How to Delete a Playlist on the iPhone 5

Playlists are helpful for organizing your music into groups that you can listen to without needing to skip through your entire library. But it is very easy to make too many playlists and start to forget what songs are included in each one. Sometimes the best option is to simply delete these playlists and start making new ones. But there isn’t a dedicated button on any of the iPhone’s menus for deleting a playlist, so continue below to learn how to delete iPhone 5 playlists.

 

Remove a Playlist on the iPhone 5

Some of the more helpful options on the iPhone 5 are hidden behind gestures, and this is one of them. Simply follow the steps outlined below and you will be deleting your iPhone 5 playlists in no time.

 

Step 1: Tap the Music icon.

open the iphone 5 music app

 

 

Step 2: Select the Playlists tab at the bottom of the screen.

select the playlists tab

 

 

Step 3: Swipe your finger to the right on the playlist that you want to delete so that the Delete button shown below is displayed.

delete a playlist on the iphone 5

 

 

Step 4: Press the Delete button to remove the playlist from your iPhone 5.

 

 

We have previously written about how to create a playlist on the iPhone 5 as well.

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