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How to unlink Spotify from PS4 or PS5

Here's how to unlink your Spotify account from a PlayStation console.
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September 22, 2022

Here are a few fast, easy ways to link and unlink Spotify from PS4 or PS5.

While it’s fun to listen to personalized playlists when gaming, a Spotify Premium account can only play music on a maximum of three devices. Not only does that add up fast, but if multiple people listen to music from the same account, they may experience audio interruptions. Therefore, you may need to shuffle around your linked devices and unlink your PlayStation console from time to time, especially if you’ve upgraded to a new gaming console.

Read more: How to delete your Spotify account

QUICK ANSWER

To unlink Spotify from your PS4 or PS5, open the Spotify app on our PlayStation console and select the settings icon from the left side of the screen. Then, from the Account settings, select Log out.


Unlink Spotify with or without a PlayStation console?

How to unlink Spotify from PS4 or PS5

Firstly, open the Spotify app on your PlayStation console.

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Select the Settings wheel from the left side of the screen. This will bring you to a new page.

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Select Log out to unlink your Spotify account from the PlayStation Network. Presto! You’ve now unlinked your Spotify account and freed up more device space.

To link your Spotify Account with a PS4 or PS5 again, log back into the Spotify app via your PlayStation console.

Yes, you can listen to music while playing compatible PS5 and PS4 games. However, this feature is not available on PS3.

  1. While in your game, press the PS button to go to the control center and select Music.
  2. Choose a song or podcast you want to play. Your selection starts playing automatically. The song that is playing appears as a card in the control center.
  3. Press the PS button to return to the game you were playing.

How to unlink Spotify via a web browser

If you no longer have access to your PS4 or PS5 console, you can still unlink your Spotify account via a web browser. There are two ways to do so.

The first method is to go to your Account Overview page on Spotify. Click Apps on the left-hand side and select Remove Access for Sony.

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The second method is to log into PlayStation Music with your PlayStation Network account. There, click Unlink beside your listed Spotify account, and voila, the accounts are no longer linked.

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FAQs

Yes. You can unlink your PSN account, banned or not, from a Spotify account via a web browser. You can do so by following the steps listed above. If you experience any problems, we recommend contacting Sony Customer Support.

Visit the PlayStation Spotify region page for a complete list of countries that support the Spotify service on PlayStation. Note that available artists and tracks may vary according to location.

Sony teamed up with Spotify to create PlayStation Music in February 2015, which replaced their previous Music Unlimited service.