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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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Quota extension denied but explanation email not received

On the developer dashboard, I can see that my quota extension request was denied. However, I have not received an explanation email along with the denial. Request type: "Quota Extension"Date sent: March 23, 2023 at 13:17Client ID: 8132486e92e0460389c...

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  • On the developer dashboard, I can see that my quota extension request was denied. However, I have not received an explanation email along with the denial.    Request type: "Quota Extensio...
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API Request Limit for Enriching Million Playlist Dataset

Hi there Developer CommunityIn my thesis I am researching recommender systems and would like to enrich the Million Playlist Dataset with audio features. The Developer App does however limit my requests and since it is only used for research it does n...

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  • Hi there Developer Community In my thesis I am researching recommender systems and would like to enrich the Million Playlist Dataset with audio features. The Developer App does however limit my requ...
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List of songs to exclude in Get Recommendations

I am experimenting with using Spotify API and have stumbled upon the Get Recommendations call:https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/get-recommendationsI was wondering is there a way to add a parameter for songs to exclude, or ...

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  • I am experimenting with using Spotify API and have stumbled upon the Get Recommendations call: https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/get-recommendations I was wondering is...
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Getting 429 with huge `Retry-After` numbers

Over the past week I've been getting 429 rejections (exceeded rate limit) with `Retry-After` values up to around 12 hours. I continue to get 429s for that entire interval with the `Retry-After` declining steadily, but it takes the original amount of ...

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  • Over the past week I've been getting 429 rejections (exceeded rate limit) with `Retry-After` values up to around 12 hours. I continue to get 429s for that entire interval with the `Retry-After` decli...
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Web Playback SDK doesn't work in Safari

I am developing an app that integrates the Web Playback SDK, but I am having severe issues with Safari, all other browsers work well but when I test it in Safari, I can't hear anything.Looks like player.activateElement() is not accomplishing well the...

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  • I am developing an app that integrates the Web Playback SDK, but I am having severe issues with Safari, all other browsers work well but when I test it in Safari, I can't hear anything. Looks like...
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partnership offer for video game projects

Hello, I contact you because I am currently interested in collaborating with you for different video game projects and helping the video game studio to develop. My name is Romain Legros I'm 18 years old and I'm a computer developer more precisely in ...

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  • Hello, I contact you because I am currently interested in collaborating with you for different video game projects and helping the video game studio to develop. My name is Romain Legros I'm...
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Spotify Premium Required

Everytime i got error message like "Spotify Premium Required" when i logged in through Spotify SDK

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  • Everytime i got error message like "Spotify Premium Required" when i logged in through Spotify SDK
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How to add multiple songs in queue in spotify player using spotify ios sdk?

I am using spotify iOS SDK for playing songs and adding songs in queue. I have used following method to add songs in queue. appRemote.playerAPI?.enqueueTrackUri But above method is able to add only one song at a time. When we trigger above multiple t...

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  • I am using spotify iOS SDK for playing songs and adding songs in queue. I have used following method to add songs in queue.   appRemote.playerAPI?.enqueueTrackUri   But above method is ...
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Get my top tracks failed (security)

Im trying to get top tracks of a user that logged in correctly, but the Xml give this status:"User not registered in the Developer Dashboard" I don't know how to do to get access to the info for any user that is not register as a developer. The login...

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  • Im trying to get top tracks of a user that logged in correctly, but the Xml give this status: "User not registered in the Developer Dashboard"   I don't know how to do to get access to the in...
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using api for app android

it is possible to create an app on android studio that checks the statistics of your plays in a given period?

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  • it is possible to create an app on android studio that checks the statistics of your plays in a given period?  
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Superuser Contribution Web Playback

Is Web Playback usable anymore?I mean, does/can anyone use it and can it be used by anyone else than Spotify's own in-browser player? There were showcases earlier...I can't find them anymore so I interpret it like the SDK is no longer "friendly" and ...

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  • Is Web Playback usable anymore? I mean, does/can anyone use it and can it be used by anyone else than Spotify's own in-browser player? There were showcases earlier...I can't find them anymore so I i...
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Sorting user albums by artist name or title with the We API

It seems like the endpoint to fetch the current user's saved albums, sorts the resulting albums by date added to library, and there seems to be know way of changing that, or is there?The client app currently has a drop-down box to sort albums by arti...

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  • ...lient app currently has a drop-down box to sort albums by artist, title and recently added. Could that feature be made available for the public endpoint? It would be quite useful.
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Ctrl+F doesn't find all the words

When I want to search a word (of song name for example) on the album by using Ctrl+F it doesn't find all the words(I just find the words that are closer).PlanFree DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 (Chrome and Edge)(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,e...

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  • When I want to search a word (of song name for example) on the album by using Ctrl+F it doesn't find all the words(I just find the words that are closer). Plan Free     Device PC Ope...
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Request Quoata Extention Rejected

We have refused to use it because it violates the terms of use, but there are other companies' products with equivalent functions. I can't promote third party products here, but did they pass the review before the terms of service changed? Or has it ...

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  • We have refused to use it because it violates the terms of use, but there are other companies' products with equivalent functions.   I can't promote third party products here, but did they pas...
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Websites are unable to fetch my user profile

Hello everyone,when I try to use services like Sort Your Music, Chosic, Playlisorter etc., websites are unable to get my user data. This happens despite giving them consent. It seems the problem lays not on their side but somewhere on Spotify's backe...

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  • Hello everyone, when I try to use services like Sort Your Music, Chosic, Playlisorter etc., websites are unable to get my user data. This happens despite giving them consent. It seems the problem la...
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I am unable to login

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceFirefoxOperating SystemWindows 11 X64When I press "Login" on any of the developer pages it refreshes and does nothing. My Question or Issue

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Firefox Operating System Windows 11 X64 When I press "Login" on any of the developer pages it refreshes and does nothing.   My Question or Issue  
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Google nest skipping podcast episodes

Plan: PremiumCountry: Taiwan Device: iPhone SE2 & Macbook M1 My Question or IssueThis issue has existed since last night. Whenever I try to cast my Spotify podcast to Google Mini, the podcast episode keeps skipping to the next 4-5 episodes. Also, Goo...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Taiwan   Device: iPhone SE2 & Macbook M1    My Question or Issue This issue has existed since last night. Whenever I try to cast my Spotify podcast to ...
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Authorization with permanent username and pw

I am building a playlist curation app using the API. Currently, I use the oauth workflow. However, for my use case, it does not matter who the literal user is. My users can make playlists on my personal account, for all I care. I would use the 'impli...

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  • I am building a playlist curation app using the API. Currently, I use the oauth workflow.   However, for my use case, it does not matter who the literal user is. My users can make playlists on...
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Superuser Contribution Can't log in Spotify for Developers.

Can't log in Spotify for Developers. At first it asks me to log in but then it sends me back to the main page without logging inWhen i click the 'log in' button, nothing happens, no error message, no redirects.I'm also logged on the web player so it ...

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  • Can't log in Spotify for Developers.   At first it asks me to log in but then it sends me back to the main page without logging in When i click the 'log in' button, nothing happens, no error ...
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user-read-birthday not available?

Looks like user-read-birthday has been removed as a scope and birthday is no longer available via API, is this correct?

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  • Looks like user-read-birthday has been removed as a scope and birthday is no longer available via API, is this correct?  
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