How To Remove Downloads From YouTube Music

Do you want to free up space on your device by removing some of your downloaded songs on YouTube Music? Or do you want to delete some playlists or songs from the smart downloads feature on the app? In any case, you can remove downloads from your device whenever you want. In our quick guide below, we’ll teach you how to do it from an Android device.


When you have a YouTube Music Premium subscription, you get more features that can improve your experience on the app. One of the additional features that you can use is you can listen to music while you’re offline when you download them.

Aside from downloading songs or playlists, you can also use the smart downloads option, which lets you save recommended songs automatically on your device. With the help of these features you get to listen to your favorite songs even when you’re offline.

However, we understand that there are times when you’ll need more storage space on your device. When that happens, you can delete some of your downloads on the YouTube Music app.

How to delete downloaded music from YouTube Music

If you no longer want a song or playlist on your downloads on YouTube Music, you can remove it whenever you want. When you remove an item from your downloads on the app, you won’t be able to play it offline.

You can remove downloaded songs by navigating to your Settings on the YouTube Music mobile app. Follow our quick step-by-step tutorial below, and we’ll show you how to do so.

On your phone:

  1. Launch the YouTube Music mobile app and sign in to your account.
  2. Tap “Library” at the bottom right part of your screen.

  3. Head to the Downloads section of the app.

  4. Tap More options besides the song or playlist that you want to remove.

  5. Select the “Remove download” option from the menu.

  6. Tap “Remove” on the pop-up window to confirm your decision.

That’s how you remove downloads from your YouTube mobile app. You can also remove downloads you have from the smart downloads feature on the app.

If you ever change your mind, you can always download the song or playlist on your phone whenever you want.

Please note that downloads are only available for YouTube Music Premium users and on their mobile app.

To wrap things up

Now that you know how to remove downloads on YouTube Music, you can now delete the songs that you no longer need on the app. In this way, you can get more storage space on your device.

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