Spotify users may wish to change their username, but the platform doesn't make that easy. Many users find this frustrating as most social networks allow you to modify account usernames. In this article, we will show you how to get a new Spotify username while keeping all of your music.
Can You Change Your Username on Spotify?
No, Spotify does not allows users to change their usernames.
Many believe there is no way to do it without creating a new account. However, there is a little trick to get a new username while keeping all your music content and playlists. We explain below.
Create a New User
To start, click this link
to create a new user in Spotify
. You will need to use another email account. In the What's your name?
box, enter the name you like best:
Move Your Old Lists to the New Account
Start by logging into the account you want to export the lists
from. Click on the three dots
that appear next to the name of the list, and click on Copy link from the playlist
. Perform this operation with each of the lists you wish to transfer to your new account.
When you're done, sign out of the old account and open the new one you just created. Next, go to the search engine
(located at the top left of the screen), and paste the link from the first list you previously saved. When you press Enter
, the selected playlists will appear. Click on the first track
, and select all the songs at the same time. Then click to the right of the title of one of the songs, and in the drop-down menu that appears select Save to your music
. You can repeat this sequence with all the playlists you want:
When you're done, remember to delete your account and the subscriptions you have active in Spotify.
As you can see, although it can be tedious, it is possible to change your username. Of course, since it is a new account, of course, you will lose all your followers
and, you will also have to manually follow all the accounts you followed previously.
Change Your Profile Picture
If this process seems too timely, or do not want to lose your followers/followed, there's an alternative. You can change your profile picture
. To do so, click on your Spotify
username (upper right corner of the screen). Hover over your current photo, and press Change
. Finally, select the new image that you want to use. Remember, the new photo must be .jpeg
and can be up to 4 MB
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