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Prices & benefits of the music subscription

What does Spotify Premium membership cost and what are its advantages? You can actually use the “Spotify Free” model without paying – but there are some restrictions here. You can read the price of “Spotify Premium” in its various variants and what the exact differences are here at GIGA.

Basically there are two memberships at Spotify: The free, advertising-supported “Spotify Free” membership and the Premium subscription. Premium membership is available with the same advantages, however, in four different price models: Standard, Duo. Family and student.

Spotify: Costs and Benefits of Premium Membership

The Spotify app and web player itself are of course completely free – as is the actual account. For certain functions and unlimited music enjoyment, however, you have to take out the premium subscription. Anyone who can live with advertising and the limited options for playing music can of course also use “Spotify Free” for free. However, the streaming service is becoming more of a kind of online radio than a real on-demand service. With premium access, you can freely decide which song is going to play next and live out the inner DJ in you. We have summarized the differences and prices here in the following list:

membership Spotify Free Spotify Premium
costs per month
  • Default: 9.99 euros
  • Duo: 12.99 euros (for 2 people in a household)
  • Family: 14.99 euros (for up to 6 people in a household)
  • University student: 4.99 euros (Student ID, max. 1 year)
Sound quality 128 kb / s 320 kb / s
Music without ads no Yes
Listen to music offline no Yes
Unrestricted playback no Yes
Deactivate shuffle play no Yes
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In the following video, we’ll show you how you can get even more out of the music streaming service:

Details on the paid “Spotify Premium” subscription

The premium membership gives you completely free choice over the complete range of Spotify and interrupts your listening pleasure – with the exception of podcasts. not with advertising. In the free variant do you have a lower audio quality, can only one skip a limited number of tracks and have to go with the Random play Life.

The Family subscription allows you to use the premium subscription up to 5 other family members to sharewho can all use their own Spotify account. There is also this for couples Duo subscription, which is a little cheaper and offers you the advantages of premium membership for two accounts. Spotify understands family members as people who have the same address, i.e. live in the same household. We explain here how you invite family members or roommates to the family subscription.

In which Spotify student discount it should be noted that this for a maximum of 12 months (1 year) is valid and you have it as proof of hours UNiDAYS must be registered.

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