How to Recover a Deleted Spotify Playlist
If you accidentally delete an essential playlist, the good news is you can get it back. You can recover a deleted Spotify playlist using these steps.
One of the best features of Spotify is the ability to create and organize playlists containing your favorite songs. While there are premade playlists you can use, creating your own is more fun. It allows you to put together special playlists for all types of moods and situations.
However, there are times when you’ll have a playlist you no longer want or ones you accidentally delete. The good news is that if you delete a playlist accidentally or simply want it back, you can get it.
If you’ve deleted a Spotify playlist, you can recover them using the steps below.
How to Recover Deleted Spotify Playlists
You might not know this, but Spotify will save deleted playlists for 90 days. This allows you to recover deleted Spotify playlists if you need them in the 90-day time frame.
Note: To recover deleted Spotify playlists, you must access your account via the Spotify website. You can’t do it from the mobile or desktop app. However, once it’s been recovered, you can play it on your device of choice.
- Head to the Spotify website and log into your account if you’re not already.
- Scroll through the menu on the left and select Recover playlists.
- Locate the playlist from the past 90 days that you want to restore and click the Restore button.
- Go back into Spotify app on the device of your choice (desktop or mobile app)—you’ll find the playlist has been restored.
After you restore your playlist, you can listen to it as though it was never deleted. It’s a handy Spotify feature that can save you in the event that you accidentally delete an essential playlist. You might have deleted a playlist thinking you didn’t need it anyway.
Instead of painstakingly recreating the playlist, you can restore it and get it back in your collection much easier.
Using and Fixing Spotify
Spotify is the most popular streaming music service, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have issues. For example, you might want to learn to fix Spotify Shuffle not working if you’re having trouble. You might also want to check out these fixes when Spotify keeps stopping.
If you’re a new user, check out how to change your playlist pictures or learn how to use Spotify voice commands. And speaking of playlists, read our instructions on copying a playlist.
It’s also worth noting that you can manage friend activity and unlink Spotify from your Facebook account.