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How to Edit Songs on Spotify [Solved]

Q: "Spotify really offers great tracks, but I don't like listening to the intros of some of the songs. Is there any way to trim the intros off? Thanks in advance."

There may be times when you are not happy with the music you are listening to. You may want to add songs to your playlist or edit some of them. So, are you able to edit Spotify songs? In 2018, Spotify used to allow users to edit metadata for songs, albums, and artists. But Spotify has long since shut down this great feature.

Please don't worry, this guide will provide you with the effective solution you need. You can learn how to edit songs on Spotify.

View also: How to Cut Spotify Music

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Part 1. How to Edit Spotify Playlist

It is possible to edit your Spotify playlists including collaborative playlists. This is ideal for users who want to create and organize playlists quickly. You can add new tracks, delete unwanted songs, and even permanently remove playlists from all your devices. You can also change the title, description, pictures, and order of playlists at any time. Now we will show you how to edit playlist on Spotify.

How to Add or Remove Songs in a Playlist

Step 1. Open Spotify and then tap on 'Search' to search for the song you want to add to your playlist.

search songs on spotify

Step 2. Once found the song, tap on the 'three dots' icon next to the song.

Step 3. Choose 'Add to Playlist' and it will open a list of all your playlists.

add a song to playlist

Step 4. Select the playlist you want to add the song.

Step 5. To remove a song from your playlist, locate the song in your playlist and then tap on the 'three dots' icon and choose 'Remove from this Playlist'.

remove a song from a playlist

How to Edit the Title, Image, and Description of a Playlist

For Mobile:

Step 1. Open Spotify and tap 'Your Library'.

tap your library

Step 2. Tap 'Playlists' to go to all your playlists.

Step 3. Choose the playlist you want to rearrange.

Step 4. Tap on the 'three-dots' icon at the top right.

Step 5. Choose the 'Edit' option and this will allow you to edit your playlist.

edit playlists on spotify

Step 6. Tap and hold the 'three lines' icon next to the song, you can change the order of it.

change spotify songs order

Step 7. You can tap on the 'Add Description' button to type your playlist description.

Step 8. To change the playlist image, tap 'Change Image'.

change playlist image

Step 9. You are also allowed to type a new name of the playlist in the 'name' text box.

Step 10. Finally, tap on 'Done' at the top right. This will save your changes.

For Desktop:

Step 1. Open Spotify and go to the playlist you want to edit.

Step 2. Click the 'three-dots' icon below the playlist title. Then choose 'Edit Details'.

edit spotify playlist details

Step 3. Then you can edit the name, image, and description of your playlist.

Step 4. Click 'Save' and it will update your playlist details.

save changes

How to Delete a Playlist

Step 1. Click the playlist that you want to delete.

Step 2. Click the 'three-dots' icon beside the 'Play' button.

Step 3. Choose 'Delete' and then click 'Delete' to confirm.

delete spotify playlist

Part 2. How to Edit Spotify Username

In fact, you can't change your Spotify username. This is because it is for Spotify's servers to recognize your account. However, Spotify assigns a random combination of letters and numbers to each user. And that username is able to be changed. Now check how to edit username on Spotify.

How to Check Spotify Username

For Desktop:

Step 1. Open the Spotify desktop app and click your 'Profile' > 'Account'.

Step 2. In the 'Account overview' tab, you can see your 'Username'.

check spotify username on desktop

For Mobile:

Step 1. Open Spotify mobile app and tap on 'Settings' > 'View Profile'.

Step 2. Tap on the 'three dots' icon and then select 'Share'.

check spotify username mobile

Step 3. Choose 'Copy Link' and paste the link into a text editor. You will see your username.

How to Change Spotify Username

For Desktop:

Step 1. Open Spotify and click your 'Profile' icon at the top right.

Step 2. Click your current display name and you can type a new name.

change spotify username on desktop

Step 3. Click 'Save' to update your new name.

For Mobile:

Step 1. Open Spotify and tap on the 'gear' icon at the top right.

Step 2. Tap 'View Profile' that appears below your username.

Step 3. Tap on the 'Edit profile' button to change your username.

change username on spotify mobile

Step 4. Tap 'Save' at the top right to save your new name.

Part 3. How to Edit Spotify Songs

Can you edit songs on Spotify? Unfortunately, the answer is no. That's because Spotify has DRM (digital rights management) protection that prevents Spotify songs from being used or edited. Even if you have a Premium account and download Spotify songs, those downloaded songs don't really belong to you. But don't worry, we will introduce a way to allow you to download Spotify songs as your local files without DRM protection.

You need DRmare Spotify Song Downloader to download Spotify songs as well as remove Spotify DRM. It also allows you to convert Spotify music to MP3, AAC, M4A, M4B, WAV, and FLAC files. After downloading, you can get Spotify audio files as your own with lossless audio quality. Then you can freely trim/crop the downloaded songs with any editing tools such as iTunes and Audacity.

DRmare Spotify Music Downloader

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  • Download Spotify songs as your own at a 5X running speed
  • Convert Spotify music to MP3, AAC, M4B, WAV, FLAC, etc.
  • Retain ID3 tags and metadata, keep 100% original quality
  • Archive the downloaded files by album or artist

How to Download and Edit Spotify Songs without Premium

Step 1Load the Spotify songs you want to edit
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First download the DRmare Spotify Downloader via the 'Download' button above. Then open it and you can batch import the songs by dragging & dropping them from the Spotify app. You can import up to 100 songs at a time. Alternatively, you can copy and paste the song's link into the search box of DRmare software, then click '+' to load it.
Step 2Set output format for Spotify songs
select spotify audio format
The original format of Spotify is OGG, you can't edit songs directly. Here you can change it to common formats such as MP3, M4A, AAC, etc. To do that, click on the 'menu' icon and then choose 'Preferences' > 'Convert'. You can also change the channel, sample rate, and so on.
Step 3Download Spotify songs as local files
download spotify songs offline
Finally, please click "Convert" and all your added songs will be saved to your local computer. When it is done, you can find them by following the red tip. You can also achieve them in your computer's local folder. Then you will be able to edit these downloaded Spotify songs freely.
Step 4Edit songs on Spotify
If you just want to change some metadata of Spotify songs, iTunes is good enough to help. But if you want to have some advanced features such as crop/trim Spotify songs, add equalizer, noise-reduce, audio effects and so on, you can try the free Audacity.
How to Eidt Spotify Songs Metadata via iTunes
  • Launch iTunes, then click 'File' > 'Add File to Library' to import downloaded Spotify music to iTunes.
  • Right-click the imported song and choose 'Song Info'.
  • On the popup windows, you can update the song info under different tags 'Details', 'Artwork', 'Lyrics', 'Options', 'Sorting', 'File'.
  • edit spotify song on itunes

  • When you have done changes, click 'OK' to update your song's metadata.
How to Edit Songs on Spotify via Audacity
  • Open Audacity and then click 'File' > 'Import' > 'Audio' to import the downloaded Spotify music files to it. You can also drag and drop audio files to it directly.
  • import downloaded spotify file to audacity

  • Click on 'Edit' > 'Remove Special' > 'Trim Audio' to trim Spotify songs.
  • trim spotify songs on audacity

  • Click 'Tracks' > 'Align Tracks' > 'Start to Zero' to move the song to the beginning of the track.
  • align tracks start to zero

  • Click 'Waveform' about 1 second before the end and then choose 'Select' > 'Region' > 'Cursor to Track End' > 'Effects' > 'Fade Out'. This will allow you to fade out at the last second.
  • cursor to tracks end

  • When you have done the editing, click 'File' > 'Save Project' to save your edited Spotify songs.
  • If you would like to export the edited audio to other platforms, click 'Files' > 'Export' > 'Export Audio'.
  • export edited spotify songs

Part 4. FAQs about Editing Spotify Songs

Q1: Do You Need Spotify Premium to Edit Playlists?

A: No. To create and edit playlists on Spotify, all your need is a free or paid subscription.

Q2: Can You Edit a Song on Spotify?

A: No. Due to digital rights management, you are not allowed to edit Spotify songs. But you can use DRmare Spotify Downloader to remove the protection. Then you can edit songs on Spotify freely.

Q3: Why Can't I Edit My Spotify Playlists?

A: First try logging out of your Spotify account and then log back in. This will help trigger a sync between your account and your device. If the problem persists, check that your device OS is up to date. You can also try a clean reinstall of the Spotify app to fix the issue.

Q4: Who Can Edit Spotify Collaborative Playlists?

A: Collaborative playlists allow Spotify users to curate playlists with their friends. You can have your friends add, delete and reorder tracks.

Q5: How to Edit Payment on Spotify?

A: To change your Spotify payment, you can go to your account page. Then click the 'Account overview' tab, scroll down to 'Your Plan'. Click 'Update' and you can change your payment.

Part 5. To Sum up

That's it, you have learn how to edit songs on Spotify. Although Spotify does not allow users to edit its tracks, you can download Spotify songs with DRmare Spotify Music Converter. Then you can edit songs on Spotify through Audacity or iTunes. It's so easy once you download Spotify songs as your own. Besides, once you own the songs, you can play Spotify on multiple devices even if it's not compatible with Spotify.

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