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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
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PKCE support and example code for iOS SDK?

I'm trying to do authentication on my app using the iOS SDK, and authenticate hopefully using the SPTSessionManager Authorization flow, the alternative method mentioned in the iOS's SDK FAQ under "What if I need to authorize without starting playback...

  • Casual Listener
  • I'm trying to do authentication on my app using the iOS SDK, and authenticate hopefully using the SPTSessionManager Authorization flow, the alternative method mentioned in the iOS's SDK FAQ under "W...
  • phunden
  • Newbie
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  • iOS
    PKCE
    Question
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Reconnect SPTAppRemote after music is paused?

Plan: PremiumCountry: USADevice: iPhone SE, latest generationOperating System: iOS 17.4.1My Question or Issue:Building an iOS app, using SPTAppRemote. It appears that if I am playing, with a valid connection, and then I stop playback, the app remote ...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA Device: iPhone SE, latest generation Operating System: iOS 17.4.1 My Question or Issue: Building an iOS app, using SPTAppRemote. It appears that if I a...
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  • iOS
    Question
    SPTAppRemote
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How can I play tracks while phone is locked without queuing?

i am trying to make a ‘skin’ atop Spotify, where users can play a song through my app, and itll play through Spotify. Due to how Spotify handles activity, I can’t keep my phone locked to play tracks in the background, and the queuing system doesn’t w...

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  • ...lay tracks in the background, and the queuing system doesn’t work well (both using Web API as well as IOS SDK) because I cannot replace/clear a queue, and they just stack. Any ideas?   
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  • iOS
    sda
    webapi
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Autoplay ios

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUKOperating SystemiOS My Question or IssueI am developing a new iOS app, similar to TikTok and seeking to use the spotify API to allow users to connect their spotify account to their account and have an anthem autoplaying over ...

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  •   Plan Free/Premium Country UK Operating System iOS   My Question or Issue I am developing a new iOS app, similar to TikTok and seeking to use the spotify API to allow users to c...
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  • api
    autoplay
    iOS
    Question
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Blank iframe on IOS

Hi everybody, I noticed since IOS 13+ that iframes are not working anymore. The iframe stays blank on IOS devices (works fine on Android). I've found that it's due to cookies from cross-sites being blocked. So does any one have an idea to solve this ...

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  • Hi everybody, I noticed since IOS 13+ that iframes are not working anymore.    The iframe stays blank on IOS devices (works fine on Android). I've found that it's due to cookies f...
  • barschenbrander
  • Newbie
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  • embed
    iframe
    iOS
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What is the best way to support Apple Music and Spotify in iOS app?

I am looking to support Apple Music and Spotify in an iOS app (Swift specifically) andI was wondering what the best way to support would be?Should I just use MusicKit and Spotify iOS SDK and then make models to support data from both?If so, then how ...

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  • I am looking to support Apple Music and Spotify in an iOS app (Swift specifically) and I was wondering what the best way to support would be? Should I just use MusicKit and Spotify iOS SDK a...
  • Ximzend
  • Roadie
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  • apple
    iOS
    swift
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Like/dislike button at bottom bar

PlanPremiumCountryusa Device(iPhone 14promaxOperating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueCan you guys add like/favorite button next to play pause so I don’t have to open the song all the way to like or dislike a song? S...

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  • Plan Premium Country usa   Device (iPhone 14promax Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue Can you guys add like/favorite button n...
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    add
    Feature
    iOS
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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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  • ...tream music directly from the API. This is clear to me. However I saw how SDKs for Android/iOS work and from what I understand they don't directly do any streaming, they merely act as a remote control f...
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  • Android
    App Remote SDK
    Commercial
    iOS
    monetization
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Edit Equalizer from another iOS App

Hi everyoneCan I edit Spotify App Equalizer from another iOS App?Thanks for any information!

  • Visitor
  • Hi everyone Can I edit Spotify App Equalizer from another iOS App? Thanks for any information!
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  • Equalizer
    iOS
    swift
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IOS Binary with Spotify SDK rejected from App Store

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceiPhones My Question or IssueI developed a mobile application that uses the Spotify SDK. Specifically, the app has access to Spotify's discovery service and it can also control the playback on a device that has Spo...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device iPhones   My Question or Issue I developed a mobile application that uses the Spotify SDK. Specifically, the app has access to Spotify's discove...
  • Peter_Schorn
  • Roadie
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  • apple
    iOS
    Spotify SDK
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[iOS SDK] SPTAppRemotePlayerAPI.play regression

I believe that there has been a regression in the way that the SPTAppRemotePlayerAPI.play method is handled. Previously it behaved just like the Web API variant, in that invoking it would clear the queue in addition to playing the requested track.As ...

  • Casual Listener
  • I believe that there has been a regression in the way that the SPTAppRemotePlayerAPI.play method is handled.  Previously it behaved just like the Web API variant, in that invoking it would clea...
  • wiiwiiw
  • Roadie
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    regression
    SDK
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Superuser Contribution Regarding Insufficient client scope

Hi Spotify TeamGreetings, We have integrated your SpotifyiOS SDK for iOS devices based on this documentation https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/ios/quick- start/ and we are facing some inconsistent issues while authorising with the API self....

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  • Hi Spotify Team Greetings, We have integrated your SpotifyiOS SDK for iOS devices based on this documentation https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/ios/quick- start/ and we are facing some i...
  • lerpe
  • Newbie
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  • iOS
    iOS SDK
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SDK connection problems

Device(iPhone 13)Operating System(iOS 15) My Question or IssueI am developing an app that uses Spotify SDK to obtain currently playing playlists. I have a button that redirects user to Spotify app, to select music, and when the user returns, SDK prov...

  • Casual Listener
  • Device (iPhone 13) Operating System (iOS 15)   My Question or Issue I am developing an app that uses Spotify SDK to obtain currently playing playlists.  I have a button that r...
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  • iOS
    SDK
    SPTAppRemote
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How do I play Spotify in my own iOS app?

I've integrated the iOS SDK into our iOS App, now how can I play music in my App instead of opening Spotify App, sometimes users don't have Spotify installed.

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  • I've integrated the iOS SDK into our iOS App, now how can I play music in my App instead of opening Spotify App, sometimes users don't have Spotify installed.
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Superuser Contribution Access to CocoaLibSpotify / iOS Streaming SDK

To the Spotify team, Per the recent news announcement, looks like Spotify is finally cutting access to libspotify: https://developer.spotify.com/community/news/2022/04/12/libspotify-sunset/ Does this affect CocoaLibSpotify & the older iOS Streaming S...

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  • ...ibspotify-sunset/   Does this affect CocoaLibSpotify & the older iOS Streaming SDK? As many companies are still relying on these frameworks to stream audio within our own apps, instead of r...
  • wiiwiiw
  • Roadie
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  • cocoalibspotify
    iOS
    iossdk
    libspotify
    streamingsdk
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Login issue with iOS SDK

Hey folks, I'm having an issue implementing the iOS Spotify SDK, my objective is to get the user’s spotifyAccessToken and spotifyRefreshToken, as it is now is partially working, if the user log in using the web browser everything works well, but when...

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  • Hey folks, I'm having an issue implementing the iOS Spotify SDK, my objective is to get the user’s spotifyAccessToken and spotifyRefreshToken, as it is now is partially working, if the user log in u...
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    Login
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Spotify Web SDK - iOS Safari/Chrome Playback Issues (Setting Volume + Activate Element)

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceiPhone 12 Pro MaxOperating SystemiOS 15.1 My Question or IssueI've been developing a player using the Spotify Web SDK and testing it out on my iPhone using the Safari and Chrome apps for iOS. I've noticed the foll...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country United States Device iPhone 12 Pro Max Operating System iOS 15.1   My Question or Issue I've been developing a player using the Spotify Web SDK and t...
  • nowy_cheung
  • Casual Listener
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  • iOS
    volume
    Volume Levels
    web playback sdk
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Solved!! Play a song starting at a given lyrics line

The last Spotify update introduced lyrics that synchronized with the rhythm. I mean that Spotify holds the data when each line in a song's lyrics is performed in the song.I'm looking for a method that sets the player to point a specific time accordin...

  • Newbie
  • ...ethod that sets the player to point a specific time according to a given lyrics line. Operating System (iOS, Android)      
  • diskordier
  • Newbie
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  • Android
    iOS
    lyrics
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[iOS][Developer] Search and play flac audio files in own network from Nas with Spotify app.

I like the idea Spotify searching my hi quality flac audio files stored on my Qnap nas and streaming them to my hifi network audio player. Spotify already can synchronize local files but i like to keep my storage clean on my device and use a nas inst...

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  • I like the idea Spotify searching my hi quality flac audio files stored on my Qnap nas and streaming them to my hifi network audio player. Spotify already can synchronize local files but i like to ke...
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  • Developer
    iOS
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