Downloading Spotify playlists to your iPhone is a good solution if you want to listen to music or podcasts when you don’t have a good internet connection.
But all these downloaded files can take up some storage space that you may need later if your storage space is almost full.
Fortunately, there is a quick way to remove all of these downloaded files, which we will discuss in our guide below.
To delete all your Spotify downloads on iPhone, you need to go to Spotify > Home > Click on the gear icon > Select “Storage” > Click on “Delete All Downloads” > Click on “Delete”.
How to get rid of all iPhone Spotify downloads
- Open Spotify.
- Select Home.
- Click on the gear icon.
- Select storage.
- Click Remove all downloads.
- Select Delete.
Our guide continues below with more information on how to delete Spotify downloads on iPhone, including images of these steps.
One of the main reasons to get a Spotify premium subscription is the ability to download songs so you can listen to them when you’re offline.
Despite the ease with which you can access the Internet on a cellular or Wi-Fi network, this can be really useful if you travel a lot or want to reduce the amount of cellular data you use when streaming music.
But these downloaded songs can take up a lot of space on your iPhone, and you may find yourself in a situation where you need that storage for more music or videos, or for a new app.
Fortunately, there is an easy way to delete all downloaded content at once, which we will discuss in the next section.
Related: Our article on how to delete downloaded music on iPhone will show you a quick way to get rid of songs saved on your iPhone in the default Music app.
How to delete everything downloaded in Spotify on iPhone quickly
The steps in this article were done on an iPhone 13 running iOS 16.
I am using the latest version of Spotify that was available at the time of writing.
Step 1: Open the Spotify app on your iPhone.
Step 2: Select the Home tab in the lower left corner of the screen.
Step 3: Tap on the gear icon in the upper right corner of the screen.
Step 4: Select Storage from the list of menu items.
Step 5: Click on the “Delete All Downloads” button.
Step 6: Tap Delete to confirm that you want to remove all this content from your phone.
Now that you know how to delete Spotify downloads on iPhone, you can follow these steps whenever you need the storage space used by that content.
More information about deleting iPhone Spotify downloads
You will notice that under the Storage menu in the Spotify app, there is also an option to delete cache.
If you want to try this option instead of deleting all your downloads, you can free up some space.
You can also delete individual playlist downloads by selecting the “Your Library” tab at the bottom of the Spotify app screen, then selecting the “Downloaded” option at the top of the screen.
Then tap on the playlist you want to remove from your phone and then tap the green down arrow to remove that playlist from your device. You will then need to tap on Delete to confirm deletion of the playlist.
While some other methods you can use to free up storage include deleting photos or deleting apps, another thing to consider is to go to Settings > General > iPhone Storage > then use one of the suggestions offered there.
Oftentimes, you can delete some downloaded videos or photos in text messages and free up an amazing amount of device storage.