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Getting ads even after the "watch this ad to get 30 mins ad free"

Getting ads even after the "watch this ad to get 30 mins ad free"



United Kingdom



Macbook Pro 2019

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My Question or Issue

I listen to Spotify both on my way to the office and while working. As I enter the office, my phone (Android) plays one of those "listen to this ad to receive 30 mins of ad-free listening". Only a minute later, I sit down to work, flip open my macbook, and change spotify to play from it instead of my phone. One song plays and then I get ads, and it's not even 5 minutes into the ad-free half-hour.

It's the same account, I'm not behind a vpn on either device, i've only changed which device it's playing from, so not sure what the issue is.

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Hey there @NotOnFire,


Thanks for reaching out about this here in the Community! We're happy to shed some light on the situation.


Unfortunately, the 30 min of ad-free listening doesn't carry over when you switch playback to another device. Apologies for any confusion caused - We'll make sure to pass on your feedback to the right team.


We hope you'll find this clarification useful and we’ll be here for you if there's anything else you'd like to ask.

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