How to Remove/Clear Queue on Spotify for Desktop and Mobile

Posted by Adam Gorden on Aug 18, 2022 5:00 PM.
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When was the last time you wondered what's the order of the songs are streaming? Or what would you do if the music song on a streaming is not what you want on Spotify?

how to clear queue on Spotify

On Spotify, you can always make the most use of the functions supported such as Repeat function for your best and unique listening experience. When it comes to customization, one is about the music queue.

In this article, we'll tell how to add a song or songs to queue and the most-concerned how to clear Spotify queue or remove songs in queue both for desktop and mobile.

Part 1. How to Add a Song/Songs to Queue on Spotify for Desktop
Part 2. How to Remove/Clear Queue on Spotify for Desktop
Part 3. How to Remove/Clear Queue on Spotify for Mobile

Part 1. How to Add a Song/Songs to Queue on Spotify for Desktop

For how to clear queue on Spotify for desktop, for starters there should be songs in queue to be cleared. Feel free to skip this instruction for how to add a song or songs to queue for desktop and move to the next Part 2.

Add a Single Song to Queue on Spotify for Desktop

1. Open Spotify app for desktop.

2. Find the song you want to add to queue.

3. Right-click the single song to see the option list.

add a song to queue

Or from here:

3. Move the light icon to song's duration and click on the song to see the hidden "More option" button (horizontal three dots icon) and click it.

more options button to add songs to queue

4. Select "Add to queue" to add the specific song to queue for later automatic streaming.

Add Multiple Songs to Queue on Spotify for Desktop

To add multiple songs to queue, for starters make sure they are in the same view on Spotify for desktop.

1. Click one song first and press and hold the shortcuts "Ctrl" and continue to multi-select the other songs you want to add to queue simultaneously.

2. Still, right-click to select "Add to queue" to add multiple songs to queue.

add multi songs to queue

Tips: Now the hidden "More options" button is for one specific song, thus not for adding multiple songs to queue.

3. Select "Add to queue" to add multiple songs to queue simultaneously.

Part 2. How to Remove/Clear Queue on Spotify for Desktop

For how to clear queue on Spotify or remove songs in queue for desktop, check out to find queue view.

Find Queue on Spotify for Desktop

1. On desktop, open Spotify app.

2. See the Now Playing bar at the bottom of the app.

3. Find and see the Queue icon between the device icon and lyrics icon (if available) at the right side of the streaming bar.

queue icon on Spotify for desktop

4. Click the Queue icon to open a new Queue view.

Note: If you haven't added any song to your Play Queue, you'll see the Queue view shows "Now Playing" and the "Next from:", which shows and lists the songs in the queue.

Clear Queue on Spotify for Desktop

If several songs have been added to your Play Queue, the Queue view should be different and show the other "Next in queue", where to songs added will be listed below and there's a new available Clear queue Spotify button.

Note: The Clear queue Spotify button is only available to the "Next in queue" section and the songs in it but not the "Next from:". To remove songs from the "Next from:", scroll down this artile to see the instruction for how to remove a song or songs from queue.

1. On Spotify app for desktop, click the Queue icon to open the Queue view.

2. In the Queue view, click the Clear queue button.

Clear queue button

3. In the pop-up notification window, click the green "Yes" to confirm.

clear queue notification

Note: "This cannot be undone." means: once the queue is cleared, all the songs in queue should be added from the start.

That's it. Now the queue has been cleared with a few simple clicks.

Don’t want to clear the whole queue but just a single song or a few songs in it? Of course, it's allowed to remove songs - either repeated or different from the queue instead.

Just a few more clicks can remove a song or songs from queue on desktop. This method also works for how to clear Spotify queue when the Clear queue button is not to be found.

Remove a Single Song form Queue for Desktop

To clear a single song from queue, repeat the steps above to see the Queue view.

1. Click on the song you want to remove from queue.

Tips: From here if the selected song is repeated in the queue, Spotify will also light it up.

2. Right-click the selected song to see the option list.

Or

2. Click on the song to see the hidden "More option" button (horizontal three dots icon) and click it

3. Select the "Remove from queue" and click it to confirm to remove.

remove a song from queue

Tips: If there are repeated songs in the queue, one click on the "Remove from queue" of a song will also remove the repeated ones at the same time.

Remove Repeated Songs from Queue on Spotify

From above note the Tips in the instruction above, it's simple to remove repeated songs from queue.

1. Still, single-click the song to see if there're repeated ones.

Tips: If the repeated ones haven't lighted up, confirm them and move to the next instruction to clear multiple songs from queue.

2. Once the repeated songs are lighted up, right-click and select "Remove from queue".

remove repeated songs from queue

Remove Multiple Songs from Queue on Spotify for Desktop

This instruction works for those want to remove multiple different songs from queue or the repeated songs won't show and be removed with a click on the Clear queue button.

1. In the Queue view, click a single song first and press and hold the shortcut "Ctrl" to continue to select other songs.

2. Right-click and select "Remove from queue".

remove multiple songs from queue

Now on desktop, for the songs either below the "Next in queue" or "Next from:" should be removed or cleared without limits.

Part 3. How to Remove/Clear Queue on Spotify for Mobile

On mobile, clearing queue on Spotify means removing songs from queue because Spotify won't allow songs are cleared from the queue in bulk like on desktop. Now pick up your mobile device for how to clear queue on Spotify.

Clear Queue on Spotify for Mobile

1. On mobile for iOS or Android, open the app.

2. Above the menu bar on the app, find Now Playing and tap it for a full-screen view.

3. In the new Now Playing view, see the bottom Now Playing bar and find the Queue icon in the right corner (below the Repeat icon). Tap it to open a new view.

4. In the new view, all the songs are listed below the section of "Next From:", tap and hold until you see the circle icon next the song's title.

5. Select and mark the song you want to remove from the queue.

6. Once songs are selected and marked, tap the REMOVE at the bottom to remove them.

Exclusive: How to Get Your Queue from Spotify Forever without Premium

The methods above for clearing queue on desktop and mobile are both exciting because they make the most of controlling and personalizing your actual listening experience, but there is one more precaution.

All the accessible songs in a queue are for free, but can be disrupted with ads if in free version. What's more, chance is that songs in queue could disappear as long as the subscriptions is expired, so some songs are no longer accessible.

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