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Gig Goer
‎2014-08-15 04:43 AM

Hello, I have a $10 Spotify Premium subscription right now, but I'd like to switch to a Student subscription.  I went to https://www.spotify.com/us/student/.  When I clicked "Get Premium", it took me to https://www.spotify.com/us/account/subscription/.  How do I sign up for the discount!

 

Thanks for the help!

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Rock Star
‎2014-08-15 04:49 AM

To switch to the student discount subscription, go here:

https://www.spotify.com/student/

 

Can I get the student discount if I’m on Premium already?

Yep! All you need to do is sign up at www.spotify.com/student and the discounted rate will automatically begin on your next billing date.

 

https://support.spotify.com/account_payment_help/student_discount/can-i-get-the-student-discount-if-...


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Rock Star
‎2016-08-24 11:50 PM

Hey @cvstom__

 

Are you in the US? Try using this site to validate.

 

If it succeeds, when you log back in your Spotify account, and look under the subscription tab the price will change to $4.99 for your upcoming renewal date.


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Rock Star
‎2016-09-08 12:55 AM

Hey @rr0,

 

Student Premium is open to students at U.S. Title IV accredited institutions, which, I believe, refers to College (undergraduate and graduate). Still, you should ask a school official and see what they say.


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Rock Star
‎2016-09-19 11:35 PM

Hey @craigfraser,

 

You won't lose any playlists, friends, or your music library, as long as you keep using the same username you've been using. Those are independent from your subscription status.  
 
Also, student and family premium are different. You can't combine them.
 
Hope it helps. :)

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Rock Star
‎2016-12-17 11:30 PM

Hello @timlmartin,

 

As a gift, you could buy a giftcard for her to use in her account, but it will be at the regular price.

 

To get the student discount, the user (your daughter) needs to use this site to validate.

 

If it succeeds, when she logs back in her Spotify account, and look under the subscription tab the price will change to $4.99 for her upcoming renewal date.

 

Hope it helps. :)


If this solved your issue, click on 'ACCEPT AS SOLUTION', or add a Like if it was helpful. :)
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Re: Switch to Student Discount

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Rock Star
‎2014-08-15 04:49 AM

To switch to the student discount subscription, go here:

https://www.spotify.com/student/

 

Can I get the student discount if I’m on Premium already?

Yep! All you need to do is sign up at www.spotify.com/student and the discounted rate will automatically begin on your next billing date.

 

https://support.spotify.com/account_payment_help/student_discount/can-i-get-the-student-discount-if-...


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Music Lover
‎2015-03-07 04:42 AM

Sorry for digging up an old thread, but I am not able to sign up for the student plan. I have already cancelled my premium subscription, and it is still valid till the 1st of April (after which I will be switched to the free version). When I click on the "Get Premium" button on the Student sign up page and log in, I am directed to the Account Overview page (https://www.spotify.com/us/account/overview/) instead of a form asking for my student details.

 

Will I have to wait for the subscription to expire before signing up for the student discount? If yes, that would not be ideal for me, as I would have to re-download my entire library again for offline access :-(

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Rock Star
‎2015-03-07 04:48 AM

@parag14 

 

Sorry for the trouble! There is currently a glitch with the student discount page for some people. The website team is still trying to fix it.

I suggest you contact support so they can help you

https://www.spotify.com/about-us/contact/contact-spotify-support/

If you get an automated reply email telling you to check the help section or the community, you need to reply back to it.

Support usually replies within 24-48 hours.


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Music Lover
‎2015-03-07 04:53 AM

Thanks for the prompt reply! I have contacted the Support team, let's see what they reply. I hope this glitch is resolved soon.

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Rock Star
‎2015-03-07 06:28 AM

You're welcome


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Re: Switch to Student Discount

Gig Goer
‎2015-07-09 01:26 AM

If I cancel my account in order to switch to a student discounted account, will I lose all of my playlists?

 

 

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Music Fan
‎2015-07-14 02:55 PM
That's my question ^^

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Music Lover
‎2015-07-22 01:56 AM

I have tried changing my premium account to the student discount and it says it has worked, but I have been getting billed for both a premium account AND a student account. What in the hell do I do?

Re: Switch to Student Discount

Music Lover
‎2015-07-22 01:57 AM

I have tried changing my premium account to the student discount and it says it has worked, but I have been getting billed for both a premium account AND a student account. What in the hell do I do?

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