How to Set up and Use Spotify Duo [Updated]

Updated by Adam Gorden on Oct 14, 2022 10:41 AM.

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It's unavoidable that people who are living together will eventually share most of the things in their daily life, including what they listen to. She loves Amy Winehouse while you are so into Prince, even these two ever performed together. Who says you can't appreciate who she loves or she can't get stuck in what you enjoy? Spotify, a streaming music platform where most of your friends listen to music, learns the idea from that scenario and enter a new market.

For better use experience, Spotify launched its new subscription plan for couples - Spotify Duo. This subscription plan enables two users to share Premium under one subscription plan. Subscribers can be couples, flatmates, siblings or any combination of two. As always, Spotify provides new features for this subscription. This passage will help you export Spotify Duo. Let's see if this subscription plan is right for you.

Part 1. What Is Spotify Premium Duo?
Part 2. How to Set up Spotify Duo
Part 3. How Does Spotify Premium Duo Work?
Part 4. How to Export Spotify Duo Playlist to MP3

Part 1. What Is Spotify Premium Duo?

Premium Duo is a discount plan for two people who live together. Each person on the plan gets their own Premium account, so no one shares a password and everyone keeps their own saved music and playlists. Plus, you can share playlists with each other to build your libraries. To make you have a clear understanding of Premium Duo, here we’ve collected several frequently asked questions and make an answer.

Q1. How much is Spotify Premium Duo?

A: Price-wise, Premium Duo costs $12.99 per month for a couple under one roof. And if you already are a Premium Individual user, you can directly upgrade to Premium Duo. But unfortunately, if you're under Premium Family, Spotify doesn't offer service to change your subscription.

Q2. Does Spotify Premium Duo come with Hulu?

A: No, Spotify Premium Duo doesn't come with Hulu. This service is only available for Premium Students. If you are a student, you can choose to subscribe to Premium Student, then you can active your Hulu ad-supported plan and SHOWTIME from your services page.

Q3. How does Spotify Duo verify address?

A: Spotify used to check the address by using GPS, but they have ditched the idea as customers don't want their privacy to be exposed. But Spotify doesn't give up on checking the address. Premium Duo subscribers will be asked to re-verify their location. Spotify can suspend the service for these customers once they found Duo users are not eligible for the criteria.

Q4. Is Spotify Duo the same as Premium?

A: No, it isn't the same as Premium Individual. This is more affordable compared to a Premium Individual which costs $9.99 for each account. But Spotify offers the same Premium features.

  Individual Duo
Price $9.99/month $12.99/month
Account 1 accounts 2 accounts
Requirement No Address

Part 2. How to Set up Spotify Duo

It's easy to join Spotify Duo on your device if you have a Spotify account. And you can also add someone to Spotify Duo or remove someone from Spotify Duo easily. Here's how to start Spotify Duo. Let's check out now!

How to Upgrade Spotify to Duo

Step 1. Sign up or log into your Spotify account.

Step 2. Invite someone you live with to join Duo by email, WhatsApp - whatever works for you.

Step 3. When the invitation is accepted, confirm the address. And after that, you're both Duo subscribers.

How to Remove Someone from Spotify Duo

Step 1. Go to your account page.

Step 2. Select Spotify Premium Duo in the menu on the left.

Step 3. Under People on this plan, select the option to remove someone.

Part 3. How Does Spotify Duo Work?

In this section, we will tell you what you can get after subscribing to Spotify Duo plan and how Spotify Duo works to verify your accessibility.

Premium Features

If you already have an account, you still can keep your library, playlists, and recommendations after subscribing to Premium Duo. Besides, you'll be given all the features of a normal Premium plan, including:

• No ad interruptions.

• Unlimited skips.

• Offline listening.

• Higher streaming quality

Duo Mix

Spotify also provides exclusive Duo Mix playlist for subscribers. Users have to tap the three dots in Spotify on mobile to join, and then the music will show up in the Duo Mix playlist. Users can choose between Chill mode which contains songs for easy listening or Upbeat mode with music of faster tempo. When you tap the tag again, the playlist will return to standard mix.

duo mix

Songs in Duo Mix are automatically generated based on the listening habits and preferences from both accounts, so the more they listen, the more there will be shown in the Duo Mix playlist. Since the Duo Mix playlist frequently refreshes, users are not allowed to listen to songs in the playlist offline.

Address Verification

To become Spotify Duo members, both subscribers have to enter the same address. And upon the activation of the Premium Duo subscription, people will be asked to verify their home address.

Part 4. How to Export Spotify Duo Playlist to MP3

It's a great idea that Spotify rolled out this subscription plan for couple users, however, restrictions like you can't listen to Spotify Duo playlist offline. What's more, you have to reenter your personal location many times to maintain the subscription to Spotify Duo may make you uncomfortable. But thanks to ViWizard Spotify Music Converter, you'll be able to download and save Spotify Duo playlist directly to your local file folder for offline listening.

Designed with advance decoding technology, ViWizard Spotify Music Converter can help both Premium subscribers and Free users to download music with the original sound quality. As ViWizard supports six popular audio formats like MP3, AAC, and more, you can save Spotify Duo playlist to MP3 for playing on any device. Here's a guide on how to download Spotify Duo playlist via ViWizard Spotify Music Converter.

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1 Import Spotify Duo Playlist to ViWizard Software

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First up is to pull up ViWizard Spotify Music Converter then it will load the Spotify app immediately. Find your Duo Mix playlist and copy the playlist link. Go back to ViWizard software and paste the link into the search bar on the converter. Then click on the + button to load songs.

2 Set the Output Format and Parameters for Spotify

select output format

To set the output preferences, click the menu bar, select the Preferences option, and there will pop up a window. Here you can set MP3 or other format as the output format. And you can also adjust the bit rate, sample rate, and channel.

3 Start to Download Spotify Duo Playlist to MP3

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Once all the setting is finished, click on the Converted button to let ViWizard Spotify Music Converter download all songs in Duo Mix playlist. After conversion, you will find all the downloaded songs in the conversion list by clicking the Converted icon.


Spotify Premium Duo enables two people living together each to get their own Premium account for 1 discount price. With this feature, you can enjoy Duo Mix playlist in Spotify. And if you want to play and keep your Duo Mix playlist forever, then you can use ViWizard Spotify Music Converter. After that, you can import downloaded Spotify Duo Mix playlist to your phone or anywhere available for you to stream these songs.

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