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Why can’t I delete songs from my iPhone on iTunes?


  1. The fix: To manually manage music
  2. Click the Summary tab, scroll to close to the bottom, and in the Options area, there will be an option to Manually manage music and videos.
  3. Select this option, and you should be able to delete songs and such from the “On this iPhone” tab.


How to Delete Songs or All Music from iPhone, iPad, iPod

Why can’t I delete music from my iPhone in iTunes?

To manually control music, go to the Summary tab, scroll down until you reach the bottom, and in the Options area there will be a Manually manage music option. Select it and you should be able to remove songs and other media from the “On this iPhone” tab automatically.

How do I delete music from my device on iTunes?

Click Delete on your Apple Music account or press and hold the item you want to remove on your iPhone, iPad, or Android phone. Choose Remove or Remove Download from the menu that appears. To remove an item from all of your Apple Music-connected devices, go to iTunes and delete it there. “Delete from Library” will remove it from all of your Apple Music-connected devices.

Can you delete songs directly from iPhone?

Swipe over to the left or right on the screen and then tap Delete. Select from these options: Tap General, then iPhone Storage or iPad Storage. Select Music after that. Alternatively, swipe left on All Songs to remove all of your music files at once. Confirm by tapping Delete.

How do I delete Music from my iPhone but not other devices?

To remove a song or artist, go to Settings General iPhone Storage Music, and then edit the artists or songs you don’t want. If you sync your phone again, these items will be restored.

How do I delete videos off my iPhone that won’t delete?

Sync your device with the option to sync Photos and Videos turned off. This will remove all photos and videos from the device. Then go back in and turn the sync back on, choose which pictures/videos you want to keep, and synchronize again.

Why can’t I delete anything on my iPhone?

You can’t usually erase pictures on your iPhone because they’re linked to another device. If you connect your iPhone to your computer with iTunes or Finder, you’ll be able to delete the photos from it.

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