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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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  • Naianasha
  • Music Fan
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Where is the official contact for developers for commercial use?

This SDK must not be used in commercial projects without Spotify’s prior written approval. https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-playback-sdk/I asked the public contact for contact information, but they just directed me to https://developer...

  • Newbie
  •   This SDK must not be used in commercial projects without Spotify’s prior written approval.  https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-playback-sdk/ I asked the public c...
  • Ximzend
  • Roadie
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  • Commercial
    Developer
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Commercial use for some of Spotify's API

Greetings,We are a couple of software developers, willing to create software for both hobby and commercial use. The software includes gathering track data with a given ID and using the recommendation API. We cannot be sure if it is legal to use these...

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  • Greetings, We are a couple of software developers, willing to create software for both hobby and commercial use. The software includes gathering track data with a given ID and using t...
  • Ximzend
  • Roadie
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  • api
    Commercial
    Commercial API
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Commercial App Examples

Does anyone have any examples of commercial 3rd Party Spotify Applications? I am considering making a commercial application but can't find any examples of live 3rd party commercial applications. Thanks!

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  • Does anyone have any examples of commercial 3rd Party Spotify Applications? I am considering making a commercial application but can't find any examples of live 3rd party commercial applications. Thanks!
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Need Clarification on Commercial Use Restrictions

My Question or IssueI would like to use the Spotify Web API with an embedded device that would allow a user to sign in with their Spotify account and play music either through search or their saved playlists for instance.Is this considered a "Streami...

  • Newbie
  • ...aved playlists for instance. Is this considered a "Streaming SDA", and why or why not? Would I be able to sell this device commercially? Would I also be allowed to integrate competitor streaming s...
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  • Commercial
    Question
    streaming
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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...

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  • ...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...
  • Peter_Schorn
  • Roadie
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  • Commercial
    Quota Extension
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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...

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  • 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...
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    App Remote SDK
    Commercial
    iOS
    monetization
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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-...
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  • Casual Listener
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  • App Aproval
    approval
    Commercial
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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

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  • 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
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    Commercial
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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
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  • Commercial
    legal
    selling apps
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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...

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  • 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...
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    approval
    Commercial
    game
    music
    Permission
    Trivia
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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 ...

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  • 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...
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  • Commercial
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