always fails

PlanFamily PremiumCountryRussia & ItalyDeviceiPhone 8Operating SystemiOS 15.6.1 My Question or IssueHi guys. I develop the iOS app which use Spotify Auth. I use iOS SDK. I read Spotify guide, I read various articles, I watched videos on YouTube, I ev...

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  • Plan Family Premium Country Russia & Italy Device iPhone 8 Operating System iOS 15.6.1   My Question or Issue Hi guys. I develop the iOS app which use Spotify Auth. I use iOS SDK.&...
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Endsong.json / Extended streaming history file special chars

I have a problem while trying to use the JSONs in the file where special characters or letters in other languages then English just turn into weird characters I can't use. How can I fix it

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  • I have a problem while trying to use the JSONs in the file where special characters or letters in other languages then English just turn into weird characters I can't use. How can I fix it
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No Client Secret Needed?

I am currently working on a web app using the spotify api. I am accessing the api via spotify-web-api-ts-sdk which can be found here https://github.com/spotify/spotify-web-api-ts-sdk/When creating an sdk object, we can use the function withUserAuthor...

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  • ...ecret. Which, knowing that the client id can, and IS, public as can be seen here: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Spotify-for-Developers/Do-i-have-to-keep-the-Client-ID-secret/td-p/5258016 &n...
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v1/search API 'offset' parameter issue

Hi, When requesting search results with an 'offset' parameter of more than 99 the response json contains an empy item array, even when the total number of results is more than 100. For example, I get the following response with an 'offset' parameter ...

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  • Hi,   When requesting search results with an 'offset' parameter of more than 99 the response json contains an empy item array, even when the total number of results is more than 100. For examp...
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