One great way to pay for Spotify Premium without spending any extra money is by using an iTunes gift card. With just a few simple steps, you can apply the balance of an iTunes gift card to cover the cost of a Spotify Premium subscription. This allows you to unlock all of the benefits of Spotify Premium, such as ad-free listening, offline downloads, and higher quality audio, by conveniently using money already on your iTunes account. The process involves purchasing an iTunes gift card, adding its balance to your Apple account, subscribing to How to Pay for Spotify Premium with an iTunes Gift Card? in-app, and then selecting your Apple ID as the payment method.
Your iTunes gift card balance will automatically be used to pay for Spotify Premium. So if you have an iTunes gift card you haven’t used yet or leftover Apple account credit, you can easily put it towards getting Spotify Premium rather than regular Spotify. This guide will walk through the specifics of how to pay for Spotify Premium with an iTunes gift card from start to finish. Also, read Spotify Keyboard Shortcuts
Follow this step-by-step guide to pay for Spotify Premium using an iTunes gift card:
Purchase an iTunes Gift Card
First, you’ll need to purchase an iTunes gift card from any major retailer that sells them, such as Target, Walmart, Best Buy, etc. iTunes gift cards come in various denominations from $10 up to $100. Choose any amount that covers the cost of the Spotify Premium plan you want.
Monthly Spotify Premium plans cost:
- $9.99 for Individual
- $12.99 for Duo
- $15.99 for Family
Redeem the iTunes Gift Card
Once you have the physical or digital iTunes gift card, you’ll need to redeem it to add the balance to your Apple account.
On an iPhone or iPad, launch the App Store app and tap on your profile picture in the top right corner. Scroll down and select “Redeem Gift Card or Code“. Enter the gift card number or scan the barcode to redeem it.
On a Mac, open the App Store app, click on “Account” in the menu bar and select “Redeem Gift Card“. Enter the code to redeem.
The gift card balance should now be in your Apple account and ready to use.
Subscribe to Spotify Premium
With an iTunes gift card balance on your Apple account, you can now use it to pay for a Spotify Premium subscription.
Open the Spotify app on your iPhone, iPad or Mac. Tap on “Premium” on the bottom bar.
Select the Premium plan you want – Individual, Duo or Family. On the payment screen, choose “Pay with your Apple ID“.
The payment will be processed using your iTunes gift card balance. If the balance doesn’t cover the full monthly cost, you can pay the remainder with another payment method.
And that’s it! You’ll now have Spotify Premium access, without spending any new money thanks to your iTunes gift card.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are answers to some common questions about using iTunes gift cards for Spotify Premium:
Can I use an iTunes gift card to pay for just one month of Spotify Premium?
Yes, iTunes gift cards can be used to pay for a single month or multiple months of Spotify Premium. On the payment screen, select “Pay Monthly” if you only want to pay for 1 month at a time with your iTunes balance.
What if my iTunes gift card doesn’t cover the full cost of Spotify Premium?
You can combine multiple gift cards or partial gift card balances to pay for Spotify Premium. If the balances don’t cover the full monthly cost, you’ll be prompted to enter a secondary payment method like a credit card to pay the remainder.
Does the payment renew automatically each month?
If you pay monthly, the payment will not renew automatically with your iTunes balance each month. You’ll have to manually reapply your iTunes balance each month if you want to keep using it to pay.
If you pay for an extended 3, 6 or 12 month Premium subscription upfront with your iTunes money, it will cover the full term before you need to renew.
Can I use an iTunes gift card to add Spotify Premium to multiple accounts?
Yes, you can use your iTunes balance to purchase Spotify Premium gifts for friends and family too. Buy them a Premium gift card which you can send to their email to redeem.
What countries accept iTunes gift cards for Spotify?
iTunes gift cards only work for purchasing Spotify Premium in select countries where you can buy Premium in-app, including the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, and Canada.
In other countries, you’ll need to sign up and pay for Premium directly on Spotify’s website instead.
Can I get a refund of my iTunes balance if I cancel Spotify Premium?
Unfortunately, you can’t get a refund of your iTunes gift card balance if you end up canceling your Spotify Premium subscription early. Any remaining balance stays in your Apple account to use on other iTunes purchases.
Tips for Using iTunes Gift Cards on Spotify
- Check the Spotify Premium price in your country so you buy an iTunes gift card that covers the full cost.
- Redeem your iTunes code as soon as you get it to prevent losing the gift card.
- You can also buy Spotify Premium gift cards if you want to gift a subscription to someone.
- Set a reminder to reapply your iTunes balance each month if paying monthly.
- Use any remaining balance for other apps, music, movies, and more on iTunes and the App Store.
Get More Value from Spotify Premium
Now that you know how to pay for Spotify Premium with an iTunes gift card, here are some tips to get the most out of your subscription:
Enjoy Ad-Free Listening
Spotify Premium means no more annoying audio or visual ads interrupting your music listening. You can enjoy seamless ad-free play.
Download Music for Offline Playback
Download your favorite songs, albums, and playlists to your mobile device so you can listen offline when you don’t have an internet connection. Perfect for planes, road trips, and commutes.
Listen to Higher Quality Audio
Spotify Premium streams music in higher quality 320 kbps audio. So you can hear more sonic detail in your favorite tracks.
Unlock Unlimited Skips
Skip as many songs as you want on both mobile and desktop. No more restrictions on how many times you can skip tracks in radio stations or playlists.
Get Exclusive Spotify Content
Get early access to new releases from top artists with Spotify Premium. There are also Premium-only podcasts, playlists, and other unique content.
So make the most of your Spotify Premium access now that you’ve got it set up with your iTunes gift card payment method!