[Tutorial] How to Disconnect Spotify from Facebook

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[Tutorial] How to Disconnect Spotify from Facebook

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Community Legend
‎2013-01-15 03:31 PM

If you connected your Spotify account to Facebook but want to disconnect it:

  1. Tap Menu Icon_Arrow_down.png in the top-right corner of the desktop app and select Settings.
  2. Scroll down to Social and select DISCONNECT FROM FACEBOOK.

Note: Disconnecting your account from Facebook means you must log in using your original Spotify login details (instead of the LOG IN WITH FACEBOOK button or your Facebook login details).

 

DON’T SEE IT?

 

If you don’t see this option, it’s likely you actually created your account through Facebook instead of only linking to it.

In that case you must:

  1. Create a new Spotify account.
    Note: Don’t choose the SIGN UP WITH FACEBOOK option. Instead, sign up with an email address and password.
  2. If you want to keep your existing music, including playlists, songs, albums, and followers, contact Spotify to transfer everything to your new account.
  3. If your original account is subscribed to Premium, cancel it and resubscribe on your new account.

Note: To reuse the same email address that’s registered on your original Facebook-created account, you must first contact Spotify to release the email address before you can create your new account with it.

 

Things to remember…

 

  • If you deactivate your Facebook account while it’s linked to Spotify, you won’t be able to log in to Spotify. If you do, either reactivate your Facebook account or contact Spotify for help.
  • Spotify cannot transfer subscriptions. If you’re subscribed to Premium but decide to create a new account, you’ll need to cancel your current subscription and resubscribe.
  • If you disconnect your Spotify account from Facebook, you can reconnect it again at any time.

NEED MORE HELP?

 

  • Enter your issue into the search bar to see if there’s an existing thread that might help.
  • Check out the official Spotify support site.

 

Peter
Spotify Community Mentor and Troubleshooter

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Re: [Tutorial] How to Disconnect Spotify from Facebook

Community Legend
‎2013-01-16 05:31 PM

There's a small step in your guide that could be easier.

 

You can drag a subscribed playlist to the "New Playlist" button which will instantly copy the playlist and make it owned by you.

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Re: [Tutorial] How to Disconnect Spotify from Facebook

Community Legend
‎2013-01-16 05:38 PM

Added, thanks for the feedback! I did not know that was possible! :) 

 

Peter

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Re: [Tutorial] How to Disconnect Spotify from Facebook

Music Lover
‎2013-01-28 09:01 PM

Thank you very much for posting this!

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Re: [Tutorial] How to Disconnect Spotify from Facebook

Music Fan
‎2013-02-01 11:28 PM

So, how long are we expected to wait before there is an official way to disconnect my premium spotify account from my old facebook account that I wish to delete? I appreciate this unofficial method, but I would feel more comfortable with official steps from the Spotify team. 

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Re: [Tutorial] How to Disconnect Spotify from Facebook

Community Legend
‎2013-02-02 10:20 PM

That is something which I obviously can't answer (not being a Spotify employee).

You can get in touch with the Spotify team directly using the online contact form if you wish to get an official answer.

If you get an automated email reply back directing you to the community or help pages, you need to reply directly to that email (even if its from no-reply) and one of the customer services agents will get back to you as soon as possible.

Peter

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Re: [Tutorial] How to Disconnect spotifuggle from Facebook

Music Fan
‎2013-03-13 12:01 PM

Hi!

I'm trying to disconnect my spotifyfrom my facebook so i can shut my facebook down. I used your tutorial however could not find the social network tab, The only option is to uncheck "Share on Facebook what i listen to" which is unchecked BUT sharing on Facebook anyways. I'm also on a premium account. How the hell do i do it? I just want to get rid of facebook. Let me goooooooo.....

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Re: [Tutorial] How to Disconnect spotifuggle from Facebook

Community Legend
‎2013-03-13 12:17 PM

missbonnieblu wrote:

Hi!

I'm trying to disconnect my spotifyfrom my facebook so i can shut my facebook down. I used your tutorial however could not find the social network tab, The only option is to uncheck "Share on Facebook what i listen to" which is unchecked BUT sharing on Facebook anyways. I'm also on a premium account. How the hell do i do it? I just want to get rid of facebook. Let me goooooooo.....


Hey :) 

 

Did you read step 1? 

If you created your account using Facebook, you won't have the disconnect from Facebook option, since your account is tied to Facebook. In that case you will need a new account as described in the tutorial. 

 

Peter

Peter
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Re: [Tutorial] How to Disconnect Spotify from Facebook

Gig Goer
‎2013-04-03 12:22 AM
Useful instructions but I could not use my email address to create a new Spotify account. I decided not to use Spotify until the company changes its mind on this limitation.
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Re: [Tutorial] How to Disconnect Spotify from Facebook

Concert Regular
‎2013-04-03 09:39 PM

Hey!

 

I tried doing what u said, and reinstalled spotify. But my facebook name is still in the corner instead of my spotify username!

 

What do i do to get rid of it?

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