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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...

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Superuser Contribution [Developer] Expose endpoints to create or query folders

There are a couple of questions floating around folder info not being available via the API. As of today there are no endpoints associated to get folder information (link to docs). It'd be nice to have this feature exposed via the api to allow more c...

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  • There are a couple of questions floating around folder info not being available via the API. As of today there are no endpoints associated to get folder information (link to docs). It'd be nice to ha...
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API Specify Playlist Location in Folder

I've created a Python program that stores my Discover Weekly automatically, but I'd like to specify the location for these newly-created Spotify playlists. I'm not sure if this is possible since it's not explicitly mentioned in the documentation, and...

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  • ...t's not explicitly mentioned in the documentation, and I couldn't find answers on the web (there were questions about the creation of a folder, which was not possible): https://developer.spotify.com/c...
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    Playbar
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[Developer] Concrete rate limits

Hi! There are not concrete numbers regarding rate limits for the Spotify API. This documentation https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/guides/rate-limits/ tells us there is a 30 second window in which the number of requests are monitore...

  • Newbie
  • Hi! There are not concrete numbers regarding rate limits for the Spotify API. This documentation https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/guides/rate-limits/ tells us there is a...
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My quota extension request has been denied 3 times, with an identical message.

Hello, I'm here wondering if anyone on the Spotify team or a community member can help provide me clarification on why my app keeps getting denied. Basically, I made a discord bot that allows server members to follow artists through Spotify, and will...

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  • ...pplication is integrated with other services (e.g. Discord) in a way that is prohibited according to section III in our   Developer Policy I'm unsure in what way my app violates section III, I...
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Past snapshot_id for shared playlist?

Some context: At the beginning of this year, I started a weekly tradition where friends and I add one song to a shared playlist that we think the group should hear. At the end of the week, I move the songs to a different playlist to archive them, and...

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  • ...ave minimal developer experience, but this seemed like a fun project to take on! Very thankful for any and all guidance on the best way to build this.
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[Android][Developer] Predictive Back Animations

Hi, this is a small feature so I don't really mind if it's not added, but would it be possible to get predictive back animations in Spotify for Android? (This is a feature exclusive to Android 13, found in Android developer settings. I am currently o...

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  • ...o Android 13, found in Android developer settings. I am currently on the November 5th, 2022 security patch)   enableOnBackInvokedCallback   I've added examples below
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Redirect URI needed?

I just started working with Spotify's Web API and am using Python/Spotipy to retrieve data. If I want to retrieve data related specifically to my personal account (like recently played tracks or saved albums), do I need to set a redirect URI in my ap...

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  • I just started working with Spotify's Web API and am using Python/Spotipy to retrieve data. If I want to retrieve data related specifically to my personal account (like recently played tracks or save...
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Iframe embed in Preview mode when containerized (Docker) in AWS EC2 instance.

App Link: http://ec2-54-183-154-39.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.comI understand the Iframe is connected to whether the User is logged into their web-based Spotify account which I believe is ensured when the User connects their account to my web-app. I...

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  • App Link:  http://ec2-54-183-154-39.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com I understand the Iframe is connected to whether the User is logged into their web-based Spotify account which I believe ...
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[Developer] Brand Marketing Project

My name is Gabrielle, I am a student at Ringling College of Art and Design located in Sarasota, Florida. I am pursuing graphic design and marketing throughout my college courses, and currently I am enrolled in a 4D Design class, which has assigned a ...

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  • My name is Gabrielle, I am a student at Ringling College of Art and Design located in Sarasota, Florida. I am pursuing graphic design and marketing throughout my college courses, and currently I am e...
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[Desktop][Developer] CDN API support HTTP/2

There was an issue in the WebAPI github repo in the past where HTTP/2 support was mentioned, but the same was never mentioned again. Is there any way to get feedback or a possible implementation of the issue?HTTP/2 is considered a standard these days...

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  • There was an issue in the WebAPI github repo in the past where HTTP/2 support was mentioned, but the same was never mentioned again.   Is there any way to get feedback or a possible implementa...
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NEED IMMEDIATE HELP on expedited extension request Quota Extension on developer platform

PlanPremiumCountryUS DeviceDeveloperOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHello there. I need immediate help with the quota extension review. I hadn't realized that one of the members on our project hadn't summited for it, and we have a laun...

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  • Plan Premium Country US   Device Developer Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello there. I need immediate help with the quota extension review. I hadn't r...
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[API] How to get public playlists that aren't on a user's profile?

I want to be able to get a list of my own public playlists from the API regardless of whether they have been added to my profile or not. Currently when I make a request against /playlists I get the public playlists on my profile, but not those public...

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  • I want to be able to get a list of my own public playlists from the API regardless of whether they have been added to my profile or not. Currently when I make a request against /playlists I get the p...
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Superuser Contribution how to request new scopes?

I have developer "apps" that already have the quota extension that need additional OAuth scopes. I cannot find any way to request these. do I need to create an entirely new "app"?

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  • I have developer "apps" that already have the quota extension that need additional OAuth scopes.   I cannot find any way to request these.  do I need to create an entirely new "app"?
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[Developer] Official alternative to libspotify

libspotify has been deprecated a few years ago, but Spotify hasn't provided viable alternatives in the meantime to programmatically stream content through an external application using a premium account. LibreSpot seems a viable alternative for some ...

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  • ...roken on Spotify's end.   The main issue is that there are still many developers out there (open-source and not) who need an official library to build 3rd-party applications that can stream music t...
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Integration of Spotify inside my own fitness app

PlanPremiumCountryIndiaDevice(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueHey Spotify,Hope you and your team are doing well. I wanted to integrate spotify in my fitness...

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  • ...orwarded etc. I am new to the developer account and wanted to complete my process. Please help me out as soon as possible.   Thanks, Nikhil
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[Developer] Charts for podcasts by podcast ID

Hi!My idea is to create an endpoint to return a list with the most listened episodes by the podcast id.

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  • Hi! My idea is to create an endpoint to return a list with the most listened episodes by the podcast id.  
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[Desktop][Developer] Add functionality to osascript

I'm working on being able to control spotify local with the osascript api and I've found it really useful and fun, but it's missing very necessary functionality to actually use. Nothing like the web api, but simply being able to control your queue wo...

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  • I'm working on being able to control spotify local with the osascript api and I've found it really useful and fun, but it's missing very necessary functionality to actually use. Nothing like the web ...
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Authorization Endpoint return CORS error

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating SystemMacOS 10 My Question or Issue Hi Spotify team, I am trying to call the User Authorization endpoint as specified here: https://developer.spotify.com/document...

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  • Casual Listener
  • ...ser Authorization endpoint as specified here: https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/general/guides/authorization/code-flow/   But all I get in response is a status code of 303 and a C...
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How do I get sound from the API?

PlanFreeCountryUkraineDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueHow do I get sound from the API? I can't find the path to the sound. I am using Node.js spotifyApi.getTrack("7dK87kjEyN7nMoxF57AT9R").then(function(data) { console.log(data....

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  • Plan Free Country Ukraine Device PC Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue How do I get sound from the API? I can't find the path to the sound. I am using Node.js   ...
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Monetization options of iOS app that only does playback Directly Through Spotify App

If I were to create an iOS app using the iOS Spotify SDK, but didn't stream any music directly through the app and instead relied on creating and modifying playlists, playing certain playlists, and starting/stopping the music playing out of the actua...

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  • ...tarting/stopping the music playing out of the actual Spotify app itself, would this type of app fall under a streaming app?   I notice that this document (https://developer.spotify.com/policy/c...
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