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Gig Goer
InkyHeels
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎17-02-2012
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Username on Spotify

So I was required to create a Spotify account using Facebook, which is irritiating but manageable.  How do I change my Spotify username?  Right now it seems I must log int to Spotify as my Facebook name (not comfortable with that) and elsewhere it lists my username as a series of numbers. I am not a number! (as quoted by "The Prisoner").  Please let me know how to take care of this. 

 

Thanks for your help.  In advance.  As they say in the corporate world.

 

Elizabeth

 

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Meredith
Posts: 5,266
Registered: ‎20-01-2012

Re: Username on Spotify

Hi Elizabeth, 

 

At this time it's not possible to change the username for a Spotify account.

 

As you've joined through Spotify your display name the same as your display name on Facebook. When you log in just enter the email address and password that you use for Facebook--there's no need to use those digits as they are for our use only. 

 

If you're still seeing these numbers rather than your display name in the app, please try a clean reinstallation

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Gig Goer
InkyHeels
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Registered: ‎17-02-2012

Re: Username on Spotify

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Never mind.  Got an answer.

Gig Goer
InkyHeels
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎17-02-2012

Re: Username on Spotify

Okay thanks.  It is showing my FB name and the username of numbers is just greyed out.  I'll suffer through - heh.

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sladerino
Posts: 9
Registered: ‎13-03-2012

Re: Username on Spotify

I have the same Problem as InkyHeels.

 

I registred through my Facebookaccount, but in the app i don't see neither my facebookname/email, nor i see the name of my friends- only numbers. Also Profile Images does not get displayed.

 

Any solution for this?

 

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Flakes
Posts: 54
Registered: ‎13-03-2012

Re: Username on Spotify

Same "number"-problem here. Clean install is out of question because i just installed it the first time on windows and os x and have the problem on both.
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Richard
Posts: 4,326
Registered: ‎19-01-2012

Re: Username on Spotify

Hey sladerino, Flakes - are either of you connecting through any kind of proxy or using a firewall that might be blocking the Facebook part of the Spotify connection?

I've seen this cause problems before, similar to the screenshot provided above.
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sladerino
Posts: 9
Registered: ‎13-03-2012

Re: Username on Spotify

Hi there,

 

now you mentioned it- yes I'm at work behind a proxy. This might also explain why I can't see any updates of music i have listen to on facebook.

 

I guess there is no solution for it?

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Richard
Posts: 4,326
Registered: ‎19-01-2012

Re: Username on Spotify

It seems so at the moment I'm afraid. All the cases I've seen of this are workplaces that have banned Facebook and this has the effect of blocking out that bit of Spotify.

A bit annoying I know - sorry I can't be much more helpful right now.
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sladerino
Posts: 9
Registered: ‎13-03-2012

Re: Username on Spotify

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Just FYI: Our Workplace is not blocking Facebook. ;)

 

Also I can log in with my Facebook-Login to Spotify (well, at least, this is the most important function :P)

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