This guide, in its entirety, is taken from SmexDesign. Credits goes to him for finding this!
Open Spotify and log in with your credentials. Click Edit in the top-hand menu and then press Preferences….
Set the Proxy to HTTPS and enter these details as your host and port:
Make sure your settings look like mine:
Now, play your favorite music without ads interrupting! Comment back if this works for you!
A reader by the name Christoffer had an idea about how this fix works. Here’s what he said:
But I’m pretty sure that I understand why it did work before. They seem to have targeted the ads to the countries in which it was possible to register for spotify only, so if you used a proxy from a country with no ads, you wouldn’t get any at all.
Sounds like a reasonable explanation, does it not?