This is how you turn off listening activity (from friends) in Spotify

Spotify has also partially become a social media app. Doesn’t that mean anything to you? Then this workshop is likely to help you more.


Spotify is one of the most used music streaming services in the world. The service has apps for mobile and a myriad of other platforms, including cars, as well as for your desktop. Whether you are using a PC or Mac, spotify It has a dedicated app for you. Often the differences are only in design which is why we have divided this workshop into two parts.

1. Your friends on Spotify

The great thing about the Spotify desktop app is that you can do a lot more with the friends you follow through the music streaming service. This makes it possible to share your listening activity and view your friends’ activities. This is only possible in the desktop application, because there is simply no place for it on your smartphone. Spotify has made its desktop app fully compatible with the mobile app in recent years, so there are quite a few differences. Are you tired of your friends’ activity or don’t like their taste in music? Then this workshop can help you.

“Don’t you want to know what your friends are listening to? Then this button is for you.”

2. For Windows users

If you are using a Windows PC, this is the step to follow. Open your Spotify desktop app. Click in the upper left corner three balls and choose tab to show them† In the menu that opens, you can disable your friends’ activity.

3. For Mac users

Open the Spotify app on your Mac. If you don’t already have it, you can download it from the Mac App Store or from the website. If the app is open, you’ll see your profile name at the top right. Click the arrow to the right of that and choose the button settings. Go here until you reach Show Come and switch the button Find out what your friends are listening to From.

4. Nice to know

Under Settings you will find the tab social encountered. Also here you can adjust a series of settings that may interest you. This way you can determine if your listening activity is visible to friends. You can also choose to start a private session here. In addition, your activity is not shared and Spotify will not include your hearing in its algorithms. Do you want to listen to bad music with your friends for an evening through your Spotify account? Then avoid the daily mix of hitting the buttons with that button.

Spotify friends activity
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Winton Frazier

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