How to Deauthorize Third-Party App Permissions for Apple Music

Deauthorize Third-party App Permissions for Apple Music

You had recently allowed some third-party music apps to access your Apple Music and the media library. But due to some personal reasons, you have decided to revoke the access and hence looking for a quick way to de-authorize third-party app permissions for Apple Music.

Fret not! Apple lets you perfectly manage app permissions for the music service. Moreover, you can get it done both from the iOS device and Mac/PC with ease. Let me walk you through the steps:

How to Revoke Third-Party App Access to Apple Music on iPhone and iPad

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iOS device → Tap on iTunes & App Store.

Tap on Settings then iTunes and App Store on iPhone

Step #2. Now, tap on your Apple ID and select View Apple ID in the popup.

View Apple ID on iPhone or iPad

Step #3. Now, you need to enter your Apple ID password or use Touch/Face ID to authenticate.

Sign in with your Apple ID Password on iPhone or iPad

Step #4. Next, head over to the App Permissions section.

Note: In case you haven’t yet authorized any apps, App Permissions section won’t appear.

Tap on Apple Music Under App Permissions

Step #5. Choose the service that you no longer want to have access to your media library.

Step #6. Next up, locate the third party app and then swipe left on it.

Step #7. Finally, tap on Delete.

That’s it!


Step #1. Head over to Settings → Tap on Privacy.

Tap on Settings then Privacy on iPhone or iPad

Step #2. Tap on Media & Apple Music.

Tap on Media & Apple Music in iPhone Settings

Step #3. You should see all the apps that had requested access to the music streaming service, video activity, and media library. Simply turn off the switch next to each app which you want to prevent from using your data.

Revoke Third-party App Access from Apple Music on iPhone and iPad

How to Remove a Third Party App Access for Apple Music from your Mac or PC

Step #1. Launch iTunes on your computer.

Step #2. Now, click on Account menu and select View My Account. Then, you have to enter your password and hit Return.

Click on View My Account in iTunes on Mac or Windows PC

Step #3. On the Account Information page, go to the App Permissions section. Click on Manage next to Apple Music.

Note: In case, you haven’t authorized any apps, App Permissions section will not show up.

Step #4. Finally, locate the app and click on Remove.

That’s all folks!

Over to you

So, that’s how you can ideally manage app permissions for the music streaming service. Have any question? Shoot it in the comments.

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