How to cancel Spotify

Need to cancel your Spotify Premium subscription? Well here is everything you need to know how to exactly do that.

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How to cancel Spotify

Although not possible to cancel Spotify via iOS or Android Spotify apps, it’s very simple. But before you cancel it, you need to know that you’ll not be able to:

  • Pick your list of music to the queue
  • Play without the interruption of ads
  • Download music offline and listen without an internet connection
  • Unlimited skips
  • Play Spotify on many devices

Steps to cancel

If you’re ok with that, let’s get to know how to cancel it.

  1. From a browser login to Spotify account.
  2. Go to your account page.
  3. Go to ‘your plan’ and click on ‘Change plan’.
  4. Go to ‘Spotify Free’ and click on ‘cancel premium’.
  5. Now just continue confirming until you get a message of confirmation.

Now, on your account page, you will be able to see the date when your plan converts to Spotify Free. If that’s the case then you just canceled your Spotify Premium subscription and can enjoy Spotify Premium till the date when your plan changes to Spotify Free. After this date, you will still be able to log in, have access to all playlists and music which you had saved earlier and will still be able to play music too.

The offline way to cancel

You can also cancel your Spotify Premium subscription by filling this form and posting it to Spotify.

Cancelling didn’t work?

On your account page, if you can’t see a date indicating when your plan converts to Spotify Free, it means you are paying for the Spotify subscription through some other company account (e.g. your mobile provider, PlayStation or with iTunes). If that’s the case, you need to cancel the subscription from the account of that respective company. You will find details about it on your account page.

Your plan is Spotify Free and still being charged?

This could be because you have subscribed to the Spotify Premium on a different account than you are using right now. Don’t worry we will describe how you can check if you have a different account. That account could be linked to one of your email addresses or your Facebook account.

Follow these steps to know that with which Spotify account you are being charged and then you can log in to Spotify with that account and cancel your Spotify Premium subscription for that account:


  1. To check if you have any email addresses associated with your Spotify account:
  2. Enter the email address you use on the password reset form (at and send it.
  3. If there is a Spotify account linked with it, Spotify will email you about it (Make sure to check the spam folders of your email inbox for any emails sent by Spotify).
  4. If you get any such email from Spotify then you have an account linked with it.
  5. Repeat steps 1 to 3 for each email address if you have multiple email addresses.


  1. To find whether you have your Facebook account linked to your Spotify account:
  2. Log in to Facebook.
  3. Go to Settings.
  4. Go to Apps and Websites.
  5. If there is an icon of Spotify, it means that this Facebook account is linked to your Spotify account.


  1. If you found which of your email address or Facebook account is linked to your Spotify account:
  2. Login to Spotify with the email address or the Facebook account you found.
  3. Then go to your account page.
  4. Go to ‘your plan’ and click on ‘Change plan’.
  5. Go to ‘Spotify Free’ and click on ‘cancel premium’.
  6. Now just continue confirming till you get a message of confirmation.

On your account page, if you can see a date indicating when your plan converts to Spotify Free, you’ve canceled successfully and Spotify won’t charge you again. If it doesn’t show this, try the steps to cancel again and make sure that you get the message of confirmation.

Note: If you got charged even if you canceled your Spotify Premium subscription, it could be because you canceled near the date of billing and your scheduled payment was already taken. So, to avoid this, it is better to cancel well before your usual billing date.

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