Everyone loves Spotify, but are tired of it’s ads that keep coming between songs. Here is way to block ads through your host file.
# — Spotify Ad Block 127.0.0.1 media-match.com 127.0.0.1 adclick.g.doublecklick.net 127.0.0.1 googleads.g.doubleclick.net 127.0.0.1 http://www.googleadservices.com 127.0.0.1 pagead2.googlesyndication.com 127.0.0.1 desktop.spotify.com 127.0.0.1 pubads.g.doubleclick.net 127.0.0.1 audio2.spotify.com # — 127.0.0.1 crashdump.spotify.com 127.0.0.1 adeventtracker.spotify.com 127.0.0.1 log.spotify.com 127.0.0.1 analytics.spotify.com 127.0.0.1 ads-fa.spotify.com 127.0.0.1 audio-ec.spotify.com 127.0.0.1 heads-ec.spotify.com 127.0.0.1 prod.spotify.map.fastlylb.net 127.0.0.1 sto3.spotify.com 127.0.0.1 spclient.wg.spotify.com 127.0.0.1 upgrade.spotify.com # — Spotify Ads Block End
Add the above contents in your host file.
Go to C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc . Open the hosts file as administrator and add the above contents to it. (Right click file and open with Notepad or Notepad++).
Note: Incase the newly added mappings are not working try restarting Windows to take effect.
And boom, you’re done! Enjoy “Spotify Premium” for absolutely FREE!