Cancel Spotify: How to get rid of your premium subscription


Canceling your Spotify subscription is not as easy as you think.

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Looking to cancel your Spotify premium subscription? You’re not alone. Following a controversy between Neil Young and podcaster Joe Rogan’s COVID-19 misinformation streaming service – which resulted in Spotify removes entire Young catalog — some subscribers are looking to cancel their Spotify subscription.

If you’re looking to cancel your Spotify Premium subscription, here’s how to do it. Note that some subscribers report that the company’s customer service system seems overwhelmed and cannot cancel his subscription.

And if you’re looking to switch to another service, like Apple Music, YouTube Music, or Tidal, here’s here’s where you can find Young’s music.


You can only cancel your Spotify subscription through the streaming service’s website, not through the app.

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How to Cancel Your Paid Spotify Subscription

First, you cannot cancel your Spotify subscription through any of the service’s apps on iOS, Android, macOS, or Windows. Instead, you’ll need to access your Spotify account through a web browser on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. Here’s how:

1. Go to and log in to your account.

2. In Account overview, scroll down to Your plan and knock Change plan.

3. Next, scroll down to Available Plans and tap Cancel bounty.

4. Finally, hit Yes, cancel to complete the cancellation process.

This will not delete your Spotify account, but will cancel your paid subscription and return you to the free tier, which still allows music streaming with ads. You will also be able to keep all your playlists and saved music. And if your next billing date is still a few days or weeks away, you’ll continue to have access to your premium account until then.

If for some reason you don’t see an option to change your plan, it could mean that you got your subscription on a plan from another company, like a cellphone or internet provider or Apple. . If this is your case, you will need to contact the third party to cancel your paid subscription. If you have an iPhone, for example, go to Settingsthen touch your name at the top, then Subscriptions to see what services you pay for through Apple.

Alternatively, you can fill out this form and send it by email or physical mail to cancel your Spotify subscription.

If you are part of a family plan but you are not the manager of the plan, you can leave the plan but not cancel the subscription. Only the plan owner can do this.

Now that you’ve canceled your Spotify subscription, where should you go? To verify the best music streaming services of 2022 according to us and find out how Apple Music and Spotify, the two biggest music streaming services, compare.


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