Spotify for Android and iOS gets customised profiles

Customize your Spotify profile to match your interests and tastes

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Spotify Customised Profiles

Spotify is continuing to revamp both its Android and iOS mobile apps. Only last week, the company pushed out an update that brought a revamped home page, and have now swiftly followed up with customised profiles on both mobile platforms.

Starting this week, depending on what music you’re listening to on your phone, you’ll be able to update your Spotify profile, including the photo and username, to create a personalised music page representative of your music tastes.

Spotify users on Android and iOS, regardless of whether they’re using a smartphone or tablet, can head to ‘View Profile’ to see their recently played artists, followers, and public playlists. Then, tapping “Edit Profile” will allow users to customize their status starting with the photo, which can be either JPEG or PNG.

Bear in mind that if you’re using an iPhone or iPad, the picture must be less than 10MB. You can even remove your photo completely if you wisely didn’t link your Spotify account to Facebook, in which case you’ll have to disconnect the two from the Settings menu.

Apart from adding a photo to your profile, you can also change your Spotify display name and if you’re proud of your new profile and want to share it with your friends, you can do that easily as well..

While the update is now starting to roll out, it may take some time before it goes live for all users, everywhere

How to change your Spotify profile picture

Looking to switch up your Spotify profile picture? Just keep in mind: You can’t upload any images that violate any copyright, trademark, or personal image rights.

On Android and iOS smartphones and tablets:

  • 1. Open up your Spotify app. Tap “Home,” then “Settings”, that’s the little gear icon.
  • 2. Next, tap “View Profile.”
  • 3. Then, tap “Edit Profile.”
  • 4. Select “Change Photo” to do just that!  
  • 5. Choose the picture you want to use, and make sure it’s a JPEG or PNG. If you’re an iOS user, make sure the picture has a file size of less than 10 MB.

On desktop:

  • 1. Click your username in the top right corner of the desktop app.
  • 2. Hover your mouse over your profile picture and click “Change.”
  • 3. Select the picture you want to use.

You can also remove your photo completely. On mobile, complete steps 1-4 above. But instead of adding a photo, tap “Remove Current Photo” and voila! On desktop, follow steps 1 and 2. After you click “Change,” you’ll be able to remove the photo.

How to add or change your Spotify display name

If you want to use a nickname here’s how to do it on your Android or iOS smartphone:

  • 1. Tap “Home,” then “Settings.”
  • 2. Tap “View Profile,” then “Edit Profile.”
  • 3. Tap your display name, then type in what you want your new display name to be.
  • 4. Once you’re done, tap “Save” and you’ll be good to go.

How to share your Spotify profile

Connecting with friends and you can share your newly updated profile so you can see what your friends are listening to.

On mobile and tablet:

  • 1. Tap “Home,” then “Settings.”
  • 2. Tap “View Profile.”
  • 3. Tap the three dots (these will be horizontal on iOS and vertical on Android) in the top right. Then hit “Share.” Here, you’ll have the choice to share on a number of messaging apps, so you can spread your profile far and wide.

On desktop:

  • 1. Click your profile picture in the top right corner of the app to go to your profile.
  • 2. Click the three horizontal dots under your name.
  • 3. Hover your cursor over “Share,” and select your favorite sharing option.
  • 4. Send to your fans and admirers! 
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Version: Varies with device
Updated: March 11, 2020
Category: Music and Audio
Requirements: Varies with device
Price: Free
Developer: Spotify
Contains Ads: Yes
In-App Purchases: No

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Version: 8.5.48
Updated: March 9, 2020
Category: Music
Requirements: iOS 11.0+
Price: Free
Developer: Spotify
Contains Ads: Yes
In-App Purchases: No

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