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How to remove a song from a playlist on Spotify
Building a playlist can be fun, since you’re crafting a musical statement, not just a personal soundtrack. It can take some doing to get a playlist just the way you like it though, and on a long enough timeline, even the best songs might become a little boring. Here’s how to remove a song from a playlist on Spotify.
- To remove a song from a playlist in the Spotify mobile app, open the playlist you want to modify and locate the song you want to remove. Tap ⠇> Remove from this playlist.
- To remove a song from a playlist on desktop, open the playlist you want to modify and find the song you want to remove. Click ··· > Remove from this playlist.
How to remove songs from your Spotify playlist on iOS or Android
Open the Spotify mobile app on your Android or iOS device. Select the Your Library tab, then the playlist you want to edit.
Tap the ⋮ icon to the right of the song you want to remove (this icon may be horizontal on iOS). From the list of options, choose Remove from this playlist.
How to remove songs from your Spotify playlist on desktop
Open the Spotify desktop app or go to the Spotify website. Next, open the playlist you want to modify.
Hover over the song you want to remove, then click the ··· icon or right-click it. From the following options, select Remove from this playlist.
How to hide a song from a playlist you don’t own on Spotify (Android and iOS)
Being able to hide or unhide songs is incredibly useful for blocking music you don’t want to hear. However, the Hide song function in Spotify is only available on mobile.
Specifically, Hide song is only accessible from the song options menu in the app. Song options are accessible by tapping ⋮ or ᐧᐧᐧ next to a song’s name.
Additionally, you can’t see Hide song when accessing songs from your Liked Songs list, Spotify search bar results, or an artist’s profile.
Let’s quickly go over how you can currently hide songs on Spotify.
Others’ playlists and albums
You can hide a song from a playlist or album by accessing the Hide song function in a song’s options menu.
If you visit a Spotify playlist that isn’t yours — such as Spotify’s personalized playlists, artist or song radios, and curated playlists — you will see Hide song when you press ⋮ or ᐧᐧᐧ next to a song’s name.
Yes, you can. Those collaborating with you on the playlist won’t be notified, so make sure it’s okay beforehand.
No you can’t, unless you’re a collaborator. What you might do, however, is create a new playlist using all of the songs from that pre-existing one, minus the ones you don’t want.