Wednesday, 20 December 2017


If you would like to free up some space from the cell phone or you are just tired of a song or artist when you want to dump some of the music on your iPhone, depending on your iOS version, you will be ready to delete single songs, albums, or entire artist libraries.


If any user are facing difficulties to delete songs from your iPhone, you'll be able to use iTunes to resync and get rid of the songs you wish to delete. If you're trying to update to the latest version of iOS and do not have enough free space , simply follow given below strategies :-


1. Turn off iTunes Match :- 

Most of the people, never turned on iTunes Match, you can skip this step. iTunes Match is a paid streaming service for your music, and can make it difficult to determine which music you actually have stored on your device. Music you haven't downloaded cannot be deleted.
  • Tap Settings → iTunes & App Stores → iTunes Match. Make sure that it is toggled off.

2. Hide your undownloaded music.

Come back to the Settings and select "Music". Toogle the "Show All Music" slider off. This will Hide the music that has not been downloaded to your device but rather is related with your iCloud account. Hiding this music will make erasing the music stored on your device so easier. (Since undownloaded music can't be erased.) 

As a safety measure, you may likewise need to turn off or log out of Home Sharing, as this has made issues for a few people while attempting erase music.

3. Open the Music app.

Some Versions of iOS will allow you to erase tunes only (iOS7), some will allow songs and albums (iOS6), some will allow songs, albums, and artist (iOS8). If your version doesn't allow you to delete something, you must delete all the songs in it.

4. Delete a song.

To erase an individual tune, explore to it in the Music application. Swipe from right to left on the songs section to uncover the "Erase" button. Tap the button to delete the song. 

You can't swipe tunes that are situated on your iCloud account yet haven't been downloaded. These are shown by a little iCloud download symbol on the correct side of the song. You should hide these by toggling off "Show All Music" in the "Music" area of the Settings app. 

In you can't swipe the song and there is no iCloud symbol, there might be an issue with the song. The fastest way to fix this is to utilize iTunes to resync your music. 

Songs are all you can erase on specific variants of iOS.

5.Delete an album.

If user wants to remove an entire album,just select any Albums from the bottom menu (where you may have to tap "More" to find it). This will open the Album view. Swipe the album you want to delete from right to left to get the "Delete" button on the screen. Tap this button to delete the whole album.
  • User cannot swipe an album if any of the songs on the album are located on iCloud account but haven't been downloaded. If you can't swipe the album, it means that the some or all of the album is not actually on your device.
  • Albums cannot be deleted from all versions of iOS.

6. Delete all songs by an artist.

Select Artists from the bottom menu. Swipe the artist that you want to delete all the songs from right to left. This will display the "Delete" button on the screen. Tap this button to delete all songs by that artist.
  • You cannot swipe artists if any of their songs are located on iCloud account but haven't been downloaded. There is no indication of this on the "Artists" menu, so if you can't swipe you'll need to check which of that artist's songs aren't downloaded on your device.
  • Artists cannot be deleted from all versions of iOS.

7. Delete stubborn songs.

If there are any songs that just won't delete or that you cannot swipe no matter what you do, you may be able to get rid of them by deleting all of your music.
  • Open Settings
  • Tap "General"
  • Tap "Usage"
  • Tap "Manage Storage" in the "Storage" section
  • Tap the "Music" app
  • Tap Edit
  • Tap the delete button that appears next to "All Songs".

8. Resync your library using iTunes if you are still having problems.

Now, you want to sync your iPhone with iTunes and resetting the music on your device may help to remove the songs that you can't seem to delete.


1. Go to the Settings . 

                    Select "General" and then Select "Usage".

2. Click on "Music".

                   Now you will see an "Edit" option in the top right-hand corner. Click on it and                     there is a red minus button should appear beside "All Music".

3. Click on the red minus button.
                    This will delete your entire music library.

4. Resync your library using iTunes if you are still having problems.

                   Sync your iPhone with iTunes and reset the music on your device may help to                      remove songs that you can't seem to delete.


1. Turn off iTunes Match on your phone.

Go to the Settings in your phone, tap "iTunes & App Stores" or "Music", then set the iTunes Match toggle switch to "Off".

2. Turn off Automatic Downloads.

When user enable iCloud on her/his device, he//she typically enable her/his iPhone to automatically download his/her purchases. Turn this option off so that your iPhone will not redownload your music.
  • Tap Settings
  • Tap "iTunes & App Store"
  • Tap the "Music" slider in the "Automatic Downloads" section to toggle it "off"

3. Launch iTunes on your computer and turn off Match.

Now open the menu from the app store,and select "Turn Off iTunes Match".

4. Connect your iPhone to your computer.

Whether you use a wireless connection or connect over USB makes no difference.

5. Select your iPhone from the Devices menu.

Click on the "Summary" tab if it is not automatically selected.

6. Make sure your sync settings are correct.

Now, uncheck the "Manually manage music and videos" box and "Sync only checked songs and videos" box at the bottom of the "Summary" tab.

7. Now , Click on the Music tab at the top of the window.

8. And then , Check the "Sync Music" box.

9. Select "Entire music library".

Click Apply. Your entire music library will be synced to your iPhone. You will need to do this first to help remove any entries that aren't going away.

10. Select "Selected playlists, artists, albums, and genres" after the sync.

11. Uncheck the content you want to remove.

Finally , Uncheck all the artists, albums, and playlists you DON'T want on your iPhone. Click the Apply button to sync again. If you left everything unchecked, you should no longer have any music on your iPhone.