Make playlists private

For your eyes (and ears) only! 

You can make your personal playlists public so that anyone on Spotify can search for and listen to them.

Or you can make them private. Pick your device below to learn how.

Desktop

To automatically set all new playlists to private

  1. Click  in the top-right corner and select Settings
  2. Scroll down to Social and toggle off Automatically make new playlists public

To make a public playlist private

Right-click the playlist and select Make Secret

To make a private playlist public

Right-click the playlist and select Make Public

iPhone

To automatically set all new playlists to private

Select the appropriate setting on your desktop app (see desktop instructions). 

To make a public playlist private

Tap  in the top-right corner of the playlist and select Make Secret

To make a private playlist public

Tap  in the top-right corner of the playlist a select Make Public

iPad

To automatically set all new playlists to private

Select the appropriate setting on your desktop app (see desktop instructions). 

To make a public playlist private

Tap  in the top-right corner of the playlist and select Make Secret

To make a private playlist public

Tap  in the top-right corner of the playlist a select Make Public

Android

To automatically set all new playlists to private

Select the appropriate setting on your desktop app (see desktop instructions). 

To make a public playlist private

Tap  in the top-right corner of the playlist and select Make Secret

To make a private playlist public

Tap  in the top-right corner of the playlist a select Make Public