How to Delete Spotify Account | Step by Step Guide

Are you looking for how to delete your Spotify account because you’re bored of it already? Well, this is something not possible, because who will even get tired of an amazing collection catering over 30 million songs just at the cost of a click!

Over here, I am considering that you have found a better music streaming service and now want to cancel out your account on Spotify. No issues! Deleting an account on Spotify is not as simple as creating it, but it definitely has a way out.

Today in this article, we will discuss the fine ways of deleting a Spotify account, whether you are a freebie or using a paid version. So, without any further talks, let us quickly get onto the context!

HANG ON, in case if you are not sure what Spotify offers you and cannot make good use of the application. Henceforth, I will introduce you to its topmost loved features!

Spotify? Is it Worth The Pennies?

Spotify is an easily downloadable application that works on android and all iOS devices, which include a mac computer. Once you create an account and login using your credentials, you join the global music world, where you can find the music of every type and genre. There is a paid subscription, which can cost you around $9.99 per month, and a free version where you can get access to multiple radio streams, search and create your playlist, and enjoy!

See How to Delete Spotify Account;

If you have now known the most appreciated features of this music application, and you are still convinced about deleting it, follow the step-by-step guide I have provided below. And you will figure an easy way out to your destination. There you go.

⇒ Steps to Delete Spotify Account (Free Version):

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If you have just joined Spotify and it doesn’t make you any happy or serves you properly according to your music choices, you might want to delete your account. To do that, you will have to:

Step 1: Browse Spotify on whatever device you are using the application at the moment. Log into it using the credentials you used at the time of creating the account.

Step 2: Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the “About” option. You will find this at the bottom-most left corner of the webpage.

Step 3: Now, in the Customer Service Section, click on the ‘Contact Us’ link. Another page would load up.

Step 4: You will have to select the ‘Accounts’ category now on the contact us webpage. The webpage that now comes will have the tag, ‘I want to close my Spotify account permanently.’

If you think clicking on this tag will delete your account immediately, then you are wrong. You will have to pass through a set of affirmative steps before Spotify can delete your account.

These confirmatory steps are necessary because many mobile spams and scams can permanently remove your account, so moving with it professionally does cooperate with Spotify!

Step 5: You will now see a page that has a button, ‘Close Account.’ Tapping on it will take you to another page where you will get a chance to think again. If you are sure about your decision, tap again on the ‘Close Account’ Button.

Step 6: Now, a page containing your account information would be displayed. This is to make sure that you are deleting the same account as you planned to delete. Clicking on continue will take you to the final page.

Step 7: You will now have to sign the condition that you will lose all your playlists, saved music, and account name. Note that you would not be able to register again with the same credentials.

After ticking the confirmatory box and clicking continues, you are going to get an automatic verification message.

Step 8: FINALLY! Click on ‘Close my account’ in the email, and tedah! You have successfully deleted your free version of your Spotify account.

⇒ Steps to Delete Spotify Account (Premium):

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Deleting a paid account is almost the same as deleting a free one. Except for a premium account, you will have to cancel the subscription first before you can delete your account and all the data within it. To do that, you will have to:

  1.  Browse Spotify onto your computer or mobile phone, and log onto the Spotify application.
  2.  Tap on your name in the uppermost right corner, and then click on the ‘Accounts’ Tag.
  3.  Do you now see another page in front of you? Click on the ‘Subscriptions’ button on this page. You can find it at the bottom of the detailed list given at the right of the webpage.
  4.  Now, you will have to click on the link at the center of the webpage to cancel your subscription.
  5.  Spotify will now take you to another page to ask why you want to cancel your subscription. Enter the appropriate reasons and then continue the procedure.
  6.  You will be taken to another page where Spotify will provide some help regarding the reason you have provided in Stage 4. You simply have to click on ‘Cancel my Subscription’ to take the method onwards.
  7. FINALLY!: To confirm it’s really you, Spotify will now demand you to enter your password and then finally click on ‘Cancel my subscription.’

[su_note note_color=”#acdffb” radius=”20″]Congratulations! Your premium membership has now been canceled with Spotify, and you are now redirected to the freebie mode. If you wish to delete your account now, follow the steps I have provided in the above content for deleting your free Spotify account. And your account will be deleted permanently![/su_note]

For The Readers!

Please note that you can not get back your account name and other saved data at any cost; once you have completed, delete your details. So, make sure you think wisely before vanishing all of your data into the air in a matter of seconds. Also, do not use a VPN while doing all the procedure of deleting your Spotify account since that might lag everything up!

CONCLUSION:

The good thing about Spotify is that they are really community-friendly! They give you seven days to reactivate your account in case you change your mind. So, if you want to cancel your premium subscriptions for some reason temporarily, you will be able to get all your account details back by clicking on a link sent into your mailbox. However, after those seven days, you can not get your account back in any way.

And for using Spotify again, you would have to create another account with different credentials. That was all about how to delete Spotify account. If you have any queries or concerns, please let me know in the comment box; I will be happy to deal with them. Until then, goodbye! xx

Ayesha Malik
A civil engineer, with a demonstrated interest in writing and content creation!

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