How to Remove Devices from Apple Music on iPhone/iPad/PC/Mac

By Adam Gorden Posted on July 31, 2023

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Are you thriving on incredible diversity and immersive experience that Apple Music offers? If so, you've likely encountered the frustrating limitation of device authorization, which previously restricted the number of devices you could use to access your music library.

However, fear not, all you need to do is removing an associated device to make room for the new one.

Part 1. How to Remove Devices from Apple Music on iPhone/iPad

If you have an iPhone or iPad, you can remove any associated devices with your Apple ID remotely. You can choose which device you want to remove from your Apple ID, including your smartphone, tablet, or computer. Simply go to the Settings menu of your device to access a list of your associated devices.

On iPhone/iPad:

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Step 1. On your iPhone or iPad, go to "Settings".

Step 2. Tap on your Apple ID at the top of the Settings menu.

Step 3. Scroll down your Apple ID settings to see a list of your devices.

Step 4. Find and select the device you want to remove from Apple Music.

Step 5. Tap "Remove from Account", and confirm the removal.

Part 2. How to Remove Devices from Apple Music on PC/Mac

Similar to the process on iPhone or iPad, you can remove your devices from Apple Music if you are using a computer such as your PC or Mac.

On Mac:

Step 1. On your Mac, open the Apple Music app.

Step 2. Choose "Account" from the menu bar on your Mac, and select "Account Settings". You may also need to enter your Apple ID and password to proceed.

mac music account account settings

Step 3. Scroll to "Downloads and Purchases", and look next to "Manage Devices" settings and click on the "Manage Devices" button. From there also check to see the number of associated devices.

mac music account settings manage devices

Step 4. To remove a device from Apple Music, look through the list of device and click on the "Remove" button next to that device.

mac music account settings manage devices remove

On Windows PC:

Step 1. On your PC, open the iTunes software.

Step 2. Choose Account from the top of the menu, and select "View My Account".

Step 3. Scroll to "Downloads and Purchases", and find the "Manage Devices" section under it. If no devices are associated with your Apple ID, you cannot access this section.

itunes view my account manage devices

Step 4. Click on the "Manage Devices" button.

Step 5. If you want to remove a device, click on the "Remove" button next to that device.

Devices not removing?

If you can't remove a device, make sure you still can access that device and sign out of your Apple ID on it. Once signed out there, try again on your PC or Mac. If you still can't remove it but need to associated the device with another Apple ID, you might need to wait up to 90 days.

Part 3. How to Remove an iPhone/iPad from Apple Music

You can choose to remove an unused iPhone or iPad from your account individually.

On iPhone/iPad:

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Step 1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Apple Music app.

Step 2. Tap on the Profile icon in the upper-right corner to go to "Account Settings".

Step 3. Tap "Account Settings".

Step 4. To remove your iPhone or iPad from your Apple Music, tap "Remove This Device".

Bonus Tip: Listen to Apple Music on Multiple Devices without Authorization

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