Spotify Premium is an indispensable service for people who stream a lot of music, but some may find the price for ad-free, impulsive listening – $ 10 a month if you're not eligible for a discount – a bit too steep their month-long trial. If that sounds just right or you just want to give up the platform for an alternative, then we have good news: canceling Spotify Premium could not be easier.
Remember that you can not Download music for offline use when you switch to Spotify Free. Also, you can not stream audio at a higher bitrate, or play songs as needed when using your mobile device instead of mixing an artist, album, or playlist. However, if you want to prevent your subscription from automatically renewing at the end of the current period, read on.
How to Cancel Spotify Premium on the Desktop
You first want to do the following: Start the browser of your choice and go to section Account Summary on the Spotify website. It might not be too hard to find, but if you are looking for the fastest route, click here. If you are not logged in, enter your username or email address and password and click Login . If everything is fine, Spotify will work as if by magic and will guide you to the page you are looking for.
Now select Subscription on the account overview screen. from the sidebar on the left. This will display a field with information about your membership. Make a note of the date on which your plan should be extended because you can use the Premium Membership until you cancel it. For us this is the 8th of August. So we only have two days left. When you have done this, click Change or Cancel .
Now scroll down and find the option titled Spotify for free. It's at the bottom of a feedback field. So jump straight down. Found it? Great – click the big button Cancel Premium next to it. Now all you have to do is confirm your decision by tapping Yes, Cancel . Keep in mind that your membership does not end immediately. You have reached the date indicated above to continue using it.
How to Cancel Spotify Premium on the App Store
If you sign up for Spotify on your iPad or iPhone, there's a good chance you've opted for Apple. You'll be charged directly through the App Store instead To extend the registration process by handing over your credit card details to Spotify. There is no denying that it is much more convenient but if you choose this route, you'll have to cancel your premium subscription in a slightly different way, using an iPad or iPhone.
So, what do you need? do? It's easy. Go to Settings on your iPad or iPhone and then select iTunes and App Store. Ready? The next thing you want to do is check the Apple ID listed at the top of the screen. You need to make sure it's the same one you used to sign up for Spotify Premium. If not, select the e-mail address, press Sign out Sign out and then sign in to the correct Apple ID.
Now they are all sorted and use the correct account. Tap E-mail Address Again (or for the first time if you were logged in to the correct address to boot), select Subscriptions . A list of all your various recurring payments will be displayed. Simply select Spotify and tap the button Unsubscribe Subscription . As soon as you click on it, the renewal of your premium membership will be terminated.
Remember last time that you continue to use Premium until the date on which your next payment was due. In other words, if you have canceled membership on August 3, but the extension is scheduled for July 2, you can use it until then. In particular, if the clock hits at 12:00 am on July 2, your account will be downgraded to Spotify Free, marking the end of the premium subscription. That's all that belongs!