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rohorubo Level 1 (0 points)



I do have Beta 4 of iOS6 on my iPhone 4 running. Everything ok, but since I use iTunes Match I have the following problem:


After downloading music to my iPhone (via iPhone) I'm afterwards not able to delte songs (gestures doesn't work at all). Is this a iOS6 problem or is it a iTunes Match problem.


Are you guys able to delete a sinlge track or album directly on your iPhone?


Thanks for your answers.


Regards from Switzerland,


iPhone 4, iOS6
  • Michael Allbritton Level 6 (16,785 points)

    Regretably we can not help you with beta software. You'll need to post in the developer forums for iOS 6.

  • Lipshitz Level 1 (0 points)

    I have the exacty same problem but I'm not running a beta. I have an iPhone 4S and am running iOS 5.1.1. I downloaded an album on my iphone and it's super funky (skips tracks, won't start playing some songs, album art missing, dual listings are shown for all tracks). No other problems with any other music.


    I have tried to delete the album and can't get rid of it. Gestures don't work and also I deleted it from iTunes and tried to sync it away but it still shows up on the phone! This is driving me nuts.  Please advise.


    Not using iTunes match.

  • CHANTOS Level 1 (0 points)

    I have downloaded iOS 6 today sept 19 and (it is not a beta anymore)


    The "issue" is still present and I don't know how to delete music


    anyone lucky yet?

  • dontlookback82 Level 1 (0 points)

    I have got the same problem, the swipe remove isn't showing.  Luckily I have deleted all my music off the iPad before the update, however I want delete the songs from my iPhone.

  • Froettmaning Level 1 (0 points)

    Solved! Turn off iTunes Match in Settings, swipe to delete in Music, turn Match back on.

  • pato11101 Level 1 (0 points)

    Not solved. You can only delete songs stored in the Iphone, not in stream. I do no know how I can delete that songs.

  • Snoopyjazzy2 Level 1 (0 points)

    Have to turn iTunes Match off to delete. It now streams the songs so less need to download to device.


    To delete the song in iCloud, you will need to do it from iTunes on the computer, not an iOS device.

  • pato11101 Level 1 (0 points)

    But recently I streamed 2 songs. If I turn off Itunes Match it dissapears. When I turn it on  appears again and I do  not know how to delete that song from my phone, not from Icloud.

  • Snoopyjazzy2 Level 1 (0 points)

    Is your show all songs button on in music setting? It will appear if still in the cloud if the button is on. There is no more cloud icon after songs in iOS6. Thus no ability to download individual song.


    Turn off the show all songs setting and if the songs are not there, it is not on your phone.

  • pato11101 Level 1 (0 points)

    Ok. I understand that.

    Example: 0 Songs on my iphone.

    I turn on Itunes Match and I listen 10 songs (streaming from now).

    Now I turn off button to show all songs.

    It will show same 10 I already listened.

    I realize that 1 song I want to listen from now.

    How I delete the other 9?

    Still appear in my list.

  • Snoopyjazzy2 Level 1 (0 points)

    Realised that but after switching on and off iTunes match, it disappears. There appears to be a lag in response especially over cellular data. Might be a bug in the system.

  • Lipshitz Level 1 (0 points)

    My problem actually had a really simple fix. I had started downloading an album on my phone but didn't have a good enough cellular connection to download it in a timely manner. So I downloaded the album on itunes and then synced my phone through the cable. The problem was caused because the phone now had two versions of each song and it was acting very weird, including this thing with not being able to delete. The solution came when I deleted the album from itunes, resynced the phone to remove the itunes transfered music, and then hooked my phone up to wifi and reinitiated the partially downloaded tracks on the phone. After that downloaded through the phone, all problems went away. I guess the device won't let you delete items that haven't finished downloading. Hope all that makes sense.  Good luck to the rest of you.

  • FreakErn Level 1 (0 points)

    Hey Michael,


    IOS 6 isn't beta anymore... what is going on? why aren't we able to delete songs from our devices?


    This beta was long time in beta status, you cannot tell me, that there was no one which told you guys that there is no opportunity to delete songs from ios devices...? Did they all use streaming? i can't believe that...

  • Sid Much Rock Level 1 (0 points)

    I'm confused.  Updating to IOS6 is kinda a downer for iTunes Match.  You can't download individual songs any longer, you can only do it for albums and playlists.  Umm okay.  But I can't even see what is downloaded and what isn't.  If I'm hopping on a plane in a few hours and I want to make sure I've got specific music on my phone and ready for non-connected listening, I have no way of knowing that.  I miss my cloud icons BIG TIME.  Oh and do I really have to turn off match to delete from my phone?  And of course I still have to delete one by one?  And there is no way to delete from the cloud from IOS6?  This is kinda falling down for me here.  IOS6 didn't make things better (and they needed to get better), it made them worse.

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