Announcements

Help Wizard

Step 1

NEXT STEP

FAQs

Please see below the most popular frequently asked questions.

Loading article...

Loading faqs...

VIEW ALL

Ongoing Issues

Please see below the current ongoing issues which are under investigation.

Loading issue...

Loading ongoing issues...

VIEW ALL

Topics with Label: Commercial

Labels

Forum Posts

Welcome to the Spotify for Developers board!

Welcome to the Spotify for Developers board! This forum is the place for conversations about Spotify's Web API, Web Playback SDK, Widgets, and other developer tools. Here you can ask questions about the Spotify platform, chat with other developers, a...

  • Spotify
  • Spotify
  • 18637 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 58 likes
  • Discussion
  • 18637 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 58 likes

Monetization of an app using Android/iOS remote SDK

Hi. I'd like some help understanding terms of the developer policy regarding commercial use/monetization of apps. From what I understand, I'm not allowed to earn any money from an app that would stream music directly from the API. This is clear to me...

  • Newbie
  • Hi. I'd like some help understanding terms of the developer policy regarding commercial use/monetization of apps. From what I understand, I'm not allowed to earn any money from an app that would s...
  • 198 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 1 likes
  • Android
    App Remote SDK
    Commercial
    iOS
    monetization
  • 198 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 1 likes

Superuser Contribution Do I need approval for making a commercial app?

The page here seems to state that you do https://developer.spotify.com/support/ But there seems to be no way to do it https://community.spotify.com/t5/Spotify-for-Developers/Where-I-can-get-the-written-approval-for-my-app/m-p/4992788#M692 Is this som...

  • Casual Listener
  • The page here seems to state that you do https://developer.spotify.com/support/   But there seems to be no way to do it https://community.spotify.com/t5/Spotify-for-Developers/Where-I-can-get-...
  • 25503753
  • Casual Listener
  • 4418 Views
  • 11 replies
  • 3 likes
  • App
    App Aproval
    approval
    Commercial
  • 4418 Views
  • 11 replies
  • 3 likes

Quota extension refused : commercial SDAs

Hello lovely Spotify Community, I sent a request to extend my quota to put my app on the store. But I have received this message : This is a notification that your submission was not approved for the following reason(s) : The Spotify Platform can not...

  • Regular
  • ...ubmission was not approved for the following reason(s) : The Spotify Platform can not be used to develop commercial SDAs.   Can someone enlighten me on this ?    My app is displaying a s...
  • jessieryanmusic
  • Regular
  • 415 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 3 likes
  • Commercial
    question
    Quota Extension
  • 415 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 3 likes

API for commercial uses

Hi guys, does anyone know if I can use spotify API for commercial uses? I've got a website and an app where I want to use spotify for searching and displaying what song was currently played. Thank you for every response

  • Newbie
  • Hi guys, does anyone know if I can use spotify API for commercial uses? I've got a website and an app where I want to use spotify for searching and displaying what song was currently played. &n...
  • Hubo
  • Community Legend
  • 414 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes
  • api
    Commercial
  • 414 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes

Spotify SDK and Spotify App Remote

Hello,i have developed an Android-Widget for Spotify. I would like to sell this App on the Google App-Store. I have already read on different places the terms and conditions, which requirements the app should follow and so on, but it is still not cle...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello, i have developed an Android-Widget for Spotify. I would like to sell this App on the Google App-Store. I have already read on different places the terms and conditions, which requirements t...
  • viabonito
  • Casual Listener
  • 653 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Commercial
    legal
    question
    selling apps
  • 653 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes

How to get written permission to use Spotify for a commercial App?

Hello, I'm developing a music trivia game (for commercial use). According to this website (https://developer.spotify.com/legal/general-restrictions/), I need to get a written permission/approval. Could you please tell me what are the steps? Much appr...

  • Visitor
  • Hello,   I'm developing a music trivia game (for commercial use). According to this website (https://developer.spotify.com/legal/general-restrictions/), I need to get a written permission/a...
  • 584 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 4 likes
  • api
    approval
    Commercial
    game
    Music
    Permission
    Trivia
  • 584 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 4 likes

Is commercial approval needed for non-streaming apps?

I'm developing an app that uses Spotify that I'd like to commercialize. Per the definitions laid out on https://developer.spotify.com/terms, it would be qualified as a non-streaming SDA, as its only commercial uses are ads and a premium subscription ...

  • Regular
  • I'm developing an app that uses Spotify that I'd like to commercialize. Per the definitions laid out on   https://developer.spotify.com/terms, it would be qualified as a non-streaming SDA, as i...
  • 547 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 4 likes
  • Commercial
  • 547 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 4 likes