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Spotify Emails IPhone Users: ‘Don’t Subscribe Via iTunes’

Spotify 3Inevitably the battle between Spotify and Apple is heating up.  Spotify is rumored to have been a driving force behind the European Union's current probe of Apple's music service and the deals it has cut with labels. Now comes a new salvo from Spotify.


Spotify is sending an email to users that subscribe via iOS devices reminding them that its $3 per month cheaper to subscribe via

"In case you didn’t know, the normal Premium price is only $9.99, but Apple charges 30 percent on all payments made through iTunes," the email reads. "You can get the exact same Spotify for only $9.99/month, and it’s super simple.

Included are step by step instructions on  how to shut off auto-renew through iTunes and transfer your account directly to Spotify.

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