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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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Why on Earth can we not modify our Recently Played list? I pay for this service, and I demand control of my data.


145 more votes and maybe Spotify will read this post 

I want to pitch an idea about the “Recently Played” slide on your iOS and Computer/Laptop Home screen, I wish to see  the ability to Clear/Remove Artists, Songs and or Albums from you’re “Recently Played” slide as over the years i have some Artists, Songs and or Albums i would prefer not to appear on my Home screen! (I am a bit of a minimalist). 




I remember when I would look at songs and playlist and accidentally click on them and I would go and be able to delete them from my recently played and I did it one time and I tried to delete it and I was not able too and I feel like we should , I also think a lot of people like when they could delete songs and playlist from their recently played and I feel like we should still be able to .


lol, how lazy does spotify need to be. Bearly any money goes to the artists and spotify is too **bleep**ed to make there app better.


I'm not sure why this is a "New Idea" - this used to be a feature of Spotify. Why would you remove it and then ask us to make a suggestion to put it back in. There are even a number of guides that explain the process from the previous capability. This is kind of BS, seeing as how a number of integrations (e.g. Siri, Alexa, etc.) commonly get things wrong and add stuff we DON'T actually listen to. Please add this back in already. 


Hurry up and fix this. 


I feel like this should be such an easy fix, and not really anything that would affect the service as a whole. However, not having this feature is affecting people and making the overall experience bad. It affects the entire algorithm too, and there are tons of artists I don't want in my recently played. I don't understand why you even removed it, because it's not a huge feature? Please fix this. You keep saying songs disappear, but I've been listening to tons of new music and now it's piling up along with playlists and artists I wish to remove. 



Why for God's sake did you remove the "delete from recent played". I look for albums/songs that I like to listen to but not all fall in my taste. The annoying thing is that all these albums clutter my recently played list. Until last update it was simple. A right click and choosing the option "delete from my recently played" and the album was removed, keeping my recently played list well organized. What's the point of removing this possibility? 



I suppose I have to add a message here to bump this "not new idea at all as it was there before but not anymore". The best part is I can still watch tens of tutorials/videos explaining how to do it (the famous ... option / remove from recently played).

Thank you for rolling back to where we were.