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Top 3 Ways to Delete Music from iPhone/iPad/iPod

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2024-04-19 / Update for  Optimize iOS

Tired of some songs on your iPhone? Need to free up some space on your iPod? Don't like iTunes gift album U2's "Songs of Incocence"? You have a handful of options at your disposal to delete songs on iPhone or other iOS 8.1/8/7 devices (iPad and iPod).

Way 1: How to Delete Individual Songs from the Music App on Your iPhone/iPad/iPod?

Actually, iPhone Music app allow you to delete individual songs from it.

  • Step 1: Launch the Music app on your iPhone. delete music on iphone
  • Step 2: Find an individual song you'd like to delete and swipe your finger across it to the left. delete iphone music
  • Step 3: Tap on the big, red "Delete" button to remove the song. delete songs from iphone

Way 2: How to Delete all Songs from iOS Device?

If you'd like to remove ALL the songs on your iPhone, here is a built-in way to do so. If you just need to clean some songs, skip to Way 3.

  • Step 1: Open "Settings". delete iphone songs
  • Step 2: Tap on "General". remove songs on iphone
  • Step 3: Scroll down and tap on "Usage". remove u2's songs
  • Step 4: Tap on "Manage Storage". delete multiple songs on iphone
  • Step 5: Tap on "Music". delete offline synced songs
  • Step 6: Tap on "Edit" at the top right. delete music on iphone 5
  • Step 7: Tap on the red minus (-) icon next to all music. delete music from iphone 6
  • Step 8: Tap on "Delete". delete music on iphone 5s

You are done! All the music has been deleted from your music app.

Way 3: The Most Straightforward Way to Permanently Delete All or Individual Songs from iPhone

Deleted music items get back after syncing? That's where Tenorshare iPhone Care Pro comes in. This small utility scans all songs on your iPhone, and then allows you to delete unwanted ones with several clicks. The changes will be sync to iTunes immediately. This software supports all iOS 8.1 and iOS 8 devices including iPhone 6/6 plus/5s/5c/5/4s, iPad Air 2/mini 3/Air/mini 2/mini/4 and iPod Touch.

  • Step 1: Connect your device to computer via a USB cable.
  • Step 2: Select "File Manager". delete music on ios
  • Step 3: Select "Music". delete music ios 8
  • Step 4: All the music will be displayed, check the songs you'd like to remove and click "Delete". delete music ios 7

Done! After deleting, it will largely speed up your iOS. Well, enjoy your music library now.