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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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Get Playback State enhance

Right now playback state will return you information about devices, current track that might be active or paused. But here is little problem with that. If you close Spotify and then launch it again without playing any track and try to get information...

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  • Right now playback state will return you information about devices, current track that might be active or paused.   But here is little problem with that.   If you close Spotify and then...
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[Feature Proposal] Expose folders in the api

I have a app that allows creating playlists. It would be really great if I could put all the playlist that my app makes into a certain folder so it is in its own nice category. I propose the api endpoints for folders to be:[GET] me/folders?limit=...&...

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  • I have a app that allows creating playlists. It would be really great if I could put all the playlist that my app makes into a certain folder so it is in its own nice category.   I propose the...
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502 Bad Gateway in Web Playback SDK

PlanPremiumCountrySpainOperating System( Windows 10) My Question or IssueI've been using the Web Playback SDK without any issues for the past two weeks, but today I'm getting a '502 Bad Gateway' connection error. I've tried modifying the code in case...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Spain Operating System ( Windows 10)   My Question or Issue I've been using the Web Playback SDK without any issues for the past two weeks, but today I'm get...
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when working with Rstudio: INVALID_CLIENT: Invalid redirect URI

Hey, I am trying to get podcast data from the SpotifyAPI to my Rstudio project I am able to connect to the APi and get the podcast Id's from a certain category I am looking for. but when I try to get the data from these ID's I am being re-directed to...

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  • Hey,   I am trying to get podcast data from the SpotifyAPI to my Rstudio project   I am able to connect to the APi and get the podcast Id's from a certain category I am looking for. but...
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Solved!! [WEB API] Accept button not working on user data's authorization page

PlanPremiumFr DeviceMacbook Pro mid 2014Operating SystemMacOs Big Sur 11.4 My Question or IssueI'm bulding a PHP/Symfony app which uses the WebAPI.So I perform the first step to initiate the dialog with the API : $state = $session->generateState(); $...

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  • Plan Premium Fr   Device Macbook Pro mid 2014 Operating System MacOs Big Sur 11.4   My Question or Issue I'm bulding a PHP/Symfony app which uses the WebAPI. So I perform the fir...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify OAuth works for Localhost but not Live

Hi all, I'm currently testing an integration of Spotify OAuth with my NextJS app. I've found that, after whitelisting the redirect URL under the developer dashboard, the localhost version (i.e. localhost:3000/api/auth/spotify) can successfully redire...

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  • Hi all,    I'm currently testing an integration of Spotify OAuth with my NextJS app. I've found that, after whitelisting the redirect URL under the developer dashboard, the localhost versi...
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Create App failed

Create an app, SAVEClick SettingsGot error message: Something went wrong, we were not able to get your app. Try again later.Wait a few min and retry, same error PlanPremium CountryUSA Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating...

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  • Create an app, SAVE Click Settings Got error message: Something went wrong, we were not able to get your app. Try again later. Wait a few min and retry, same error   Plan Premiu...
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Solved!! Retrieving all playlists

Helloo! I am playling with the API and I wanted to retrieve all my playlists and list their names. Simple stuff.My problem is that I have 100+ playlists and when I use the API to retrieve them the "total" field in the response (The total number of it...

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  • Helloo! I am playling with the API and I wanted to retrieve all my playlists and list their names. Simple stuff. My problem is that I have 100+ playlists and when I use the API to retrieve them the ...
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Playlist Update Endpoint limited to 100 tracks: How do I update an entire playlist?

The Spotify API Playlist Update endpoint (https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#/operations/reorder-or-replace-playlists-tracks) allows the client to specify 100 track URIs. The documentation says that the playlist will be up...

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  • The Spotify API Playlist Update endpoint (https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#/operations/reorder-or-replace-playlists-tracks) allows the client to specify 100 track URIs.&...
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My app says "Disabled and blocked" without any way to contact

PlanPremiumCountryU.S.DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI've been using the Spotify API for years without any issue, and didn't really change anything I was doing, but my app suddenly just stopped working a few days ago, and the ...

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  • Plan Premium Country U.S. Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I've been using the Spotify API for years without any issue, and didn't really change anything I ...
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Changing API App Ownership to another account

Hello, I have an API App for Spotify that I would like to transfer to another spotify account (from my personal account to a work email, basically). It doesn't seem possible to do this from the dashboard or the UI. Is there anyone I could talk to at ...

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  • Hello,   I have an API App for Spotify that I would like to transfer to another spotify account (from my personal account to a work email, basically).   It doesn't seem possible to do t...
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Spotify Endorced Discord

I recently reached out to inquire about whether we have permission to create a Spotify-endorsed Discord community. As a team of music enthusiasts and creators, we are eager to create a safe and welcoming space for music lovers to connect, discover ne...

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  • I recently reached out to inquire about whether we have permission to create a Spotify-endorsed Discord community. As a team of music enthusiasts and creators, we are eager to create a safe and welco...
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Get many playlists

My Question or Issue We are looking to add a feature in our application that can show playlist data after gathering playlist context from recently played tracks. We end up having many playlistIds and want to be able to get information about each of t...

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  • My Question or Issue   We are looking to add a feature in our application that can show playlist data after gathering playlist context from recently played tracks. We end up having many playli...
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Need help - quota extension request keeps getting rejected

Hi, My quota extension request has now been rejected twice and I seem to be unable to convince the development team that I am complying with the Spotify terms and conditions. My quota extension request got rejected because of Artificial manipulation....

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  • Hi,   My quota extension request has now been rejected twice and I seem to be unable to convince the development team that I am complying with the Spotify terms and conditions.   My quo...
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Playlist last played song to display in the music player when opening the PL.

CASE STUDY:- Sometimes the user listens to a massive playlist, over a span of a few days and might not recall the last played song.- Can be like finding a medium sized needle in an average sized hay stack.- Also to just have additional user options a...

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  • CASE STUDY: - Sometimes the user listens to a massive playlist, over a span of a few days and might not recall the last played song. - Can be like finding a medium sized needle in an average sized ...
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Android intent to toggle offline mode

Is there an intent that toggles offline mode in the app I could use for a Tasker automation?

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C90 tape playlist

What about developing part of Spotify that you can create someone a "C90 mix tape" playlist ? Used to be a special thing in our day. You would create a playlist that has two "sides" consists of 45 minutes of music tracks on each side. The play order ...

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  • What about developing part of Spotify that you can create someone a "C90 mix tape" playlist  ? Used to be a special thing in our day. You would create a playlist that has two "sides" consists of...
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A better random play

My frustration is I want Spotify to play my playlist randomly but not play a track more than once. I work in IT but not a developer but can code simply for Systems tasks in Powershell. This below does what I am after - maybe it could be adapted to wo...

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  • My frustration is I want Spotify to play my playlist randomly but not play a track more than once. I work in IT but not a developer but can code simply for Systems tasks in Powershell. This below doe...
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Quota extension request was rejected

 My quota extension request got rejected because of Artificial manipulation. Don’t artificially increase, or claim to artificially increase, play counts, follow counts or otherwise manipulate the Spotify Service. This includes: (i) using any bot, scr...

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  •    My quota extension request got rejected because of   Artificial manipulation. Don’t artificially increase, or claim to artificially increase, play counts, follow counts or other...
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