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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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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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The api is down, can't make any api calls...

Getting 404's on all calls, i'm sure you are aware of this though. Even on the 'try it!' option on the Dev panel so the problem is definitely not on my end.

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  • Getting 404's on all calls, i'm sure you are aware of this though. Even on the 'try it!' option on the Dev panel so the problem is definitely not on my end.
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Set Discover Weekly track to like or dislike

Within the Spotify API, there does not seem to be a way to dislike or remove a song from your current discover weekly like a user is getting presented on Spotify interface. Does this feature exist and is simply not documented? PlanFree/PremiumCountry...

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  • Within the Spotify API, there does not seem to be a way to dislike or remove a song from your current discover weekly like a user is getting presented on Spotify interface.   Does this feature...
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[FEEDBACK/SHOWCASE] Swipey_Go - live events discovery web app

Hi, I have been learning to code and decided to build a live events discovery web app. Users enter location info and event types, and can then swipe through a stack of events (e.g. Tinder meets live events). I used Spotify embed for music previews (a...

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  • Hi, I have been learning to code and decided to build a live events discovery web app. Users enter location info and event types, and can then swipe through a stack of events (e.g. Tinder meets live ...
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My Suggestion Was Marked As Spam

PlanPremiumCountrySpain My suggestion was marked as spam as soon as I posted it.I'm really trying to implement the API and I have a real problem like a comment in the post, but as soon I posted it in the forum, it was markes as spam.I hope this can b...

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain   My suggestion was marked as spam as soon as I posted it. I'm really trying to implement the API and I have a real problem like a comment in the post, but as so...
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Solved!! Web Playback SDK Playing song directly in browser issues (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 no 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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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Web Playback SDK not playing sound on first invocation of Play API

When invoking the Play API to start playing, the Web Playback will receive play status OK but no sound will be played.After invoking the Pause API and then the Play API to resume playing, then the play will start from beginning and with sound.The err...

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  • When invoking the Play API to start playing, the Web Playback will receive play status OK but no sound will be played. After invoking the Pause API and then the Play API to resume playing, then the ...
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Why does https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/player get 502 error?

I'm receiving a 502 error when calling https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/player while the player is in the 'ready' state. However, when I create a new player and call it while a song is playing on the Spotify app, it works fine. Do you have any idea why ...

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  • I'm receiving a 502 error when calling https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/player while the player is in the 'ready' state.   However, when I create a new player and call it while a song is pl...
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Error 403 when trying to use authorisation code flow

I have built an app which uses spotify's Oauth 2.0 to log in. However it only works with users i have added to user management in the apps dashboard on Spotifys for Developers website. So the auth flow code works but i have t manually add new users.t...

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  • I have built an app which uses spotify's Oauth 2.0 to log in. However it only works with users i have added to user management in the apps dashboard on Spotifys for Developers website. So the auth fl...
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Getting {"error":"invalid_client"} in /api/token request

PlanPremiumCountrySpain I have the next code:My retrofit client:private const val TOKEN_URL: String = "https://accounts.spotify.com"val TokenModule: Module get() = module { factory { TokenInterceptor(get()) } factory { OkHttpClient.Builder() .addInte...

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain   I have the next code: My retrofit client: private const val TOKEN_URL: String = "https://accounts.spotify.com" val TokenModule: Module get() = modul...
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