How to Clear Spotify Search History on an iPhone 11

The steps in this article are going to show you how to delete all of the searches that appear when you tap on the search bar in the Spotify iPhone app.

  1. Open the Spotify app.
  2. Choose the Search tab at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Tap inside the search field at the top of the screen.
  4. Scroll to the bottom of the list and select the Clear Recent Searches button.

The Spotify app on your iPhone has a dedicated search tool that makes it easy for you to find songs, albums, artists, podcasts and more.

Any time you perform a search in the app, it is stored in the app. Simply tap in the search field and you will see a list of all of your recent searches.

This can be a useful way to locate content that you had previously found through a search but, if someone else uses your app, or if you perform a lot of searches that are outside your normal tastes, then you might like to delete all of your past searches and start fresh.

Our tutorial below is going to show you how to delete your search history in the iPhone Spotify app.

How to Delete Spotify Search History on an iPhone 11

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 11 in iOS 13.3. I am using the most current version of the Spotify app available when this article was written.

Step 1: Open the Spotify app.

open Spotify

Step 2: Select the Search tab at the bottom of the screen.

choose the Search tab

Step 3: Touch the search field at the top of the screen.

tap the search field

Step 4: Scroll to the bottom of your list of current searches, then tap the Clear Recent Searches button.

how to delete your search history in spotify on an iphone

Your search history should now be gone, allowing you to start fresh.

Find out how to delete a Spotify playlist if you have one that you don’t listen to anymore, or if you are simply trying to organize your library.