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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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Seeing what other people are listening to

As Spotify only allows you to connect to Facebook to view what your friend is listening to. Is it possible to implement a feature for adding a friend who may not have Facebook, for example and be able to see what they are listening to. Thank you

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  • As Spotify only allows you to connect to Facebook to view what your friend is listening to. Is it possible to implement a feature for adding a friend who may not have Facebook, for example and be abl...
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Solved!! Get currently playing track API - Getting a 400 & 404 error

Premium- Family PlanUnited Arab Emirates I am trying to use the Get currently playing track API and I am getting 400 & 404 error "Only valid bearer authentication supported" & "Invalid Username" , I am able to use the Search API which works perfectly...

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  • Premium- Family Plan United Arab Emirates   I am trying to use the Get currently playing track API and I am getting 400 & 404  error "Only valid bearer authentication supported" &amp...
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OperaGX "player" error?

PlanFree/PremiumCountryArgentinaDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHello, good morning, I hope you are very well, I come to inform you of an error or bug that I found in a web browser regarding Spotify, the browser used would...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Argentina Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello, good morning, I hope you are very well, I come to inform you of an error or...
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Is thre a way to listen for state changed event without creating another player?

I want to be able to listen for a player's state change without creating a separate player. Meaning, I want to be able to control an already existing player and listen for it's state change. Is there a way to do it with just the API (not the playback...

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  • I want to be able to listen for a player's state change without creating a separate player. Meaning, I want to be able to control an already existing player and listen for it's state change. Is there...
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API endpoint for getting multiple albums with tracks for multiple artists

I have issues finding new music from the artists I already like. Spotify doesn't allow you to easily pick a few artists and see their latest music. You have to go one by one which is very time consuming. I'm trying to create my own web app to show th...

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  • I have issues finding new music from the artists I already like. Spotify doesn't allow you to easily pick a few artists and see their latest music. You have to go one by one which is very time consum...
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Request for Expedited Review of Spotify Quota Extension Application for Entropy Events

Hello Spotify Developer Support Team, I hope this message finds you doing well. I am reaching out on behalf of Entropy Events with regard to our recent application for a quota extension for sign-ups via Spotify. As our upcoming music event on June 10...

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  • Hello Spotify Developer Support Team,   I hope this message finds you doing well. I am reaching out on behalf of Entropy Events with regard to our recent application for a quota extension fo...
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Do 502 responses count against Spotify rate limit?

As in the title, I'm wondering if requests (particularly PUTs to /me/player, if it matters) that receive 502 responses count against Spotify's rate limit. I'm looking to re-request if I receive a 502 until I receive anything other than it, but wonder...

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  • As in the title, I'm wondering if requests (particularly PUTs to /me/player, if it matters) that receive 502 responses count against Spotify's rate limit. I'm looking to re-request if I receive a 502...
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Using AbortControllers with Spotify SDK

PlanPremiumCountryUnited States DeviceMacBook Pro 2020 T2Operating SystemmacOS Monterey My Question or IssueI'm curious if anyone has experience using signals and/or AbortController() with the Spotify SDK's addListener and removeListener functionalit...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States   Device MacBook Pro 2020 T2 Operating System macOS Monterey   My Question or Issue I'm curious if anyone has experience using signals and/or A...
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Enhancing the Spotify Experience

Hello developers. I wanted to share with you a project that I am currenty working on. The project uses the Spotify API to add some new features.For example there was no feature where you could get a total count of all the tracks you have in your libr...

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  • Hello developers.  I wanted to share with you a project that I am currenty working on. The project uses the Spotify API to add some new features. For example there was no feature where you cou...
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Search artist by popularity

Hi everybody,I would like to know if this is possible to do a research of any artist but by pouplarity. For example to do a research that list me every artists who has 100 of popularity.Have a nice day!

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  • Hi everybody, I would like to know if this is possible to do a research of any artist but by pouplarity. For example to do a research that list me every artists who has 100 of popularity. Have ...
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spotify search function not working

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlands Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issuei use the spotipy library to use python to get metadata about albums. i use the searhc function to find the albums but now everytime my script gets at the search it does not...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue i use the spotipy library to use python to get metadata about albums. i use the searhc functio...
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Guide on how to make multiplayer music listener app?

PlanFreeCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue Hi Spotify Team! I participated in the hackathon and decided to build a multiplayer music listener a...

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  • Plan Free Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue   Hi Spot...
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Album Removed from Platform

PlanPremiumCountryHK Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueHi folks, I was wondering if anybody else experienced this: a few of the songs I had in my playl...

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  • Plan Premium Country HK   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue Hi folks...
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My quota extension request is not getting reviewed properly

I have made three attempts to get a quota extension for my application, however, Spotify keeps rejecting my request based on a conclusion that does not apply to the use case of my app. This time, I have been rejected for the following reason: The Spo...

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  • I have made three attempts to get a quota extension for my application, however, Spotify keeps rejecting my request based on a conclusion that does not apply to the use case of my app.    ...
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Possible bugs in the Web API and it's OpenAPI Specifications

PlanFree/PremiumCountryBelgiumDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHello all, for my master thesis I'm working on a tool that is able to generate test for a REST API based on it's OpenAPI Specifications. To evaluate the tool I r...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Belgium Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello all, for my master thesis I'm working on a tool that is able to generate test f...
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playlist bookmark

Hello everyone, sometimes while playing a long playlist i discover good music from an artist and i start to dig in his discography listening more songs but i lose the point where i left my playlist.I would love to have a simple playlist bookmark to k...

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  • Hello everyone, sometimes while playing a long playlist i discover good music from an artist and i start to dig in his discography listening more songs but i lose the point where i left my playlist. ...
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how to Play full spotify track inside my own website using spotify web api

Hello Guys!I'm Develop music player my own website used spotify web API working good but facing problem on play albums. Music play only 30 second but I want to play full song.Please help how to fixed it.

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  • Hello Guys! I'm Develop music player my own website used spotify web API working good but facing problem on play albums. Music play only 30 second but I want to play full song. Please help how to f...
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Get my saved episodes using spotify api

Hi guys,I created a spotify dev account and I want to get my saved episodesbut all I see is an endpoint to get saved episodes of the authenticated userhow do I go about thisI tried using client_credentials but no progress

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  • Hi guys, I created a spotify dev account  and I want to get my saved episodes but all I see is an endpoint to get saved episodes of the authenticated user how do I go about this I...
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Tracking play events when using oEmbed

Hello. I'm using WordPress native oEmbed capabilities for embedding Spotify players in my website. Is it possible to track "play" events? Thanks,Asaf

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  • Hello.   I'm using WordPress native oEmbed capabilities for embedding Spotify players in my website. Is it possible to track "play" events?   Thanks, Asaf    
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Web API 502 error on /me/player/play for a short period after track end

I am currently building a web application that uses the spotify web API and the web playback SDK. Part of this application is a frontend-side playlist (not spotify playlists). For this I react on 'player_state_changed' events to play the next track i...

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  • I am currently building a web application that uses the spotify web API and the web playback SDK. Part of this application is a frontend-side playlist (not spotify playlists). For this I react on 'pl...
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