How to delete your Spotify account
Whether you want to follow in Neil Young’s footsteps or are already streaming music and podcasts through another service, deleting your stagnant Spotify account is a good idea. If you have a subscription, you’ll need to cancel that first. Once you’re ready, here’s how to delete your Spotify account.
- In your web browser, go to https://support.spotify.com/close-account/.
- Follow the prompts in a five-step confirmation process. It will conclude with an email with a link to close your account.
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