"How to block Spotify ads on PC?" Spotify offers both free and premium tiers of services for its users. Any user can listen to wonderful Spotify music online. Yet, Spotify's free users have to bear the occasional ads from Spotify. While for Premium users, you can skip Spotify Ads with ease.
So, is there any way how to block ads on Spotify? Sure. To make it, we will introduce the best 10 ways for you to block Spotify ads here. The ways are for Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone, and even without Spotify Premium. Please move on and check the detail.
Part 1. How to Block Ads on Spotify without Premium
In the beginning, we would like to show the way to block Spotify ads without premium for you. That's you could use the third-party Spotify ad blocker. This tool can download Spotify tracks without premium and block ads on Spotify. And it allows you to listen to Spotify without ads offline with ease.
DRmare Spotify Downloader is here to help. It supports to block ads in Spotify desktop and download songs from Spotify to your local computer without ads. With this tool, you can also convert Spotify to MP3, M4B, and more audio formats. And then you can use Spotify songs on any platform you like.
With high output audio quality and 5X faster speed, it is superior to any other rival tools. It can convert songs from Spotify in batches and keep the lossless sound quality. Also, you can modify the audio channel, audio bit rate, and more for Spotify songs. Then you can get a better listening experience with Spotify music on your device.
DRmare Spotify Music Converter
How to Block Ads on Spotify without Premium by DRmare Music Converter
Here we will guide you on how to get ad free Spotify without Premium via DRmare Music Converter. Please check the steps below to learn how to block Spotify ads in detail.
- Step 1Import the link to Spotify music to DRmare
- Open DRmare Music Converter when you installed it. The installed Spotify app on your computer will start also. You can copy & paste the link to the songs from Spotify to DRmare. Or you can drag the Spotify songs to the DRmare program from the Spotify app. DRmare will capture the music that are available online. Then you can see them in the main window of DRmare.
- Step 2Set output parameters for Spotify audio
- DRmare Spotify Audio Converter supports a wide variety of output formats. You need to choose one format such as MP3 to download all the music you like. As for other parameters, you can customize them as you want. To do that, you need to open the setting window from the Menu icon at the top-right corner. Then choose 'Preferences' and hit the 'Convert' tab to start. Once done, please press on the OK button to apply.
- Step 3Block Spotify ads without premium and download Spotify music
- At last, you can click the "Convert" button to start downloading Spotify songs without Ads. Then you will get the ads-free Spotify songs on your computer. And you can get how to listen to Spotify without ads on other devices offline.
Part 2. How to Block Spotify Ads with Spotify Premium
To block Spotify ads, the easiest way is to use a Spotify Premium account. You have to upgrade your Spotify free account to a Premium plan. With the built-in Spotify ad blocker, the Spotify premium plan can block ads on Spotify by default. With Spotify's premium plan, you can download and listen to Spotify tracks offline. This plan costs $9.99 per month.
Now, let's see how to get Spotify premium to help you block Spotify ads.
Step 1. Enter Spotify's official webpage on your computer. Then log into your current Spotify free account.
Step 2. Go to 'Profile' > 'Account' > 'Subscription'.
Step 3. Locate the 'Get Spotify Premium' option on the page and hit on it.
Step 4. Choose the premium plan you like and go ahead to pay for it.
Step 5. Touch on the 'Start My Spotify Premium' button to finish the subscription.
After then, you can block ads on Spotify with Spotify Premium while enjoying music.
Note: You can cancel your Premium plan anytime during the 3-month trial if you don't want to continue. If you don't cancel it before the trial ends, Spotify will charge you $9.99 + tax each month.
Part 3. How to Block Spotify Ads on PC/Mac
How to block ads on Spotify PC? We know that Spotify has a desktop app and Web Player. Here we will show you how to block Spotify ads Mac/Windows app and how to block ads on Spotify Web Player.
StopAd is a free Spotify ad blocker. It supports to block ads on Spotify web player or desktop app on PC. Also, it can work well on mobile devices. Now, let's see how to block Spotify ads on Windows/Mac via StopAd.
How to Block Ads on Spotify Web Player
Step 1. Install the Web Assistant from StopAd.
Step 2. Open the application and hit on the green/grey hand from the bottom-left corner.
Step 3. On the right from 'Ad Blocker', hit on the green button to enable 'Ad Blocker'.
Step 4. Then you can add Spotify to the list. It will block ads on Spotify Web Player while listening to music on it.
How to Block Ads on Spotify Desktop App
Step 1. Download and install the StopAd plugin into your computer.
Step 2. Launch StopAd and go to the 'Setting'.
Step 3. Hit on 'Application' > 'Search app', and then type Spotify.
Step 4. Check-mark it, then touch on 'Add to filtering'.
2. Host File
To block Spotify ads Mac/Windows, revising the host file on your computer is a way for you. Here let's check how to block ads on Spotify Mac/Windows via host file.
Step 1. Locate the host file on your Mac or Windows computer.
For Windows computer: Go to C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts. Then refresh the DNS cache with ipconfig /flushdns when finishing editing the file with Administrator's privileges.
For Mac computer: Open the host file in Terminal by typing vim /etc/hosts or sudo nano /etc/hosts.
Step 2. Copy the hosts' list here from the bottom of the file and paste it to cover the old file.
Step 3. Re-launch the Spotify app and then listen to Spotify without ads on the computer.
EZBlocker is an easy-to-use tool to help block Spotify ads PC. To block ads on Spotify, it brings a pause between the two tracks on Spotify and mutes the ads in the background. Now, let's see how to block Spotify ads on Windows by EZBlocker.
Step 1. Download and install the EZBlocker app on your computer. Please ensure that your Windows computer is running Windows 7, 8, 10 and 11 with .NET Framework 4.5+.
Step 2. When installed, then agree to run it as an administrator. And then open the EZBlocker program from your computer.
Step 3. Tick the box 'Start EZBlocker on Login' and 'Start Spotify with EZBlocker'. Then the Spotify app will pop up.
Step 4. Go to play any song from Spotify and EZBlocker will block ads in Spotify desktop app for you.
Part 4. How to Block Ads on Spotify Web Player
How to block Spotify ads on Spotify Web player? Here in this part, we will introduce the SpotiAds to you to make it. It is an ad blocker Chrome and it is free. The steps to use this tool to block ads on Spotify Web Player are easy. Now, please check the simple guide below.
Step 1. Go to the Chrome web store on your Chrome browser on your computer.
Step 2. Type 'SpotiAds' in the search box and search for it.
Step 3. Click on this ad blocker from the result list and then hit on 'Add to Chrome' button.
Step 4. Go to the Spotify Web Player to play the songs you like. The SpotiAds tool will block Spotify ads for you automatically.
Part 5. How to Block Ads on Spotify Android
How to block ads on Spotify mobile? How to block Spotify ads Android? Here you can get the ways to do that.
SpotMute is a free and open-source ad blocker. It can block Spotify ads on your Android phone. When there is an ad starts in the music playing on your Android phone, it will mute the music volume. When the ad is over, SpotMute will unmute so that you can still listen to Spotify music.
Now, let's move on and see how to block Spotify ads on Android by SpotMute.
Step 1. Open the Play Store on your Android phone. Find SpotMute to download and install it on your device.
Step 2. Launch the Spotify app. Then click on the 'Settings' icon.
Step 3. Find 'Device Broadcast Status' in the list and turn it on.
Step 4. Close the Spotify app and open the SpotMute. Then touch on the big switch to enable it. You will get a pop-up notice. Please choose 'I have enabled it' option.
Step 5. Play Spotify songs and SpotMute will block Spotify ads for you.
Note: Please ensure that the SpotMute app is running in the background so that it can still mute Spotify ads.
Mutify is also a free tool to help block ads on Spotify on Android. When there is an ad on the playing Spotify songs, it will turn down the volume of the ads. Besides, it can work in the background. Now let's check how to use it.
Step 1. Install the Mutify app on your Android device. And then start the Spotify app.
Step 2. Go to the 'Settings' section in the Spotify app and turn on the 'Device Broadcast Status'.
Step 3. Quit the Spotify app. Then head to the Settings app on your phone and find the 'Battery Optimization' option.
Step 4. Click on 'Not optimized' option and choose 'All Apps'. Then hit on 'Mutify' from the list.
Step 5. Choose 'Don't optimize' and touch 'Done' to disable battery optimizations for Mutify.
Step 6. Start the Mutify app and click on the 'I have enabled it' option. Then you will activate the 'Device Broadcast Status'.
Step 7. Turn on the 'Mute Ads' option and Mutify will block ads on Spotify.
3. Adblock for Spotify
Adblock for Spotify can be used on multiple OS, like iOS, Android, Windows and more. Here we will show you how to block Spotify ads on Android by Adblock below.
Step 1. Download the Adblock for Spotify on your Android phone.
Step 2. Install the Adblock for Spotify apk file. Then you need to agree to install the app from 'Unknown sources'.
Step 3. Head to Settings on your Android phone. Then go to the 'Accessibility' section.
Step 4. Activate the 'Adblock for Spotify' to enable the blocking of Spotify ads.
Part 6. How to Block Ads on Spotify iPhone
How to block Spotify ads on Spotify iPhone? You will get the Content Blocker to do that in this part.
Content Blocker can help block ads on Spotify on iOS devices, like iPhone and iPad. Please find the steps below to learn how to block Spotify ads on iPhone/iPad.
Step 1. Download and install the Content Blocker on your iPhone, or iPad device.
Step 2. Launch Settings on your device.
Step 3. Head to the 'Safari' option > 'Content Blockers'.
Step 4. Enable the target blockers.
After that, the Spotify ads will be blocked while you play Spotify music.
Part 7. FAQs about Blocking Ads on Spotify
Q1: How Often Does Spotify Play Ads?
A: Spotify ads will be played around every 15 minutes to Spotify free users. And the ads will pop up in between tracks and can last up to 30 seconds.
Q2: Is It Possible to Block Spotify Ads?
A: In general, you can block ads on Spotify with a Spotify premium account. Or, you can use some third-party tools to block ads in Spotify desktop and mobile.
Q3: How Can I Block Ads on Spotify Desktop without Premium?
A: To do that, you can use the DRmare Spotify Music Converter. With it, you can block Spotify ads without premium and download Spotify songs to local files for use offline.
Part 8. The Verdict
Here we listed 10 ways for you to block Spotify ads. You can follow the steps above and try them out. Besides, there are many other methods that you can try. But here we'd like to suggest you use DRmare Music Converter. It can block ads on Spotify and download Spotify songs without premium for offline use on any device.