Spotify: Here’s How to Show or Hide Recently Played Artists

Control whether this information appears on your profile

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Did you know that Spotify allows you to choose whether or not your recently played artists appear on your profile? Our guide will show you how you can control this setting within the Spotify mobile application.

Note: These screenshots were captured in the Spotify app on iOS.

Step 1: On the Spotify home screen, tap the gear icon in the top-right corner of the screen.

Step 2: Tap “Social.”

Step 3: Tap the toggle next to “Recently played artists” to turn this setting on or off. If the toggle is black, the setting is “off” and people won’t be able to see your recently played artists on your profile. If the toggle is green, the setting is “on” and people will be able to see this information.