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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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401 Error in API Call.

I'm a design trying to learn to code through the Spotify API. I'm having a heck of a time getting my access_tokens saved to state and wondering if anyone has any advice. The code below will return a 401 but when I console.log(accessToken) it appears ...

  • Casual Listener
  • I'm a design trying to learn to code through the Spotify API. I'm having a heck of a time getting my access_tokens saved to state and wondering if anyone has any advice. The code below will return a ...
  • Liz994
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Android SDK - subscribeToPlayerState called multiple times

Hi,I'm a software engineer, and I'm working on a new application based on Spotify.I started to played a playlist, and it's works. But after, I tried to get the player state, and I don't know why, the function subscribeToPlayerState is called multiple...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi, I'm a software engineer, and I'm working on a new application based on Spotify. I started to played a playlist, and it's works.   But after, I tried to get the player state, and I don't ...
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Solved!! Control multiple Spotify Accounts with one Application

PlanPremium Operating SystemWindows 10 Hello! I have the following problem. I would like to control several Spotify accounts with just 1 application. I've come this far. I made it so that when you click on a link, you have to register and agree, and ...

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  • Plan Premium   Operating System Windows 10   Hello! I have the following problem. I would like to control several Spotify accounts with just 1 application. I've come this far. I made ...
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Need help with my web app

I am creating a flask application that is supposed to create a playlist in my account. The code below works when I am signed in, but when my friend signed in and tried to create a playlist, it was still being made in my account. If anyone could help ...

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  • ...equest.form.get('num_songs') new_playlist = sp.user_playlist_create(user=sp.current_user()['id'], name=title, public=True, description="Playlist created by TuneSwipe") return str(sp.current_user()) d...
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Solved!! Did Spotify Sunset Librespot Capabilities?

Did Spotify sunset Librespot capabilities? Today my personal librespot --> Snapcast streaming capabilities no longer work. I can see the librespot device when selecting a cast device in the Android app, it connects and says it is playing. But no audi...

  • Casual Listener
  • Did Spotify sunset Librespot capabilities? Today my personal librespot --> Snapcast streaming capabilities no longer work. I can see the librespot device when selecting a cast device in the Androi...
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TOS

PlanFree/Premium - BothCountryUSA (can be used anywhere Discord is available)DeviceAll Devices. Operating SystemANY My Question or IssueI am building a Discord Bot Application for different function, one of which is Playing Music. I want to know if i...

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  • Plan Free/Premium - Both Country USA (can be used anywhere Discord is available) Device All Devices.  Operating System ANY   My Question or Issue I am building a Discord Bot Appli...
  • Ximzend
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Is there an API Endpoint to crontrol the playback speed of a podcast on the current device_

PlanFree/PremiumCountryDE DeviceAPI AccessOperating SystemLinuxMy Question or IssueIs there an API Endpoint to crontrol the playback speed of a podcast on the current device? I want not able to find this in the API Documentationt. Thank you! Kind reg...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country DE   Device API Access Operating System Linux My Question or Issue Is there an API Endpoint to crontrol the playback speed of a podcast on the current device?...
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Solved!! Getting duration from embed episode with ID

I'm using spotify podcast to be hosted by a website. I need to get the podcast duration from embed link. Something like this "https://open.spotify.com/embed/episode/26CbyH3PccV573LrPKmmcb"What API exactely should call? note that I'm using node.jsThan...

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  • I'm using spotify podcast to be hosted by a website. I need to get the podcast duration from embed link. Something like this "https://open.spotify.com/embed/episode/26CbyH3PccV573LrPKmmcb" What AP...
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embed iframe doesn't work on safari

PlanPremium CountrySingapore DeviceMacbook Air 2022, Iphone Operating SystemiOS My Question or Issuethe app i'm building makes playlists in Spotify. Embedding iframe to share spotify playlists doesn't always work. see attached image. In Chrome, when ...

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  •   Plan Premium   Country Singapore   Device Macbook Air 2022, Iphone   Operating System iOS   My Question or Issue the app i'm building makes playlists in Spoti...
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ECONNRESET error

Operating SystemMAC My Question or Issue:I am getting an ECONNRESET error when I am using Spotify's public API, specifically recently-played. I have scheduled getting all the recent-played of my users in a cron job. Does anyone know the solution for ...

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  • Operating System MAC   My Question or Issue: I am getting an ECONNRESET error when I am using Spotify's public API, specifically recently-played. I have scheduled getting all the recent-p...
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Combined genre playlists

I’m not a developer, I’m a carpenter. We listen to Spotify all day in the workshop, and usually listen to artists radio playlists to get a shuffled playlist but then change to a different genre after an hour or so. We like a flow of music and can go ...

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  • I’m not a developer, I’m a carpenter. We listen to Spotify all day in the workshop, and usually listen to artists radio playlists to get a shuffled playlist but then change to a different genre after...
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Need API Access to fetch Spotify songs in my app

DeviceAndroid and IOS My Question or IssueAccessing Spotify's vast library of songs and playlists within an application requires the utilization of Spotify's Web API. This API provides developers with the tools and endpoints necessary to retrieve son...

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  •   Device Android and IOS     My Question or Issue Accessing Spotify's vast library of songs and playlists within an application requires the utilization of Spotify's Web API. Thi...
  • Ximzend
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Need to access music data

We are developing an app and we need to stream music for user's posts in our platform (like Instagram does for user's posts). I did not find any way of contacting spotify team to implement the above mentioned feature

  • Visitor
  • We are developing an app and we need to stream music for user's posts in our platform (like Instagram does for user's posts).   I did not find any way of contacting spotify team to implement t...
  • Ximzend
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Need postman collection for upload an sample audio file to spotify

My Question or IssueTo integrate the Spotify APIs I need where to get the API doc for uploading an sample audio file

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  • My Question or Issue To integrate the Spotify  APIs I need where to get the API doc for uploading an sample audio file
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After a few minutes, /me/player returns null for paused player

I've got a all the auth and access tokens working, and I can display my "Now Playing" track with a call to /me/player. So, in Windows, I pull up the client, start playing. Call the api, get lots of JSON. And if I pause the currently playing track, th...

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  • I've got a all the auth and access tokens working, and I can display my "Now Playing" track with a call to /me/player.  So, in Windows, I pull up the client, start playing.  Call the api, g...
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Why chartmetric have the rights to resell spotify data to the public?

I'm not sure to be at the right place here but I was wondering how is it possible/legal that I have to pay 1200$ a year to get access to data on users and playlists on spotify?Should those data that Spotify have be free to their users? In the end (as...

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  • I'm not sure to be at the right place here but I was wondering how is it possible/legal that I have to pay 1200$ a year to get access to data on users and playlists on spotify? Should those data t...
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Not sure about modifying any Spotify visual content

Hi there, I've submitted an extension quota that has been rejected, because: Modifies any Spotify visual content, e.g. cropping album artwork, overlaying images on album artwork, placing their brand/logo on album artwork (Design Guidelines)But I'm pr...

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  • Hi there, I've submitted an extension quota that has been rejected, because:   Modifies any Spotify visual content, e.g. cropping album artwork, overlaying images on album artwork, placing the...
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When using the API to Get Recently Played Tracks, Context is Null / empty

When using the API to Get Recently Played Tracks, I am able to successfully get all the tracks I need, but the information returned is incomplete. Specifically, the Context field is always null.There is 1 method of getting context to appear, and that...

  • Casual Listener
  • When using the API to Get Recently Played Tracks, I am able to successfully get all the tracks I need, but the information returned is incomplete. Specifically, the Context field is always null. T...
  • Ximzend
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Developer Dashboard isn't working

On my desktop my the spotify developer page wont load but on my laptop on the same network it will

  • Casual Listener
  • On my desktop my the spotify developer page wont load but on my laptop on the same network it will
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PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI keep getting the same error message when trying to log in to the Developer Dashboard. I have tried logging in on multiple browsers (Chrome/Firefox) and get the same error me...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I keep getting the same error message when trying to log in to the Developer Dashboard. I have trie...
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