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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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429 error on share embeds on my website when using public ip

They were loading fine when just testing locally, but upon trying to visit my site with my public ip/domain name all the share embeds just fail to load with 429. This happens when using my public ip both on and off my home network. ty much if anyone ...

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  • They were loading fine when just testing locally, but upon trying to visit my site with my public ip/domain name all the share embeds just fail to load with 429. This happens when using my public i...
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Solved!! How to identify a track's genre in spotify api?

I am referring this particular documentation. "https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/get-track"The sample response has the genre of a song. But the "Try it" option does not give me the expected response with "Genre"

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  • I am referring this particular documentation. "https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/get-track" The sample response has the genre of a song. But the "Try it" option does not ...
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Access tokens in Chrome

PlanPremiumCountryUKOperating SystemWindows 10 My IssueI have a web app which uses Spotipy to hit the `current_user_top_tracks` endpoint. In Edge, the app successfully uses an access token to make the calls. In Chrome, the app finds the access token ...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Operating System Windows 10   My Issue I have a web app which uses Spotipy to hit the `current_user_top_tracks` endpoint. In Edge, the app successfully ...
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Getting 500 on v1/me/episodes

PlanFreeCountryIndiaOperating System(Linux) My Question or IssueGetting 500 on v1/me/episodes even specifying these two scopes "scope": "user-library-read user-read-playback-position"

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  • Plan Free Country India Operating System (Linux)   My Question or Issue Getting 500 on v1/me/episodes even specifying these two scopes "scope": "user-library-read user-read-playback...
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How to add link to your website?

I have been running a blog on the slinger tennis ball machine to play on the tennis court. I have extended that blog and ranked with the help of some SEO and some developers. Now, I just want to make this a little advance. I want to start a podcast a...

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  • I have been running a blog on the slinger tennis ball machine to play on the tennis court. I have extended that blog and ranked with the help of some SEO and some developers.    Now, I ju...
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Spotify policy

Can I save user account data into database once they have logged in and accepted permissions?

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  • Can I save user account data into database once they have logged in and accepted permissions?
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Configurar duo não funciona / SETTING UP DUO DOESN'T WORK

PlanPremium/duoCountry Devicepc windows 11 edgeOperating SystemWindows 11The indication of users via link in the configuration of the premium duo plan is returning a json

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  • Plan Premium/duo Country   Device pc windows 11 edge Operating System Windows 11 The indication of users via link in the configuration of the premium duo plan is returning a json  
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Superuser Contribution Valence as a measure of happiness

In Spotify's API is something called Valence, that describes the musical positiveness conveyed by a track. Tracks with high valence sound more positive (happy, cheerful, euphoric), while tracks with low valence sound more negative (sad, depressed, an...

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  • In Spotify's API is something called Valence, that describes the musical positiveness conveyed by a track. Tracks with high valence sound more positive (happy, cheerful, euphoric), while tracks with ...
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Follow Show via Web API

Hello, I have been playing around with the `/me/following` endpoint that can be used to follow users or artists: https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/follow-artists-users However, it seems it doesn't currently support followi...

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  • Hello, I have been playing around with the `/me/following` endpoint that can be used to follow users or artists: https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/follow-artists-user...
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User Authorization failing in production

User Authorization failing in production on our app Mixonset and a few othersGetting this error from authenticating through the Spotify app{ error = "unknown_error"; "error_description" = "An unknown error has occured"; "spotify_version" = "8.9.19.57...

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  • User Authorization failing in production on our app Mixonset and a few others Getting this error from authenticating through the Spotify app {     error = "unknown_error";    ...
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Api has been Disabled and blocked

PlanPremiumMy Question or IssueI have been using the API for some time, but It has been disabled and blocked without any mail or warning informing me what I did that caused this issue. Is there someone I can contact to get it unblocked after I've fix...

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  • Plan Premium My Question or Issue I have been using the API for some time, but It has been disabled and blocked without any mail or warning informing me what I did that caused this issue. Is ...
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Embedding all episodes of a podcast on a wordpress website

Hi There, I want to embed a full podcast serie with all episodes on my wordpress site. however if i embed the link to my site i see only one episode (trailer or last episode). Is there a way to get all the episodes of a podcast in the player (like a ...

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  • Hi There,    I want to embed a full podcast serie with all episodes on my wordpress site. however if i embed the link to my site i see only one episode (trailer or last episode). Is there...
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What happened to top/tracks and top/artists?

Hello,since the 19th of March, these 2 apihttps://api.spotify.com/v1/me/top/artistshttps://api.spotify.com/v1/me/top/tracksreturn very different results for the time_range = long_term, almost like if the long_term instead of being years is some month...

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  • Hello, since the 19th of March, these 2 api https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/top/artists https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/top/tracks return very different results for the time_range = long_term, alm...
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Error 500 when accessing "Recently Played" endpoint with valid access token

PlanPremiumCountryArgentina Dear Spotify Developers,I hope this message finds you well.I am encountering an issue when attempting to access the "Recently Played" endpoint (`/v1/me/player/recently-played`) in the Spotify API. I am using a valid access...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Argentina   Dear Spotify Developers, I hope this message finds you well. I am encountering an issue when attempting to access the "Recently Played" endpoint (...
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Can an app made with the API be used by free Spotify users?

PlanFreeCountryBrazilDeviceMobile, Desktop and TVOperating SystemAndroid, iOS (maybe. I wouldn't be able to test in that as of now) and Web App My Question or IssueI read the terms of Spotify for Developers, but I'm not a native speaker and this got ...

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  • Plan Free Country Brazil Device Mobile, Desktop and TV Operating System Android, iOS (maybe. I wouldn't be able to test in that as of now) and Web App   My Question or Issue I read the...
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Why not add a check users follow array of playlists

I have an issueSpotify should add an endpoint that receives an list of playlist_ids and return if user follow it or not.Same already exists one for Tracks and For users and artists

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  • I have an issue Spotify should add an endpoint that receives an list of playlist_ids and return if user follow it or not. Same already exists one for Tracks and For users and artists 
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Can't submit my quota extension request?

PlanPremium Country US I am unable to submit my quota extension request, even though all fields are filled out. I just get an error that says "An error happened while submitting the Extension Request." and it remains a draft. How can I fix this?

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  • Plan Premium   Country  US   I am unable to submit my quota extension request, even though all fields are filled out. I just get an error that says "An error happened while submi...
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Embedding Spotify on commercial website/eshop

Hi everyone, I have a question that Google couldn't help me with thus far - for my start up/new brand, I would like to include a Spotify Playlist (created by me) on our e-commerce onlineshop. I would like to know if there are any legal restrictions/t...

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  • Hi everyone,    I have a question that Google couldn't help me with thus far - for my start up/new brand, I would like to include a Spotify Playlist (created by me) on our e-commerce onli...
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Scope Requirement Changed for Creating Private Playlists

My web app uses the Create Playlist endpoint to create a new private playlist:https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/create-playlistIn the past, this has only required the playlist-modify-private scope, but some time ago (in th...

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  • ...he playlist-modify-private scope, but some time ago (in the last month or two), I began getting a 403 error from this endpoint (insufficient scope). Adding the playlist-modify-public scope fixes this....
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[Spotify Web API] Can't read private playlists

I'm attempting to create my own project with just the Python requests module, and I'm pretty sure I put the scope thing in the right place... response = requests.post( url='https://accounts.spotify.com/api/token', data={ 'grant_type':'client_credenti...

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  • ...laylist-read-private' }, headers={ 'Content-Type':'application/x-www-form-urlencoded' }, ).json()   However, I'm only able to access my public playlists. What am I doing w...
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