How to manually delete music or songs from iPhone?

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asked Apr 12 in iPhone by Anna
edited Apr 12

I want to delete music files manually from iPhone. Also i want to know how to delete music/songs from iPhone via iTunes? How to do it? Please do let me know.

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answered Apr 12 by John (1,140 points)

Basically there are various ways through which you can delete music/songs from iPhone.

Way 1: Delete Individual Music File From iPhone

If you are looking to delete individual music from iPhone then follow the below steps:

  • Launch Apple Music app on your iPhone.
  • Go to My Music tab and select the song that you want to delete.
  • Tap 3 dots next to the song name or swipe left near it.
  • Finally tap on “Delete” button.
Manually Delete Music From iPhone

In the same way you can delete U2 album as well.

Way 2: Delete An Album From iPhone

If you want to delete an album, then follow the below steps:

  • On your iPhone go to Settings> General> Storage & iCloud Usage.
  • Click Manage Storage and simply wait for the list of Apps to display.
  • Now, instead of selecting All Songs, just select the Album that you want to delete and then tap on Delete button.

Way 3: Delete All Music/Songs From iPhone

If you want to delete all music songs from your iPhone, then don’t need to delete songs or Album individually as it might take lot of time. Instead just follow the below steps:

  • On your iPhone go to Settings> General> Storage & iCloud Usage.
  • Click Manage Storage and simply wait for the list of Apps to display and tap on Apple Music App.
Manually Delete All Music Files From iPhone
  • Next tap on Edit located at top right corner and tap on All Songs, if you really want to delete all music/songs from iPhone.
Manually Delete All Music From iPhone
  • Finally, tap on Delete button.

That’s It!

Answer to your second question – how to delete music from iPhone via iTunes lies below.

Delete Music from iPhone Via iTunes

  • Connect your iPhone to Mac or PC and then launch iTunes on your computer.
  • When connected successfully, click on the iPhone icon located at top left.
  • After that under Settings located at the leftpane Menu, select “Music”.
  • Make sure that both “Sync Music” and “Selected playlists, artists, albums and genres” is checked marked. Also make sure that next to Sync Music it should say “0 songs”.
  • Now finally, click on “Apply” button. This will allow iTunes to delete all the music and songs from iPhone.
How To Delete Music From iPhone via iTunes
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