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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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Can't get access token for my app

PlanPremiumOperating System(Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueI'm trying to obtain an access token for my app. This is the type of cURL request I use to do it: curl -X POST "https://accounts.spotify.com/api/token" \ -H "Content-Type: application/x...

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  • Plan Premium Operating System (Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue I'm trying to obtain an access token for my app. This is the type of cURL request I use to do it: curl -X POST "htt...
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I login to spotify for podcasters and none of my podcasts are there.

I started with anchor.fm and uploaded podcasts, moved over to spotify for podcasters and have loaded more podcasts. My system logged me out and now when I log back in I have no podcasts

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  • I started with anchor.fm and uploaded podcasts, moved over to spotify for podcasters and have loaded more podcasts. My system logged me out and now when I log back in I have no podcasts
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Question about streaming/non-streaming apps (i.e. showing now playing without changing playback)

I'm currently developing an app (which i plan to turn commercial) where one of the features would be showing the user's now playing track with additional info.I won't be modifying/transferring playback, only displaying it, kinda like some users do it...

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  • I'm currently developing an app (which i plan to turn commercial) where one of the features would be showing the user's now playing track with additional info. I won't be modifying/transferring play...
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I have premium already and I can't redeem a spotify card of 30 dollars?

Even after trying 4 hours later it's still not redeeming. I have made sure to not redeem the card in the spotify app. I have also made sure to that I typed in the pin correct.

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  • Even after trying 4 hours later it's still not redeeming. I have made sure to not redeem the card in the spotify app. I have also made sure to that I typed in the pin correct.
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Cannot get first authorization code

Well, basically I am trying to start the authorization flow to get an accessToken to retrieve data from the authorized user. The problem is that I am constantly getting `response_type must be code or token` with the code 400 - bad request. The url I ...

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  • ...lient_secret=<my_client_secret>&scope=user-read-recently-played+user-top-read+playlist-modify-public&redirect_uri=http%3A%2F%2Flocalhost%3A3000%2Fv1%2Fcallback`   Obviously I am using t...
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Not able to rewind sla song

Plan freeFree/PremiumCountry India Device one plus 11R(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System Android 13(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue I'm not able to rewind and hear a song

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  • Plan free Free/Premium Country India    Device one plus 11R (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System Android 13 (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc...
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Integrate Genres to My Extended Streaming History on Jupyter Notebook

Hello,I'm currently analyzing my extended streaming history and the data doesn't have a genre column. I'm using Python on a Jupyter Notebook/Google Colab for the analysis and the code read the JSON file as a table, as shown by the screenshot below. H...

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  • Hello, I'm currently analyzing my extended streaming history and the data doesn't have a genre column. I'm using Python on a Jupyter Notebook/Google Colab for the analysis and the code read the...
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Solved!! Shareable Music Session

I'm currently building an app that allows users to share a music session together, though Spotify. So you open spotify, you open the app that i'm building, access with spotify, and create a room that other people can join and listen to the same music...

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  • I'm currently building an app that allows users to share a music session together, though Spotify. So you open spotify, you open the app that i'm building, access with spotify, and create a room that...
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Missing hyperlink in Developer Terms

The hyperlink is missing in the following text of the Developer Terms: 6. Reporting of Non-Complying SDAs. If you believe that someone is violating these Developer Terms or otherwise misusing the Spotify Platform, Spotify Service or Spotify Content, ...

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  • The hyperlink is missing in the following text of the Developer Terms:   6. Reporting of Non-Complying SDAs. If you believe that someone is violating these Developer Terms or otherwise mi...
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Creating playlist without any user interaction

I'm developing an app that creates customized playlists for users. This shouldn't require the user to log-in with his Spotify account, so the playlists should be public for anyone to access. As far as I know, the Spotify API doesn't allow creating pl...

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  • I'm developing an app that creates customized playlists for users. This shouldn't require the user to log-in with his Spotify account, so the playlists should be public for anyone to access. As far a...
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Dynamic Redirecturi?

Is it possible to send a dynamic redirecturi to spotify' api with the Authorization Code Flow? I'v tried and it was working but then it stopped one day. Thanks very much, Drew

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  • Is it possible to send a dynamic redirecturi to spotify' api with the Authorization Code Flow?   I'v tried and it was working but then it stopped one day.    Thanks very much, Drew...
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How to get Token

PlanPremiumCountryCHDevice-Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Hello everyone,I hope you're all doing well. I'm currently facing an authentication issue while using the program associated with the website https://spotify.stbrouwers.cc/. I...

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  •   Plan Premium Country CH Device - Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   Hello everyone, I hope you're all doing well. I'm currently facing an authenticatio...
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Offset issue - repeated output

From a separate thread by user @Riebmann My Impl with offset worked before like a charm. I wanted to receive e.g. 30 Top-Tracks of an artist. Top-Tracks yields max 10 tracks- so I tried to fetch another 10 with an offset of 10 - and so on. Now I just...

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  • From a separate thread by user @Riebmann   My Impl with offset worked before like a charm. I wanted to receive e.g. 30 Top-Tracks of an artist.   Top-Tracks yields max 10 tracks- so I t...
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Spotify Search API Issue - 404 not found

There currently seems to be an issue with the Search API - basic queries are suddenly and randomly returning "404 not found" errors.Sometimes the exact same query works after a few retries. The status page at https://status.spotify.dev does not yet r...

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  • There currently seems to be an issue with the Search API - basic queries are suddenly and randomly returning "404 not found" errors. Sometimes the exact same query works after a few retries. &nbs...
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Solved!! Adding Items to Playlist

We have received reports of our app users encountering an issue when trying to add items to their playlists on our platform. The issue seems to be related to an error in the track URI, as the response returned is always the following: Thanks

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  • We have received reports of our app users encountering an issue when trying to add items to their playlists on our platform. The issue seems to be related to an error in the track URI, as the re...
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Search endpoint is not working anymore

Simple as, search endpoint is at the moment not functional despite what is being displayed on the status page. It doesn't work on the playground/sandbox code in the docs, it doesn't work on the default example from the docs, it doesn't work using any...

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  • Simple as, search endpoint is at the moment not functional despite what is being displayed on the status page. It doesn't work on the playground/sandbox code in the docs, it doesn't work on the defau...
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Spotify not playing music on PC

PlanPremiumCountry USADeviceWindows PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueFor some reason when I try to listen to music on the app on my pc it gives the "spotify cant play this right now" error but it will play podcasts. I reached out to s...

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  •   Plan Premium Country  USA Device Windows PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue For some reason when I try to listen to music on the app on my pc it gives t...
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Solved!! how long it takes spotify to approve an app

I am developing an app where user can generate playlist based on books. I have submitted my app for review on May 24, 2023. And no updates from the spotifywww.muzify.ai

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  • I am developing an app where user can generate playlist based on books. I have submitted my app for review on May 24, 2023. And no updates from the spotify www.muzify.ai
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Can the API be updated with more variables?

How easy is it to update the api with a new variable? Im requesting this below, becuase I built an app, but it would be great if I could add the "added by" field for updating a playlist. https://community.spotify.com/t5/Idea-Submissions/Add-quot-Adde...

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  • How easy is it to update the api with a new variable?  Im requesting this below, becuase I built an app, but it would be great if I could add the "added by" field for updating a playlist. &nbsp...
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