How to Change Your Display Name/Photo on Spotify

Posted by Adam Gorden on Dec 7, 2022 5:00 PM.
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If you are a keen Spotify fan, you must love the various social features on Spotify. Spotify's social features keep you connected to your friends and keep up with your favorite Spotify artist. When you are in some Spotify activities, you might have noticed your username or your profile photo is something that can makes you special.

So can you change your username and display name on Spotify? Yes. The process is even shorter than you think but there're some precautions before we dive deep into this.

Part 1. Can You Change Your Username on Spotify?
Part 2. How to Change Spotify Display Name
Part 3. How to Change Spotify Display Photo
Extra Tips: How to Download Spotify with Free Account

Part 1. Can You Change Your Username on Spotify?

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When you open the Spotify app for desktop, you'll see "your username" on Your Profile button in the upper-right corner of the app. However, this is the display name but not the username you think on Spotify.

Username & Display Name - What Are the Differences?

After you sign up for a Spotify account with email address, Facebook, Apple or your phone number Spotify will give you a username, which is designed to identify you on Spotify. Your username on Spotify offers another option to log in your Spotify account in case that you forgot the method you use to sign up because you can use Spotify's addition data control to access it from your device. More than for login, you can use it to follow friends on Spotify even the connection with Facebook.

When your username acts as an irreplaceable role when you are using Spotify, your display name is something you can add more fun to your Spotify profile. Your display name and display photo on your profile contributes to how your look to other Spotify users, such as your Spotify friends when you use social features like Collaborative Playlists, Friend Activity, Spotify Blend and more.

Part 2. How to Change Spotify Display Name

Sometimes after a regular update, Spotify will change how Your Profile button looks like in the same position. If you didn't see your username it, see more options.

How to Change Your Spotify Username on Windows/Mac

You can choose to change your display name in the desktop app or Spotify web player.

Option 1. Change Your Display Name in Desktop App

On Windows/Mac:

Step 1. Open the Spotify app for desktop.

Step 2. Click Your Profile button (Chevron down icon) > Profile.

Step 3. You'll see your display name as you go into Your Profile page on Spotify.

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Step 4. To change your display name, click [Your Spotify Display Name] or More button (three dots) > Edit profile.

Step 5. The Profile details window will appear on Spotify, enter the new name you want to change.

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Step 6. Click Save button to save this change.

Option 2. Change Your Display Name on Spotify Web Player

On Windows/Mac:

Step 1. Go to Spotify Web Player and log in to your Spotify account.

Step 2. Click Your Profile button (Chevron down icon) > Account.

Step 3. To change your display name, click [Your Spotify Display Name] or More button > Edit profile.

Step 4. The Profile details window will appear on the screen, feel free to change you current display name > Save.

How to Change Your Spotify Display Name on Mobile

On iPhone/Android:

Step 1. Open the Spotify app for mobile.

Step 2. Tap the Gear icon in the upper right corner to access Settings.

Step 3. Tap Your Profile on the top of the Settings to view your Profile.

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Step 4. Tap the Edit profile button.

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Step 5. Enter the new name you want to change.

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Step 6. Tap the Save button in the upper-right corner of the screen to save this change.

Part 3. How to Change Spotify Display Photo

When you are changing your display name, you may want to change your display photo too. Spotify also lets you change your display photo (or a blank profile) to the desired picture.

How to Change Your Spotify Display Photo on Desktop

Just save and prepare the desired picture to your device, then pick up your device to make changes!

Option 1. Change Your Display Photo in Desktop App

On Windows/Mac:

Step 1. Open the Spotify app for desktop.

Step 2. Click Your Profile button (Chevron down icon) > Profile.

Step 3. You'll see your display name as you go into Your Profile page on Spotify.

Step 4. To change your display name, click [Your Spotify Display Photo] to choose a photo in the pop-up. Or click the More button (3 dots) > Edit Photo and select Choose photo on [Your Spotify Display Photo].

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Step 5. In the pop-up, navigate to the desired file and click Open.

Step 6. To make your display blank, select Remove photo on [Your Spotify Display Photo].

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Option 2. Change Your Display Phone on Spotify Web Player

On Windows/Mac:

Step 1. Go to Spotify Web Player and log in to your Spotify account.

Step 2. Click Your Profile button (Chevron down icon) > Profile.

Step 3. To change your display photo, click [Your Spotify Display Photo] or More button > Edit profile.

Step 4. The Profile details window will appear on the screen. Select change photo to navigate to the desired file you want to change to your display photo on Spotify.

Step 5. Select the file and click the Open button.

How to Chane Your Spotify Display Photo on Mobile

You can also choose to change your display photo in the mobile app.

On iPhone/Android:

Step 1. Open the Spotify app for mobile.

Step 2. Tap the Gear icon in the upper right corner to access Settings.

Step 3. Tap Your Profile on the top of the Settings to view your Profile.

Step 4. Tap the Edit profile button.

Step 5. Tap [Your Display Photo] twice or click Change photo button.

Step 6. To change your photo, select either Choose from library or Take photo to go to your desired photo for Spotify > Choose.

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Step 7. To make your display photo blank, select Remove current photo.

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