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How To Edit Your Spotify Profile: Make the App Yours

Precious Akinkugbe



how to edit your spotify profile

Spotify has fast learnt to adapt to the ever-changing dynamic of its users. In adapting, they’ve taken to optimise their users’ tastes. You can now change your profile to best show what interests you. To make this unique customisation, you need to learn how to edit your Spotify profile.

When it comes to digital music streaming services, Spotify is at the top of the list.

They’ve fast grown to become one of the most used platforms for music of all genres.

With Spotify, you have access to an endless variety of songs, depending on your preference.

As they continue to give music, they are also making changes that will make users more comfortable.

Changes that will get users to come back each time.

One might call it a marketing strategy, but it’s merely having your user at the back of your mind.

You can make the Spotify app your complete escape. Once you learn how to edit your Spotify profile, it soon becomes your sanctuary – a go-to place depending on your mood.

Your home of music.

To begin the refurbishing process, you need first to know how to change your name on Spotify.

How to change your Spotify username

To personalise your Spotify app, you first have to know how to change your Spotify name. Let’s get started.

1. On the app, tap HOME.
2. Click on SETTINGS.

how to edit your Spotify profile: Tap settings to change your username

3. Select the VIEW PROFILE option.

how to edit your Spotify profile: Tap view profile to change your username


Tap edit profile to change your spotify username

5. Click on your display name and type in your new name.

save your spotify username

6. Tap SAVE and your name is changed

How to change your Spotify profile picture

Once you have your name changed, the next step is to change your Spotify profile picture.

It’ll soon be your sanctuary, so why not? Following these easy steps below:

1. Tap HOME
2. Click on SETTINGS
3. Select the EDIT PROFILE option

change your spotify profile picture

5. Select your favourite picture:

If you’re using your desktop, do these instead to change your Spotify name:

1. Tap your USERNAME at the top right corner of the app

change spotify username for desktop

2. Navigate to the profile picture and select CHANGE

how to edit your Spotify profile: select change

3. Select your preferred image and VOILA! Your face is on the app

How to share your Spotify profile

You can let your friends in on the magic you’ve made in your personalised app.

To show them what you’re into, these are the steps to follow;

1. Tap HOME
2. Click on SETTINGS

click settings      Click on view profile

3. Click on the three dots at the top right corner:

The dots will be horizontal on iOS and vertical on Android. You will now be able to share your profile with the rest of the world.

tap the three dots

If you’re using your desktop, do these instead to share your Spotify profile:

1. Click on the profile at the top right corner of the app. Your app 😉.

how to edit your Spotify profile: tap your profile

2. Tap the three horizontal dots.

tap the three dots and share

3. Hover your cursor over SHARE and select your preferred sharing option. Tada!

How to change your Spotify password

You can’t change your Spotify password on the app. You’ll have to use a browser.

Here’s how to change your Spotify password:

  1. Visit 
  2. At the top right corner, click on LOG IN
  3. Enter your username and password. If you use Facebook to log into your Spotify app, change your Facebook password.
  4. Click on LOG IN
  5. Tap your USERNAME at the lower part of the window.
  6. Tap ACCOUNT. If it opened into a media player, tap VIEW ACCOUNT.
  7. Navigate to the bottom of the window and hit CHANGE PASSWORD
  8. Enter your current and new password in the text fields.

If you have forgotten your Spotify password, reset your password.

How to change your Email on Spotify

If you wish to edit your Spotify profile by changing your email on Spotify, it’s easy. We have detailed steps below:

  1. Log into your account.
  3. Where you see “email,” enter your new email address.
  4. Confirm your password.
  5. Tap SAVE PROFILE. You’ll receive a confirmation to both the old and new email addresses.

In conclusion

If you’ve followed the steps, we provided to edit your Spotify profile, congratulations. You now have a customised app, tailored to reflect your taste and interest in music. Bravo!

Precious Akinkugbe is a Video Producer at Techuncode, where she scripts and creates videos that are published across all the social platforms. She is also a radical writer and founder of "The Book Club," a small team of bibliophiles who spend their free time drowning between revolutionary pages. As far as hobbies go, she'll pick sitting in a room full of dogs over watching movies any day. Precious finds peace in travelling and exploring the world. Maybe you can go on a trip with her someday.

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