How to Delete Albums from iPhone

Are you tired of listening to the same old album and you want to delete it from your iPhone? In this article I will show you the different ways to delete albums from your iPhone.

Deleting an album from your iPhone is a very easy task and quite straightforward. There are actually different ways you can do that on your iPhone. The simplest and easiest way of doing that is by deleting the album directly from the Music app. You can also delete the album from the Settings app of your iPhone. You can as well decide to delete the album from your iTunes library on your computer and then sync the iPhone with the iTunes app on your computer.

Delete the album using Music app

To delete the album directly from your iPhone using the Music app, simply go to the Music app from the home screen and go to your albums.

To delete any one of the albums now, slide the album to your left. You will see a Delete option by the right hand side of the album; just tap on it and you have deleted the album.

How to Delete Albums from iPhone

That is it; you have successfully deleted the album from your iPhone using the Music app.

Delete the album using Settings app

To delete an album from the Settings app open the Settings app at first from the Home screen and scroll to the option “General” and then tap on it.

How to Delete Albums from iPhone

Now, scroll down and tap on the option “Usage”.

How to Delete Albums from iPhone

Select the option of Manage Storage.

How to Delete Albums from iPhone

Now you have to wait for a few seconds for the complete list of apps to load. Once the list loading is complete, tap on the Music app. You should now see the complete list of albums in your iPhone.

How to Delete Albums from iPhone

Tap on the option of Edit at the top right hand side of the screen and tap on the red button that appears to delete the album.

How to Delete Albums from iPhone

With that last step, you have now successfully deleted the album from your iPhone using the Settings app.

Delete the album from iTunes

The other way to delete an album from your iPhone is by using the iTunes library.

Open the iTunes app on your computer and head over to your album list.

Right click on the album you want to delete and select the Delete option or simply click on the album you want to delete and then hit the Delete button on your keyboard.

How to Delete Albums from iPhone

After deleting the album, connect your iPhone and sync the iPhone with your iTunes library. The album will now be taken away from your Music app on your iPhone as well.

If you delete an album using the Settings app or using the Music app, they will just be deleted on your iPhone but whenever you sync your iPhone with your iTunes or your iCloud account, the album is definitely going to reappear and be back on your iOS device. So, in order to completely delete the album, all you have to do is delete the album from your iTunes or from your iCloud account.

How to delete the free U2 album from your iPhone

All iOS 8 users end up receiving a free album gift from Apple with their iOS devices, which is the U2 band’s latest album. For those of you who are not that big a fan of this group and would like to remove this album from their iPhone, just follow the below given steps and you can easily remove this album from your iPhone or other iOS devices as well.

Step 1: Go to www.itunes.com/soi-remove from your PC or from Safari browser on your iPhone.

Step 2: Click on the “Remove Album” button to delete the U2 album.

How to Delete Albums from iPhone

Step 3: Sign in to your Apple ID to apply these changes and that’s it!

U2 album will now be removed from your iCloud in a few moments. In case you downloaded it onto your iPhone, you’ll need to delete the tracks manually.

Deleting any album from your iPhone or iTunes library or iCloud doesn’t mean you cannot have access to the album later. As long as the album is purchased from iTunes store, you can download the album whenever you want. You can also add it back to your iTunes library on your computer as long as you have not deleted the file from your computer.

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