How to Delete a Playlist from the iPhone Music App

Playlists are fun to make. Whether you are looking for a group of songs that are fun based on a particular mood, or if you need something that is long enough to get you through a commute or an event, then creating the right playlist can have a big impact on that situation.

But if you create a lot of playlists, particularly ones that are only meant for a specific event, then you may find that you have an excessive number of playlists on your iPhone, and that you need to delete some of them. Our guide below will show you how to delete a playlist from the Music app on your iPhone 7.

How to Delete an Individual Playlist in Music on an iPhone 7

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 10.3.3. The steps in this guide are only going to delete the playlist from your device. This is not going to also delete the songs that are on the playlist.

Step 1: Open the Music app.

open the music app

Step 2: Select the Library tab at the bottom-left of the screen.

select the library tab

Step 3: Select the Playlists option.

open the playlists menu

Step 4: Choose the playlist that you want to delete.

choose the playlist to delete

Step 5: Touch the red button near the top of the screen.

touch the red circle

Step 6: Select the Delete from Library option.

how to delete music playlist on iphone 7

Step 7: Tap the Delete Playlist button to confirm.

how to delete playlist on iphone

Is your iPhone 7 low on space and you want to delete your music to free it up? Or are you tired of the songs that are on your iPhone and you want to bring in a whole new library? Learn how to delete all of the music on your iPhone 7 in one go and start from scratch.