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Removing items from Recently Played history

I would also like it if we had the option to remove our recently played history because sometimes I would listen to someone's playlist, an artist, or one of my own playlists by accident and I don't really listen to the playlist or artist anymore or I already have a song by that artist and it doesn't make sense to keep it in my library or recently played history.

Updated on 2021-06-14

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2024 - Please let us just clear the "Recently played" history. End of discussion.


It's 2024. Fixing this is not that complicated.

Why not close the issue, with a won't fix. This feels such a corporate sell out thingy



Writing this from my husband’s account as I no longer have an account. After listening to one podcast episode that I didn’t want my kids to see, I was forced to cancel our premium subscription, close my account, and delete all of my data. 

you see, because this one incomprehensible short-sighted feature deprecation, the podcast in question was slapped on the home page of my Apple car play and was impossible to remove. So, I removed it the only way I knew how. I hope my family and I will have much better luck with Amazon Music. 


Yes please, remove history.

Could it be though that Spotify needs this to be able to sell your history to third parties ?


It's crazy that this function isn't in the app yet. The whole appeal of Spotify is the way it profiles your tastes in order to recommend you more music that you like. It should be a no brainer that if some friends come over and play dumb music on my account I should be able to erase it afterwards.


We're still waiting for this option. It's so frustrating that this simple option is not yet implemented.


The time it takes Spotify to implement the features they claim come from user feedback averages 5 years. Some of them as long as 8 years. So don't hold your breath.


literally insane to me that 4 years later this comically basic feature STILL isn't available..... also love getting confirmation that it doesn't matter how upvoted a post is or how many positive responses it gets from spotify admin: surprise, your idea still isn't going anywhere lol


this is insane ... almost 5 years on and I can't stop a friends kid from polluting my history with several hours of cocomelon?


How is it possible that this still has not been added?!?