Adding music to the iPod seems easy, but deleting songs from the iPod doesn't since Apple doesn't offer the option to delete songs in bulk. To help you and those who want to delete a song(s) from iPod touch/shuffle/nano/classic, we collect some practical ways to do it. Whether you want to remove songs from iPod but keep them on the computer or want to delete them forever, you can find your solutions here.
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More importantly, it does a great job when it comes to deleting files. Here is part of the advantages of its deleting feature, as listed below.
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Step 1. Launch and run EaseUS MobiMover for Mac on your computer > Connect your iPhone to your Mac, start EaseUS MobiMover > Go to choose the "Content Management" on the left side of the screen > "Audio" > "Music."
Step 2. Select the music you want to delete. (You can either choose to delete all items by clicking the "Select All" or delete specific items by choosing a single item) > Click the trash icon.
Step 3. Then a new window will pop up asking for confirmation. Click "Yes" to delete music on your iPhone in seconds.
To remove songs from iPod/iPod touch/shuffle/nano, you have two options - delete songs one by one from iPod touch via the Music app or delete all songs from iPod/iPod touch/shuffle/nano/classic via the Settings app. If you want to delete some of the songs from your device, you can go back to Part 1.
For the iPod touch running iOS 8.3 and earlier: Open Music app > Select songs you'd like to remove and tap it > Slide to the right until the Delete button appears > Tap the Delete button removes the unwanted songs.
For iPod Touch running iOS 8.4 -13 or later: Launch the "Music" App> Click the songs you want to remove > Tap on "..." next to the song, click "Delete," and confirm the deletion.
Step 1. Open the "Settings" app and go to "General."
Step 2. Choose "Usage" and tap on "Manage Storage."
Step 3. Go to "Music" and click "Edit."
Step 4. Select the songs you want to delete.
With iTunes, you can manage your iOS content from your computer, like transferring music from a computer to an iPad. It's no different in this case. If you want to remove music from your iPod/iPod Touch playlist but keep them in your iTunes library for future use, follow the next steps.
Step 1. Connect your iPod/iPod Touch to your computer and start "iTunes."
Step 2. Click the iPod/iPod Touch icon in the interface and click "Summary" in the left panel.
Step 3. Choose "Manually manage music and videos" from the options.
Step 4.Tap on "Music" in the left panel.
Step 5. Select the songs you want to remove and then click "Delete."
If you want to delete songs from both iPod and iTunes library, you can delete songs from iPod by following the steps in Part 3 and then removing songs from the iTunes library by following the steps below.
Step 1. Run "iTunes" on your computer.
Step 2. Click the Music icon, choose "My Music," list your music by "Songs."
Step 3. Select the songs you want to delete and click "Delete". When the window with the question "Do you want to move the selected songs to Trash or Keep it in the iTunes Media Folder" pops up, choosing to move them to Trash means deleting them forever.
Step 4. After you have sorted out the songs, connect your iPod/iPod Touch with your computer and use iTunes to sync music from your computer with the iPod/iPod Touch. If you find there is something wrong during the syncing process, learn what to do by reading the solutions to iTunes won't sync to iPhone.
As you can see, you can delete songs from iPod via the four methods offered in this post. Whether you're planning to delete one song or all songs from your iPod, you can find your solution here. If you find this post useful to you, don't forget to share it with someone who needs help.