Sometimes it may contain entries that are related to Spotify, and as a result of the file rerouting Spotify traffic to void or loopback, your Spotify app is likely going to act dysfunctional. It's easy to check and edit hosts, you just need admin rights!
1. open Notepad as an administrator (right-click - Open as Administrator) 2. go to File - Open and navigate to
3. Choose "All Files" instead of "Text Documents" next to the File Name box. You'll see a handful of files. Pickhostsand click on Open. 4. The file is opened. You will see a block of text with # in front of each line and might see entries like
Check foranyentrieswithspotifyorfastlyin the address. Examples may look like:
thanks for your reply. I can't play any music on my desktop nor the webplayer. On my desktop the spotify bibliothek is also empty like shown in the pic below as well es the weekly playlist and the release radar. The funny thing is though, that on my phone everything is working fine. Like i said, i already tried everything listed here in this thread and it still wont work for me.