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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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Contacting a Spotify representative for terms of use advice.

Has anybody had experience with contacting a Spotify representative to discuss terms of use and whether your app idea is compliant with the developer policy?Thanks,

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  • Has anybody had experience with contacting a Spotify representative to discuss terms of use and whether your app idea is compliant with the developer policy? Thanks,
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Context Object should include folders

I have noticed that you can play folders on Spotify, but the context is null when you try to use the /me/player/currently-playing endpoint. This could be improved. Not necessarily to have its type, but to be listed as a playlist possibly.

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  • I have noticed that you can play folders on Spotify, but the context is null when you try to use the /me/player/currently-playing endpoint. This could be improved. Not necessarily to have its type, b...
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Do Accounts from different countrys differ?

PlanPremium IndividualTurkey/Germany My Question or IssueIm using a German Spotify Account for an Plugin (Developer Mode Activated here: https://developer.spotify.com/dashboard). In the Plugin im using the - user-read-playback-state- user-modify-play...

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  • Plan Premium Individual Turkey/Germany       My Question or Issue Im using a German Spotify Account for an Plugin (Developer Mode Activated here:  https://developer.spotif...
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Help finding music charts by year and region at the week level

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceM1 Max, R Studio Spotifyr package, Operating SystemMacOS ventura 13.4.1, 64gb ram My Question or Issue Hi Community, I am new to using the developer side and using the API, so apologies in advance if I am asking a noob quest...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device M1 Max, R Studio Spotifyr package,  Operating System MacOS ventura 13.4.1, 64gb ram   My Question or Issue   Hi Community,   I am new t...
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Manage the ramdom

Hi, Is it possible to implement a private rating (1-5 heart or star) for a song and, depend of the number of the rating the song is play more or less in the ramdom of my playlist (idea is to have only one playlist with all my songs).ExampleSongs tag ...

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  • Hi,   Is it possible to implement a private rating (1-5 heart or star) for a song and, depend of the number of the rating the song is play more or less in the ramdom of my playlist (idea is to...
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Token problem

PlanPremiumCountryDE DeviceWindows 11/MS EdgeOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueI have an HTML page that is supposed to show me the currently playing song on my Spotify account. I have gotten as far as getting an access token and working ...

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  • Plan Premium Country DE   Device Windows 11/MS Edge Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue I have an HTML page that is supposed to show me the currently playing song ...
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Solved!! [Playlist] cannot create user's public playlist above 11,000

PlanFreeCountryUS Issue:Currently, I have 11,000 public playlists. Now I am unable to create public playlist. I'm getting error like this. curl -X "POST" "https://api.spotify.com/v1/users/9o6i28sa5bf1loprat4hgakuh/playlists" --data "{\"name\":\"New P...

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  • Plan Free Country US   Issue: Currently, I have 11,000 public playlists. Now I am unable to create public playlist. I'm getting error like this.   curl -X "POST" "https://a...
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API doesnt work

sometimes the API does not work and my python codes are running without an end.It just says ,,run file".Whats the problem here? Sometimes it works, sometimes not.Is it just that the API has server problems ?

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  • sometimes the API does not work and my python codes are running without an end. It just says ,,run file". Whats the problem here? Sometimes it works, sometimes not. Is it just that the API has ser...
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Apple TV deeplink integration not working?!

My Question or IssueI build a radio-app for iOS, macOS and AppleTV called: radioNED+. I integrated Spotify with iOS. It works great. When a song in radioNED+ is also found on Spotify it shows a link to Spotify. Clicking on the link opens the song in ...

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  • My Question or Issue I build a radio-app for iOS, macOS and AppleTV called: radioNED+. I integrated Spotify with iOS. It works great. When a song in radioNED+ is also found on Spotify it shows a lin...
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Transcription App for deaf

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceChrome browserOperating SystemChrome browser My Question or IssueHi, I have built my app and sent for extended quota. I want to keep working on it to make it more efficient but I also want to ensure that this app follows Sp...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA Device Chrome browser Operating System Chrome browser   My Question or Issue Hi, I have built my app and sent for extended quota. I want to keep workin...
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Quota Extension : 4 Months Waiting

My app’s quota extension request has been pending for 4 months. It has significantly reduced users on my platform and overall developer satisfaction. Hoping to get this resolved asap.

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  • My app’s quota extension request has been pending for 4 months. It has significantly reduced users on my platform and overall developer satisfaction. Hoping to get this resolved asap.  
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    Quota Extension
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Explicit content Disabled

I disabled explicit content in the Spotify Desktop Player but still receive 'explicit_content': {'filter_enabled': False, 'filter_locked': False} in the API with get current user. Does anyone has an idea why?

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  • I disabled explicit content in the Spotify Desktop Player but still receive 'explicit_content': {'filter_enabled': False, 'filter_locked': False} in the API with get current user. Does anyone has an ...
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App Development Legalities

Hello!My team and I are working on developing an App/Program using Spotify's API’s. I have contacted upwards of 20 lawyers and attorneys, trying to find someone to confirm our questions and concerns to ensure we are not infringing on any laws/Spotify...

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  • Hello! My team and I are working on developing an App/Program using Spotify's API’s. I have contacted upwards of 20 lawyers and attorneys, trying to find someone to confirm our questions and conce...
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Bug at Spotify App Remote library to control spotify via voice

*Hi, we are trying to use Spotify App Remote library to control spotify via voice control inside our application.Our issue is that from time to time, SpotifyAppRemote.connect fails to connect or report an exception. It seems that Spotify's service ge...

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  • *Hi, we are trying to use Spotify App Remote library to control spotify via voice control inside our application. Our issue is that from time to time, SpotifyAppRemote.connect fails to connect or re...
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How to get country-specific recommended songs without using "seed_artists" and "seed_tracks"?

Hello everyone,I have implemented the following API to retrieve Spotify-recommended songs:Spotify Recommendations API. However, I'm facing an issue where I cannot utilize the "seed_artists" and "seed_tracks" parameters in my app. When I make API call...

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  • Hello everyone, I have implemented the following API to retrieve Spotify-recommended songs: Spotify Recommendations API.   However, I'm facing an issue where I cannot utilize the "seed_artis...
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About user_id and Get User's Profile endpoint

Hi, there! Simple question: what are the user_id restrictions? I.e. is it case sensitive? what is the maximum length? I'm handling errors in my app and I noticed that when I make the call to the Get User's Profile endpoint and the user doesn't exist ...

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  • Hi, there!   Simple question: what are the user_id restrictions? I.e. is it case sensitive? what is the maximum length? I'm handling errors in my app and I noticed that when I make the call to...
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429 Limit reached

We are building an app that uses the audio features endpoints, but we keep running into rate limit issues and are blocked by them at the moment. How can we resolve this/get the rate increased? Thanks.

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  • We are building an app that uses the audio features endpoints, but we keep running into rate limit issues and are blocked by them at the moment.  How can we resolve this/get the rate increased? ...
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Any way to stop the Spotify player (embed) when the user scrolls the website page?

Does anyone know of a way to stop the Spotify player (embed) when the user scrolls the website page? We have this code working now: // Get a reference to the embed iframe element const spotifyEmbedWindow = document.querySelector('iframe[src*="spotify...

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  • Does anyone know of a way to stop the Spotify player (embed) when the user scrolls the website page?  We have this code working now:       // Get a reference to the embed i...
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Is there a way to go through every single podcast/show?

Is it possible to programatically iterate through every single podcast/show on the platform? Or to get shows that posted recently (something similar to tag:new for albums)?

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  • Is it possible to programatically iterate through every single podcast/show on the platform? Or to get shows that posted recently (something similar to tag:new for albums)?
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