How to Make A New Profile on Spotify

Spotify is one of the most popular music streaming platforms in the world, boasting a vast library of music from different genres and regions. With a registered profile on Spotify, you can easily search for, stream and create playlists of your favorite artists, albums and tracks. In this blog, we will guide you on how to make a new profile on Spotify with several methods that are easy to follow.

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What’s Needed?

To create a profile on Spotify, you need the following things:

  • A computer or mobile device with an active internet connection
  • A web browser or Spotify app installed on your device.
  • A valid email address or a Facebook account
  • A Spotify account or Premium subscription if you want more features.

What Should I Pay Attention To?

Before you create a new profile on Spotify, here are some things you need to consider:

  • If you register with your Facebook account, your Facebook profile picture and name will be used on your Spotify profile
  • If you prefer to use a username, make sure it is unique and doesn’t contain any personal information
  • If you delete your profile, you will lose access to all your saved data, including playlists and music preferences.

Method 1: Creating A New Profile on the Spotify App (Mobile and Tablet)

If you want to create a new profile on your mobile device or tablet, follow the steps below:

1. Open the Spotify app on your mobile device or tablet.

2. Tap the ‘Home’ tab at the bottom of the screen.

3. Tap the gear icon in the top right corner of the screen to access settings.

4. Scroll down and tap the ‘Edit Profile’ button.

5. You will be asked to log in with either your Facebook account or email address. Choose ‘Sign Up With Email’ if you don’t want to connect your profile with your Facebook, fill in your details, including your preferred username, date of birth, gender and email address, then press ‘Sign Up.’

6. Verify your email by clicking on the link that you received in your inbox from Spotify.

7. After verification, you can start using your new Spotify profile.

Method 2: Creating A New Profile on the Spotify Website (Desktop)

If you prefer to create a profile on a Desktop, you can follow the steps below:

1. Open your web browser and go to the official Spotify website.

2. Click the ‘Sign Up’ button in the top right corner of the website.

3. Choose whether you want to sign up with your Facebook account or your email address. For this method, choose the option ‘Sign up free with Email.’

4. Enter your email address, a password, a display name, date of birth, and gender.

5. Click on ‘Sign Up’ to proceed.

6. Verify your email by clicking on the link that you received in your inbox from Spotify.

7. After verification, you can log into your new Spotify profile through the website or download the Spotify app and use your new account on any device.

Method 3: Creating A New Profile on Spotify with Facebook Account

If you have a Facebook account, you can connect to Spotify with Facebook and create a profile. Here’s how:

1. Open the Spotify app on your device.

2. Click ‘Sign up with Facebook’.

3. Enter your Facebook account details, then click ‘Continue’.

4. Follow the prompts to approve the connection to your Facebook account.

5. You’ll be able to create a new Spotify account with your Facebook information. You’ll need to create a password for your account, choose a display name, date of birth, and gender.

6. After creating your account, you can log in with either Facebook or your email & password.

Why Can’t I Create A Profile on Spotify?

There could be several reasons why you can’t create a Spotify profile:

  • You might be under the age of 13, which is the minimum age requirement for Spotify users.
  • You may be facing internet connection issues.
  • Your email address or Facebook account may already be in use in another Spotify account.
  • You may not have completed the verification process yet.
  • You may have reached the maximum number of allowable profiles in your household.

If you’re encountering any of the above issues, then try the following fixes:

  • Ensure that you are connected to the internet and try again.
  • Use a different email address or Facebook account to create a new profile.
  • Check your email inbox for the verification email from Spotify and complete the process.


  • Ensure that you come up with a secure and strong password to safeguard your profile and personal data from being hacked or stolen.
  • Choose a unique username that is easy to remember and identifies you without revealing personal information.
  • Customize your profile by adding a display picture and background artwork.
  • Make use of the different features Spotify offers to your profile, such as Spotify Wrapped for end-of-year playlists and stats on your music listening history.


Q: How Do I Upload My Music to Spotify?

A: If you are an independent artist or music producer with your collection of music, you will need a distributor to upload your music to Spotify. The distributer will help ensure that your music is available on all platforms, including Spotify, for people to stream and listen to. Popular distributors include Ditto Music, AWAL, and CD Baby. Alternatively, you can sign up for Spotify’s own platform for artists known as Spotify for Artists.

Q: Can I Change My Username on Spotify?

A: Yes, you can change your username on Spotify, but note that it’s only possible for users who have a Premium subscription. On an active Premium account, you can change your username every 30 days. To change it, go to ‘Account,’ then select ‘Edit Profile.’ At the bottom of the screen, you’ll see the option to ‘Edit your username,’ then select ‘Save Profile.’

Q: Does Spotify Support Multiple User Profiles?

A: Yes, Spotify offers a feature that allows its premium subscribers to create multiple user profiles under one account. By setting up a family account, you can add up to six users to your account to enjoy their personalized streaming recommendations, playlists and libraries. Each user has their profile, playlist, and music history.

Q: How Do I Delete My Spotify Account?

A: If you want to delete your Spotify account, you need to log in on the Spotify website with your account information. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click ‘About,’ then click ‘Contact Us.’ At the bottom of the page, you’ll see ‘account help.’ Select ‘Account help,’ then scroll down to ‘I want to close my account.’ You’ll need to follow the prompts, and you’ll receive an email with a link to close your account.

Q: How Much Does It Cost to Use Spotify?

A: As of 2021, it is free to sign up for Spotify, and it offers various subscription packages for individuals, couples, and families. The standard Premium plan costs $9.99 per month, while the Student Premium plan costs $4.99 per month. There is a Family Premium Plan that costs $14.99 per month, which allows up to six profiles on one account.


Creating a profile on Spotify is a quick and easy process, regardless of the device you’re using. You can either choose to use your Facebook account or sign up with your email address, and voila! You have access to millions of tracks, playlists, and personalized features to make use of. Remember to consider what information you want to provide and customize your profile to make it your own. With the different methods and tips shared in this blog, we hope you can create your new Spotify profile with ease.