Deleting videos and music that take up large amounts of iPhone storage is a good option to free up more space for your iPhone. However, removing massive amounts of songs can be time-consuming if you do it one by one. So, you may need some quick ways to help you do that. On this page, we will show you some simple methods to delete multiple or all songs from iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch effortlessly. Before starting, you can take a quick look at some questions that users often encounter in their lives about deleting music. If you are facing the same situation, solve it by using the method we offer in this article.
Common Requests for Deleting Music:
- Is it possible to delete multiple songs/albums from my apple music library on my iPhone? ( Method 1)
- Delete songs from iPhone without deleting them in your iTunes ( Method 1)
- Remove multiple songs/Albums in Apple music ( Method 1)
- Delete music albums from iPhone without deleting them from another iPhone ( Method 2)
- I tried deleting the whole app, including its data, and once I reinstall it, it all just downloads again, how to delete them?( Method 3)
- Remove a song from a playlist without deleting the song from the library ( Method 4)
- Method 1. Quick Way to Delete Multiple/All Songs from iPhone with MobiMover
- Method 2. Delete All Locally-Stored Music from iPhone at Once via Settings App
- Method 3. Delete Albums or Tracks One by One via the Music App
- Method 4. Remove All Songs from Apple Music Library Using iTunes (PC & Mac)
Method 1. Quick Way to Delete Single/Multiple/All Songs from iPhone
EaseUS MobiMover is a free iOS data manager that enables you to back up iPhone to PC/Mac without iTunes, sync data between two iOS devices, or transfer files from PC to iPhone without data loss. With this powerful tool, you can delete single or a few pieces of music from iPhone without erasing any songs on your iTunes library. Apart from songs, you can also remove many other data such as contacts, messages, videos, and more. Now, download and install EaseUS MobiMover on your computer to have a try.
Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your Mac or PC, launch EaseUS MobiMover and go to "Content Management" > "Audio" > "Music."
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.
Step 3. Click the "Open" to start adding the music you wish to add.
Method 2. Delete All Locally-Stored Music from iPhone via Settings App
With this method, you can delete an album or remove entire songs from iPhone without deleting them from another device. To do this, you can:
Step 1. Go to Settings > General > iPhone Storage.
Step 2. Scroll down to find Music > Tap it.
Step 3. Tap "Edit" in the upper right corner, and then small red circles will appear next to each entry.
Step 4. You can delete all songs via 3 ways.
- To remove the Music app and all of your music by tapping "Delete App."
- To delete all songs by tapping "All Songs."
- To delete an artist's output by tapping the red circle next to its name.
Step 5. Once you have finished, tap "Done" in the upper right corner.
Method 3. Delete Albums or Tracks at Once via the Music App
If you want to delete a specific song or album, this method is what you need. Before doing this, make sure you have made a backup for your music. Otherwise, you will lose the album or song permanently after deleting. If you see a cloud icon appears next to a song, it means that song is stored in the cloud. You don’t have to remove it since it doesn’t take up the storage of your device.
Step 1. Open the Music App > Tap the "Library" > Select albums or songs you want to delete.
Step 2. Long-press the Song/Album until a menu appears.
Step 3. Tap "Delete from Library"(Delete the playlist from your library) or "Remove Downloads" (If you have downloaded the playlist to your iPhone) to delete your album or a single song.
Step 4. Confirm your deletion by taping "Delete Album."
If you select "Remove from Library," it will remove the song or album from ALL of the devices, and iCloud Music Library linked that account.
Method 4. How to Delete All Songs from Apple Music Library Using iTunes
With iTunes, you can delete songs categorized in playlists, artists, genres, and albums from iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. With this method, you will only remove songs from your iPhone playlist, but not delete them from iTunes library.
Step 1. Open iTunes on your computer > Connect your iPhone to the computer.
Step 2. Click the iPhone icon at the top left > Click "Summary" in the left panel.
Step 3. Make sure "Manually manage music and videos" is ticked.
Step 4. Click "Music" in the left panel.
Step 5. Select the songs you want to remover and then click "Delete."
Depending on your requirements for deleting music from the iPhone, you can apply different ways. If you find it is useful to you, you can share it with your friends who are in the same trouble.
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Sofia has been involved with tech ever since she joined the EaseUS editor team in March 2011 and now she is a senior website editor. She is good at solving various iPhone and Android issues, such as iPhone or Android data transfer & recovery. Rich experience in software companies helps her create a lot of popular articles.
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