Because Apple and Google take such a large percentage of earnings from sign-ups for paid services through apps downloaded through the Apple and Google app stores, Spotify no longer lets users sign up for Spotify Premium through its mobile apps. As a result, you have to purchase Spotify Premium through the Spotify website. After purchasing Spotify Premium through the website, you’ll be able to use all of the benefits of your premium subscription in the Spotify app on Apple and Google devices.
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Steps to Sign Up For Spotify Premium
- Open a web browser, navigate to Spotify.com, and then sign into your Spotify account if prompted. Again, it’s no longer possible to sign up for Spotify Premium through the Spotify app on your iPhone, iPad or Android device, and the only way you can sign up for Spotify Premium is through the Spotify website. You’ll land on your Spotify home page.
- Click “Explore Premium” at the top of the screen. You’ll land on a screen prompting you to sign up for Spotify Premium.
- Click “Get Started.”
- The next screen will give you an overview of your Spotify Premium plan. By default you’ll be put into the Spotify Premium Individual plan. Click “Change Plan” if you want to choose a different premium plan, such as student or family.
- Navigate down to the Address section, and then enter your address information.
- Next, choose whether you want to pay for your Spotify Premium subscription using either credit or debit card, or PayPal. Click “Buy Now” after entering the required information.
The next screen will let your know that you’ve successfully subscribed to Spotify Premium.
Reasons to Sign Up For Spotify Premium
1. Ad-Free Listening
Immerse yourself in an ad-free world with Spotify Premium. Without commercials interrupting your groove, you’re free to enjoy an uninterrupted musical journey. This is a welcome respite for those tired of pesky ads spoiling the mood. With no distractions, you can focus on the music you love. This feature enhances the overall music listening experience, making it much more enjoyable.
2. Offline Listening
The power to download music for offline listening is invaluable. It grants you the freedom to enjoy your favorite tracks, no matter where you are. You’re no longer tethered to Wi-Fi or data connection. Commuting, hiking, or anywhere with spotty service becomes a haven for your favorite music. This feature truly sets Spotify Premium apart, giving users their personal on-the-go soundtrack.
3. Unlimited Skips
Sometimes, you’re just not in the mood for a particular song. Spotify Premium allows you unlimited skips, so you can move past songs that don’t match your current vibe. This freedom provides an excellent way to curate your listening experience in real-time. With Spotify Premium, your musical journey is completely under your control, with no song off-limits.
4. High-Quality Audio
High-quality audio is a distinguishing feature of Spotify Premium. The exceptional sound clarity elevates your music experience to a whole new level. It brings out the nuances of each song, letting you feel every beat, rhythm, and lyric with depth and detail. If you value sound quality, Spotify Premium is an undeniable treat to your ears.
5. Play Any Track
Spotify Premium lets you play any track you want. With this liberty, you can listen to your favorite songs whenever the mood strikes. It’s perfect for those days when you need a specific song to boost your mood or focus. You no longer have to wait for your chosen track to appear in the shuffle. Your music, your rules.
6. No Mandatory Shuffle Play
Unlike the free version, Spotify Premium removes the mandatory shuffle play on the mobile app. This allows you to control your listening experience fully. You can play your albums in order or replay that new catchy song as much as you want. With Premium, you’re not bound by the randomness of shuffle play.
7. Listen Anywhere
Spotify Premium can follow you anywhere, on all your devices. Whether you’re using a tablet, phone, computer, or smart speaker, your music is available. You can switch from device to device seamlessly, maintaining your listening experience. With Spotify Premium, your music is truly portable, revolutionizing how you listen.
Spotify Premium also provides access to an extensive range of podcasts. Discover new perspectives, learn about intriguing subjects, or indulge in a comedy series. With a world of knowledge and entertainment at your fingertips, Spotify Premium enriches more than just your music life. Podcasts are a fantastic way to broaden your horizons, and Spotify Premium makes it easy.