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How do I change or reset my Spotify password?

We’ll show you how to change or reset your Spotify password if you can’t sign in to your account.

Like any other online account, you really don’t want to hack your Spotify profile. Whether you suspect someone has hacked into your account or just want to update your password to confirm it, changing your Spotify password is easy.

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Let’s see how to change your Spotify password and reset it if necessary.

How to change your Spotify password

To change the password for your Spotify account, you must visit your browser’s Spotify website. You can’t change your password on Spotify’s desktop or mobile apps.

Visit Spotify account page to get started. You can easily launch this page by clicking the profile icon in the upper right corner of Spotify and selecting Account.

Spotify Open an account page

What you see here depends on how you created your Spotify account. If you created it with your email address and unique password, you will see a change Password tab in the left sidebar. Click here to change your Spotify password – you will need to enter your current and new passwords as usual.

We recommend using password management create and save a strong password you don’t need to remember. This will give your account better protection.

Change your Spotify password if you use Facebook

If you created your Spotify account through Facebook (which was required when Spotify was new), you won’t see an option to change your password on the Spotify account page. Because you log in via Facebook, you have to change your Facebook password change the password you use in Spotify effectively.

If you’ve lost access to the Facebook account you used on Spotify, find out how to restore your facebook account so you can get back in.

How to use Spotify device passwords

If your Spotify account was set up via Facebook, you’ll see a tab called Set the device password On your Spotify account page. This allows you to choose a separate password that is required to access Spotify on other devices, such as streaming systems and game consoles.

Click on this tab Send an email to set a password and you will receive an email at the address associated with your account. Follow this to set a password that will allow you to log in to Spotify on devices that do not support Facebook login.

Spotify device password

In addition to this password, you will need username Spotify offers on this page for login. In most cases, the username of users logged in to a Facebook account is a random set of numbers. That’s why it’s a good idea to store your username in a password manager so you don’t have to remember it.

This password works with more than just devices that can’t sign in to Facebook. If you wish, you can use that username and password combination to sign in to Spotify in your browser and other locations.

However, you should not deactivate your Facebook account if you used it to register for Spotify. Spotify does not provide an official solution for deleting your Facebook account in these cases, except for deleting your Spotify account and opening a new one at another email address.

How to reset your Spotify password

The above is an overview of what to do if you know your Spotify password and just want to change it. However, Spotify also has a tool to change your password if you don’t remember it.

Head Spotify password reset page of use. Enter your username or the email address associated with your account, and Spotify will email you instructions on how to set a new password.

Reset Spotify password

Spotify password options, explained

That’s all you need to know about resetting your Spotify password. Unfortunately, Spotify does not yet offer other security options, such as two-step authentication (2FA). This means that you are limited in the strength of your password (or Facebook’s 2FA if you use it to log in).

Now that your account is secure, you can return to enjoy great music on Spotify.

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