Pocket-lint - Spotify originally launched its family plan in , but a lot has changed since then. When it first arrived, you paid the same amount per month for two users as you now pay for six. The aim of a family plan is to have one bill covering multiple users, with each individual able to control their own Spotify account. All six users must live at the same address. Spotify's Premium for Family Plan provides family members with access to millions of songs for just one price, payable on a single bill. The Premium experience includes the ability to listen offline to the millions of songs, as well as play any song, anytime, on any device. There are no restrictions and no ads. Across Spotify Premium for Family plan added parental controls, new playlists and better account management, including the ability to add and remove family members and update your home address. If you're new to Spotify, go to this Spotify page , then enter your information, and authorise the payment. Spotify Family Plan: How much does it cost?
Spotify made it much more affordable to have your whole family on a Spotify Premium plan last month, but it didn't make the process of adding family members any easier. Late last month, Spotify changed the pricing for its family plans to match those of Apple Music and Google Play Music. This puts Spotify's family plan pricing in line with many other popular music streaming services available. Sadly, Spotify didn't make upgrading your account from Premium to Family any more intuitive, and user management could use some work. Nonetheless, here is how to upgrade your Spotify account and share your Premium access with your family. Upgrading your Spotify account to Family isn't a difficult process, but it's not immediately apparent where you need to go to make the change. Even worse, you can't make any of these changes from within the mobile or desktop Spotify apps. It all has to be done in a Web browser. If you're an existing Spotify Premium or a free user, the process for upgrading to Spotify Family is the same. Managing users on your Spotify Family account also needs to be done from within a browser.
Subscriber Account active since. Spotify Premium is popular for a number of reasons: it's inexpensive, doesn't include ads, offers a wide variety of music, and more. With a Family Plan, members of the same household can enjoy the same Spotify Premium benefits without having to pay for multiple subscriptions. The person in your household who pays for the Spotify Premium Family Plan will need to invite you to join their "Family" before you can reap the benefits of the Premium subscription.
You won't be able to use the Premium subscription until you accept the invite. Here's how to accept it, and what you'll need to do once you do. This can be done on your desktop computer or mobile device. In order to accept an invite to Spotify Premium Family, one of the members of your household needs to be subscribed to Spotify Premium Family in the first place.
In addition, the owner of the account needs to set an address for their account before others will be allowed to join. This can be done from their account page on the official Spotify website. When you receive the invitation to join someone's Premium Family, click or tap on the link they've sent you.
A Family Plan link can be sent as an email, text message, and more. If you haven't yet logged into Spotify, enter your login info and click or tap "Log in. Once you've logged into Spotify, you'll need to verify that you live at the address on the account. Confirm your home address by clicking or tapping "Confirm Location" or "Enter address manually.
You can let Spotify find your location automatically, or enter it in manually. Once your address has been found and verified, click or tap "Confirm.
If you entered the correct address and made sure that it matches your current location, you will have successfully accepted your Spotify Premium Family invite. Now you can utilize all of the benefits that come with Spotify Premium, plus a few extras, like mixes tailored to your family's tastes. Business Insider logo The words "Business Insider". Close icon Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification. Account icon An icon in the shape of a person's head and shoulders.
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