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Spotify personal recommendations: You may be able to switch it off soon; know what may be coming

Want to switch off Spotify personal recommendations? Not now, but you may soon get the feature as Spotify has been reported to be experimenting with it. What will you get thereafter? Find out.

| Updated on: Nov 27 2023, 11:36 IST
Nokia 130 Music and Nokia 150 launched in India; prices start at Rs. 1849
1/8 HMD Global, the renowned brand behind Nokia phones, has unveiled its latest offerings for the Indian market. The Nokia 130 Music and Nokia 150 are set to redefine the mobile experience with their innovative features and enduring designs. (Nokia)
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2/8 Nokia 130 Music: HMD says this smartphone is the perfect blend of connectivity and entertainment. It is a feature-rich phone that caters to music enthusiasts, offering a powerful loudspeaker, MP3 player, and MicroSD card that support all your favorite tunes. The FM Radio provides endless music options, and the tactile key mat ensures smooth navigation and texting. (Nokia)
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3/8 User-friendly design: The Nokia 130 Music supports dual-band GSM 900/1800 networks, ensuring reliable connectivity. Its intuitive interface and SD card support of up to 32GB provide ample space for multimedia and data storage. The compact form factor, 2.4-inch QVGA display, and essential ports, such as Micro USB and a standard 3.5mm audio headphone jack, make it an easy-to-use device. (Nokia)
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4/8 Extended battery life: Say goodbye to frequent charging with the upgraded 1450 mAh battery. Enjoy hours of talk time and an impressive 34 days of standby, keeping you connected for longer periods. The Nokia 130 Music also provides ample storage for contacts and messages, as well as preloaded entertainment content. (Nokia)
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5/8 Design and durability: The Nokia 130 Music is not only stylish but also built to withstand everyday use. Its robust construction ensures durability, while the sleek design offers a comfortable hold. Express your style with three captivating colors: Dark Blue, Purple, and Light Gold. (Nokia)
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6/8 Features and durability: Nokia 150, a premium features a metallic accents, nano texture, and IP52 dust and splash-proof rating make it a resilient choice, perfect for daily use. (Nokia)
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7/8 Price and availability: The Nokia 130 Music is available in Dark Blue, Purple, and Light Gold, priced at INR 1849 for Dark Blue & Purple and INR 1949 for the Light Gold color. (Nokia)
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8/8 The Nokia 150 comes in Charcoal, Cyan, and Red, priced at just Rs. 2699, setting a new standard for premium feature phones. Both models are available at online and retail stores. (Nokia)
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Spotify personal recommendations update may be coming soon that will allow you to switch it off entirely. (Bloomberg)

Spotify is a go-to app for most people when it comes to quality music. This music streaming platform has been gaining popularity since the day it was launched in 2008, especially the part that is free. From rock, pop, metal, and reggae to rap, it has hundreds of thousands of songs and music to cater to every taste. With its regular upgrades and features, it has managed to engage the maximum number of users every day. Recently, Spotify has been reported to be experimenting with a new feature, that will allow its users to turn off personal recommendations. If this happens, it will be most welcomed by those who are disappointed with their Spotify algorithm. Check here to know more about the much-speculated Spotify personal recommendations feature:

Spotify personal recommendations feature

According to a report by MacRumors, a beta code of Spotify has been revealed which shows that the music streaming platform is testing the option to turn off personalized recommendations. This potential addition to the streaming service could provide users with the ability to curate their listening experience by preventing songs played on their account for others from influencing their personalized recommendations.

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Spotify's personal recommendations system uses a combination of machine learning and AI-driven methods. It analyzes users' listening history, favorite genres, and the time of day they engage with music to tailor personalized suggestions. Additionally, content-based filtering evaluates the audio characteristics of songs users interact with daily.

However, the specific details of this speculated feature are not clear yet. It is anticipated that it will be an optional setting. It will allow users to choose whether to enable or disable personalized recommendations. This feature could be particularly useful for individuals sharing their Spotify accounts, such as families, where the listening habits of others might impact the accuracy of recommendations.

The default tracking mechanisms in Spotify ensure a continuous flow of recommendations based on user behavior within the app. It covers not only music but also extends to audiobooks and podcasts.

Do note that this information is speculative and that the portal has not shared anything officially about the Spotify personal recommendations feature yet.

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First Published Date: 27 Nov, 10:24 IST