Here's how to decide if you should upgrade your Spotify plan, or if you should just stick to the free version of the music streaming service. At this point, I've used Spotify for several years, and can't imagine switching to any other service for my music streaming needs. The app is one of the most used on my phone and laptop.
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While Spotify's ubiquity and social media integration made it the established leader when it comes to music streaming services. But it has competition in the form of Apple Music, which offers a cloud locker, live radio and deeper Apple device integration see our Apple Music FAQ for more info. So which music streaming service is better? We've used both, and while the services are quite similar in some ways, each have some benefits over the other. In this Spotify vs Apple Music face-off, we take an in-depth look at how the two platforms compare. The pricing for each Spotify and Apple Music is almost identical, with the one big difference being that the former offers a free starting tier. If you're wondering exactly what those extra dollars get you, see our Spotify Free vs Premium comparison.
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Ben Lovejoy. In addition to each getting individual premium accounts, Spotify says Duo also gives you a joint playlist selected by Spotify on the basis of your joint tastes. So deciding who gets to play DJ at home or in the car is a constant battle. Luckily, today Spotify is making it even easier for two people to enjoy music together or separately with the launch of Spotify Premium Duo — our new, first-of-its-kind subscription plan. Beginning today, Duo will be rolling out in 55 markets globally, including the U. Each individual gets their own Premium account under one plan in addition to the unique benefits like exclusive access to Duo Mix, a regularly updated playlist made just for the two subscribers to discover audio they both love and enjoy together. To sign-up, visit spotify.
My girlfriend and I share a single account for every subscription service we use. Aside from the difference in cost and the number of accounts, the Duo plan comes with all the usual Spotify Premium perks: No ads, on-demand listening and the ability to upload your own music or download tracks for offline listening. However, while both Spotify Duo users can listen at the same time, they will need to use the same street address in their account information in order to use the Duo plan the same restriction applies to the Spotify, Apple Music and YouTube Music Family plans as well.