When it comes to music streaming apps nowadays, Spotify is one of the most popular among them. You need an active subscription to use Spotify and listen to your favorite music. You can either purchase the subscription from the Spotify app or the web, or you can buy a Spotify gift card from a retail store or online and then use it to get the subscription. In this guide, we have described how you can redeem a Spotify gift card easily from your device.
So, if you have got a Spotify gift card from someone as a gift, or just bought it from a retail store and want to redeem the gift card, then you just have come to the right place. Below, we have described how you can redeem your gift on the Spotify website easily. We also have answered several questions related to Spotify gift cards in this guide. So, read this guide completely to learn about redeeming a Spotify gift card. You can also read about changing payment methods on Spotify.
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What is a Spotify Gift Card?
Just like other streaming platforms, Spotify also offers gift cards that you can use to redeem your subscription. You can get a Spotify gift card from retail stores like Walmart, Target, Best Buy, etc., and give the gift card to others or use it in your Spotify account to get a premium subscription.
There are different Spotify gift cards like 1 month, 3 months, 6 months, and 12 months available that you can get. Each gift card has a unique gift card number and a security pin code to redeem your gift card. You have to scratch the security pin and enter it on the gift card redemption page of Spotify to redeem the gift card. Below, we have described the step-by-step guide to redeeming a Spotify gift card.
How to Redeem a Spotify Gift Card?
Below, we have described the step-by-step guide to redeeming a Spotify gift card. So, just follow the steps below to do it.
- First of all, visit the Spotify gift card redemption page: spotify.com/redeem
- Log in with your Spotify account.
- Then, enter the gift card unique pin you got from scratching the back of the physical gift card.
- That’s it. Now, click on “Continue” and your gift card will be successfully redeemed to your Spotify account and you’ll get a Spotify premium subscription in your account.
Why Can’t I Redeem my Spotify Gift Card?
There can be several reasons why you are not able to redeem your Spotify gift card. Below, we have described the reasons why you might face this issue.
- If you have bought your Spotify gift card from a retail store, make sure the cashier activates the gift card. The gift card needs to be activated once it’s bought from a retail store.
- Usually, Spotify gift cards have a validity of 12 months. So, make sure you redeem the gift card within 12 months after buying.
- Use a coin to scratch the back of the gift card and make sure you don’t damage the gift card pin while scratching. The gift card pin is sensitive.
- Make sure to write the PIN correctly. There might be confusion about ‘O’ and ‘0’ (zero), so spot the numbers correctly.
- Make sure to visit the official gift card redemption page of Spotify to redeem the gift card.
- Do not use an already scratched gift card.
- Make sure the country or region selected in your Spotify account is the same country or region from where you bought the gift card. For example, if you have bought a Spotify gift card in the USA, the region in your Spotify account should be the USA. You can change your country or region from the account settings of your Spotify account.
Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q)
1. Do Spotify Gift Cards Expire?
Yes, Spotify gift cards usually have a 12-month expiry date from the date of purchase. So, make sure to redeem the gift card within 12 months of purchasing.
2. Can I use the Spotify App to redeem the gift card?
As of now, you can only use the Spotify gift card redemption page on their website to redeem a gift card. You can’t use the app to redeem a gift card.
3. How to redeem Spotify gift cards on iPhone
You can open the gift card redemption page on Google Chrome or Safari browser in your iPhone and then redeem the gift card from there.
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