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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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Add "Added By" Variable to "Update Playlist Items"

Hey Spotify,Is it possible to add a variable, "Added By" to the body of the "Update Playlist Items" api endpoint ont he web-api?I'm trying to create a collaborative playlist so you can add specific users into that endpoint. It might be that its anoth...

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  • Hey Spotify, Is it possible to add a variable, "Added By" to the body of the "Update Playlist Items" api endpoint ont he web-api? I'm trying to create a collaborative playlist so you can add specif...
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I want to analyse Spotify historical listening data

Is there any way to access anonymised global Spotify stats? There is a large upcoming public festival in France (fete de la musique) and I thought it would be interesting to look at music genre trends over the last 10 years.

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  • Is there any way to access anonymised global Spotify stats? There is a large upcoming public festival in France (fete de la musique) and I thought it would be interesting to look at music genre t...
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Solved!! Can't get users recently played after following the authorization process user-read-recently-played

Hi All, After following the authorization process 'user-read-recently-played' and checking in my personal account if it worked, I still can't retrieve my recently played tracks. It seems to be an authorization problem, as I can retrieve the user prof...

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  • Hi All,    After following the authorization process 'user-read-recently-played' and checking in my personal account if it worked, I still can't retrieve my recently played tracks. It see...
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Need to search a specific track

Hello, I am looking for a way to look up a track with a specific name. For example, If I use the web console to look up for a track.Link : https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/searchAnd I search "Higher" then the API returns ...

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  • Hello, I am looking for a way to look up a track with a specific name.  For example, If I use the web console to look up for a track. Link : https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/we...
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Feature Request: Get user’s playlists that contain a given track

I’m currently developing an app where it would be very useful if an endpoint was available which allowed you to get a user’s playlists that contain a given track. Currently the only way to do this is to get every track for every playlist which quickl...

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  • I’m currently developing an app where it would be very useful if an endpoint was available which allowed you to get a user’s playlists that contain a given track. Currently the only way to do this is...
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Music Game Startup - Partnership

I represent a budding startup that is in the process of creating a mobile and TV game, which shares similarities with SongPop, but with a distinct user-friendly approach.Our mission is to deliver joy to users without the encumbrance of excessive micr...

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  • I represent a budding startup that is in the process of creating a mobile and TV game, which shares similarities with SongPop, but with a distinct user-friendly approach. Our mission is to deliver j...
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Android SDK Auth window not popping up

Android Studio 2022.2.1 Patch 2United StatesPixel 4 API 33 Emulator Kotlin I've been working off of this and this to try to get Spotify playback SDK on my Android app (for authentication going with the first option, using the Spotify client as oppose...

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  • Android Studio 2022.2.1 Patch 2 United States Pixel 4 API 33 Emulator  Kotlin    I've been working off of this and this to try to get Spotify playback SDK on my Android app (...
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Settings error

PlanPremiumCountryAustriaDevicePcOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI tried to connect Spotify and stream deck, but after a few steps and creating the app, when I click on the settings button, I get an error, please help.

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  • Plan Premium Country Austria Device Pc Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I tried to connect Spotify and  stream deck, but after a few steps and creating the app, ...
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I am getting this error :User not registered in the Developer Dashboard, reason: None

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueSorry, if sound frustrated. But have been receiving this error for two days now. I am writing...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue Sorry, ...
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Trying to understand search query syntax

Hi - I'm trying to get my head round search query syntax. I want to find a specific album by a specific artist: let's say Turbulent Indigo by Joni Mitchell. I user the following url: ```/search?q=artist:"joni%20mitchell"%20album:"turbulent%20indigo"&...

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  • Hi - I'm trying to get my head round search query syntax.   I want to find a specific album by a specific artist: let's say Turbulent Indigo by Joni Mitchell.   I user the following url...
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start/resume playback is infinite loading

*I'm not an english speaker, excuse me.*I use node.js and spotify-web-api-node(module). I initialize web player using web playback SDK, and play music in this player device.but the moment I send a request using start/resume playback, it infinite load...

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  • *I'm not an english speaker, excuse me. *I use node.js and spotify-web-api-node(module).   I initialize web player using web playback SDK, and play music in this player device. but the momen...
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/player/play works fine at the first time, but after refresh chrome, it doesnt work

Programmed BySpring boot Java, Html, JavascriptDeviceWeb, ChromeOperating SystemWindows 10 After i build the project for the first time of the day, it works fine. But after i reload the page and runs again, google chrome's top right tab which tells y...

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  • Programmed By Spring boot Java, Html, Javascript Device Web, Chrome Operating System Windows 10   After i build the project for the first time of the day, it works fine. But after i reloa...
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App disabled but don't know the reason

Hello, Today my app was stopped working and in the dashboard it mentions disabled and blocked (08f05e1b59024b179ae605a7d60a37b2).Is there a way to know the reason of this? Thanks.

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  • Hello,   Today my app was stopped working and in the dashboard it mentions disabled and blocked (08f05e1b59024b179ae605a7d60a37b2). Is there a way to know the reason of this?   Thanks.
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Solved!! Getting Started with Andrdoid SDK Deprecated?

Working with Android Studio 2022.2.1 Patch 2Kotlin 2.1.6 I'm trying to add Spotify SDK to my Android App using this tutorial but it seems like it's old/deprecated and I'm getting errors no matter what I do. First off I don't think adding a JAR/AAR as...

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  • Working with Android Studio 2022.2.1 Patch 2 Kotlin 2.1.6   I'm trying to add Spotify SDK to my Android App using this tutorial but it seems like it's old/deprecated and I'm getting...
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Spotify WebSDK - Playback stopped working on Safari for Desktop & iOS

Plan: PremiumCountry: USA DeviceMacOS: macOS Ventura 13.3.1Operating SystemChrome: Version 112.0.5615.137 (Official Build) (arm64)Safari: Version 16.4 (18615.1.26.110.1) My Question or IssueThe WebSDK player has stopped working properly for Safari on...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA   Device MacOS: macOS Ventura 13.3.1 Operating System Chrome: Version 112.0.5615.137 (Official Build) (arm64) Safari: Version 16.4 (18615.1.2...
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Solved!! Status 403 for playing/resuming song

I have premium account and signed through client credentials authorization, but I still get that message with status 403 and can't understand why. Could someone please help me? const access_token = ( await axios({ method: "POST", data: { grant_type: ...

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  • I have premium account and signed through client credentials authorization, but I still get that message with status 403 and can't understand why. Could someone please help me?     &nbsp...
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Requirements Gathering: Histogram of Playlist Sizes and Histogram of User Playlists Quantity

Hello, in order to help understanding questions and insights related to an app's scale and query volumes, it will be very helpful to see a histogram of the number of songs in each playlist. Likewise, having a histogram of the number of playlists for ...

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  • Hello, in order to help understanding questions and insights related to an app's scale and query volumes, it will be very helpful to see a histogram of the number of songs in each playlist. Likewise,...
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Solved!! Getting 500 on saving a track after adding scopes to the call.

Web API:PUT https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/tracks 500 218 msPUT /v1/me/tracks HTTP/1.1Authorization: Bearer XXXContent-Type: application/jsonUser-Agent: PostmanRuntime/7.32.2Accept: */*Cache-Control: no-cachePostman-Token: 4428bb1a-1fda-4c32-a75d-fff3...

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  • Web API: PUT https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/tracks   500   218 ms PUT /v1/me/tracks HTTP/1.1 Authorization: Bearer XXX Content-Type: application/json User-Agent: Postman...
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Solved!! how to query user profile for specific songs

PremiumUSA My Question or IssueIs it possible to see how often a user has listened to a specific song in their Spotify history using the web api?

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  •   Premium USA   My Question or Issue Is it possible to see how often a user has listened to a specific song in their Spotify history using the web api? 
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