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For these reasons.. Spotify launches its own payment system for iOS users


Spotify has not allowed users to pay for a subscription through Apple's in-app payment system since 2016, and has long been an outspoken critic of the 30 percent cut the iPhone maker takes from app developers, according to a engadget report. 
Last year, it stopped accepting Apple Payments altogether, allowing iOS users who had a subscription since before 2016 to continue paying through Apple's in-app system.
And since Spotify is launching an in-app payment service, users will also be able to easily purchase audiobooks while browsing titles within the app as well. 
Customers will be charged the actual amounts for subscriptions and purchases and will no longer have to pay additional amounts to cover Apple's commission. Users who are accustomed to paying through Apple's in-app system have been charged $3, in addition to Spotify subscription prices, but the European Union's DMA prohibits it. This practice
In addition to being able to implement its own in-app payment system, Spotify will also be able to put prices in the app, and currently displays a note for its products where the price is supposed to be, telling users that they cannot be purchased from within the app 
When the DMA goes into effect, Spotify will display prices for its products, and will also be able to start informing iOS users about deals and promotions from within the app
“It should be this easy for every Spotify customer everywhere,” the company said in its announcement. “But if you live outside of certain markets, you'll continue to run into frustrating roadblocks due to Apple's ridiculous rules, which is why developers everywhere keep asking other governments to pass their own laws like the DMA.”