How to Renew Spotify Premium?

No, you don’t need to renew Spotify Premium manually. Spotify automatically renews your premium subscription.

Before your plan expires, the Spotify app will renew it automatically by charging the money from your account for the premium plan.

You will always get notified by your bank of the amount deduction for the Spotify premium plan subscription.

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But if you are a student and have purchased a Spotify Student Plan, you must renew your premium when it expires.

How to Cancel Auto Renew for Premium Subscription on Spotify?

If you don’t want to bear the regular expenses of premium subscriptions on Spotify, you need to cancel auto auto-renew feature.

Spotify has not given any direct option for users to disable the autoenewal plan on Spotify. Therefore, you have to use a trick to end this cycle of auto premium subscriptions on Spotify.

You need to apply this trick before the next billing date of your premium subscription. After cancelling the premium plan, your current plan will continue till its expiry date.

Check out the following steps to cancel the auto-renewal feature on the Spotify desktop app/ mobile app:

  • Open your Spotify app.
  • Go to the Settings of Spotify.
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  • Tap the Premium Plan.
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  • Press your premium plan to view the next page.
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  • On the next page, you will view a detailed information about your current plan.
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  • Scroll down the screen and tap see other plans.
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  • Tap on the option of change your plan.
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  • Then, scroll down the screen until you get the banner for Spotify free.
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  • Click on the option of cancel premium.
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  • A page will be displayed on the screen to tell you how different your experience will be on Spotify free from the Spotify Premium and what you did on Spotify premium.
  • Then, scroll down to the bottom of the screen. Press the option of Continue to cancel.
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  • Click on Continue to cancel the Spotify Premium plan.
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  • Your plan will be cancelled successfully.
  • Select the reason for cancellation.
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  • Describe how your experience with Spotify Premium was.
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Note: But if your Spotify Premium plan is linked with any partner company to manage your payments of subscriptions. That partner company can be your phone or internet service provider. You need to contact that partner company to cancellation of Spotify premium subscription. You will get the contact details on your account page underneath the section of Payment.

What happens when you cancel Spotify’s premium Subscription?

When you cancel Spotify’s Premium subscription, the expiry date of your Premium subscription will appear on the screen.

It means that you won’t be charged again for the Premium Plan and your current Spotify Premium will be switched to Spotify free automatically.

But if you see the next payment due date instead of the expiry date, you should go back to cancel your premium plan again. Maybe you have left any step while cancelling your plan.

Do you need to renew the Spotify premium student plan?

Yes, if you have bought the Spotify Premium Student Plan, you have to renew it every year.

This plan is valid for up to 4 years. It means that you will get a heavy discount of 50% on your Spotify premium subscription with it.

Therefore, you should not miss any chance to renew it before 4 weeks of its expiry date. In case you have missed renewal at 12 months,

your discounted services will be inactive and you will be charged automatically for the full price of the Premium Plan.

How to Renew Spotify Premium student plan?

About 4 weeks before the expiry of your Premium Student Plan, you will receive an email from the Spotify team. In this email,

you will get instructions regarding how to renew and re-verify your student plan. Just renew it before the end of 12 months anyhow to continue your Spotify premium at discounted prices.

Let’s understand here how to renew a spotify premiumStudent Plan.

Via Email

  • Open your email sent by the Spotify app to renew your Student Plan subscription.
  • Click on the link ‘Extend Discounts’ provided in the email.
  • By clicking on it, you will be prompted to Premium.
  • Verify your payment method.
  • Verify your school or college with Sheer ID.
  • Follow up on the instructions given on the page.
  • You will get the confirmation of Student Subscription Renewal at the discounted prices.

Via Spotify Account

  • Log in to your Spotify app on your desktop.
  • Navigate to the person’s icon.
  • Select Settings in the drop-down menu.
  • Scroll down the screen and go to Student Discount.
  • Then, click on Renew.
  • Now, you need to verify your eligibility for the student plan. You have to verify your personal details with Sheer ID.
  • Click on Next.
  • Now, you will be asked to enter your payment details.
  • Confirm your payment details again for successful renewal.
  • Again, you have to give the confirmation to verify your student status with your SheerID.


Does Spotify charge automatically from my bank account?

Yes, Spotify charges automatically from your bank account. Once you have paid for a premium plan, the feature of auto-renewal automatically gets activated on your Spotify to renew the plan automatically without your permission.

Can I Pay manually for Spotify premium subscription without auto charge?

No, you can’t pay manually for the Spotify premium subscription without auto charge. Spotify has ended the manual feature. To stop the auto charge, you have to cancel the Premium Plan before the expiry date.

How to cancel Spotify Premium free trial?

You can cancel the Spotify Premium free trial by choosing the option of Spotify free in your Spotify account. you have to do this before the end of the trial period. Otherwise, you will be automatically charged for the premium plan.

Emily Johnson is a talented audio engineer and podcast producer. She has been using Spotify for the last 7 years as a creator and listener.

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