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Here’s how to delete songs on your iPhone

Deleting music should be your last resort when it comes to freeing storage.


Nia Wesley


Posted on Aug 10, 2016   Updated on May 26, 2021, 7:18 am CDT

Trying to clear up space on your iPhone for the new Frank Ocean album? Or is it for those glorious selfies? Follow these simple steps to delete songs from your iPhone.

Option 1:

  1. 1) Go to settings

  2. 2) General 

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  3. 3) Storage/iCloud usage 

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  4. 4) Click manage storage under storage 

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  5. 5) Choose music

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  6. 6) Click edit in the top-right corner

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  7. 7) Delete the songs you don’t want anymore

Option 2:

  1. 1) Go to your music library

  2. 2) Click on the song you wish to delete

  3. 3) Press the details button to the left of the song title (three small dots)

  4. 4) Press delete 

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Voila! Now you have enough space for Pokémon Go!

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*First Published: Aug 10, 2016, 5:00 am CDT