How to Delete Spotify Playlist on iOS/Android/Windows/Mac?

Spotify is a popular music streaming platform that allows users to create and curate playlists to suit their musical preferences. However, as your tastes and moods change over time, there may come a time when you wish to delete a Spotify playlist. Whether you're decluttering your library or no longer resonate with the songs in a particular collection, deleting a playlist is a straightforward process. In this article, we will guide you through the steps to delete Spotify playlists across iOS, Android, Windows, and Mac devices. Let's delve into this step-by-step article now.

How to Delete Spotify Playlist

Part 1. How to Delete Spotify Playlist on iOS/Android?

If you are using an iOS or Android device, you can delete a Spotify playlist following the steps.

Step 1 Open the Spotify app on your iOS or Android device and enter your credentials to log in.

Step 2 Tap on the "Your Library" tab and select "Playlists" to access your playlist collection.

Step 3 Open your target playlist, tap on the three dots, and select "Delete playlist" from the options. You can also tap and hold on to the playlist and select the "Remove" option.

Step 4 Follow to confirm your action and the Spotify playlist will be deleted.

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Part 2. How to Delete Spotify Playlist on Windows/Mac?

If you want to delete the Spotify playlist on your Windows or Mac computer, then you can refer to the following steps. Once it is complete, the playlist will be deleted from your library.

Step 1 Access to Spotify web player or open the Spotify desktop app on your Windows or Mac computer.

Step 2 Enter your account information to log in.

Step 3 Navigate to the left sidebar, click on the "Playlists" feed, and click on your target playlist to open it.

Step 4 Click on the three dots on the playlist detailed page and select "Delete".

Step 5 Select the "Delete" button on the following popup.

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Part 3. How to Delete Spotify Playlist from Your Library?

In the case of the Spotify playlist created by Spotify or others, can you still delete it? Yes. Simply follow the steps. However, it is important to note that this action deletes the Spotify playlist only on your end. It still exists on Spotify and others may get this playlist.

Step 1 Open the Spotify web player or the app on your computer and sign into your account.

Step 2 Navigate to the left sidebar, select the "Playlist" feed and "By Spotify", which will list all the playlists made by Spotify.

Step 3 Right-click on your target Spotify playlist, and select "Remove from Your Library" from the options. You can also open the playlist, click on the three dots, and select "Remove from Your Library".

Step 4 Click on the "Remove" button on the following popup to confirm.

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Part 4. How to Recover a Deleted Spotify Playlist?

If you accidentally delete a Spotify playlist, can you get it back? Sure. It is pretty easy to recover your Spotify playlist. Once the steps are complete, you can listen to this deleted Spotify playlist again.

Step 1 Log into your account on Spotify.

Step 2 Click on your profile and select "Account" from the list.

Step 3 Scroll down on the new screen and click on the "Recover playlists" option.

Step 4 Choose to recover which playlist on the next new screen and click on "Restore".

recover deleted spotify playlist

Part 5. How to Offline Play Spotify Playlists Without Premium?

Your playlists must be built through years of endeavor. If you are a Spotify free user, you need to connect to the Internet to play your Spotify playlist. In the case of being a Spotify premium user, you are entitled to the offline mode. Can you still offline listen to your playlist after canceling the subscription? No. Offline listening is available only during subscription. What if you want to offline play Spotify playlists without premium? The best way is to download Spotify playlists to the local drive.

Kigo Music One is a simple yet powerful tool designed for every Spotify user, including free and premium users, to download any song, playlist, album, or podcast to their local computers. This software program is equipped with advanced decoding technology and is capable of converting Spotify music to plain MP3, AAC, WAV, and other audio file formats. Furthermore, Kigo Music One supports quick batch downloads, allowing you to download entire playlists with just a single click at up to 10x faster speed, saving a significant amount of time and effort. Let's move on and use Kigo Music One to download Spotify playlists.

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Key Features of Kigo Music One
  • Download music from Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, TIDAL, etc.
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  • Run at 10x faster speed & batch download.
  • Sort Spotify music files by playlist, artist, album, etc.
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Step 1 Run Kigo Music One on a Computer

Download and install Kigo Music One. Run it and choose the Spotify web player as the download source in the main interface. If you have the Spotify app, select the app source.

select music streaming site as Spotify

Step 2 Select Spotify Playlist to Download

Sign into your Spotify account. Navigate to the playlist you want to download and open it. Then, click on the blue "+" icon in the bottom right, letting Kigo Music One read and display the songs on a popup. Pick your wanted songs or select all of them, and click on the "Add" button.

click to add songs
add spotify songs

Step 3 Change Output Settings

Go ahead to the "Settings" panel of Kigo Music One. Choose an output format, output quality, and output path for your Spotify playlist. Rename the songs if needed. Then select "Playlist" under the Output Organized section, and the selected songs will be saved in one folder.


Step 4 Download Spotify Playlist to Local Computers

If you want to download more playlists in this batch, simply repeat the adding process and add them to the download list. Next, click on the "Convert" button to begin downloading your Spotify playlists.

converting spotify songs

Step 5 Check Downloaded Spotify Playlists Locally

The download progress is soon to be complete. After that, go to the "Converted" tab and you can check your download history. To open the output folder, simply click on the file icon within the item bar.

Congratulations! Now you truly own your Spotify playlists and can play them without an internet connection, even if you don't have a premium subscription.

conversion history


Deleting Spotify playlists is a straightforward process, allowing you to easily manage your music library and keep it organized. Whether you no longer enjoy certain tracks or want to create space for new playlists, following these steps will enable you to delete playlists effortlessly both on your mobile devices and computers. But if you accidentally delete a playlist, you can recover it by the above steps. And when you want to download your Spotify playlists for offline listening, use the Kigo Music One. It requires only 5 steps!

Note: The trial version allows you to download only the first minutes of each file. To access the full length, please unlock it with a valid license code.

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Ava Hamilton | Senior Writer

She has been working in the audio and video industry for many years and is familiar with various mainstream audio and video streaming platforms. She has shared a lot of information about audio and video conversion tools, technologies and trends, and provided professional suggestions, detailed reviews and guides.

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