February 6, 2023

Can Spotify password be shared with friends? Are there risks? Ask Questions – 01/15/2023

Borrowing your username and password for streaming platforms is more than common, but there are rules and limits to that. Netflix, for example, It will charge more than those who share credentials from 2023.

watching him, tilt Untangling the rules of Spotify, one of the most popular music services, to show you what can and can’t in this regard.

within the plans

University:

  • Price: R$9.90/month
  • Download content for offline listening: Yes
  • Ads: no
  • Users: One (as long as you are studying at an accredited higher education institution)

Individually:

  • Price: R$19.90/month
  • Download content for offline listening: Yes
  • Ads: no
  • Users: one

the couple:

  • Price: R$14.90/month
  • Download content for offline listening: Yes
  • Ads: no
  • Users: Two (as long as they live in the same place)

family:

  • Price: R$34.90/month
  • Download content for offline listening: Yes
  • Ads: no
  • Users: up to six (as long as they all live in the same place)
  • Additional Functions: Allows blocking of songs with explicit content and access to the children’s version of the app

It is possible to use the service without subscription, but there are ads.

Password split rules

Of the four plans, an account can only be shared in two of them: Duo and Family, and only between people who live in the same place.

according to Company Terms of Use: “Your username and password are for your personal use only and must be kept confidential. You understand that you are responsible for all uses (including any unauthorized use) of your username and password.”

Spotify isn’t clear on how it applies this. However, the rule is clear: account splitting is allowed in specific, paid situations.

Can Spotify charge someone who splits the account?

So far, there is no indication that Spotify plans to change anything in their terms of use.

tilt Tried contacting the company’s press office in Brazil, and as of closing this text, hadn’t gotten any position on the matter.