Spotify Premium offers the highest-quality digital music listening experience, with the choice to listen without ads on- or offline, wherever, whenever, and however, you choose. With over 50 million songs and podcasts to choose from, Spotify Premium is one of the world’s most popular subscription services, let alone music subscription services.
You’re here because you’re not sure which Premium Plan is right for you. In other words, you’re interested in (or have at least heard about) Spotify Premium but are unsure if it will cover all of the devices you’d like to use Spotify on. Well, good news, we’re here to help.
Essentially, with a Premium account, you can use Spotify on as many devices as you like, provided you’re only streaming through one of them at a time. The better question is, how many accounts are you allowed on Spotify Premium? In other words, how many people are going to be covered by any given plan?
Below is a breakdown of each Spotify Premium plan, including the number of devices and accounts they allow you to use Spotify on.
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Spotify Premium – Individual
Additional perks: None
Spotify Premium – Duo
Additional perks: Duo Mix playlist regularly updated with music that both accounts enjoy
Spotify Premium – Family
Additional perks: Family Mix playlist regularly updated with music that the family enjoys; Parental Controls; Spotify Kids (a version of the app specifically designed for children)
Spotify Premium – Student
Additional perks: Reduced monthly cost for up to four years of study
And there you have it! A clear and concise breakdown of exactly what each Spotify Premium plan means in terms of the number of accounts associated with it, and the number of devices each account can listen on.
For any additional information (such as pricing), or any unanswered queries, please see our FAQs below.
Frequently asked questions
What are the benefits of Spotify Premium?
Whilst Spotify is free to use, and having a free account doesn’t limit the amount of music you can access, it does limit the way you can access that music. With a free account, you can only listen to your artists, albums, and playlists in ‘shuffle’ mode, and only when online (except for podcasts, which you can download). Furthermore, you’ll have to put up with advertisements popping up and interrupting your listening experience regularly.
With Spotify Premium, on the other hand, you need not worry about adverts. Spotify Premium offers all its subscribers ad-free listening, and unlimited means of listening, too. In other words, you can listen to whatever music you want, however you want (you are not limited to listening in ‘shuffle’), and whenever you want (you can download music onto your device from Spotify, which can then be listened to offline, as much as you like). The quality of music playback is also only at its highest when played through Spotify Premium.
One of the other perks of Spotify Premium is that certain Premium plans actually offer the ability for several accounts or devices to access Premium all under one monthly payment. In other words, if your family has a Spotify Premium Family Plan, then you can enjoy your very own Premium Spotify account without ever having to pay a penny!
How much does Spotify Premium cost?
This depends on the plan you go for, of course. Individual (one device) plans are around £9.99 ($14) per month, whilst Duo (two devices) plans are around £13.99 ($20) per month. If you opt for the Family plan (6 accounts) then you’ll pay around £16.99 ($24) per month, and if you’re a student at an eligible, recognized University or College, you can expect to pay just £5.99 ($8.50) per month.
You can access all the benefits of Spotify Premium for as long as you (or the bill payer) continue paying for the subscription plan you are on. There is also a company-wide Spotify Premium plan, which some companies and corporations like to purchase so that they can offer their staff Premium as a company perk, so there’s every chance you could get Spotify Premium for free.
How can I pay for Spotify Premium?
There are a few ways you can pay for Spotify Premium, including through your phone bill, provided you have a compatible service provider. Here’s the list of ways you can pay:
- Credit/debit cards
- Prepaid cards
- Gift cards
- Pay by mobile
What kind of devices can I use with Spotify Premium?
You can use almost any device with Spotify Free and Spotify Premium. The most common devices are smartphones running iOS or Android operating systems, though most smartphones should be able to run Spotify, regardless of their operating system. You can also use Spotify on most tablets, laptops, Google Chromebooks, iMacs, MacBooks, MacAirs, and so on. Furthermore, many smart TVs and smart house music systems come with the Spotify app pre-installed, allowing you to listen there, too.