Fewer and fewer people are using iPod today, but still, there are certain Apple fans take iPod alongside when they want to do some joggings or other exercises. The iPod shuffle, iPod nano are small and won’t be dropped even when you running, so iPod models are cool for the Apple fans who love outdoor exercises. However, more and more iPod users complained that they can't find an useful option on their device to delete some unnecessary songs or media files that are taking up their iPod's storage, and they find that their iPod's storage become smaller and smaller and one day the device remind them that the space is full. Therefore they're eager to looking for an effective way to delete songs from iPod devices. And the post will show all iPod users with some good ways to remove music from iPod touch, classic, nano or shuffle on your computer. You can follow them to finish the task.
Part 1. How to Delete Songs from iPod with iTunes
Generally speaking, people will clean up their iPod with iTunes to erase the old songs and add new songs. iPod users have two ways to delete music from iPod with iTunes, and they can be helpful when iPod users want to get rid of the unwanted songs. iTunes provides automatic and manual methods to help iPod users manage the songs in their devices. When you are using the automatic way to manage iPod music, every time you connect iPod to computer with USB cable, your iPod will sync with iTunes Music library. If you have your iTunes Music library organized, you can delete unwanted music from iPod with this easy method. If you want to manually edit your iPod music, you can check Prevent iPods, iPhones and iPads from syncing automatically in iTunes by clicking Edit > Preferences > Devices. Then you can manually sync the songs and playlists to your iPod with iTunes.
Part 2. How to Delete Music from iPod touch Directly
Unlike ancient iPod models, iPod touches are given the new function of deleting songs directly from the device like any iPhones and iPads, which means that you are able to delete songs one by one from the Music app or delete all songs from the Settings app on the iPod touch. The following steps will introduce you how to delete music from iPod touch directly.
For the iPod touch running iOS 8.3 and before:
Open Music app > Select Songs along the bottom > Find the song you want to remove > Slide to right until the Delete button shows > Tap on Delete to delete the selected song.
For the iPod touch running iOS 8.4 and later:
Open the Apple Music app > Select My Music along the bottom > Tap the song you want to delete > Click "…" next to the song name > Click Delete and confirm that you want to delete the song from your iPod touch.
Or you can delete all songs from iPod touch in Settings: Launch Settings > General > Usage > Manage Storage > Music > Edit > Click the red minus icon > Delete.
Part 3. How to Delete Music from iPod via Leawo iTransfer
Leawo iTransfer, a multifunctional iPod transfer software, enables users to delete music from iPod without using iTunes. This software provides users the ability to transfer music among iOS devices, iTunes and computers, and it also helps to manage iPhone, iPad and iPod files. Furthermore, the application enables you to delete all the unwanted songs from your iPod Nano/touch/classic easily without the sync of iTunes. Thanks to the excellent features that it requires, Leawo iTransfer makes it easy for you to delete unwanted songs conveniently and add other songs to iPod within one click.The following guidance will show you how to delete music from iPod with Leawo iTransfer, and you can free download the software to have a try.
Tutorial for Deleting Music from iPod via Leawo iTransfer
Step 1. Run Leawo iTransfer and connect iPod to computer with USB cable. The software will recognize and detect your iPod.
Step 2. Click the name of iPod and choose Music in the left sidebar. The iPod music will display in the right part of the software window.
Step 3. Hold Ctrl/Shift key to select the songs you want to delete, and click the Delete button at the top middle. Or check the square checkbox beside Name to select all songs, and then click the Delete button.
Step 4. After clicking the Delete button, you’ll see a pop-up dialog. Click Yes in the pop-up dialog to start deleting music from iPod.
When the deletion is done, you’ll get your iPod clean and tidy. At this moment, you will want to add the songs you need from computer to iPod. Leawo iTransfer will provide much help with this issue. The following guidance will show you how to do that.
Run Leawo iTransfer and connect iPod to computer with USB cable. The software will recognize and detect your iPod. Then click the name of iPod and choose Music in the left sidebar. The iPod music will display in the right part of the software window. You can click the Add button at the top middle to add songs from your computer. Or drag and drop the song into software window.
Then the software will start transferring music from computer to iPod immediately. When the transfer finishes, you’ll get the songs in your iPod. With Leawo iTransfer, you are not only able to delete music from iPod, but also transfer the songs you need from computer to iPod. What’s more, this software is also helpful for other kinds of data transfers of iOS devices, for example, you can transfer photos from iPhone to iPad with Leawo iTransfer. If you are interested in this software, just check it out.