How to Clear Your Spotify Queue

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Spotify is one of the most popular streaming services in the world. With over 200 million active users and more than 35 million songs, it’s no woder why. Spotify offers a vast library of music that can be streamed directly to your device or computer.

One of the great features of Spotify is its Queue system, whch allows you to add songs to a queue and play them in order. This makes it easy to keep track of what songs you want to listen to next without having to search through your entire music library. However, if you find yourself with a queue that’s cluttered with too many songs, it can be difficult to manage.

Fortunately, there are a few simple steps that you can take to clear out your Spotify queue and make managing it easier. The first step is to go into the “Queue” tab on the left-hand side of the interface. From there, you will see all the songs currently in your queue. To remove a song from your queue, simply click on the “X” icon next to it. You can also select multiple songs at once by holding down the “Shift” key and clicking on each song you want removed from your queue.

If you have an especally long queue and don’t want to delete each song individually, you can use Spotify’s “Clear Queue” button at the bottom of the page. This button will delete all songs currently in your queue at once so that you can start fresh with an empty slate.

Clearing out your Spotify queue is a great way to stay organized while listening to music on this popular streaming service. With just a few clicks, you can quickly get rid of any unwanted tracks and make room for new ones!

Clearing the Queue on the Spotify App

To clear the queue on the Spotify app, start by playing a song. Then, open the current song into full-screen and tap the Queue button in the bottom riht corner. On the next screen, you will see a ‘Clear queue’ button located to the right of ‘Next In Queue’. Tap this button and all songs in your queue will be cleared.

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Absence of Clear Queue Button on Spotify

Unfortunately, Spotify does not currently offer a “Clear Queue” button on its mobile app for iPhone and Android. This is because the mobile app is designed to prioritize convenience and speed when it comes to adding and removing songs from the queue. As such, they have implemented a process whee users can go song-by-song to remove them from their queue, rather than having to clear the entire queue at once with one button. The design of the mobile app allows users to quickly add and remove songs as they wish without having to deal with a more time consuming process of clearing out an entire queue.

Accessing the Queue on Spotify for iPhone

To find the queue on Spotify for your iPhone, open the Spotify app. At the bottom of the screen, you shuld see a row of icons. Tap on the three dots in the middle of the row. A pop-up will appear with a variety of options, including skip, shuffle, and repeat buttons. Tap Queue to view your current queue. You should now see “Now Playing” and “Next In Queue” at the top of your screen. You can also edit or reorder your queue by tapping on “Edit” at the top right corner to make any changes you want to make.

Clearing Recently Played on Spotify

Yes, you can clear recently played on Spotify. To do this, hover your cursor over the cover of the desired media and click the tree dots icon, or right-click on the cover. Then choose ‘Remove from Recently Played’. This will remove the media from your Recently Played list and ensure it is no longer visible when you view your Recently Played items.

Clearing the Spotify Queue on an iPhone

To clear your Spotify queue on iPhone, open the app and tap the three-line icon in the lower right corner to access your queue. Once you’re there, tap the circle next to each song’s name that you want to remove. When you’ve marked all the songs you want to clear, click on the “Remove” button in the lower-left corner. That’s it! Your Spotify queue will now be empty.

Deleting a Show from Spotify on an iPhone

Deleting a show from Spotify on your iPhone is easy! First, open the Spotify app on your device and tap the “Your Library” tab at the bottom of the screen. Next, tap the ‘Recently Played’ section. Hover over the recently played item that you want to remove and click on the three-dots icon. From the menu that opens, click on the ‘Remove from Recently Played’ option. As soon as you click this option, the title will be removed from your ‘Recently Played’ list. That’s all there is to it!

How Long Does Spotify Store Recently Played Songs?

Recently Played on Spotify will stay on your account for up to 3 months. To access this feature, simply tap the Home tab in the mobile app and you’ll see the Recently Played section. Here you can scroll through up to 3 months of listening history, giving you a complete overview of what you’ve been listening to recently.

Accessing the Spotify Queue

To access your Spotify queue, you can open the Now Playing bar at the bottom of your screen. Once you open the Now Playing bar, there will be a queue icon to the right of the playback controls. Tap this icon and your queue will appear. You can easily add songs to your queue, delete them, and rearrange their order at any time.


Spotify is an online music streaming service that allos users to access and listen to millions of songs, albums, playlists, and podcasts. As of 2021, Spotify boasts over 345 million active users and more than 155 million subscribers worldwide. It has become one of the most popular music streaming services due to its extensive library, user-friendly interface, and numerous features such as creating playlists and discovering new music. Furthermore, its integration with social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter make it even more accessible for users. Spotify also offers additional services such as radio stations and live audio streams. With its wide variety of features and services, Spotify has become an invaluable resource for music lovers everywhere.

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Sanjeev Singh

Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.