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How to Cancel your Spotify Premium Subscription in the UK

Spotify is one of the world’s biggest music streaming platforms by the number of users. Launched in 2008, Spotify gained instant popularity with the Facebook partnership. In 2018, the company went public with a market cap of $26.5 billion. Today, the world’s biggest four music labels are responsible for 87% of content on Spotify.

In the last quarter of 2020, Spotify had 345 million subscribers. Of these, 121 million come from Europe, 83 million from North America, 76 million from Latin America, and 66 million from the rest of the world.

To access one of the largest collections of music in history on Spotify, users need to register. The music streaming service operates on a freemium model. This means free Spotify users access comes with ads and lower sound quality. But Premium users listen to high-quality recordings uninterrupted. They also download the songs to any device via the Spotify app.

Switching from paid to a free Spotify account is simple, and so is cancelling Spotify Premium. Want to cancel your Spotify Premium plan?

Here is how to cancel Spotify premium.

How to Cancel Spotify Premium via Your Browser…

You can cancel Spotify Premium at any time via your web browser. Follow these steps.

1) Visit the Spotify Site

Head to the Spotify site via your smartphone – Android or iPhone – and your computer. You can use your mobile browser or desktop browser. Any of these browsers will work:

  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Apple Safari

You can also sign-in via your iPad or Android tablet.

2) Sign In to Your Spotify Account

On your mobile browser, tap the three horizontal lines in the top right corner. Select Login and sign in using your details. On your desktop PC browser, click ‘Log-in’ in the top right corner of the web page.

3) Go to Account Settings

Once you sign in, go to your account page. On your smartphone browser, tap the three horizontal lines in the top right corner. Select ‘Account’ from the drop-down menu. On your desktop PC, click ‘Profile’ in the top right corner and select “Account” in the drop-down menu.

Scroll down to the ‘Your Plan’ section and tap ‘Change Plan’ Then scroll down to the Spotify Free section and tap ‘Cancel Premium’ The next web page will inform you what you’ll lose if you cancel Spotify premium.

4) Cancel Spotify Premium

At the bottom of the page, click ‘Continue to Cancel’ Click ‘Yes, cancel’ to confirm your cancellation. Spotify will revert your Premium account to the Free account. Your account will also display the date your Spotify Premium plan will revert to your Spotify Free account.

Meanwhile, you’ll continue enjoying all the perks of Spotify Premium until your current billing cycle ends. Make the most of the perks before they’re gone. You can answer a brief survey as to why you cancelled your subscription. Once you complete your survey, tap “Submit” at the bottom of the page.

How to Delete Your Spotify Free Account…

You can also choose to delete your Spotify Free account. To do so, follow these steps.

  • Head to the Spotify support page
  • Tap ‘Account’
  • Select ‘I want to close my account’
  • Follow the instructions to delete your Spotify Free account permanently.

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