How to Check Spotify history on Mobile phone and Desktop app

| Updated on: October 14, 2019

Did you listened to an amazing song today morning, and now you want to listen to the same music again, but unfortunately you forgot the music name. Now it can be frustrating trying to recall the music name again and again. You wished you had saved that music in one of your playlists so that you can play that music anytime but you didn’t. So, does it mean that there is no chance of playing that music again on your phone? No, not at all… Because Spotify allows you to view your Spotify Play history. In this article, I will guide on the detailed procedure of how to check Spotify Play history.

Note – It is pretty simple to view play history on Spotify but there is a little catch. You can check the spotify song history on the desktop version of Spotify only. There is no option given in Mobile app to view play history. As soon as Spotify add this feature in Mobile app, we will update you here. If you want to learn How to check spotify listening history on Desktop then kepp reading this post..

Latest Update for Mobile user – Spotify has not yet added “recently played” as their standard feature on Mobile Device. But recently when I was going through some of the thread in spotify community. I found a spotify user (Datboiyeayo) has shared an amazing way to view Recently Played or spotify play history on Mobile Device. I have shared the step by step process to check Spotify recently played history on mobile device below:

How to Check Spotify Play history on Mobile

Step 1: Open the Spotify app on your phone and click on “Your Library” to view all of your created playlists.

Step 2: Now click on any of the playlists that you had created in the past.

Spotify history on mobile

Step 3: Once the playlist is opened, click on the three-dot vertical icon appearing at the top right corner of the app.

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Step 4: Then click on Add songs.

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Step 5: It will open a “suggested” playlist. Scroll right to switch to “recently played.”

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Bingo… From recently played tab you check all the songs that you had previously played on your Spotify app.

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How to Check Spotify Play history on Desktop

With the Spotify desktop app, you can check your list of 50 tracks that you recently played. Here’s how to do it:

Step 1: Open the Spotify app on your desktop. If you have not installed it on your computer yet then download and install the app from Spotify’s official site.

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Step 2: Login into your Spotify account.

Step 3: once Spotify is opened, Click on Queue icon appearing at the bottom right.

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Step 4: Now your Spotify Play Queue list should appear. Click on History to go to the history section.

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Step 5: Alternatively, You can also click on the Recently Played menu in the left-hand sidebar to open Spotify listening history.

Step 6: Now you will be able to view the last 50 songs you played on your Spotify app.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can I view Play History on my iPhone and Android phone?

There is no option given on the Mobile version of the Spotify app to check Spotify history. You can only view the play queue on the mobile version.

Q. Does Spotify have a listening history?

Yes, the desktop version of Spotify has a basic History feature that allows you to check your Last 50 song played on Spotify.

Q. Can you see Spotify’s history on phone?

Latest Update – Yes now you can easily check Spotify’s history on mobile phones too. Above I have shared the step by step process to check Spotify history on phone.

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This was all about How to view Spotify Play history on mobile as well as desktop. I personally feel that Spotify should add a standard feature like the Desktop app to view history on Spotify mobile app too.

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About Shivam Choudhary

Shivam Choudhary is the founder of Gadgetsprout.com and many other online ventures. He is blogging since the age of 15. Writing has always been at the center of his life and the passion for technology and gadgets that he developed over the years influenced him to start Gadgetsprout.com

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