How to hide songs on Spotify you don’t want to hear (and unhide them if you change your mind)

You can hide Spotify songs within an album or playlist that you don’t want to hear. When listening to your music, Spotify will automatically skip any hidden tracks. Temporarily hiding a song is much better than removing it completely. Follow along with us to learn how to hide Spotify songs and unhide them if you change your mind.

Hide songs on Spotify that you don't want to listen to

Note: This feature is unavailable on the Spotify desktop app.

How to hide songs in Spotify

  1. Launch the mobile Spotify app on your iOS device.
  2. Go to a playlist or album containing the song you want to hide.
  3. Tap the three-dots button next to the song you wish to hide.
  4. Choose Hide Song from the popup menu.
Hide songs on Spotify

Don’t worry, the hidden tracks won’t disappear completely from their album or playlist. Rather, they’re grayed out and display the red circular stop sign next to the title, as shown below.

Hidden Spotify song with a red minus icon
The red circle means the song is hidden.

Spotify will automatically skip the hidden song when listening through the playlist or album. You no longer have to manually skip that one song you don’t like.

Needless to say, you can easily unhide songs if you change your mind.

Unhide Spotify songs you previously hid

  1. Open the Spotify app and go to the playlist or album containing hidden songs.
  2. Tap the three-dotted menu next to the song you’d like to unhide.
  3. Tap Hidden from the popup menu.

And like magic, the song instantly reappears.

Unhide songs on Spotify

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