How To Delete Music From iPhone Or iPad Music App

You want to delete all music from your iPhone or iPad, but you don’t know how to do. In this article, we will tell you an easy way to delete all music on your iPhone. You will also know the difference between deleting songs from iPhone in iOS 7 and iOS 8.

Most new generations of iPhone and iPad have a larger internal storage, than previous generations, allow us to keep a lot of music and video in there. But deleting songs that you do not listen can be helpful and use that free storage to save other files, such as photos, new albums or new videos.

There are several ways to remove all music from your iPhone or iPad. And delete music from iPhone in OS 7 and iOS isn’t different much. In the Apple iOS 8, it requires one extra step to delete all songs.

Delete Music From iPhone or iPad Music App

If you want to delete all music from your iPhone or iPad at once, we would suggest you plug your iPhone to your computer, open iTunes and sync the iPhone with an empty library. Remember to remove all songs from your iTunes library before syncing it.

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With this method, it will clear all songs that you have synced before from your computer to the iPhone or iPad.

This method doesn’t help you to remove music that you have purchased from iTunes or music on your Apple iCloud (which are available online). In order to remove music from these places, go to Settings > Music > and then switch off the “Show All Music” option.

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How To Delete Music From iPhone Music App In iOS 9

However, in the iOS 9, you must go to Music app, click on the sign at behind the “Songs”, a drop-down list will appear, simply switch on the “Only Downloaded Music”, to show only music available offline on your iPhone.

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Additional, you need to remove all songs on your iPhone, which store offline on your iPhone by syncing or purchasing & downloading from iTunes. Just simply delete it one by one or use “Sync” method above to delete all music at once.

How To Delete Music From iPhone Music App In iOS 8

In the iOS 7, to delete all music from your iPhone or iPad, simply go to Settings > General > Usage > Music. In the next step, tap on “Edit” to bring up “Delete” button, and then tap on the “Delete” button to delete all music.

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However, in the iOS 8, it has an extra step that requires you to tap on the “red minus” icon to bring up “Delete” button.

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Please note when you use “Sync” feature in the iTunes program on your computer to delete all songs, there is no way to get it back. Make sure you have created a backup for those songs (in case you still need it).

We will keep this article update in the next time when Apple change the way to delete music from iPhone in the next generation of iOS like iOS 10 or iOS 11.

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If you have any question about deleting all music from your iPhone, iPad or iPod; feel free to contact us through email. We will help you to solve the problem as quick as possible.