How To Remove Apple Music Cache And Free Up Space On Mac, Windows, Iphone And Ipad
In iOS 10, the standard Music app has been updated with the convenient Storage Optimization feature. It automatically deletes music from your iPhone or iPad that you haven’t turned on for a long time, and thereby free up precious free space. Its analogue for Mac and Windows has not yet been written. but this does not mean at all that apple computers cannot be cleaned of unnecessary music data.
All you need to do is delete a couple of folders. This simple operation will free up a lot of space, which is now occupied by anyone other than iTunes, an unnecessary cache. How to do this, we will tell below.
How to remove Apple Music cache and free up space on Mac
one. To avoid possible conflicts, close iTunes.
2. On Mas: navigate to the folder (Finder. Transition. Go to folder or press Shift (⇧). Command (⌘). G)
In the window that appears, paste:
In windows: through Explorer, go to C: \ Users \ PC_USERNAME \ AppData \ Local \ Apple Computer \ iTunes \
3. On Mas: press and hold the button Command (⌘), then select folders fsCachedData and SubscriptionPlayCache, release the button and select Move to basket (the same can be done with the command Command (⌘). Delete. Do not worry about the fate of these folders. the next time you start iTunes, they will definitely be restored.
In windows: press and hold the button Ctrl, then select folders fsCachedData and SubscriptionPlayCache, release the button, right-click on the selected folders and select Delete.
Done! Apple Music users can free up a few megabytes to one or more gigabytes. In my case, 3.89 GB miraculously returned!
How to remove Apple Music cache and free up space on iPhone or iPad
To clear the Apple Music cache on your iPhone or iPad, just turn it off for a few minutes ICloud Music Library (Settings. Music)
If this method does not work, run the application Settings, go to section Tunes Store, App Store, tap your Apple ID profile and in the window that appears, select Log off. Download the application Music through the multitasking menu, run it again and log in to your account.
Please note that in both cases described above, all downloaded songs and playlists (in more detail about this) will be deleted from the iOS device.
In order to synchronize your iPhone or iPad with your Apple Music account again and save tracks for offline listening, you need to log in along the way Settings. iTunes Store, App Store.
Then along the way Settings. Music turn on ICloud Music Library (in detail).