Maybe many people are still not sure about updating their iPhone to iOS 12, one of their major concerns is that some users already had updated find some unwanted music show up on their phone. People might wonder if there were any other data come out, especially those data they thought already not there. But don’t worry too much about it, it is just because the update sometime changes the setting of your iPhone, you can fix it easily. The rest part will show you two methods to delete the unwanted music on your iPhone permanently.
Method 1: Permanently remove songs from iPhone without a tool
Method 1 doesn’t need you to use third party software. If you don’t have many unwanted music to delete, you may try this method by following the next 3 steps.
Step 1: Turn off your iTunes Match
Open your iPhone, and tap Setting at its home screen. Then you can tap iTunes & App Stores, check the drop-down list so that you can find the “iTunes Match” option. Turn off this option. If you don’t turn off this option, iTunes will automatically download music, and your iPhone will get more and more music you don’t want.
Step 2: Turn off “Show All Music”
You may notice that there is some music in your Music app displayed with a little Cloud icon with it. In order to get rid of this kind of music, you should go “Setting” again and find Music app at its drop off the list and turn off the Show All Music option
Step 3: Delete music from your iPhone
The previous steps make sure there will be no more music shows up not by your orders. Then you have to delete that music on your phone that you don’t want them anymore. First, open the music app on your iPhone. Choose the music you want to delete and swipe from right to left so that you are allowed to delete this music, after that, click delete button to finish the whole process.
Method 2: Delete your iPhone songs in batch by professional iPhone Data Eraser
Of course, you may also want to try some third party software to help you delete music from iPhone XS (Max), iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8 (Plus), 7 Plus/7/6S/SE/6/5S/5C/5/4S/4, because after using it for a long time, the phone just work slowly and don’t have enough space for storing new data.
Like we mentioned in the previous part, your iPhone will need abundant space for updating. If you were going to update your iPhone to iOS 12, you’d better prepare enough space for it, which means, you might need to delete some of your old data permanently. This will also prevent after updating, some unwanted data show up again.
Then, what you should do to easily eraser data from your iPhone like forever? It is quite simple, all you need is to prepare a USB cable for iPhone, one desktop (both Windows and Mac will do), and the most import tool is the dr.fone – Erase (iOS).
Be patience, and let me introduce this wonderful software to you first.
dr.fone – Erase is designed for cleaning data on devices, and don’t misunderstand it with other so-called data eraser software, this software can really help you delete unwanted data forever from your devices, like app cache, history, messages, pictures and of course, music. As an iPhone user, you must know that the iPhone memory clear app for iPhone cannot support other apps, but dr.fone can do more for you. Why not keep reading the rest part and learn how to use this software in four steps. I shall take the Windows version for example, since the Mac version works almost the same.
Step 1: Download and install dr.fone on your computer.
Download the software on your computer, the installation progress won’t be difficult at all, as long as you follow the instructions, soon you will have this software on your computer. After launching it on your computer, you can see a primary window as below. You will find how simple and easy-to-use the software it is.
After connecting your iPhone to a computer via USB cable, the interface will show your device state and device’s name at the upper left.
Step 2: Clean useless files on your iPhone
This is the biggest part of unwanted data occupied your phone’s storage, also the first part you should delete forever from your phone. In order to do that, you should choose the “iOS Optimizer” option, and then click “Start Scan” so that the software can scan your device to find the useless files. After finishing scanning, the useless files will display at the interface, so you have a good look at them, just in case, they are some data you don’t want to delete. If you were sure there are the data you would like to delete, just click “Erase Now” and the software will start deleting this part of files.
Step 3: Clean deleted files on your iPhone
Don’t think it ridicules to delete those data already have been deleted once. The fact is, the deleted files still exist somewhere on your phone, you need some professional help to make them really disappear on your phone. And that’s what dr.fone good at. By doing this, you can regain some memory space on your phone.
You need to click “Erase Deleted Files” in the left side, and then click “Start Scan” so that you will see these deleted files again, mark them and click “Erase Now” to eternally delete them this time.
(Option for you) Step 4: Clean private data on your iPhone.
This part of data might not be necessary to delete, it is very important but also relates to people privacy which means one needs to take this kind of data very carefully. If you don’t want other people to reach this part of the data, it is better for you to choose to erase them forever and make sure nobody can recover them in any method.
In order to do that, you should click “Erase Private Data” and like the previous steps, click “Start Scan” then. After scanning you just need to click one more time at “Eraser Now” button, all your private data will be gone forever.