Cancel Spotify Subscription? Here's How to!

Updated by Adam Gorden on May 30, 2022 3:35 PM.

As one of the most popular music streaming platforms in the world, Spotify has more than 182 million premium subscribers worldwide and a total of 422 million monthly active users including free subscribers, but it's not suitable for everyone. Whether you don't want to be charged after having a free trial or you're heading to a rival service like Apple Music or Tidal, canceling Spotify premium couldn't be easier. Never fear - we will show you how to cancel Spotify subscription, and even download music on Spotify without premium.

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Part 1. How to Cancel Subscription to Spotify on PC/Android
Part 2. How to Cancel Spotify Subscription on iPhone/Mac
Part 3. How to Download Music on Spotify without Premium

How to Cancel a Spotify Subscription on Android/PC

All subscribers can cancel subscription on Spotify at any time. However, you need to confirm that you have subscribed to any premium plan and you're being charged. If you subscribed to Spotify on the website or from the Spotify app, then you can cancel your Premium plan on your account page. Here's how to cancel Spotify premium subscription.

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Step 1. Go to on your device and log into your Spotify premium account.

Step 2. Click on your personal user profile and select Account.

Step 3. Scroll down to select the Subscription button then click on the Change or Cancel button.

Step 4. Select the Switch to Free option and confirm by clicking Yes, Cancel.

How to Cancel a Subscription to Spotify on iPhone/Mac

It's easy for you to cancel a subscription to Spotify in the web browser. If you purchase with the subscription from the App Store on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac, you can also downgrade Spotify premium to free in the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad, or in the App Store on your Mac. Here's how to cancel per type of subscription.

On iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

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Step 1. Go to the Settings app and tap your profile photo then the pop-up window appears.

Step 2. Under Apple ID, tap Subscription and find the Spotify subscription.

Step 3. Tap Cancel Subscription and tap Confirm when prompted to confirm that you want to cancel your subscription.

On Mac

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Step 1. Open the App Store app on your Mac and then click on the Account button at the bottom of the sidebar.

Step 2. Select View Information at the top of the window where you'll be asked to log into your Apple ID.

Step 3. Scroll down to find Subscriptions and click on Subscriptions > Manage.

Step 4. Select Edit to the left of your Spotify subscription and choose Cancel Subscription.

After you cancel to back out of the subscription on Spotify, you'll be automatically returned to Spotify's ad-supported free service. Then you will don't have the right to enjoy additional features launched by Spotify for premium subscribers.

How to Keep Your Spotify Music without Subscription

After you cancel Spotify premium subscription, you are not able to listen to Spotify in the offline mode even though you've downloaded music on Spotify before downgrading to Spotify free. Because you will be required to log into your Spotify account once a month to verify that you're still an active premium user. While if you have a Spotify music downloader like ViWizard Spotify Music Converter, you can download and back up Spotify music to your device no matter you are using a free account. Let's see how to download Spotify music without premium.

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ViWizard Spotify Music Converter Key Features

  • Get rid of DRM protection from Spotify music
  • Backup Spotify playlists, tracks, albums, and artists
  • Serve as a Spotify music downloader, converter and editor
  • Download music from Spotify to computer without limitation
  • Convert Spotify music to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A, and M4B
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Step 1Upload Spotify Music to the Converter

After you have ViWizard Spotify Music Converter installed on your personal computer, launch it and wait for the automatic opening of the Spotify app. Then choose a curated playlist or album you'd like to download and directly drag them to the main screen of the converter. Or you can copy the music link and paste it into the search bar on the converter.

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Step 2Personalize the Output Audio Parameters

Next, go to personalize the output audio parameters. Simply click on the menu button in the upper-right corner of the converter and choose the Preferences option. There are some settings, including the output audio format, bit rate, sample rate, and channel. You can set MP3 as the output format and also adjust them to the maximum value or others.

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Step 3Start to Download and Convert Spotify Music

Click on the Convert button and then the playlist will be downloaded and converted from Spotify by ViWizard Spotify Music Converter. Keep in mind that it may take a little while depending on how large the playlist is. Once saved, the playlist will be accessible from within the Converted pane on the lower-right corner.

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If you want to know Spotify premium cancellation, then you can find the answer after reading this post. It's easy to end Spotify membership no matter whether you want to get it done on your computer or mobile phone. Also, after stopping Spotify premium subscription, you can use ViWizard Spotify Music Converter to download Spotify music for listening offline. Have a try, and you'll find it out!

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