iTunes Store: How to delete songs from iCloud

Use these steps to delete a song or music video from iCloud.

  1. From a computer with iTunes Match enabled, open iTunes 10.5.1 or later. You can install the latest version of iTunes
  2. Click Music, on the left side of iTunes.
  3. Select the item you want to delete.
  4. Right-click the item and choose Delete. You'll be asked to confirm this action.
  5. If the item you want to delete is in iTunes on your computer and in iCloud, select the option to delete the item from iCloud.


  • A download button  will appear next to items that are available in iCloud but aren't on your computer.  
  • You must enable iTunes Match on your computer to delete items from iCloud. When you delete an item from iCloud, you can't recover the item.
  • When you delete an item from iCloud, the item will also be deleted from any iPod, iPhone, or iPad enabled for iTunes Match that syncs with your iTunes library. 
  • If you aren't an iTunes Match subscriber, you can hide your purchased content.


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