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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 find any podcast

I'm trying to search for a podcast using the Spotify API's endpoint: https://api.spotify.com/v1/search?q=nerdcast&type=show, following the documentation. The issue is that when I use Postman, the response returns status 200 but 'items' is an array fi...

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  • I'm trying to search for a podcast using the Spotify API's endpoint: https://api.spotify.com/v1/search?q=nerdcast&type=show, following the documentation. The issue is that when I use Postman...
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can you sort multiple playlist based on genre

PlanPremiumCountryThe NetherlandsDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issueso i want to organize and redo all my playlists and categorize them based on the genre.the best way would to have a map with the name of the genre and in there ev...

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  • Plan Premium Country The Netherlands Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue so i want to organize and redo all my playlists and categorize them based on the genre...
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Refused to set unsafe header "user-agent"

I have been using the iFrame API for almost 4 months and everything was normal until yesterday when this error log appeared. I believe this issue was due to the new policies on deprecating permissions in cross-origin Iframes. Hope it will be fixed so...

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  • I have been using the iFrame API for almost 4 months and everything was normal until yesterday when this error log appeared. I believe this issue was due to the new policies on deprecating permission...
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Spotify Connect link TO companion app

When I want to play Spotify on my Sonos speakers from my Spotify iOS app, in the device picker, my Sonos speakers have an "options" menu, i.e. the 3 dots that open a menu. This menu provides a UI with a button to "Group Rooms", and clicking on this b...

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  • When I want to play Spotify on my Sonos speakers from my Spotify iOS app, in the device picker, my Sonos speakers have an "options" menu, i.e. the 3 dots that open a menu. This menu provides a UI wit...
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API to Get Future Release Dates of Podcasts

PlanPremiumCountryFinland My Question or Issue Is it possible to get the future release dates for podcast episodes?I would like to create a solution that would show when the next episode for a selected podcast will be released. At the moment I can on...

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  • Plan Premium Country Finland   My Question or Issue  Is it possible to get the future release dates for podcast episodes? I would like to create a solution that would show when the n...
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How to get album releases with the API?

I don't know how to return album's "more releases" with the API:source: https://open.spotify.com/album/0gH8thOJMa227eHocQ4N9uI tried an endpoint Get Artist's Albums, but it doesn't work anymore, and it does not return ALL the album releases. It retur...

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  • I don't know how to return album's "more releases" with the API: source: https://open.spotify.com/album/0gH8thOJMa227eHocQ4N9u I tried an endpoint Get Artist's Albums, but it doesn't work any...
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SpotifyR -Create Playlist

My Question or IssueHas anyone managed to create a playlist using the SpotifyR using R Studio? I keep getting the following error after the session has authenticated. Error in token$sign(req$method, req$url): attempt to apply non-functionRequest fail...

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  •   My Question or Issue Has anyone managed to create a playlist using the SpotifyR using R Studio? I keep getting the following error after the session has authenticated.   Error in toke...
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Get All artists

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issuei want to know if i can fetch all artists in https://api.spotify.com/v1/artists

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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 i want ...
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Check if Users Follow Playlist API doesn’t work

The API endpoint for checking if a user follows a playlist doesn’t work as expected. My target was checking if a user follows my playlist. I tried it using scopes & accounts service however the response was always false unless I check if the token ow...

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  • ...oesn't, It should be fixed.   The Scopes I use: playlist-read-private user-read-private playlist-modify-private playlist-read-collaborative playlist-modify-public user-follow-read user-r...
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Is this idea of a "Spotify playlist exchange/suggester" app aligned with Spotify's TOS?

Hi! I'd like to discuss an app idea that I believe could bring value to both users and the indie music community. However, I'm also conscious of ensuring it aligns with Spotify's TOS, and I'm seeking your insights on the matter. App OverviewThe core ...

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  • Hi!   I'd like to discuss an app idea that I believe could bring value to both users and the indie music community. However, I'm also conscious of ensuring it aligns with Spotify's TOS, and I'...
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Need Clarification on Commercial Use Restrictions

My Question or IssueI would like to use the Spotify Web API with an embedded device that would allow a user to sign in with their Spotify account and play music either through search or their saved playlists for instance.Is this considered a "Streami...

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  • My Question or Issue I would like to use the Spotify Web API with an embedded device that would allow a user to sign in with their Spotify account and play music either through search or their saved...
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Web Playback SDK: Resume not working on Safari (Mobile and Desktop)

I started building a new Spotify player into a client project and noticed a potential bug in how Safari (mobile and desktop) handles resuming tracks. In order to test this, I created a very simple custom player that processes each aspect (script load...

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  • I started building a new Spotify player into a client project and noticed a potential bug in how Safari (mobile and desktop) handles resuming tracks.   In order to test this, I created a very ...
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White Boarder Around Embedded Playlist

I have had my playlist embedded in my personal portfolio for months, and recently a white border has appeared around the media player (see below). The embed code is pasted below.Is there anything I can do to get rid of it?I appreciate the help. Thank...

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  • I have had my playlist embedded in my personal portfolio for months, and recently a white border has appeared around the media player (see below).   The embed code is pasted below. <...
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Get Followed Artists not returning previous page

I made a web API request to get all the artists that I'm currently following.(Web API Reference | Spotify for Developers) curl --request GET \ --url 'https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/following?type=artist&after={after}&limit=20' \ --header 'Authorizatio...

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  • I made a web API request to get all the artists that I'm currently following. (Web API Reference | Spotify for Developers)   curl --request GET \ --url 'https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/followin...
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response 400 invalid request when trying to get user top items

PlanFreeCountryUK My Question or IssueThis is my code and i assumer there is something wrong with my request however I am unsure of where it is coming from as I have requested a token, created the header and set the endpoint with the get request. I a...

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  •   Plan Free Country UK     My Question or Issue This is my code and i assumer there is something wrong with my request however I am unsure of where it is coming from as I have...
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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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