How to Delete Music and Videos from Phone

Adam Cash updated on 2022-05-05 10:27:12

Do you have too many music files or videos on your phone and want to delete them to save some storage space? Do you always wonder how to delete music from phone? If this is true, then you need an easy way to completely erase these files from your device safely. This method also needs to be fast and easy, you don't want to spend 2 hours deleting each file. Eliminating these audio and video files from your phone will create a lot of free space since along with apps, these are some of the largest files on your phone. This article will guide you through the process of deleting music and video files from both Android and iPhone.

Part 1. How to Delete Music and Videos from iPhone

The easiest and quickest way to delete music and video files from your iPhone is to use dr.fone (Mac) - Data Eraser (IS) (or dr.fone - Data Eraser (IS)). This software not only allows you to delete your videos and music very fast, it is also completely safe to use- none of the other data on your device will be affected in any way.

Key Features of dr.fone - Data Eraser (IS):

  • Like we've already mentioned but we feel we should reiterate, iSkysoft Data Erase for Mac is very easy to use and saves you a lot of time.
  • It is also 100% safe and all data erased using this software is 100% unrecoverable. This means that you can use it to clear data from iPhone that you intend to sell or recycle without having to worry about the data getting into the wrong hands.
  • It can be used to secure private data such as browsing data, banking information and login information such as passwords by completely erasing them from the iPhone.

dr.fone - Data Eraser (IS)

  • It is also very useful in helping you scan your iPhone for junk files that it can then easily eliminate thereby speeding up the device and reclaiming valuable storage space.
  • It is compatible with all iOS devices and all versions of iOS.

Step-By-Step Guide to Delete Music and Videos from iPhone

Step 1. Download and install dr.fone (Mac) - Data Eraser (IS) on to your Computer and then launch the program. Connect the iPhone to the computer using USB cables. The program will automatically detect the device and display information about the device.

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Step 2. On the left side of the window, you should see a list of options. Choose "Erase Private Data". The program will display the types of data that can be erased.

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Step 3. Click "Start" and the program will begin an analysis of the data on your device. You can stop the analysis at any time by clicking on "Stop".

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Step 4. Once the scan is complete, you should see all the data on your device displayed in the next window.

click on any file to view the details

Step 5. Check the music and video files you want to delete and then click on "Erase Now" to delete them. In the popup window that appears, type the word "delete" to confirm that this is what you want to do and then click "Erase Now" again.

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Part 2. How to Delete Music and Videos from Android

1. Use a Desktop Computer

Step 1. Connect your Android device to your computer using USB cables and it will show up in Windows Explorer as a driver usually under its name.

Step 2. You can then simply open the device by double clicking on it and then browse through the contents to find the music and videos you want to delete. Once you have found the files you are looking for, simply select the videos and music files and then hit the "delete" key on the keyboard and they will be sent to your computer's recycle bin.

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2. Use an App

You can also use an app such as ES File Explorer to browse through your phone and delete the files.

Step 1. Install ES File Explorer from the Play Store and launch it on your device.

Step 2. Go to where the videos and music files are stored in your device and then long tap on the specific file you want to delete ad choose "delete".

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Keep in mind that data deleted in this method cannot be recovered unless you use a data recovery tool to scan the device and retrieve the file. It is however possible to delete files from Android devices directly if the device is rooted.

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