How to Delete Your Spotify Account – Plus 5 Spotify Alternatives

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Spotify is the best music streaming service but many people are not satisfied with the service. Here’s how to delete your Spotify account.

If you’re ready to switch to one of the many Spotify alternatives, you can delete your Spotify account. Don’t forget to export all your playlists with a service like Soundiiz. If you have Spotify Premium, you will need to go to the Spotify website to start the process.

How to Cancel Spotify Premium

Spotify Premium cannot be canceled in the Spotify app on iOS or Android. You will need to go to the website and log in to view your account page. Here are the steps you will need to follow.

  1. Visit spotify.com and log in with your account.
  2. Click the ‘Profile‘ and choose ‘Account.’
  3. Scroll down to find ‘Change plan‘ and click on it.
  4. Click the ‘Cancel bounty‘ button that appears.
  5. Select ‘Yes, Cancel‘ to confirm the process.

Congratulations, you have successfully canceled your Spotify Premium account. But this decision will not completely delete your Spotify account. If you’re sure you never want to use the service again, follow these steps to completely delete your information.

How to remove Spotify – free and paid

Ready to permanently delete your Spotify account including all data associated with it? You will need to visit Spotify’s support page to initiate the process. The process is also different depending on whether you are a Spotify Premium subscriber or a member of the ad-supported free tier.

How to Remove Spotify – Free Tier

Go to Spotify support and click “Close your account”.
Confirm that you want to close your account.

How to Remove Spotify – Premium Level

If you’re a Spotify Premium member, Spotify doesn’t want to lose you. This made the cancellation process more difficult for Premium members by requiring you to call Spotify customer support. If you want to avoid talking to customer support, you need to cancel your Premium service. Once your account is back to the free tier, you can delete it without talking to customer service.

Can I recover my Spotify account?

If you deleted your Spotify account and think you made a mistake, you can recover it for seven days. After that, Spotify will erase your data from their servers and your account will be gone forever.

What are the best Spotify alternatives?

There are a number of music streaming services that directly compete with Spotify. Spotify has been trying to become the home of top-tier podcasts, so switching may not be a viable option for you if you listen to a lot of podcasts. However, if you just want to listen to music, try these streaming services.

Napster and Tidal are the most artist-friendly streaming services out of the five listed above. They pay higher royalty rates to artists per stream than the other three. Apple Music and Deezer are similar in what they pay artists, while Amazon Prime Music is even worse than Spotify in how much artists are paid per stream.

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