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How to clear your queue on Spotify

Don't let your Spotify queue gather dust — clear it in seconds.
October 25, 2023

Music loses its charm when you consistently listen to the same songs in your Spotify queue. If you’re looking to spice up your queue with a few trending songs, you’ll need to clear the previous ones. This article explains how to remove songs from your Spotify queue on mobile and desktop.


To clear the queue on Spotify mobile and desktop, open a song in full screen, tap the Queue button in the bottom right corner, and select Clear queue.


How to clear your queue on Spotify (iPhone and Android)

The process to clear your Spotify queue on mobile is pretty simple and takes seconds when you follow the right steps. Here’s how to do it:

Note: Queue compatibility features are only accessible on Spotify Premium.

  1. Launch the Spotify app.
  2. Select any song.
  3. Open the song in full-screen and tap the Queue (three stacks) button in the bottom right corner.
  4. Tap Clear queue next to Next in Queue. That’s it; all the songs in your queue will be deleted.

How to clear your queue on Spotify (desktop)

Again, you’ll need a Spotify Premium subscription to clear the queue on the desktop version. If you have one, follow the steps below.

  1. Open the Spotify desktop app.
  1. Click the Queue button in the bottom right corner.
  1. Finally, click CLEAR QUEUE.

Frequently asked questions about the Spotify queue

On Spotify, adding a track to the queue means that track will be playing next. Using this feature, you can select which songs play next and make sure you’re listening to the tracks you love. 

You cannot shuffle your queued songs on Spotify but you can put all your favorite tracks into a playlist and then put the playlist on shuffle

Yes, the Spotify queue button is only available for Premium subscribers.