With more than 40 million paid customers, Spotify is by far the most popular music streaming service in the world. While the free version of the music app has limitations like ad-supported access to the Spotify catalog on your computer and tablet, the premium version (available for $9.99/month) comes with several impressive features like unlimited streaming access to more 30 million songs, no ad interruption, unlimited skips, listen offline and more. While most folks may not have any problem for paying $9.99 monthly to enjoy the exclusive features some would just wish to get Spotify premium features for free on their Android or iPhone.
There is a trick to get some of the finest features like unlimited skips of Spotify premium absolutely free. If you are one of them who are willing to use them but don’t wish to pay, walk along with me through this guide.
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How to Get Spotify Premium Features for Free on Android and iPhone
How to Get Spotify Premium Features for Free on Android
It’s incredibly easy to sideload apps, which are not available on Google Play Store, on Android device.
Enable Unknown Sources
Step #1. Open Settings app on your Android device.
Step #2. Scroll down and tap on Security or Lock screen and security.
Step #3. Next, turn on the switch next to Unknown Sources.
Step #4. Make sure to read the warning. “Your phone and personal data are more vulnerable to attack by apps from unknown sources. You agree that you are solely responsible for any damage to your phone or loss of data that may result from using these apps.” Tap on OK in the popup.
Download the Modified Spotify App
Note: If you have Spotify already installed on your Android, make sure to uninstall it.
As it’s a modified app, you can’t download it from Google Play Store. You have to download the APK file which is compatible to work with your device.
Download Spotify Premium on your Android device. (Android 4.0 or later)
After you have downloaded the APK file, tap on the “Download Complete” notification on your notification panel in order to install the modified app.
Step #5. Open the modified app on your Android device. Make sure to login with your Spotify credentials as it won’t accept Facebook login option.
Though the option to choose specific tracks to play and unlimited skips are already enabled, you would have to pay to increase the audio quality.
How to Get Spotify Premium for Free on iPhone and iPad
Sideloading of apps on iOS device is a painful task. Not only is it a bit more complicated but also lengthy as compared to Android.
Step #1. First off, you need to download the Spotify++ Android app on your computer.
Step #2. Make sure to download Cydia Impactor on your computer. Once it has been extracted, open the ‘Impactor’ file.
Step #3. Next, you need to connect your iOS device to your computer. Then, you have to select your device in the drop-down menu.
Step #4. Next up, you have to choose the Spotify++ Android App IPA file you have just downloaded and drag it into the Cydia Impactor tool. In case you see any warning appear, click ‘OK’.
Step #5. If prompted, enter your Apple ID.
It will be used in order to create a certificate for the Spotify++ app which you want to install on your iPhone.
After you have entered your Apple ID and password, click ‘OK’. The Spotify++ Android app will now install on your iPhone.
Step #6. After the Spotify++ app has been installed, launch Settings app on your iOS device.
Step #7. Tap on General → Profiles & Device Management. You should see the Spotify++ app profile. Tap on it.
Step #8. You need to tap on ‘Trust’ twice.
Now, simply launch the Spotify++ app and log into your free Spotify account. And, enjoy listening to any song you like. Moreover, you will be able to have unlimited skips and make the most of a number of premium features.
Note: You would need to reinstall Spottily++ app in case it crashes out when launched. Make sure to delete it and its profile before going to reinstall it.
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