How to Remove Apple Music from Your Mac?

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Apple is a popular music service that allows users to access millions of songs, playlists, and albums. While it is a great service for music lovers, some users may want to remove it from their Mac for various reasons. In this article, we will discuss the steps to remove Apple Music from a Mac.

The first step is to open the Finder app on your Mac. Once you have opened the Finder, locate the Applications folder and open it. In the Applications folder, you will find the Apple Music app. Click on the app to select it.

Next, drag the Apple Music app to the Trash icon located on the dock. Alternatively, you can right-click on the app and select the “Move to Trash” option. This will remove the Apple Music app from your Mac.

However, simply removing the app does not mean that you have completely removed Apple Music from your Mac. There are still some files and folders related to the app that need to be removed. To do this, open the Finder app again and click on the “Go” menu located on the top menu bar. From the drop-down menu, select “Go to Folder.”

In the “Go to Folder” window, type in “~/Library” (without the quotes) and click on the “Go” button. This will open the Library folder on your Mac. In the Library folder, locate the “Containers” folder and open it. From there, locate the folder named “” Right-click on the folder and select the “Move to Trash” option.

Once you have removed the “” folder, empty the Trash to permanently remove all the files associated with Apple Music from your Mac.

Removing Apple Music from a Mac is a simple process that involves removing the app from the Applications folder and deleting the associated files and folders. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can easily remove Apple Music from your Mac.

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Removing Apple Music

To remove Apple Music, you need to follow the steps depending on the device you are using. Here are the steps you need to follow to remove Apple Music:

1. On an iPhone or iPad: Open the Apple Music app and tap on the “For You” icon. Then tap on your profile icon in the top right corner, select “View Apple ID,” and enter your password or use Touch ID/Face ID. Scroll down to the “Subscriptions” section and tap on “Apple Music.” From there, you can turn off the automatic renewal option to cancel your subscription.

2. On a Mac: Open the Apple Music app and click on the “Account” tab from the menu bar. Then click on “View My Account” and enter your Apple ID password. Scroll down to the “Settings” section and click on “Manage” next to “Subscriptions.” From there, you can cancel your subscription by turning off the automatic renewal option.

3. On an Android device: Open the Apple Music app and tap on the “Listen Now” icon. Then open the three-dot settings menu and select “Account.” From there, choose “Manage Subscription” and tap “Cancel Subscription.”

It's important to note that canceling your Apple Music subscription will end your access to the service at the end of your billing cycle. However, you'll still be able to access any music you've purchased from iTunes.

Removing Apple Music From Mac Dock

To remove the Apple Music icon from your Mac Dock, you can follow these simple steps:

1. Locate the Apple Music icon on your Dock. It will be the icon that resembles a musical note.

2. Click and hold the Apple Music icon with your mouse or trackpad.

3. Drag the icon up and out of the Dock.

4. Release the icon once it is no longer in the Dock.

Alternatively, you can right-click (or Control-click) on the Apple Music icon and select “Options” from the menu that appears. From there, you can choose “Remove from Dock” to remove the icon.

By following these steps, you can easily remove the Apple Music icon from your Mac Dock.


Removing the Apple Music app from a Mac device can be easily accomplished by following a few simple steps. Whether you want to declutter your dock or cancel your subscription, removing the app is a straightforward process. By accessing the Applications folder or the Launchpad, you can easily delete the app and free up space on your device. Additionally, canceling your subscription can be done through the app or through your Apple ID account settings. removing Apple Music from your Mac is a simple and hassle-free process that can be completed in just a few minutes.

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James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.