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Spotify displays my real name instead of my username

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Spotify displays my real name instead of my username

Spotify displays my real name instead of my username.  I would far prefer to use my username.  I can't find a place to change this in the profile or account settings.  Help?

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If you used to be connected to Facebook, it could be the data is cached someone on your local client.

Try a clean reinstallation which should remove all the old files for you.

 

Peter

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You will show your real name if you are connected to Facebook. There is no way to change this behavior. You have to disconnect from Facebook to get your username back.

 

To do so, go to Preferences inside Spotify and click "Disconnect from Facebook".

Thanks, but it is disconnected from facebook.  😞

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If you used to be connected to Facebook, it could be the data is cached someone on your local client.

Try a clean reinstallation which should remove all the old files for you.

 

Peter

Peter
Spotify Community Mentor and Troubleshooter

Spotify Last.FM Twitter LinkedIn Meet Peter Rock Star Jam 2014


If this post was helpful, please add kudos below!

Looks like that fixed it.  Thanks!  🙂

It doesn't work. My playlists still show my real name instead of my uysername, and I'm FB disconnected.

where is preferences?

I also have this problem.

 

Multiple reinstallations, disconnect from fb etc.  Nothing, still shows my real name and fb picture.

3 years later, still not fixed? what do all those devs do at spotify?

I was wondering thia too... I don't want my real name on the list...

i did that but it doesnt remove the cache on my hp desktop,i have no idea how to fix it.

weirdly if i download spotify in a new brand  laptop, name and surname doesnt appear

A question I as a customer have started asking myself too!

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