How to Get Spotify Premium


Spotify is the most popular music streaming service, and it’s easy to see why!

But, the free version isn’t as free as it looks like.

There is a hidden cost for all the benefits it offers.

Issues? There’ll be ads everywhere, and you’ll be locked out of the offline listening feature.

So if you are tired of ad interruptions in the middle of your favorite song, you’ll need to get a Spotify Premium account!

For the extra cost, you’ll get ad-free music listening everywhere!

What’s not to love?

In this guide, we’ll teach you how to get the Premium Service for Spotify.


  • How to get Spotify Premium subscription on Spotify Web
  • How to get Spotify Premium on mobile
  • How to get Spotify Premium on the desktop pp

How to Get Spotify Premium Subscription on Spotify Web

The web browser player grants users access to music on demand anywhere in the world.

You can listen to music while you are non on your iPhone or computer.

Note: You can listen to music from your laptop or PC directly from a web browser.

By doing so, you are saving space on your device. Learn how to use the Spotify Web Player.

Even with all the advantages, users won’t get the ad-free experience unless they pay for Premium.

How to upgrade Spotify Premium on Spotify Web

Users can get Premium from the company by doing the following:

  • Step 1: Click log in on the browser.
  • Step 2: On the top right corner of your screen, click on the “Premium button”.
  • Step 3: Then, click on “Start” to start.
  • Step 4: It’ll take you to a new page where you’ll need to write your payment details.
  • Step 5: Use the “Subscribe To Spotify Premium” button to complete the transaction.

If you follow these instructions, you’ll also get a month free subscription.

How to Get Spotify Premium on Mobile (iPhone/Android)

Most users use their phones to listen to music on demand.

It’s great for enjoying music anywhere you want.

However, the free version lacks unlimited skips and doesn’t offer an ad free experience.

The ads have the worst timing! They always play in the middle of a family dinner!

How to upgrade Spotify Premium on Mobile

Just follow these steps:

  • Step 1: Download the mobile app
  • Step 2: Log into Spotify.
  • Step 3: Click on the Premium button on the bottom right corner of your phone.
  • Step 4: Select an individual account plan to get a month free subscription.
  • Step 5: Write down the credit card details. Don’t forget the expiration date.
  • Step 6: As a promotion, you’ll get a month free of any charge so you can play music for your family.

Remember that if you are new to the app, you can demand a free month from the company.

How to Get Spotify Premium on The Desktop App

The Desktop version is where most users listen to Spotify.

People use it when they are going for long airplane trips, as they can download playlists directly into their local memory.

The process to get Premium from the desktop app is the same as for the other versions of Spotify.

How to upgrade Spotify Premium on The Desktop App

Users can hire premium directly from their account page or the home screen. Here’s how to do it.

  • Step 1: Download Spotify.
  • Step 2: Access the app and sign in.
  • Step 3: On the top right corner, you’ll see your Spotify username. To the side of it, there is a “Premium button”.
  • Step 4: Select a plan.
  • Step 5: Select payment methods.
  • Step 6: Activate Spotify Premium!

The app is perfect for gamers, as it allows them to play any Xbox game while they listen to music at the same time!

Pro Tip: If you are unsure about the Spotify App and how it compares to other services like Apple Music you need to understand what Spotify offers.

Take this as a sign to learn if Spotify Premium is worth it.

Learn More About Spotify Premium Plans!

There is also an option called “change plan”, and you can use it whenever you want.

We go into much more detail about what each plan does and how much Spotify Premium costs in this article.

Nevertheless, here are the Spotify Premium plans you can choose from:

  • Individual Premium plan: Just for you.
  • Spotify Premium Student plan: The Spotify Premium Student plan does the same as an individual plan, it’s just cheaper.
  • Duo plan. For two accounts, it offers Duo Mix: a playlist in which two users can add music for free.
  • Family plan: It offers an account for each family member (up to 6). There is also a family mix playlist and it includes a separate app called Spotify kids.

Try The Free Trial For Your Spotify Account

Remember that the app offers a Spotify Premium free trial! You’ll get ad-free music listening for free!

However, each user can only use the one-month free trial once.

There is a giant “Start Free Trial” button in all versions of Spotify.

Click it to update into a Premium account.

You’ll need to cancel one day before the month is complete

Spotify Premium Account FAQ

Is Spotify Premium Free Now?

No, premium is not free. Spotify Free lacks all the perks that premium does.

There are offering a Free Spotify Premium month for the holidays, but the offer may not last.

How Do You Get Free Premium on Spotify?

By having AT&T or working at Starbucks.

The cheapest membership is Spotify Premium Student, for students. It has a discounted price.

Can you Cancel Spotify Premium After Free Trial?

Yes, you can cancel during your 1-month free trial. Do so before the day you have to pay for the subscription.

Once you paid for a subscription, there is no refund, so be careful.

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Karen is a senior technical writer and copywriter here at GrowFollowing. Her area of expertize are social media apps and new media.