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How to Delete a Spotify Playlist

Before deleting a Spotify playlist, keep in mind that the process is irreversible. Also, you can't delete playlists that other users have created. If that's what you're after, then you should unfollow the Spotify playlist instead.

With that out of the way, you can delete your Spotify playlists across mobile and desktop. Read on to find out how.

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How to Delete a Spotify Playlist on Mobile

Follow these steps to delete a Spotify playlist on Android and iOS:

  1. Go to the Your Library tab and identify the playlist you want to delete.
  2. Tap the three-dot menu icon.
  3. Select Delete playlist from the pop-up.
  4. Tap Delete to confirm your action.

How to Delete a Spotify Playlist on Desktop

If you use Spotify via the web or the desktop app, use the following procedure:

  1. Click Your Library to view your Spotify library.
  2. Find and open the Spotify playlist you want to delete.
  3. Click the three-dot button.
  4. Select Delete from the pop-up.
  5. Finally, click Delete to confirm and finish.

Related: How to Make a Collaborative Playlist on Spotify

How to delete Spotify playlists on a computer

1. Open Spotify on your PC or Mac.

2. In the left sidebar, click on the playlist you want to delete.

3. Click on the three dots (...) underneath the playlist's title to open its options menu.

4. Click "Delete" and click it again to confirm.

Click the three dots in the top-left corner of your playlist's tracklist to access the options.Ennica Jacob / Business Insider

How to delete Spotify playlists on a mobile device

1. Open Spotify and tap "Library."

2. Open the playlist and tap the three dots ("...") to open the options menu. On an iPhone, these dots will be below the playlist's title. On an Android, they'll be in the top-right corner.

These dots are in different spots depending on what phone you have.Ennica Jacob / Business Insider

3. Tap "Delete" and tap it again to confirm.

You'll be prompted to delete the playlist.Ennica Jacob/Business Insider

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