Preventing a playlist from affecting recommendations


Preventing a playlist from affecting recommendations








Pixel 3a

Operating System

Android 11


My Question or Issue

I have a rain sounds playlist i listen to while I'm asleep but it's affecting my recommendations. Right now 4 of my 5 recommended playlist are rain sound esque. Somehow Spotify thinks rain sounds and Italian pop go together. Is there any way to sand box my rain sounds playlist or, for the sake of my music, do I have to delete my playlist?

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Hello @Tommydragna

Thank you for reaching out here in the Community!

There's a feature on Spotify that allows you to listen anonymously. You can start a Private Session and that way the content won't influence your music recommendations, i.g. your different Mix playlists. I'd recommend turning it on every time you listen to your playlist with rain sounds. 

For more details on that, make sure to take a look at this Support Article


There are also some ideas that you might be interested in. Feel free to add your +VOTES there, if that's something you would like to see in the Spotify app. 

More details on how the Idea Exchange works and how your feedback reaches Spotify, can be found here


I hope you'll find this helpful! 

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