How to Change a Spotify Password

Reset your Spotify password easily if you've forgotten it

What to Know

  • For a known password, go to the Spotify website. Select Log In, enter username/password. Select Profile > Account > Change Password.
  • For a forgotten password, go to the Spotify website and select Log In > Forgot your password. Enter your email address and select Send.
  • After you receive the email, open email and select Reset Password. Enter and confirm your new password, then select Send.

This article explains how to change your Spotify password. Instructions apply to Windows and Mac computers, as well as iOS and Android devices.

To keep your Spotify account secure, it's a good practice to update your password from time to time. Here's how to change your Spotify password or reset it when you've forgotten the current password.

Spotify logo

Chesnot / Getty Images

How to Change a Spotify Password

To change your Spotify password, log in to your account via the Spotify website. This applies to those who use the streaming app on either Windows or macOS and those who use it on iOS or Android.

This method assumes you can remember your current Spotify password. If you've forgotten it, follow the instructions in the next section.

  1. Go to the Spotify website and select Log in in the upper-right corner of the home page.

    The Spotify website with Log in highlighted.
  2. Enter your username/email address and current password and select Log In. If you use Facebook, see the next section.

    Spotify's log in screen, with Log in highlighted.
  3. Select your Profile on the upper-right corner and select Account from the drop-down menu.

    Selecting Account on the Spotify website.
  4. Select Change password in the left menu.

    Selecting change Password on the Spotify website.
  5. Enter your current password into the Current password field.

    Entering in your current password on the Spotify website.
  6. Enter your new password into the New password field, then once more into the Repeat new password field.

    Entering in and confirming new password on the Spotify website.
  7. Select Set new password.

    Setting new password on the Spotify website.
  8. Once the password has been changed you should see a "Password updated" message.

    Password update message on the Spotify website.

How to Reset Spotify Password When You've Forgotten It

Changing your Spotify password is more complicated when you've forgotten it. When you don't know the current Spotify password, you can reset it in a few steps. This also applies to logins using a Facebook account whether you know the password or not.

You will no longer need to use the Facebook login button if you reset it.

  1. Go to the Spotify website and select Log in in the upper-right corner of the home page.

    The Spotify website with Log in highlighted.
  2. Select Forgot your password.

    Selecting Forgot your password on the Spotify login page.
  3. Enter the email address or username associated with your account.

    Entering in an email address to change the password.
  4. Select the I'm not a robot CAPTCHA box.

    Selecting the reCaptcha box.
  5. Select Send.

    Selecting Send to get a reset password link from Spotify.
  6. Log in to the email account you associated with Spotify and look for the reset password email.

    A password reset email from Spotify.
  7. Open this email and select Reset Password.

    The reset password link in an email from Spotify.
  8. Enter a new password into the New password field, then again into the Repeat new password field.

    Entering in a new password and confirming it.
  9. Select the I'm not a robot CAPTCHA box.

    Selecting the Captcha box to reset the password.
  10. Select Send.

    After creating your new password, store it someplace safe and easily accessible. Consider using a password manager, which takes the hassle out of recalling dozens or hundreds of random symbols.

    Selecting Send to complete resetting your password for Spotify.
Was this page helpful?