How to Cancel Spotify Subscription? Fixed!

Posted by Adam Gorden on Aug 15, 2019 3:35 PM.

As one of the most popular music streaming platforms in the world, Spotify has more than 100 million paid users worldwide and a total of 217 million monthly active users worldwide including free subscribers, but it's not suitable for everyone. Whether you don't want to be charged after your free trial or you're heading to a rival service like Apple Music or Tidal, cancelling Spotify premium couldn't be easier. Never fear – we will show you how to cancel Spotify subscription, and even keep Spotify music without Spotify subscription.

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Part 1. Spotify Subscription Cancel
Part 2. Spotify Music Backup Free

How to Cancel Your Spotify Subscription

Everyone can cancel their subscription on Spotify at any time. However, you need to confirm that you subscribed to Spotify premium through the website or app. Or if you are using iOS, you also could downgrade Spotify premium to free through a third-party like Apple iTunes. Here's how to cancel per type of subscription: use Spotify directly or go through iTunes. Let's go to work.

Cancel Spotify via the Spotify web or app

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If you subscribe to Spotify premium via the website or the Spotify app, follow the instruction below to cancel your premium subscription.

Step 1. Go to and log into your Spotify account.

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

Step 3. Scroll down to click on Subscription and press Change or Cancel.

Step 4. Select the Switch to Free button and confirm by pressing Yes, Cancel.

Cancel Spotify through another company

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If you subscribed to Spotify through iTunes, you could cancel your subscription on your iTunes app store. Just go on to follow the step below.

For iOS users like iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Step 1. Go to the Settings app and tap iTunes & App Store.

Step 2. Tap on your Apple ID and then tap View Apple ID when the pop-up window appears.

Step 3. Enter your Apple ID password or fingerprint ID when prompted and tap Accounting Settings > Subscriptions.

Step 4. Tap the Subscription you want to cancel and continue to tap Cancel Subscription.

Step 5. Tap Confirm when prompted to confirm that you want to cancel your subscription.

For Mac or Windows users with iTunes

Step 1. Launch iTunes on your personal computer and click on the Account button at the top of the screen.

Step 2. Select View My Account and log in your Apple ID.

Step 3. Scroll down to the Settings section and click on Subscriptions > Manage.

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

Tips: 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 users.

How to Keep Your Spotify Music without Subscription

After you cancel Spotify premium, you don't have the right to listen to Spotify music in the offline mode even though you download them to your device before cancel Spotify free. Because you will be required to log in your Spotify account once a month to verify that you're still a Spotify premium user. While if you have a ViWizard Spotify Music Downloader, you can download and backup Spotify music to your device no matter you are using a free account or premium account, even without the Spotify app.

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ViWizard Spotify Music Converter Key Features

  • Get rid of DRM protection from Spotify music
  • Backup Spotify tracks, playlists, 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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Tutorials on how to backup Spotify music with ViWizard

Step 1Upload Spotify music to the converter

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After you have Spotify music downloader installed on your personal computer, launch the software and wait for the automatic opening of the Spotify app. Then choose a curated playlist or track you'd like to download and directly drag them to the main screen of the software.

Step 2Configure the output audio parameters

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Next, click on the menu button in the upper-right corner of the software and choose the "Preference" option. There are some settings including the output audio format, bit rate, sample rate and channel. You can adjust them to the maximum value or others.

Step 3Start to download and convert Spotify music

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Click on the convert button and then the playlist will start to download. 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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