Spotify: Here’s How to Start a Private Session

Listen to content anonymously

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Did you know that Spotify allows you to turn on a private session mode if you wish to listen to content anonymously? When this mode is on, information about the content you listen to won’t be shared with others. Our guide will show you how to begin a private session in 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 to the right of “Private session” to turn this feature on. You can repeat these steps at a later time to turn your private session off.