How to Change Spotify Account Username or Profile Display Name

Signing up on Spotify will need you to add your username and password. While many people want to change the name that they see on their Spotify profile, unfortunately, you cannot change your account username. What you can do is to change the display name on your Spotify account.

Your Spotify username is what identifies you on the music streaming platform. While it is your Spotify ID, you still cannot use it to log in to your account. However, Spotify also added the display name feature that you can change whenever you want. The display name is what appears on your playlists, friend activity, app, and profile.

How to Customize & Change your Spotify Profile Display Name

It is easy to add or change your display name on Spotify. You can edit it via your mobile devices or your desktop computer.

Changing your Spotify Display Name Via Web Browser or Desktop Computer

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If you want to change your display name on Spotify through your desktop computer, you can use any browser to access the web app. It works on Windows 10 PC, Mac or Linux computer, and Chromebook.

  • On any browser, go to https://open.spotify.com/.
  • Look for your username in the upper right corner.
  • Click the down arrow.
  • Select Profile.
  • Click your display name.
  • Enter your new display name.
  • Click Save.

Changing your Spotify Display Name Via iOS or Android Mobile Device

How to Change your Spotify Account Display Name Via iOS or Android Mobile Device
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You may also edit your display name on the Spotify app on your iPhone or Android mobile devices.

  • Launch the Spotify app.
  • Tap the Gear icon in the upper right corner.
  • Tap View Profile.
  • Select Edit Profile.
  • Enter your new display name.
  • Tap Save.

How to Connect Facebook & Show your Profile Name on your Spotify Account

Now, you also have the option to display your Facebook name on your Spotify profile. First, you have to connect your Facebook account to your Spotify. Then, it will show your Facebook name.

  • On your Spotify app, tap the Gear icon.
  • Select Social.
  • Scroll down and tap Connect to Facebook.
  • Enter your Facebook login.
  • Tap OK.

You can also follow the same procedure if you want to connect Facebook to your Spotify account via the web browser.

Do you like your current profile display name on Spotify? What are your reasons for changing your display name? We would love to hear your story!

Eddie Mendoza
Eddie Mendoza
With a Bachelor’s degree in IT, Eddie has a natural knack for troubleshooting gadget issues. With more than 10 years of blogging experience under his belt, writing and publishing articles for streaming and related services is one of his main act. When not on his computer, you can find him tinkering his guitars.

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