How to Delete Spotify on Mac

Charlotte Daniels

Mac, Tutorials

Welcome to this tutorial on how to delete Spotify on Mac. If you are looking to uninstall Spotify from your Mac device, you have come to the right place. In this article, we will guide you through the step-by-step process of removing Spotify from your Mac.

Before You Begin

Before diving into the uninstallation process, make sure you have saved any important playlists or local files that you may want to keep. Uninstalling Spotify will remove all of its data from your computer, including downloaded songs and playlists. So, it’s crucial to back up any data you wish to retain.

Uninstalling Spotify

To delete Spotify from your Mac, follow these simple steps:

  1. Quit Spotify: Before uninstalling the application, make sure it is not running in the background. To do this, click on the “Spotify” menu in the top-left corner of your screen and select “Quit Spotify”.
  2. Move to Applications Folder: Open a new Finder window and navigate to the “Applications” folder.
  3. Delete Spotify: Locate the “Spotify” app in the Applications folder and drag it to the Trash icon in your Dock or right-click on it and select “Move to Trash”.
  4. Empty Trash: To completely remove Spotify from your Mac, right-click on the Trash icon in your Dock and select “Empty Trash”. Alternatively, you can press Command + Shift + Delete keys together.


You have successfully deleted Spotify from your Mac. You have now freed up space on your computer by removing this application.

Reinstalling Spotify

If you ever decide to reinstall Spotify, simply visit the official Spotify website and download the latest version of the application for Mac. Once downloaded, open the installer file and follow the on-screen instructions to install Spotify back onto your Mac.

Remember, keeping your applications updated is important for security and performance reasons. Make sure to regularly check for updates and install them when available.


In this tutorial, we learned how to delete Spotify from your Mac. We covered the step-by-step process of uninstalling the application and freeing up space on your computer. Remember to back up any important data before uninstalling Spotify, as all data associated with the application will be removed.

Thank you for reading this tutorial! We hope it was helpful in guiding you through the process of deleting Spotify from your Mac.

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