Do you have a premium account on Spotify but no longer want to pay for it? Maybe you want to cancel your Spotify Premium account but don’t know how.
I’ve got your back.
I wrote this guide to teach you how to cancel Spotify Premium. I used the same steps to cancel my Premium subscription.
I’ll show you how to delete your Spotify account and cancel Premium subscription on iPhone, Android, PC, or via Apple ID and answer some frequently asked questions.
After reading my guide, you can confidently and quickly cancel Spotify Premium.
Let’s get started!
Table of Contents
How To Cancel Spotify Premium on iPhone
Here’s how to cancel Premium Spotify on iOS.
1 – You can’t cancel on the Spotify app on your iPhone, so you must go to the website and log in.
2 – Tap the three horizontal lines in the upper right corner to access Settings.
3 – Scroll down and select Account under the Your Library section.
4 – Scroll down and select Change Plan under Your plan.
5 – Scroll to the Spotify Free section and tap Cancel Premium.
6 – Confirm your cancelation by tapping Yes, cancel.
How To Cancel Spotify Premium on Android
Here’s how to cancel Spotify Premium subscription on Android.
Open the Spotify app on your Android device.
Tap the gear icon in the upper right corner to access Settings.
Scroll and tap Account under the Your Library section.
Tap Delete Account. Doing so will redirect you to the Spotify web page.
Log in with your account credentials if you receive a prompt.
Scroll down and tap Change Plan under Your plan.
Scroll to the Spotify Free section and select Cancel Premium.
Confirm your cancellation by tapping Yes, cancel.
How To Cancel Spotify Premium on Desktop Devices
If you prefer using a PC or Mac to cancel your Spotify Premium subscription, follow these steps.
1 – Visit the Spotify website and log in with your credentials to see your Spotify account page.
2 – Click on your profile icon in the upper right corner of your Spotify account page.
3 – Click Account from the drop-down menu.
4 – Click Change Plan in the Your plan section.
5 – Scroll to the Spotify Free section and click Cancel Premium.
6 – Once you click Cancel Premium, confirm the cancelation of your Premium Plan by clicking Yes, cancel.
See? It’s so easy to delete your Spotify account.
How To Cancel Spotify Premium via Apple ID
If you initially subscribed to Premium through your Apple ID, you must cancel your Premium Spotify membership via your iOS device.
Open the Settings app on your iOS device.
Tap on your name at the top of the screen.
Find and select Spotify Premium from the list of active subscriptions.
Tap Cancel Subscription and confirm and cancel your subscription.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Can I Cancel Spotify Premium Before the Free Trial Ends?
Yes. You can cancel Spotify Premium before the free trial ends. However, you can still access the Premium features until the trial expires.
Why Can’t I Cancel My Spotify Premium?
If you’re having trouble canceling your Spotify account, it could be due to an issue with your account or the platform you used to subscribe to Spotify.
Double-check your subscription status and ensure you’re following the correct cancelation steps for your platform.
How Do I Cancel Spotify?
Wondering how to end Spotify Premium?
It’s not difficult to unsubscribe from Spotify Premium.
If you want to know how to get rid of Spotify premium, follow the steps I mentioned for your specific device or platform.
How Do I Stop the Spotify Auto-renewal?
You must cancel your Spotify subscription to stop your Spotify account from auto-renewing. Once you cancel Spotify membership, your account will revert to the free, ad-supported version, and Spotify won’t charge you again.
Can You Stop Spotify Premium Anytime?
If you want to know how to stop paying for Spotify or how to remove Spotify Premium, you must cancel your subscription. Your account will revert to the free version at the end of your current billing cycle.
How Can I Leave a Spotify Family Plan?
Here’s how to leave a Spotify Family Plan.
Go to your account settings.
Click Change Plan under Your plan.
Select Spotify Free or another Premium plan, and confirm the change.
Does Cancelling Spotify Premium Stop the Benefits Immediately?
No. Canceling Premium does not stop the benefits immediately. Your Premium features will remain active until your current billing cycle ends.
Can I Cancel Premium After the Free Trial?
Yes. You can cancel your Premium subscription after the free trial. If you cancel before the trial ends, you can still access Premium features until the trial period expires.
What Happens When Spotify Premium Ends?
When Premium ends, your account reverts to the free, ad-supported version. You will lose access to Premium features such as ad-free listening, offline playback, and high-quality streaming. However, your playlists and saved music will still be available.
The Bottom Line
Canceling Spotify Premium is straightforward, and I’ve covered the steps for different platforms and devices.
Use the information in my guide to cancel anytime. Your Premium benefits will last until your current billing cycle ends.
I hope my guide helps you confidently cancel your Spotify Premium subscription and switch back to the free, ad-supported version or explore an alternative music streaming service.
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