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How to fix FrostWire for Android not showing SoundCloud results?

In order to comply with Google Developer rules for Google Play we have been forced to remove SoundCloud downloading capabilities from the FrostWire version distributed on Google Play.

How to download from SoundCloud again?

A FrostWire Plus with SoundCloud and YouTube Search installer is now available outside the Google Play store on our website at without the imposed restrictions to let you access millions of Creative Commons and Public Domain works available on YouTube and SoundCloud.
Please don't punish the application with one star reviews for something that's not entirely our choice. If you've rated it badly already and you are happy with the Plus version, please remember fix your rating.
1. Download the .APK and install the application (do not uninstall the Basic version, just update it). If you want to uninstall FrostWire Basic and do a clean install of FrostWire Plus, make sure you back up your SD Card Downloads beforehand - they will be deleted by Android on application uninstall.
2. Install the application by tapping on the installer. If you get any issues/errors, look below for easy solutions.
That's it - Happy Downloading!
"Can't Open File" error

Google Chrome does not open .apks

We recommend you download the FrostWire Plus apk using Firefox, as the built-in Chrome web browser will only download the installer, but it will refuse to open it (a way for Google to force people to use the Play Store for installing apps)

If you don't want to install Firefox on your device, you can always open the FrostWire Plus installer downloaded with Chrome using a file explorer like File Commander, but any similar one will surely open the .apk file as well.
'Install Blocked'?
'For security, your phone is set to block installation of apps obtained from unknown sources'
Tap on Settings -> Security -> Device Administration check the box next to 'Unknown Sources' then go back and continue with the installation.



We understand that to some people removing SoundCloud or YouTube from FrostWire might seem like a bad decision... We want to stress, that their removal was something we were forced to do to continue distribution on the biggest market out there, Google Play.

You still have the option to install the full featured FrostWire Plus outside their app store on our website absolutely for free.

We are already working on including more search sources, both BitTorrent and cloud based, to offset the loss of YouTube content and will be still offering the full version – now named FrostWire Plus, on our homepage and in other App Stores.

We certainly appreciate your support. It's the users like you, your continued use of the application, your donations & merchandise purchases help us keep this free & open source project active - both on Android and on Desktop. Thanks!

If you have any questions please contact us, we'll try our best to answer every question.
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