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How to Use Spotify Abroad Without the Restriction of 14 Days

By Zoe Clarke

May 02, 2018

Spotify is a music streaming and sharing service that offers an outstanding music library with the latest music and podcasts. However, you will probably be annoyed to discover that you can't use Spotify on vacation abroad or live in a region which Spotify doesn't support. This is because the Spotify is not available everywhere in the world. The service is only licensed to play music in 58 countries. Although the list of countries is extensive, you will be blocked in locations where the service is not supported.


According to Spotify support, with Spotify Premium, you can stream Spotify anytime and anywhere in the world that unrestricted internet is available. you can also download your favourite music so you can play your music even when you are on the plane or somewhere else that doesn't offer internet. However, with Spotify Free accounts, you can use Spotify in a different country for up to 14 days, due to licensing reasons. As thus, after 14 days elapses, the user will no longer be able to use it. Thankfully, there are many solutions to break this restriction. Now I will share a detailed guide on how to use Spotify abroad without the restriction of 14 Days.


CONTENTS


Solution 1. Upgrade to Premium

You can upgrade to Premium to listen to Spotify music anywhere in the world as long as you like.

Upgrading to Premium is easy:

Step 1. Register a Spotify account.

Step 2. Log in to your account page.

Step 3. Click "Subscription" in the menu on the left.

Step 4. Click "TRY PREMIUM FREE".


NOTE: You can try Premium free for 30 days, if you want to keep using it after trial, you should pay for it.

Pay Spotify Premium After Trial

Solution 2. Change the Country

Step 1. Log in to your account page.

Step 2. Click "Edit Profile".

Step 3. Scroll down to "Country" and select your new country from the dropdown list. Then click "Save".

Note: Your new country will only show in this list when you are actually there.

Change Spotify Country

Solution 3. Get Spotify Abroad Unblocked with A VPN

VPN can encrypt your web traffic and then redirects it through one of its servers anywhere in the world, including one of the many Spotify countries where the service is available. It can hides your real IP address, so if you are in an unserved country, the Spotify cannot recognize your real location and block you to access its service. Here is the simple steps on iPhone.

Step 1. Get a working VPN app and choose the server from your home country.

Step 2. Once the VPN is connected, open the Spotify app and login.

Step 3. After Spotify has authenticated your account, you can disconnect your device from VPN and using Spotify. If you want to stay abroad further, you need to repeat the steps above every 14 days.

Spotify Abroad with VPN

Solution 4. Get Spotify Abroad Unblocked with A Converter

This way can help you to go beyond Spotify restrictions without spending extra money on upgrading an account, changing countries or finding an available VPN to set. There are many Spotify to MP3 converters in the market and I will recommend you the TuneFab Spotify Music Converter. With this converter, you can freely to download any songs from Spotify without worrying about whether they have subscribed for the Premium version. You can convert them into MP3, M4A, etc. with high quality and play them offline on any device including iPod, iPhone, Zune, PSP, MP3 player, etc. How to download and save Spotify music to the mentioned music format? Firstly you will need to download the following software to keep up with this tutorial.

Step 1. Download, install and run TuneFab Spotify Music Converter on your Mac or PC. The interface is shown as below.

Launch Spotify Music Converter

Step 2. Now drag and drop songs to the interface directly from Spotify. In this step, you can select the output format and set music quality by changing bitrate and samplerate.

Add Songs from Spotify

Step 3. Click "Convert" button to start converting Spotify music to the format you choose. After conversion is done, you will get the DRM-free music in plain formats.

Converting Spotify Music Mac


Now you can transfer them to your smartphone and listen to them offline without 14-days restriction of Spotify abroad with the above 4 effective solutions.


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