How to Rename a Spotify Playlist on an iPhone 7

Do you have playlists in 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

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



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