Add Variety and Edit Stations

After creating your stations, you can edit them at anytime to remove unwanted thumbs up or thumbs down you've given, remove variety, or change the artist or track seeds.

Please keep in mind that you won't be able to add variety to your Thumbprint radio station or to Genre Stations curated by Pandora.

Choose the device you are using below to learn how to do this:




The instructions below are specific to ad-supported Pandora users and Pandora Plus subscribers. If you're looking for instructions on how to manage your stations on Pandora Premium, please visit the Stations on Premium article instead.

For more help with how to use Pandora Premium, please visit the Pandora Premium section of the help center.



On an iOS Device:

  1. Go to your Stations list.
  2. Swipe the Station Name of the station you'd like to edit from right to left.
  3. Tap the Station Details icon (the small thumb).
    • To delete seeds or individual thumb ratings, swipe the seed or track name from right to left and tap Delete.
    • Add seeds by tapping the Add Variety button.
    • Edit the station name by tapping the pencil icon next to the station name, or tap Add a description.
    • Tap Save to save the changes.

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Edit Stations on an Android Device:

  • Edit the currently playing station from the Now Playing screen by tapping the thumb symbol in the top right corner of the screen. To edit your other stations, touch and hold the station name until a context menu appears, then select Station Details.
    • To remove seeds from your station, tap the three dots to the right of the seed name. To add new artist or song seeds, select Add Variety located at the bottom of your list of seeds.
    • To view and edit your thumbs up or down, select the corresponding thumbs icon. Tap the three dots to the right of the track name and select Remove Track.
    • To edit the station name or description, scroll to the bottom and tap the pencil to the right of the station name.

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On a Computer:


Click on the My Stations tab, then hover over the album art of the station you'd like to edit or add variety to. Click on the ellipses (...) then select Station Details.

  1. To edit your station's name or description: Click on the small pencil icon to the left of the Play button.

  2. To add or remove variety (Station Seeds) to this station, scroll down to the Station Created From section:

    • To add variety, choose + Add Variety and enter either the artist or track you'd like to add. Click on the + sign that appears to add that artist or song to your station.
    • To remove variety, hover over the desired seed and select Delete.
    • Note: you cannot add variety to Genre Stations.
  3. To view your Thumbed-up or Thumbed-down tracks: Scroll down to the Thumb History section of the station's page.

    • By default, this section will show your Thumbed-up tracks first. If you'd like to see your Thumbs down, click on the Thumbs down icon.
    • To delete a Thumbed track, simply roll your cursor over the name of the track to reveal a hidden menu. As before, select Delete to remove that Thumb from your station.

When you are done making changes, make sure to click Save. Otherwise, your station will not be changed.


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