Here's how to eliminate Spotify's:
- video ads (100%)
- audio ads (majority, but not 100%)
- text ads (majority, but not 100%)
These ads appear on free Spotify account. So by blocking them, you're essentially creating a Spotify Premium account!
Ad-lists that blocks Spotify
- I've only found 1 ad-list that's capable of blocking Spotify ads so far.
To add to Pihole's Whitelist
We need to Whitelist these domains in Pihole to fix this ad-list.
|Add to Whitelist||Notes||Is present in spotify ad-list?|
|open.spotify.com||spotify win app||yes|
|login5.spotify.com||spotify win app||no|
To add to Pihole's Blacklist
This Spotify ad-list doesn't block all the needed domains. Here's a few more to add to blacklist:
|Add to Blacklist||Notes|
- I'm considering creating my own list (that's forked from the creator's) in order to add the domains I've mentioned above inside.
- That would eliminate the steps of manually adding domains to whitelist/blacklist for anyone else using my ad-list.