While it is great to always have all your music on your iPhone, over time this can present storage issues, most especially if your iPhone has a lower storage memory. Adding new music to iPhone can also be a reason to delete music from iPhone. So, how can you delete songs from your iPhone and free up space for videos, photos, games?

3 Easy Ways to Remove Music from iPhone

1 How to Delete Songs from iPhone (only for songs downloadeded from Apple Music)

(1) From Music App

Step 1: Launch the Music app and click 鈥My Music鈥 from the bottom.

Step 2: You can list sort your songs by Artists, Albums, Songs, Genres, etc. Turn on 鈥Only Offline Music鈥 and it will only show the downloaded music.

Step 3: Find out the songs you want to delete and you will see More (...) icon beside the songs. Click on it.

Step 4: Choose 鈥Remove Download鈥 option to remove it from your iPhone.

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You need to delete songs one by one in this way.

(2) From Settings App - For All Music At Once

If you have lots of music on your iPhone, or you want to the slate clean. Then follow the steps below:

Step 1: Open the Settings app.

Step 2: Go to General, then Storage & iCloud Usage and then Manage Storage. Wait for it to load then tap on 鈥Music鈥.

Step 3: Tap 鈥Edit鈥 in the upper right corner.

Step 4: Tap the red minus button next to All Songs or the specific artist, then tap 鈥Delete鈥.

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You can only delete all songs at once or delete all songs in the same artist once. But you cannot delete some specific songs selectively.

2 How to Delete Songs with TunesMate (for a large amount of songs)

If you have a large amount of songs and want to delete specific songs from iPhone only, the above may not be a good way for you. It is much easier to use an iPhone music manager. Of all the software available, iMyFone TunesMate remains your best choice when it comes to deleting songs from your iPhone and managing your music library.

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It offers you the chance to directly and effortlessly delete selected or all songs from your iPhone in just one-click. No sync issues or data loss! With TunesMate, you can remove music from your iPhone in just 3 simple steps.

Step 1: Download and install TunesMate on your PC, and then plug in your iPhone using a USB cable.

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Step 2: Choose the Music category at the top menu of TunesMate. You will be in the 鈥Music鈥 window by default. (You can choose other categories as you need.)

Step 3: Check the songs you don鈥檛 want any more and hit 鈥Delete鈥 button at the top bar.

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TunesMate鈥檚 Key Abilities about iPhone Songs

  • Freely transfer songs between iPhone and iTunes/computer.
  • Automatically convert video format to a supported one by iPhone when transferring.
  • Edit iPhone music info at your will, including album, artwork, play counts, ratings, etc.
  • Allow you to share purchased songs with different Apple IDs, through Google Play and Amazon as well.
  • Delete songs from playlist but not delete the songs from your iPhone music library.
  • Transfer entire playlist in single click or transfer music between different playlists.

3 How to Delete Songs with iTunes (for a small amount of songs)

To delete music from iPhone with iTunes, you will need to install the latest version of iTunes on your computer. Follow the step below to delete songs with iTunes.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your computer using a USB, and launch iTunes. Your iPhone will automatically be detected if the connection is successful.

Step 2: Click on the iPhone icon on iTunes after iTunes recognizes. In the 鈥Summary鈥 panel, scroll down and select 鈥Manually manage music and videos鈥 and click 鈥Apply鈥 button.

Step 3: Navigate to 鈥Music鈥 tab on the lest side menu. Tick 鈥Sync Music鈥 and 鈥Select playlists, artists, albums and genres鈥. Then only check the music files you need, and click the 鈥Apply鈥 button at the right bottom.

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Then the music unchecked will be removed from your iPhone.


1. If it is the first time your iPhone connects to this computer and you still want to use this method, everything will be removed from your iPhone. You will see the reminder as below:

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2. It is not convenient to delete just some specific songs in a large music library.