How to Create a Spotify Account

Dec 4, 2020 · 5 minute read

How to create a Spotify account?

You can make an account using the Spotify app or on the Spotify website. Spotify lets you to sign up with your email or your Facebook account.

 If you want to sign up with your Facebook account:

  1. Go to your Spotify app or


  3. You will be directed to log in to your Facebook account.You need to allow Spotify access to your Facebook account.

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How to Change Spotify Profile Picture.

If you signed up with your Facebook account, you are not allowed to change your display name on Spotify Desktop app, and your Facebook name will be shown as your Spotify profile name.

To change your profile image and name using mobile/tablet app:

  1. Go to Your Library.

  2. Tap on your profile icon.

  3. select View Profile.

  4. Select EDIT PROFILE.

  5. Change your profile picture and name, tap SAVE.

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How to Sign up Spotify with Your Email:

  1. Go to your Spotify app or

  2. Fill out the Sign up with your email address form, (As you can see in the pictures below.) and click SIGN UP.

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How to Sign up/Log in with


you need to sign up using your Apple ID email address.

If you sign up or login with Apple, you will be able to use your Apple device passcode, your Face ID or your Touch ID to sign into your Spotify account.


you need to sign up using your Google account email address.

After signing up with your Google email address, you can choose CONTINUE WITH GOOGLE as you can see in the picture below:

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How to log in Spotify when I am traveling abroad.

If you are using Spotify Free, you can only stay logged in for 14 days. After that you need to upgrade your Spotify Free to Spotify Premium, or:

  1. Go to

  2. In Edit profile section, change Country or region to your current location.

NOTE: if your current country is not in the list, the only option you have is upgrading your Spotify to Premium.

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How to Log out of Spotify Account.


  1. Click on menu icon next to your profile.

  2. Select log out option.

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Web Player

  1. Click on your profile as you can see in the picture below.

  2. Select log out.

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Mobile and Tablet App.

  1. Select Home button.

  2. Select setting button.

  3. At the bottom of the setting menu, Select log out.

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How to Log out Everywhere at Once.

  1. Go to

  2. Log in to your account.

  3. Go to your account page and select Account overview from the menu bar.

  4. Scroll the page and tap SIGN OUT EVERYWHERE.

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How to Add Someone to Spotify Family.

To join a family plan, you need to live with the plan manager. After logging in to your account and entering the address, the manager should send you an invitation to join the plan.

 Note that you cannot have two family plans at the same time. You should cancel your current Premium plan or wait for it to end.

 Remember that you can change the family plans only once a year.

How Can Kids Use Spotify.

Spotify Premium Family plan includes an option for kids. Children can listen to soundtracks, singalongs and special playlists through Spotify Kids.

After subscribing for Premium Family plan, you can log in to Spotify Kids.

Create a Kids Account.

 Note that you can only create the account in the Spotify Kids app. When you go to the app for the first time, you will be asked whether you want to make an account. By following the on-screen instructions, you can make an account.

If you want to have more than one Kids account, follow the instructions:

  1. Go to Spotify Kids app and click on the avatar.

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  1. Click on grown-ups setting.

  2. Enter the PIN.

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  1. Click on Add a Kids account.

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 By using the grown-ups setting you can manage the Kids account.

How to Join an Existing Premium Duo Plan?

If you want to join an existing Duo plan, you need to live with the plan’s manager. Follow the steps:

  1. Log in to your Spotify account.

  2. Enter your address.

  3. Plan’s manager needs to send you an invitation through

 Note that if you are using another Premium plan, you should cancel or wait until it ends. You cannot have two Premium plans at a time. You can change your Duo plan once a year.

How to Unsubscribe from Spotify?

Follow these steps to change or cancel your plan:

  1. Log in to your Spotify account through the Spotify website.

  2. Click on Subscription. Your current plan will be shown.

  3. Click “CHANGE” OR “CANCEL”.

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  1. As you can see the picture below, you can change your premium plan or click “CANCEL PREMIUIM”.

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How to Update my Spotify App.

Desktop App

If you want to update your Spotify Desktop app:

  1. When you see a blue dot on your menu icon, it means that there is an update available. Click on menu icon.

  2. Click Update available. Restart now.

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Mobile/Tablet Spotify App

IOS Based Devices

To update your mobile/tablet Spotify app on IOS based devices:

You can turn your device’s automatic updates on:

  1. Go to your device’s settings.

  2. In iTunes & App Store section, switch on App Updates.


Update Spotify app manually on your IOS device:

  1. Go to App Store.

  2. Go to Update section.

  3. Search Spotify app, and tap Update.

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Android based devices:

You can turn your device’s automatic updates on:

  1. Go to Google Play Store’s settings.

  2. Enable Auto-update apps.


Update Spotify app manually on your Android device:

  1. Go to Google Play Store.

  2. Go to My apps & games section

  3. Find Spotify in Updates section and tap Update.

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