Spotify Premium is a paid music service that you can also use for free with a few restrictions. We explain how Spotify’s payment system works and what costs you will incur if you opt for the paid version
Use Spotify for free – features at no cost
You can log in to Spotify using your Facebook account or your e-mail address. Once you have registered, you can either download the software for Windows or Mac or listen to music via the web app without downloading. Of course, you can also use Spotify via your smartphone or tablet for Android, iOS and Windows Phone.
- Spotify is free for you if you are prepared to live with some restrictions. You can listen to as much music as you like – but you’ll have to put up with ads and advertisements
- Spotify distinguishes between tablets and smartphones in its free version. Cell phone users have fewer features available to them. Among other things, they can only listen to music in shuffle mode.
- You also cannot download the playlists to your smartphone to listen to music offline.
Trial subscription: Free Spotify for new customers
You can of course also get the music without advertising and other restrictions – at least for a limited time.
- If you want to try out what Spotify is like without restrictions, you can test the music provider’s Premium offer for 30 days.
- Without advertising and with full functionality. However, you must leave your payment details when you sign up for the trial month.
- If you do not want a Spotify subscription after the trial period, you must cancel Spotify Premium before the trial month has expired.
- Make sure you cancel in good time, otherwise the trial month will automatically become a monthly subscription.