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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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Artist albums endpoint ignores market parameter

I've been using the Artist Albums endpoint for a long time but it is now returning duplicates as it is ignoring the "market" parameter.eg https://api.spotify.com/v1/artists/5GxyeQagayzZOg4UwffQlD/albums?offset=0&limit=10&include_groups=album&market=G...

  • Gig Goer
  • I've been using the Artist Albums endpoint for a long time but it is now returning duplicates as it is ignoring the "market" parameter. eg https://api.spotify.com/v1/artists/5GxyeQagayzZOg4Uwff...
  • pawllo01
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Get Item's Market param not working

Get Item contains requests like "Get Playlist Items", "Get User's Saved Tracks", etc.When I send a "Get Playlist Items" request with Market "from_token", the "restriction" part is returned as expected. For example, when I change the Market to US or s...

  • Music Fan
  • Get Item contains requests like "Get Playlist Items", "Get User's Saved Tracks", etc. When I send a "Get Playlist Items" request with Market "from_token", the "restriction" part is returned as ...
  • pawllo01
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Spotify Web API returns an error

Hi!We are using Spotify Web SDK in our system, with the intention of playing the music within our web application. The player itself is opened in a different browser tab, and we need to control it through the API. We create a playback device in the b...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi! We are using Spotify Web SDK in our system, with the intention of playing the music within our web application. The player itself is opened in a different browser tab, and we need to control it ...
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Authorization issue w/ iOS

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUnited StatesDevice(iPhone/Android) We recently just published our application to the Google Play store, however, ran into an issue with publishing it to the App Store with our iOS version. The issue seems to be with the Client...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country United States Device (iPhone/Android)   We recently just published our application to the Google Play store, however, ran into an issue with publishing it to the...
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Getting Artist Cover Art

My Question or IssueUsing the Spotify REST API, I was wondering if anyone had found a possible way to grab the large cover art the appears on an artists profile - this is different from their profile picture. It doesn't seem to be contained in the ar...

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  • My Question or Issue Using the Spotify REST API, I was wondering if anyone had found a possible way to grab the large cover art the appears on an artists profile - this is different from their profi...
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How would I go about making a now playing using the API?

Sorry for this kinda beginner question, but for my personal website I thought it would be a cool feature if I could add a part where it would show what song I am currently listening to for people to see. I thought the Spotify API could work for this,...

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  • Sorry for this kinda beginner question, but for my personal website I thought it would be a cool feature if I could add a part where it would show what song I am currently listening to for people to ...
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i can't login to my account in spotify for developer

PlanFreeCountryMoroccoOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issuei cant login to my account, it keeps redirect me to same pagepoc: https://imgur.com/a/yF9kKaY

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  • Plan Free Country Morocco Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue i cant login to my account, it keeps redirect me to same page poc: https://imgur.com/a/yF9kKaY 
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Ticketmaster integration allowed?

Hey! I was wondering (since in the guidelines is stated that no content from other services could be presented along with Spotify content) if it is allowed to use the ticketmaster API along with the Spotify one. Thanks in advance!

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  • Hey!   I was wondering (since in the guidelines is stated that no content from other services could be presented along with Spotify content) if it is allowed to use the ticketmaster API along ...
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Get the played time of a song

Hi, is there a way to get the heard duration of a song? At the moment, only the complete song duration is returned by the api. It would be very nice to be able to see if a song was listened 30 seconds, 2 minutes or the whole song. If I have missed so...

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  • Hi,    is there a way to get the heard duration of a song? At the moment, only the complete song duration is returned by the api.  It would be very nice to be able to see if a son...
  • hon-za
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Follow Playlist requires too much scope?

If I checked it correctly, currently `Follow Playlist` API requires BOTH `playlist-modify-public` and `playlist-modify-private` regardless of the request's "public" field. But I think it should require only one of those two scopes corresponding to th...

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  • If I checked it correctly, currently `Follow Playlist` API requires BOTH `playlist-modify-public` and `playlist-modify-private` regardless of the request's "public" field. But I think it should r...
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Developer Quota Mode User Authentication – Endpoints Not Returning 403 for Unauthenticated Users

I'm running into an issue with my Spotify-enabled web app where some users are able to enter the Spotify OAuth 2.0 flow without being authenticated on my developer dashboard. After the callback function and getting a user's access token, I currently ...

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  • I'm running into an issue with my Spotify-enabled web app where some users are able to enter the Spotify OAuth 2.0 flow without being authenticated on my developer dashboard. After the callback funct...
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Error 429 only on https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/playlists endpoint

PlanPremiumCountryUSAMy Question or Issue I'm trying to build a Spotify client using the Web API and the web playback sdk, but when I make an http request to the https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/playlists I get a 429 error despite only making one reques...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA My Question or Issue   I'm trying to build a Spotify client using the Web API and the web playback sdk, but when I make an http request to the https://api.spotify....
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Increasing the amount of songs offline

Hello everyone, I'm sure that the limit of 10,000 songs is frustrating, so I have an idea - after you finish to download 10,000, only than you'll be allowed to download the other 10,000 songs that you want, and all over again. For an example - if you...

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  • Hello everyone, I'm sure that the limit of 10,000 songs is frustrating, so I have an idea - after you finish to download 10,000, only than you'll be allowed to download the other 10,000 songs that yo...
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After signup as a new user I'm not allow to get access token using Next Auth

I'm working on new project as developer for educational purpose I had signup as a new user, I want get access to the API to fetch some information but I not allow to do so. After following all the guide of next Auth.PlanFreeCountry Device(HP laptop)O...

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  • I'm working on new project as developer for educational purpose I had signup as a new user, I want get access to the API to fetch some information but I not allow to do so. After following all the gu...
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[Web API] Add WebSockets to the Web API for sending real-time events

Add WebSockets to the Web API for sending real-time events like play, pause, skip and more. This way the users of the API will not have to make frequent requests for these kinds of data and will get the data when these events happens. This will reall...

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  • Add WebSockets to the Web API for sending real-time events like play, pause, skip and more. This way the users of the API will not have to make frequent requests for these kinds of data and will get ...
  • Peter_Schorn
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Quota extension refused : commercial SDAs

Hello lovely Spotify Community, I sent a request to extend my quota to put my app on the store. But I have received this message : This is a notification that your submission was not approved for the following reason(s) : The Spotify Platform can not...

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  • Hello lovely Spotify Community,  I sent a request to extend my quota to put my app on the store. But I have received this message :   This is a notification that your submission ...
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How to make is possible for anyone to fetch my spotify data without auth flows

My goal is to display the song I'm currently listening to using the player endpoint on the api. The issue is that I would need to use one of the authorization flows to get this data, which shouldn't be necessary for anyone visiting the website (becau...

  • Visitor
  • My goal is to display the song I'm currently listening to using the player endpoint on the api. The issue is that I would need to use one of the authorization flows to get this data, which shouldn't ...
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Web API endpoint for getting top 5 cities of any artist

PlanPremiumCountryAnyDeviceAnyOperating SystemAny My Question or IssueI'm thinking of making a service that matches young artists to venues in those cities where the most of their audience comes from. To do so, my service needs to know stats on top c...

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  • Plan Premium Country Any Device Any Operating System Any   My Question or Issue I'm thinking of making a service that matches young artists to venues in those cities where the most of ...
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403 Error returned from Create Playlist

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceMacBook Pro 2020Operating SystemBigSur 11 My Question or IssueHi Everyone, I am creating an app that uses Spotify's API within a react app, where you sign in with your spotify account using OAuth, from which I receive my acc...

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  • ...f you are able to provide any guidance, the link to my public repo for the project which is on Github. - https://github.com/JamesWordie/spotify-mood-playlist   Code from react/redux; &n...
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    Create Playlist API
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Solved!! Auth-Scope Redirect to App because users don't remember login.

Hi people, Some user feedback on my app is that they don't remember Spotify login to grant auth scope permissions. Is there a way to route users to the Spotify app, kinda like logging in with Facebook?

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  • Hi people,   Some user feedback on my app is that they don't remember Spotify login to grant auth scope permissions.   Is there a way to route users to the Spotify app, kinda like loggi...
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