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Users get error 412 when they try to connect to Spotify. The error is: “A firewall may be blocking Spotify. Please update your firewall to allow Spotify.”
Error 412 means “Precondition Failed”, so I suggest you delete all cookies and form data stored in your browser. Then connect to facebook. As long as you stay connected, open spotify. Login to spotify.
This error usually occurs when an incorrect or malformed token is transferred via the API. It can be Spoitify, which modifies its system, or most probably Facebook, which modifies its login in the API. If the problem persists, further information may be required.
How to fix the Spotify 412 error:
Log in with a username instead of email / Facebook.
In most cases, you can easily solve this particular problem by using your username (instead of your Facebook account or email address when you log in to your account).
Several users concerned reported that the problem had not recurred and that they could log in normally if they tried to use their username in the box.
Other affected users indicated that they were able to solve the problem by connecting to another account, logging out, and then logging back into the previously failed account.
Try these two tactics and move on to the next method if you still encounter error 412 when trying to connect to Spotify.
Disable the wireless router firewall
To fix Spotify error 412. you may disable router firewalls by connecting to your router’s administration interface and searching for a firewall section. Management interfaces vary by manufacturer and model, so your wireless router may not have a firewall section. If so, click on this section and disable the firewall.
Forward a port. If the firewall prevents an external computer from connecting to your internal client, you must forward a port to your client.
Find your internal IP address.
Click on “Start -> Run…” and type “cmd” in the field. When the command line appears, type “ipconfig” and press “Enter”. Find your IP address in the statistics that will be printed.
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