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Spotify offers refunds for Car Thing before it stops working

Spotify offers refunds for Car Thing before it stops working

What do you want to know

  • Customers can obtain a refund for their Car Thing purchases by contacting Spotify customer support with proof of purchase.
  • Spotify shut down Car Thing five months after its release and the devices will stop working on December 9.
  • Spotify aims to streamline its products and focus on new features, likely due to cost cuts following layoffs and rising prices.

If you bought Spotify’s Car Thing and it’s about to become a paperweight, here’s some good news: Spotify is now offering refunds for the $90 device.

Spotify told TechCrunch that they have started refunding anyone who contacts customer support and shows proof of purchase, such as an email receipt. Car Thing launched in early 2022 after quietly rolling out for free to select Spotify Premium subscribers in late 2021.