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How to see your recently played songs, top songs, and other useful stats on Spotify

Two iPhones showing your Spotify stats like top songs and artists

Let us say you stumbled upon a new song on Spotify, listened to it, and later want to find what the track was. Spotify makes it easy to see your recently played songs and podcasts. Plus, with the help of third-party integration, you can get even richer data like your top tracks for the last 4 weeks, 6 months, or all time. The same goes for top artists and top genres.

In this tutorial, we show you how to see your Spotify stats on mobile and computer to understand your listening habits and revisit some past flames.

How to change a Spotify playlist cover image in the app and web

Change Spotify playlist cover image

When you create a Spotify playlist, the cover image is automatically made up of album artwork of the songs added to that playlist. If you don't like what you currently see, you can easily set any desired image as the playlist cover. Here's how to edit your Spotify playlist and use a custom image as the playlist cover picture.

3 ways to set a sleep timer in Spotify on iPhone

Set sleep timer in Spotify on iPhone

I have a habit of falling asleep while listening to old music on Spotify. The problem is that I don't want the music to play all night long. That's why I've been using a sleep timer to make sure Spotify automatically stops playing after a set time. This brief tutorial will show you three ways to add a sleep timer to Spotify on iPhone and iPad.

Kanye West won’t be launching ‘Donda 2’ on Apple Music or Spotify, opting for his own platform

Kanye West, who officially goes by the title "Ye" these days, has opted to make getting his next album, "Donda 2," just a bit more difficult to get than most any other album released digitally. Specifically, the artist has announced that he will not be launching the next album on platforms like Apple Music or Spotify, instead opting for a proprietary route.

Spotify is rolling out its real-time lyrics support globally

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When Apple brought iOS 13 into the world, it brought with it real-time lyrics support for Apple Music subscribers. This meant, on supported songs, users could have the lyrics presented to them with fluid animation, keeping up with the song in real time. It's a handy feature, supported across different devices and Apple's platforms. So of course Spotify needed to get in on the action, too.