How to Change the Playlist Picture on Spotify on Android

Use an image to set your playlist apart

What to Know

  • Open a playlist, then tap the menu icon (three vertical dots) > Edit Playlist > Change Image.
  • Tap Choose Photo to use an image saved on your device, or Take Photo to take a new photo.
  • Once you’ve chosen an existing or new image, tap Use Photo and Save to complete the process.

This article explains how to change a playlist picture on Spotify on your Android device. While Spotify used to require you to use the desktop app to change playlist cover images, but no longer the case. You can use any image stored on your Android device as a Spotify playlist picture, or take a new picture using your device’s built-in camera and use that instead. You can also change your main Spotify picture, or profile picture, through the Android app.

How Do You Change Your Playlist Picture on Spotify Mobile?

The Android Spotify app allows you to change the cover picture for any of your playlists using the Android app, so you don’t have to load the app on a computer to get this task done. When you change a Spotify playlist picture on mobile, you can select any image currently saved on your device, or take a new photo using one of the cameras built into your device.

When you change a playlist picture on the Spotify mobile app, it is also automatically changed on all of your other devices. There is no need to change it again on the desktop app or any of your other devices.

Here’s how to change a playlist cover picture on Spotify on Android:

  1. Open the Spotify app on your Android device.

  2. Tap Your Library.

  3. Tap one of your playlists.

  4. Tap the menu icon (three vertical dots).

    Your Library, Electro Swing playlist, and three dot menu highlighted in Spotify app
  5. Tap Edit playlist.

  6. Tap Change Image.

  7. Tap Choose photo to use an image currently saved on your phone.

    Edit Playlist, Change Image, and Choose Photo highlighted in Spotify app

    Tap Take photo if you want to take a brand new photo right now and use it as your playlist cover picture.

  8. Tap the image you want to use.

  9. Tap Use Photo.

  10. Tap Save.

    Use Photo and Save highlighted in Spotify app

How Do I Change My Spotify Picture on Android?

In addition to changing the cover image for any of your Spotify playlists, you can also change your Spotify picture on Android without going back to the desktop app or the Spotify web player. This is the image associated with your profile, and a variety of other people may see it depending on your privacy settings.

Like playlist cover images, your Spotify picture can be any image stored on your phone, or you can take a new picture.

Here’s how to change your Spotify picture on Android:

  1. Open Spotify, and tap the gear icon.

  2. Tap View Profile.

  3. Tap Edit Profile.

    Settings gear, View Profile, and Edit Profile in Spotify app
  4. Tap Change Photo.

  5. Tap Choose photo.

    Want to use a brand new selfie? Tap Take photo here instead.

  6. Tap Allow.

    Change photo, Choose photo, Allow in Spotify app
  7. Tap the photo you want to use.

  8. Tap Use photo.

    Use Photos highlighted in Spotify app
FAQ
  • How do I share a Spotify playlist on Android?

    Go to Your Library and choose a playlist, then tap More (the three dots) > Share. You can share songs on Spotify via Snapchat, Instagram, AirDrop, etc.

  • How do I delete a playlist on Spotify?

    In the mobile app, go to your playlist and select More (the three dots) > Delete. In the desktop app, right-click the playlist's name and select Delete.

  • Can I see who liked my playlist on Spotify?

    No. You can't see who likes or follows your playlists, but the number of likes/followers appears under the name of the playlist in your library. To see who follows your account, tap the Settings gear > View profile > Followers.

  • How do I make a collaborative playlist on Spotify?

    Start making your playlist, then tap More (the three dots) below the playlist name and select Make collaborative. In the desktop app, right-click the name of the playlist and select Collaborative Playlist.

  • How do I make a playlist public on Spotify?

    In the mobile app, tap More (the three dots) below the playlist name and select Add to profile. In the desktop app, right-click the name of your playlist and select Add to profile.

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