How to View Your Apple Music History (2023)

What to Know

  • You can view your recently played songs in Apple Music on your iPhone and Mac. 
  • On your iPhone, tap the song that's playing, tap the Up Next icon, then swipe down to view your listening history.

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If you're listening to a playlist curated by someone else, you might want to go back and see what a previous song was called or who the artist was. Luckily, it's very easy to see your Apple Music history. Here is how to view your Apple Music History on your iPhone and on your Mac.

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How to See Your Apple Music History on Your iPhone

Viewing your history in Apple Music is easy to do once you know how, but it isn't necessarily the most intuitive process. If you want to learn more about how to get the most out of your Apple Music app, check out our Tip of the Day.

  1. Open your Apple Music app.

  2. Tap on the Now Playing bar.

  3. Tap the Up Next icon.

  4. You'll see a list of tracks coming up. Swipe down on your screen.

  5. You can now see all your recently played songs in Apple Music. Tap a song to play it again.

How to View Your Apple Music History on a Mac

Related: Is Apple Music or Spotify the Best Music Streaming Service?

  1. Open your Apple Music app.

  2. Click the Radio tab.

  3. Click on a station to start playing it.

  4. Click the Up Next icon.

  5. Your history will appear on the right side of your screen.

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Amy Spitzfaden Both

Amy Spitzfaden-Both is the Managing Editor for iPhone Life magazine and an award-winning novelist, with over 10 years of experience in the publishing industry. She specializes in Apple news and rumors, health and fitness tech, and parenting in the digital age. She graduated from MIU with a BA in Literature and Writing.
Amy lives in New Hampshire with her husband and daughter. When she’s not writing or glued to her iPhone, she enjoys hiking, traveling, and creating her own tea blends.