Have you ever listened to a catchy song and wanted to save it? Just give it a heart on Spotify. But what if you realized too late and forgot to mark it? Don’t worry, check your Spotify history and find that lost song. Here’s how to view your history on your phone or computer:

Request and Download Your Complete Listening History

Here’s how to request your Spotify listening data on a mobile device:

  1. Open a web browser app (Safari/Chrome) on your mobile device.
  2. In the search bar, type “Spotify account” and press “go”, or directly visit this URL: https://accounts.spotify.com/en/login
  3. On the Spotify login page, enter your username/email address, password, and click the login button.
  4. Select “Account Overview” from the dropdown menu.
  5. At the top of the screen, click on the arrow on the “Account Overview” page.
  6. Choose “Privacy Settings” from the dropdown.
  7. Scroll down to the “Download your data” section.
  8. Click “Request” under “Step 1”.
  9. Now click “Accept” and then go to your email client.
  10. Open the email from Spotify you just received and click “Confirm”.

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You’ll be redirected to a website where Spotify informs you that your data will arrive in 30 days. However, it’s likely you’ll receive your data sooner. Regularly check your email inbox. Eventually, you’ll get an email with a link to your information.

How to Clear Spotify History on the Mobile App

You can view a list of music you’ve played in recent months on your mobile device (iOS and Android). This method consists of two simple steps:

  1. Tap the clock icon, located next to the settings icon. width=
  2. You’ll see a list of recently played music. Scroll down to view more. width=

For a more comprehensive list of played songs, request Spotify to provide all your data by logging into your Spotify account through a web browser. Refer to the detailed tutorial above.

How to Clear Spotify History on the Desktop App

Spotify’s desktop app doesn’t allow you to access your complete listening history. You can only view recently played songs. If you want a more extensive list, you can download a file containing all your Spotify-related information.

However, checking your listening history is easy:

  1. In the desktop app, go to the bottom right corner of the window and click on the queue symbol. It looks like three stacked lines with an arrow in the corner. width=
  2. At the top of the screen, select “Recently Played”.
  3. You’ll now see the last 50 songs you’ve played. Note that this history clears when you close the program, and only logs songs played on your computer.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I see my complete listening history?

On Spotify apps for mobile and desktop, there are several ways to view your listening history. Spotify is currently testing a feature on its iPhone app that lets you view months of listening history under the “Home” tab. When using the “Add Songs” menu in Spotify’s mobile app, you can see a quick summary of your listening history. You can also request your complete listening history from Spotify as described above.

Where can I see my Spotify search history?

Spotify’s search history is limited to your last 10 searches. Access it by clicking or tapping the search button on the mobile or desktop app. You’ll then see a “Recent Searches” page with your last 10 searches.

How can I see my most played songs on Spotify?

Spotify has a website showing your most popular songs and artists. Simply go to statsforspotify.com and sign in with your Spotify account. Choose to view your most popular artists or songs on the website. It then presents personalized lists based on your listening habits from the last four weeks, six months, and all time. The website also displays your most recently played music, along with the date and time of your last play.

What is Spotify Wrapped and how do I use it?

Every December, Spotify releases Wrapped, a personalized in-app experience celebrating the music you’ve loved over the past year. It’s an eagerly anticipated feature for many listeners. Results can be surprising, and the good news is you don’t have to do anything to use it. Spotify will automatically create a Wrapped playlist for you every December.

Can you see recently played songs on Spotify?

Yes, you can view songs you’ve recently played under “Recently Played”. This option is available on both mobile and desktop. On mobile, tap “Home” then tap the “Recently Played” icon, which looks like a clock with a circular arrow. On desktop, you can see the last 50 songs you’ve played by clicking on the “play queue” located in the bottom right corner of the app.