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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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Anyone else notice a change in album sorting with v1 artists albums?

Am I just imaging that the sort order has changed on https://api.spotify.com/v1/artists/{id}/albums? I think a few weeks ago it started sorting by album type first instead of release date. So now if include_groups=single,album it gives me all of the ...

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  • Am I just imaging that the sort order has changed on  https://api.spotify.com/v1/artists/{id}/albums?    I think a few weeks ago it started sorting by album type first instead of re...
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Meu perfil está duplicado, quando subo na ONE RPM

Meu perfil está duplicado, quando subo na ONE RPM esta indo musicas pro perfil errado... Como derrubo esse perfil fake?Link do fake:https://open.spotify.com/intl-pt/artist/1S8YGmeImq3vqDOyndUXeM?si=xUVJDjK8Q5Kwsg2yD-owIg

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  • Meu perfil está duplicado, quando subo na ONE RPM esta indo musicas pro perfil errado... Como derrubo esse perfil fake? Link do fake: https://open.spotify.com/intl-pt/artist/1S8YGmeImq3vqDOyndUXeM?...
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Why Marathi option is not under Search like other languages have.

I do not see Marathi option under Search option. It's very difficult to search marathi songs. I would appreciate if Marathi option there like other languages have.

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  • I do not see Marathi option under Search option. It's very difficult to search marathi songs. I would appreciate if Marathi option there like other languages have.
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Solved!! This way of getting premium dosn't work

Hello. I earned a 3-month premium code on Microsoft rewards and when I try to redeem it just says "Sorry, you are not eligible for that plan. Here are some other ways to get Premium." Can anyone help me with this?

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  • Hello. I earned a 3-month premium code on Microsoft rewards and when I try to redeem it just says "Sorry, you are not eligible for that plan. Here are some other ways to get Premium." Can anyone help...
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API Rejection <> Developer Email Contact

Hi, I've submitted an app at least 5 times yet continue to get rejected. Is there a direct Spotify Developer email I can contact as I believe the rejection is a bug?The reason for rejection is below, but my app does not artificially increase play cou...

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  • Hi,  I've submitted an app at least 5 times yet continue to get rejected. Is there a direct Spotify Developer email I can contact as I believe the rejection is a bug? The reason for reject...
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Solved!! Invalid client

I started making my own music display app. I chose to use the Spotify API, I don't have a premium subscription (can the problem arise because of this?) . I registered the app, got a secret client and a client ID. Here's my code. async getData(){ let ...

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  • I started making my own music display app. I chose to use the Spotify API, I don't have a premium subscription (can the problem arise because of this?) . I registered the app, got a secret client and...
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Question about Endorsement and promotion policy

Can someone please further explain the Endorsement and promotion policy? Am I able to create an app that creates playlists based on music festival lineups? I have read this article, and it sounds like it should not be a problem? https://www.lexology....

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  • Can someone please further explain the Endorsement and promotion policy?   Am I able to create an app that creates playlists based on music festival lineups?   I have read this article,...
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Update regarding your Spotify integration - Accepted via email but rejected on dashboard?

Hi, Im reaching out today as I've had a Spotify Integration Request rejected despite receiving an email to say it was approved/no further questions needed (screenshot attached). This most recent review was after a rejected application request which c...

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  • Hi,   Im reaching out today as I've had a Spotify Integration Request rejected despite receiving an email to say it was approved/no further questions needed (screenshot attached).   Thi...
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Sometimes adding a track to a playlist adds it twice

premiumiphone 13 miniios 16.4 my app adds a track to a specific position in a playlist. Sometimes the API adds twice the track as shown in the screen shot. It does not happen on certain tracks. Furthermore, it is also impossible to remove the copy of...

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  • premium iphone 13 mini ios 16.4   my app adds a track to a specific position in a playlist. Sometimes the API adds twice the track as shown in the screen shot. It does not happen on certain ...
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Shuffle

PlanPremiumCountryNederland Device Samsung Galaxy 9Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My IssueThe shuffle keeps on turning off when I turn it back on

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  • Plan Premium Country Nederland  Device  Samsung Galaxy 9 Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Issue The shuffle keeps on turning off when I turn...
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Search API only returns tracks for first listed artist

When using the search API to search for tracks with an artist filter, the desired track is only returned when the artist listed first on the track is used as a filter, not if any other listed artist are used in the filter. Here is an example: Searchi...

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  • When using the search API to search for tracks with an artist filter, the desired track is only returned when the artist listed first on the track is used as a filter, not if any other listed artist ...
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lost context info when adding a track to the playlist playing

PlanPremiumCountry FR DeviceiPhone 13 miniOperating SystemiOS 16.5 My Question or IssueHello, New Spotify Developer I'm building a simple PHP app that shares the control of a playlist via an url.Here's how to reproduce the issue : -Playlist A is play...

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  • Plan Premium Country FR   Device iPhone 13 mini Operating System iOS 16.5   My Question or Issue Hello,  New Spotify Developer I'm building a simple PHP app that shares the ...
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Rotating sample of liked songs to download

Anybody aware of functionality or 3rd-party app that does as titled? Otherwise, I would potentially be interested in building it. Any suggestions on similar open source projects so I can review their gh repos? Thanks PlanPremium

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  • Anybody aware of functionality or 3rd-party app that does as titled?   Otherwise, I would potentially be interested in building it. Any suggestions on similar open source projects so I can rev...
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Solved!! Server Error when trying to recover last listened track /v1/me/player/recently-played

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 11 Hi everyone !I would like to ask for your help with using the Spotify API.I'm trying to add the latest music I listened to on Spotify to my website, but when I try to retrieve this music, I g...

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  • Plan Premium Country France Device PC Operating System Windows 11     Hi everyone ! I would like to ask for your help with using the Spotify API. I'm trying to add the latest mu...
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Need a song search feature for my webapp

Hello everyone, I need a song song feature for my web app which is plan to use commercialy(in clubs/ bars cafes)I do not need streaming just the song names, artist and genre.i want to know if i am allowed to use it for my webapp if yes what is the pr...

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  • Hello everyone,   I need a song song feature for my web app which is plan to use commercialy(in clubs/ bars cafes) I do not need streaming just the song names, artist and genre. i want to kn...
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Requesting ability to update a playlist with the "added by" column populated with a userID.

PlanPremiumCountryUnited Statees My Question or IssueIt would be great to be able to create and update playlists with songs that also have the added by column updated with a userID.

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  •   Plan Premium Country United Statees   My Question or Issue It would be great to be able to create and update playlists with songs that also have the added by column updated with a ...
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Device ID Retrieval Not Working

I'm trying to get a list of device id's connected to my spotify account but when I run my code to retrieve my device information it does not seem to work. I was able to get my auth token through Curl but not device information. This is the code i'm u...

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  • I'm trying to get a list of device id's connected to my spotify account but when I run my code to retrieve my device information it does not seem to work. I was able to get my auth token through Curl...
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Web API Bug: "Check if Users Follow Playlist" endpoint only returns false

Using my user ID rian290 for playlists I follow only returns false, when it should return true. Test: Used where: On Spotify Web API website Playlist ID: 3cEYpjA9oz9GiPac4AsH4nUser ID: rian290 (is my actual ID, not just my display ID: https://open.sp...

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  • Using my user ID rian290 for playlists I follow only returns false, when it should return true.   Test:   Used where: On Spotify Web API website  Playlist ID: 3cEYpjA9oz9GiPa...
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Solved!! retrieving genre of track in metadata

My Question or IssueI'm writing a scritpt to try to retrieve the genre from a track using the metadata of that song. I am not well versed in the spotify API, so i do need some information .btw i am writing it in Python and I'm using spotipy to access...

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  • My Question or Issue I'm writing a scritpt to try to retrieve the genre from a track using the metadata of that song. I am not well versed in the spotify API, so i do need some information 😅. ...
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