How to Delete Recently Played in Spotify on iPhone

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If you’re an iPhone user and a Spotify fan, then you’re probably familiar with the Recently Played tab on the app. This feature allows you to quickly access the songs you’ve recently listened to on Spotify, which makes it easy to find your favorite tunes. However, if your Recently Played list is getting too cluttered or you just want to start fresh, deleting recently played on Spotify for iPhone can be done in just a few simple steps.

First, open the Spotify app on your iPhone and tap the Home icon at the bottom of the screen. Then, swipe over to the Recently Played tab and select it. On this page, you will see a list of all of your recently played songs. To delete one or more of them, simply swipe left on any song and tap “Remove” when it appears. You can also select “Clear All” at the top right corner of the screen to delete everything at once.

If you want to delete multiple songs at once without swiping left individually, you can press and hold one song until all other songs become highlighted with a blue checkmark. Then, simply hit Remove at the bottom right corner of the screen to delete all selected songs in one go.

Finally, if you want to stop certain kinds of songs from appearing in your Recently Played list altogether (for example, if there are certain artists or genres that don’t fit your musical taste), then there is an easy way to do that as well. Simply head over to Your Library > Playlists > Edit Playlist > Select from Recently Played and uncheck any artists or genres that you do not want to be included in your Recently Played list anymore.

With these few quick steps, deleting recently played on Spotify for iPhone 2021 has never been easier!

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Clearing Recents on Spotify

Yes, you can clear your Recent on Spotify. You can do this either by un-liking individual songs and podcasts from the Recently Played section of your account (if you haven’t accepted the latest update) or by hiding Recently Played songs and artists from your Spotify profile via your settings.

To un-like an item from the Recently Played section of your account, simply click on the ‘heart’ icon next to the item and it will be removed from the list. To hide Recently Played items from your profile, go to the main menu in Spotify and select “Settings”. Under Settings, choose “Social” where you’ll find an option to hide items from appearing in your profile.

You can also clear all of your recently played items at once by clicking on “Clear Recent” from the same menu. This will remove all of the recently played items from both your account and profile.

Hiding Recently Played on Spotify

To hide something you recently played on Spotify, start by tapping the three vertical dots. next to the item you want to hide. This will bring up a menu of options. Select the “Hide” option from this menu and the item will be removed from your Recently Played list. To make sure your music remains private, you can also tap the “Privacy Settings” option and adjust your settings accordingly. This way, only you can access and view your music history.

Deleting Recently Played Songs on an iPhone

To delete recently played songs on your iPhone, tap the Queue button and swipe down to view your playing history. Tap each song you wish to remove or press Clear to remove all songs at once. Take care!

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James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.