After you transfer music from iPhone to iTunes or add songs to iTunes from your computer, you may want to remove items that you don't need anymore to manage the iTunes library. If that's exactly what you need to do but don't know how to get things done, follow the steps below to remove music from iTunes without hassle.

How to Delete Songs from iTunes

It's actually quite easy to delete music from iTunes, whether you are using a PC or Mac.

To delete one song from iTunes:

Step 1. Open iTunes and go to "Songs."

Step 2. Right-click the item you want to remove and choose "Delete from Library."

Step 3. In the popup, click "Delete Song" to confirm the deletion.

How to delete songs from iTunes

To delete multiple songs from iTunes:

Step 1. Launch iTunes and go to "Songs."

Step 2. Use "Control + A" or use the "Shift" or "Ctrl" key to select songs in bulk.

Step 3. Right-click and choose "Delete from Library."

Step 4. Choose "Delete Items" to remove songs from iTunes.

How to delete multiple songs from iTunes

In addition to deleting music from iTunes, you can also apply these steps to delete other types of items in iTunes. If you want to keep a backup of your iTunes music library before the deletion, you can transfer music from iTunes to iPhone to make a copy of your songs on your iOS device.

Bonus Tip: How to Manage Music on iPhone

Now you know how can you delete songs from iTunes. Actually, it's equally important to know how to manage files, including music, on your iPhone. Although deleting music on iPhone is easy to complete, music transfer is difficult to finish. To help you manage your iPhone music, we recommend you try the iPhone transfer software - EaseUS MobiMover. 

As an iOS data transfer tool, it enables you to:

  • Transfer files between an iPhone/iPad/iPod and a PC/Mac
  • Transfer data from one iPhone/iPad/iPod to another
  • Back up and restore iPhone
  • Manage iDevice content from a computer

Let me take deleting songs from iPhone as an example:

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your Mac or PC, launch EaseUS MobiMover and go to "Content Management" > "Audio" > "Music."

How to add songs to a playlist on iPhone - Step 1

Step 2. When you want to add new music, click "Music." After that, you will see all music on your iPhone or iPad. Click the "Add Contents" to add music you wish to add to your iPhone from your Mac. 

How to add songs to a playlist on iPhone - Step 2

Step 3. Click the "Open" to start adding the music you wish to add.

How to add songs - Step 3

Other than music, it also supports photos, videos, contacts, books... What's more, it's also a free video downloader that allows you to download Twitch clips, download YouTube videos, save Facebook videos, and more using URL.

The Bottom Line

As you can see, it's really easy to delete songs from iTunes. If you want to do it next time, you don't need to search from the Internet anymore. It's worth mentioning that you can not only listen to the songs in your iTunes library but also make a ringtone in iTunes using one of the songs if you want to customize ringtones on your iPhone.

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Updated by Daisy

Daisy is the Senior editor of the writing team for EaseUS. She has been working in EaseUS for over ten years, starting from a technical writer to a team leader of the content group. As a professional author for over 10 years, she writes a lot to help people overcome their tech troubles.

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Written by Myra

Myra joined EaseUS in 2017. As a big fan of Apple products, she mainly focuses on iOS data transfer and iOS troubleshooting tips. Meanwhile, she is expanding her knowledge and skills in other fields like data recovery and disk management. Myra is open-minded and likes both extensive and intensive reading. Other than reading and writing, she is also fond of mobile games and K-pop stars.

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