Steps to remove music from your iPhone, iTunes and iCloud

If you’ve subscribed to Apple Music, you can use this tip to remove the songs from your iPhone (and also from your iCloud Music Library). If you haven’t subscribed to Apple Music, you can use this part to remove music from your iPhone and all other devices connected by the same Apple ID.

Steps to remove songs from iPhone

Step 1: First off, you need to open the Music app and find the song or album you want to delete

Step 2: Then,

  • If you have 3D Touch, Peek & Pop the song or album to bring up your options.
  • If you don’t have 3D Touch, tap and hold the song to bring up the menu.

Apple Music Users:

Step 1: First off, you need to select Remove… from the list

Step 2: Then, you have to tap Delete from Library. Keep in mind that deleting a song from your library will also remove the download.

Step 3: You now can get the song back anytime by searching for it in Apple Music and re-adding it to your Library.

Non-Apple Music Users:

Step 1: First off, you  need to tap Delete from the Library.

Step 2: Now you can remove it from iTunes. However, if it’s a song you purchased through the iTunes Store, you can restore your purchase of the song by visiting the iTunes store and reloading.

Step 3: Finally, the song will still be available in iTunes on your computer, if that’s a song you own.

How to Undownload Songs on Apple Music

Apple Music users can simply remove the download of the song on their iPhone. By doing this, the song will remain in their iCloud Music Library and  it will not take up space on their iPhone:

Step 1: First off, you need to open the Music app, and then find the song you want to remove the download of.

Step 2: Then,

  • If you have 3D Touch, Peek & Pop the song or album to bring up your options.
  • If you don’t have 3D Touch, you continue tap and hold the song to bring up the menu.

Step 3: Now, you need to select Remove… from the list.

Step 4: you now have to select Remove Download(s) to complete the task

Also read: Steps to share reminders with Family Sharing on your iPhone

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