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oldFakebooker
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Well, I've been working on the workaround suggested by various posts with limited success, but I think this may be the ticket until they get the gremlins figured out.  

 

Setup where I had the problem: Firefox (also Chromium) on Linux Lite

I login using Facebook.

 

Workarounds: Firefox User-Agent Switcher [OR] Chrome User-Agent Switcher set to Microsoft Edge

 

See attached screenshot.

 

The last row in the panel UI is dedicated for the control options including a button (at the lower left) to change the UA to its default value.

 

Update: I found this info. You can specify a particular URL or domain so that UA is only applied to that URL or domain (read FAQ for detailed description).

For this Spotify issue: in the box at the bottom where it says all_urls, replace that with spotify.com. The extension/addon remembers it for future broswer sessions.

 

Firefox User-Agent Switcher

 

Chrome User-Agent Switcher

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Re: Web Player Workaround (for something went wrong, Reload)

oldFakebooker
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I added the link for a User-Agent Switcher in Chrome--if that is your preference.

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Re: Web Player Workaround (for something went wrong, Reload)

oldFakebooker
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I added the link for a User-Agent Switcher in Chrome--if that is your preference.

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zealfred
Casual Listener

Well done, that worked for me! (Chrome 53.0.2785.143 on Linux)

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Rukuma
Casual Listener

Thank you VERY much, this worked! Finally!! :) Spotify should be paying you!

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el0is
Casual Listener

Worked for a while and hear some music in spotify first time since few weeks,  then spotify is disconecting.  

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pauliuxer
Newbie

Not working anymore... Shows only suggestions and lets you open the desktop app for playback. See screenshot for more details.

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zealfred
Casual Listener

You need to force the browser to visit https://play.spotify.com again. That should work, as it still does for me.

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Isaactyq
Newbie

@zealfred wrote:

You need to force the browser to visit https://play.spotify.com again. That should work, as it still does for me.


This works beautifully for me. Thanks!

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mlink
Newbie

I don't exactly understand what this app does (lets you spoof your OS/Browser?) but it worked, oddly I set it to firefox/Windows and it worked...but I'm already using firefox and windows..... XD maybe someone could explain what this is actually doing and how it works. I would like to note that it reverted the UI for spotify's web player, not sure if this was intentional or a side affect of the plug-in

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welshsounder
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Unfortunately this doesn't work for me either. I receive the message that the browser is not supported or complete silence when the full page loads on all options.  Firefox is a loss and I will try in Chrome.

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