Who doesn’t love a free trial account? Or maybe you’ve decided that streaming music just takes a bigger chunk of your data plan than you’re willing to part with. Whatever your reason rest assured you can get rid of a Spotify account, even a Premium paid one.
As far as streaming music services, Spotify is a decent option offering free streaming with ads, paid streaming without ads and even a family version. It’s compatible with your desktop, Android or iPhone and some smart TVs. It’s pretty handy, but you can still get rid of it.
How to delete a free Spotify account
This is easiest to handle on a desktop, so navigate to the Spotify website in your browser. Then click on the log in link to go ahead and fill in your log in credentials. Then scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the About link. On the resulting About Us page, click the Contact Us link in the Customer Service section. Once you’re on the Contact Spotify section, then select the Account category. On the next page, click the option marked “I want to close my Spotify account permanently.” On the Permanently Close Account page go ahead and ignore all the pleading and click Close Account. Now you’ll be taken to a second begging page labeled “We’re said you want to leave us,” from there just click the Close Account button at the bottom. Next you’ll need to cofirm your choice by clicking the Continue button. And you’ll be reminded of any playlists that you’ve made, and your follow, follower stats, but just confirm your opinion by clicking Continue again. Then Spotify will explain that your username can never be used agian, your saved music, playlists and followers will deleted, just agree by making sure the box next to “I understand, and still want to close my account.” You’ll receive email verification that your case has been solved, as long as you don’t log into your Spotify account within the next 7 days.
How to Cancel your Spotify Premium account
Once again, this option is easiest if you’re on a desktop computer, so open up your browser. Then navigate to Spotify website and log in using your credentials. Then click on your name in the upper right-hand corner and then click on the link marked Account. Then on the Account page, click for the link marked Subscription. Then head to the Subscription and Payment Info and click on the one marked on the link marked “Cancel your subscription”. Spotify then takes you to a “Can We Help?” page asking why you want to cancel you subscription. Click on the appropriate response to the reason you selected and then scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the link marked Cancel My Subscription. On the next page you’ll be prompted to enter your password again and then click on the link labeled Cancel My Subscription. Keep in mind that doing so only downgrades your account to a free subscription, if you want to get rid of that you’ll need to follow the steps outlined in the section above. Also, expect Spotify to keep bugging you to upgrade your subscription too.