How to Hide Apple Music on iPhone,iPad, and iTunes

Apple Music has received tremendous reception from all corners. As an Apple fan, you must have signed up for the free trial period of Apple Music. But after a month or so, you feel that this app is not meant for you.

Obviously, you don’t want Apple Music on your iDevice; but you can’t get rid of this app completely. The only thing you can do is to hide Apple Music on your iDevice & Mac.

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How to Hide Apple Music from iPhone and iTunesHere, we provide information to hide Apple Music on your iDevice and Mac.

How to Hide Apple Music on iPhone and iPad

Step #1. Tap on Settings app on your iDevice → Go to the Music.

Go To Settings Then Music on iPhone in iOS 8Step #2. Toggle Show Apple Music OFF (It shows under APPLE MUSIC.)Hide Apple Music on iPhone and iPadOnce you hide Apple Music from your iDevice, icons of For You and New will disappear from this app. However, you can always access My Music and your Playlists from this app; moreover, Radio and Connect will also be there.

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Please note that you can bring full service of Apple Music back by toggling Show Apple Music ON by following the above steps.

If your iCloud Music Library is enabled, you can access songs you have downloaded earlier for offline listening.

Another effect we have noticed is that after hiding Apple Music, you won’t be able to search anything in Apple Music; instead, when you tap on the search icon in Apple Music, you can see two options: Radio and My Music. So, option of Apple Music will be disappeared from search.

How to hide Apple Music in iTunes on Mac/Windows

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Step #1. Open iTunes on Mac or Windows PC.

Step #2. Click on the iTunes from upper menu bar → Click Preferences.Click on iTunes PreferencesStep #3. Now click on General.

Step #4. Uncheck the Show Apple Music option under the Library Name.Uncheck Show Apple Music in iTunesA message will pop-up: Hiding Apple Music will stop using your iCloud Music Library.

Step #6. Click on Hide Apple Music.Click on Hide Apple Music in iTunesStep #7. Click OK.Click OK in iTunes General Settings to Hide Apple MusicPlease note that if you hide Apple Music from iTunes, this change will not be reflected in your iOS devices like iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

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Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around iPhone and iPad.


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