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Spotify finally launches in India, with monthly plans starting at ₹119 ($1.65)

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I've been writing about Spotify launching in India for the last three years. The music streaming service was slated to make its debut in 2016, but licensing hurdles put an end to that. The rumormill suggested an eventual launch in 2017 and last year, but it wasn't to be.

Early this year, it was revealed that Spotify signed a deal with T-Series to stream its vast content library globally, paving the way for a launch in India. And as we head into March, the streaming service is finally making its debut in India, with the app now live on the Play Store (opens in new tab). Here's how much Spotify costs in India, and ow you can get started.

Here's how much Spotify costs in India

Spotify monthly plans start off at just ₹119 ($1.65), and you can get an annual plan for just ₹1,189 ($16.70). You can also pick up short-term plans — including a day pack, seven-day plans, and more. Here's the full breakdown:

  • Annual plan - ₹1,189
  • Monthly plan (recurring) - ₹119
  • One-day plan - ₹13
  • Seven-day plan - ₹39
  • One-month plan - ₹129
  • Three-month plan - ₹329
  • Six-month plan - ₹719

There's a caveat: if you have a premium account from another country, you'll first have to get rid of that subscription before you can switch your account to India.

How to get Spotify Premium in India right now

The streaming service is now live in India, so all you need to do is head to the Spotify website to start the free 30-day trial. You'll be able to select a plan shortly thereafter.

Once you're done, be sure to download the app on your phone by hitting up the Play Store from the link below. What do you guys think about Spotify finally making its debut in India?

See at Google Play (opens in new tab)

Thanks Rohit!

Harish Jonnalagadda
Harish Jonnalagadda

Harish Jonnalagadda is a Senior Editor overseeing Asia at Android Central. He leads the site's coverage of Chinese phone brands, contributing to reviews, features, and buying guides. He also writes about storage servers, audio products, and the semiconductor industry. Contact him on Twitter at @chunkynerd.

6 Comments
  • I did sign up on spotify just now after reading this article. Normal sign up, not via VPN. Happy that it's finally here!
  • That's awesome for India. Glad they finally got.
  • A better option than apple music as its android app is full of bugs...thank you spotify for coming to india.
  • After 3 years of waiting at last in India. Now I can listen to my playlist that have created long back using VPN. Thank you spotify
  • T-Series ? Subscribe to Pewdiepie
  • Whoopie. Shingaling a bing bang. Yawn.