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How to clear your Spotify queue on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Spotify is a popular music platform with simple tools for organizing songs or podcasts. Many of us also use the queue feature of the platform to build our personalized playlists. But what if you queued a song by accident that you don’t like or just don’t want to listen to? It’s simple; you must get rid of it. So, in this post, I’ll teach you how to clear your Spotify queue on iPhone, iPad, and Mac.

How to clear a queue on Spotify using iPhone or iPad

There are two ways to remove items from the queue on the Spotify iOS app, and both are simple.

The good news is that the procedures are essentially the same for Android and iPhone users. Just make sure you have logged into the app with your credentials.

Un-queue songs from the Spotify queue on iPhone

  1. Launch the Spotify app on your iPhone.
  2. Head to the Now Playing screen.
  3. Tap on the queue icon (three-line).
  4. Select the songs to remove.
  5. Choose REMOVE from the bottom left of the screen.

    Un-queue songs from the Spotify queue on iPhone

Delete all songs from the Spotify queue

The procedure will not work for an automatically formed queue. It will only be available for the manually added songs in the queue.

  1. Open Spotify on your iPhone → Tap on Now Playing.
  2. Head to the queue icon (three-line).
  3. Tap Clear queue.

    Delete all songs from the Spotify queue

How to clear Spotify queue on Mac or Web

If you use Spotify on your Mac, the processes to change your Spotify queue differ amongst devices, so read on to find out more.

Remove songs from Spotify queue on Mac

Removal of songs from the queue is possible only if your queue is manually created.

  1. Launch Spotlight (Command + Spacebar).
  2. Search and open Spotify.
    Log in to your account if you haven’t already.

    Type Spotify in Spotlight on Mac
  3. Click on the queue icon (three-line).

    Click on Three dot in Spotify
  4. Hover over the song you want to remove and select the three dots.

    Click on Clear queue in Spotify on Mac
  5. Choose Remove from queue.

    Click Remove from queue in Spotify on Mac

Note: After launching the app, the steps to remove songs from the queue remain the same on the web, Mac, or Windows PC.

Clear an entire Spotify queue

  1. Head to Spotify on your Mac.
  2. Select the queue icon (three-line).

    Click on Three dot in Spotify on Mac
  3. Click on Clear queue.

    Click Clear queue in Spotify on Mac


Q. Can you queue podcasts on Spotify?

Yes, you can queue podcasts on the Spotify app. It’s surprisingly similar to queueing songs.

Q. Why can’t I see my queue on Spotify?

The reason you can’t view your queue on Spotify might be due to a glitch in the Spotify app, server maintenance, a server outage, or even the usage of an outdated version of the app.

Q. How long does a recently played stay on Spotify?

Spotify’s recently played song or podcast history is available for three months.

Q. What’s the difference between a Playlist and a Queue?

A playlist is merely a collection of music that is added to listen to later, but a queue is a collection of songs that you wish to listen to immediately.

Music is what keeps the world going.…

I hope this article helped you remove the undesired songs from your queue. Do you know there is a lot more you can do with Spotify Premium? So, I’d personally recommend getting the Spotify Premium subscription for your iPhone, iPad, or Mac. Please leave a comment if you would want me to cover any additional topics.

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  • Bhaskar

    Bhaskar is a tech guru who turned wordsmith. Hiding his B.Tech degree in a closet, he ditched the corporate path to simplify tech for everyone. For the past 5 years, he's been dishing out how-tos, reviews, and sharp insights. But there's more! He's a witty interview champ and has been sharing his wisdom for 3 years. Furthermore, he has honed his editing skills for 1.5 years and is now delving into marketing to assist newcomers. When not jamming his fingers on those mechanical keyboards, you may find him on strings or engaging in sports. And by evening, his quotes will be appearing on your Instagram feeds.

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