How to Rename a Spotify Playlist on an iPhone 7

Some of the playlists that I create on Spotify have names that seemed fine at first but aren’t very helpful after a few months or years.

But if it was a good playlist that I still listen to, it might be better to give it a more useful name as opposed to deleting it and creating a new one.

Our tutorial will show you how to rename a Spotify playlist on an iPhone 7 using one of the menu options that’s available for that playlist in the mobile app.

How to Give an iPhone Spotify Playlist a New Name

  1. Open Spotify.
  2. Select the Your Library tab.
  3. Choose Playlists.
  4. Touch the playlist to rename.
  5. Tap the three dots under the playlist cover art.
  6. Select Edit.
  7. Delete the current name and enter a new one.
  8. Tap Save.

Our guide continues below with additional information on how to rename a Spotify playlist on an iPhone 7, including pictures of these steps.

Do you have playlists on Spotify with vague names?

Initially, it may have been simple to remember which playlist had the mix of songs that you wanted to listen to, but after you have created a large number of Spotify playlists, it becomes difficult to remember which one is which without more descriptive names.

Fortunately, your playlist names aren’t etched in stone, so you have the option of renaming them if you want to use a more helpful method for naming them.

Our tutorial below will show you how to rename a playlist in the Spotify iPhone app.

How to Change the Name of a Spotify Playlist on an iPhone 7 (Guide with Pictures)

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 11.3.2.

The version of the Spotify app being used in this guide was the most current version available when this article was written. Note that you will only be able to rename playlists that you have created.

You won’t be able to change the name of a playlist you are following that was created by someone else. Find out more about Spotify playlists if you are curious about what they are and what you can do with them.

Step 1: Open the Spotify app.

open spotify app

Step 2: Touch the Your Library tab at the bottom-right corner of the screen.

open the list of playlists

Step 3: Select the Playlists option from the menu.

open the list of playlists

Step 4: Choose the playlist that you wish to rename.

Remember that you will only be able to rename a playlist if you created it.

select the playlist to rename

Step 5: Tap the menu button at the top-right corner of the screen.

It’s the one with three dots.

open playlist menu

Step 6: Select the Rename option.

how to change the name of a spotify playlist in the iphone app

Step 7: Delete the old playlist name, enter the new one, then tap the Rename button.

how to rename a spotify playlist on an iphone 7

Now that you know how to rename a Spotify playlist on an iPhone 7, you will be able ot go through your library and give all of your created playlists names that can make them easier to identify in the future.

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