[All Platforms] Offer Subscription Option for Those Not Going Online Every 30 Days

This issue has been already posted several times, but no solution up to now.

Some people have the problem of not having an Internet connection for months. Or at least, not good enough.

This can happen to military, fishermen or humanitarian aid workers. Spotify disables the downloaded music in case the App in the device does not go "online" at least once every 30 days, no matter if you pay the subscription or not.

Therefore, one can be paying the Premium subscription to Spotify, but not having the downloaded songs available due to a lack of Internet connection (it occurs even when there is Internet connection, but not "good enough" for Spotify).

So, my request to Spotify is to find a different way to have the downloaded songs available even if the App cannot go online.

Thank you.

Updated on 2018-07-21

Marked as new idea. This is a repost of the following inactive idea.

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Rock Star 21
Rock Star 21
Status changed to: New Idea

Updated on 2018-07-21

Marked as new idea. This is a repost of the following inactive idea.

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@rmurgaz wrote: one can be paying the Premium subscription to Spotify, but not having the downloaded songs available due to a lack of Internet connection

I guess the problem is that Spotify can't check if you are still subscribed to premium. So you have to pay (for example) for two whole months at once in order to listen two months offline.

NRR
Newbie

Additionally, I've always wished we could just pay annually. I understand why the service needs to ping the internet to ensure you're still paying. As I guess I could see someone register for a free trial, fill up their device with all the music they want, then cancel their subscription and take their device offline. But if I paid for a year let me have the offline music for a year. Also it would reduce Spotify's credit card transaction fees, **bleep** maybe Spotify would be willing to offer a discount for annual subscription.