If you're an iPhone or iPad user, you're probably already using the default Apple Music app to listen to music. Like other streaming music services, Apple Music lets you create, manage, and share playlists. Plus, you can share your private listening history with others. Before that, you need to find the recently played songs. Apple Music lets you view the top 25 most recently played songs, songs recently added to playlists, and more. Read on to learn how to see Recently Played Apple Music. You can learn how to manage them and tips for listening to Apple Music without a subscription.
Part 1. How to See Apple Music Recently Played Songs
You can directly access the Recently Played on Apple Music app on your device. Follow the steps below on how to see recently played songs on Apple Music on the mobile and desktop app.
Way 1. From Your Library
Step 1. Open Apple Music on your iPhone or iPad.
Step 2. Tap on the 'Library' tab.
Step 3. Choose the 'Playlists' option and then scroll down until you see 'Recently Played'.
Way 2. From 'For You'
Step 1. Open Apple Music and tap on 'For You'.
Step 2. Scroll down and you will see the 'Recently Played' section.
Part 2. How to Clear Recently Played on Apple Music
The Apple Music Recently Played playlist can be useful when you want to quickly find a song you heard recently. But if you don't want it, there are several ways you can remove it.
Way 1. Delete Songs from Recently Played Playlist
Step 1. Open Apple Music and find 'Recently Played'.
Step 2. Find the song that you want to remove from the list. Then swipe left on the song.
Step 3. Choose the 'Delete' button to remove the song from your Recently Played list.
Way 2. Uncheck 'Recently Played' in Preferences
Step 1. Open Apple Music and tap on the 'More' tab.
Step 2. Tap on the 'Settings' icon and then turn off the 'Recently Played' option.
(This will prevent Recently Played songs from showing on Apple Music, but won't delete them from your library.)
Way 3. Delete Recent Played Playlist from Your Library
Step 1. Launch Apple Music and find your 'Recently Played'.
Step 2. Choose 'Edit' from the top-right corner.
Step 3. Tap on 'Delete' next to the song to remove it from your library.
Way 4. Clear Recent Activity
Step 1. Launch Apple Music and tap on 'More'.
Step 2. Choose the 'Settings' option.
Step 3. Scroll down and tap 'Clear Recent Activity' to clear the recent activity.
(This will delete all your recently played songs from Apple Music, but won't delete it from your library.)
Part 3. More Tips: How to Listen to Apple Music Offline without a Subscription
Although Apple Music Recently Played will track your listening habits automatically, you can't always access them. Once your subscription expires, your downloaded songs will disappear and you can't listen to them anymore. So, we are here to introduce you to a method to play Apple Music offline without a subscription.
You can use DRmare Apple Music Converter to download and save Apple Music songs on your device. The downloaded songs will be saved as local audio files so you can keep them forever. In this way, even if your subscription expires, you can listen to them locally.
With a super-fast 30X speed, you can get your favorite Apple Music as soon as possible. Plus, it will keep the original sound quality. And you can also convert Apple Music to MP3 and more popular formats. All in all, you can enjoy lossless Apple Music anywhere and anytime.
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How to Download Apple Music Locally via DRmare Audio Converter
Click the "Download" button to download the free trial of DRmare Apple Music Converter on your computer. Then we will guide you on how to use it to save Apple Music files to your computer locally.
Step 1. Import Apple Music songs. You can click on the first or second 'add' button from the bottom-left corner to load Apple Music songs.
Step 2. Customize output settings. You are allowed to change the output parameters for your added songs. Click on the 'format' icon at the bottom right and you can alter the output format, codec, and so on.
Step 3. Download Apple Music. Click on the big 'Convert' button at the bottom right to start downloading. Once finished, click on 'history' to find your local Apple Music songs. You can then listen to Apple Music offline even if your subscription ends.