Want to know how to delete songs from iPod / iPod Touch? Many iPod users find that it is not easy to delete songs that they do not listen to any longer. So, they keep on adding new songs reducing the storage of the iPod drastically. Finally, they would be left with no space at all for adding new songs. Now they have no other option than to delete music from iPod, which they do not want anymore. If you belong to this class of iPod users, then you would be wondering how to remove songs from iPod? Don't worry. This article will show you the right way to remove the songs you don't want with the help of Aiseesoft FoneTrans.
It is a well-known fact that it is easy to sync music to your iPod from a computer. But the removal of songs is not such an easy task as syncing music. This is especially true if you are using an older version of iPod such as iPod shuffle, iPod Nano, etc. iPod Touch users can delete songs from their device without connecting the device to a computer. But the deletion can be done only one at a time. So, if you have a lot of songs to remove, this type of deletion will take a long time and is not a feasible method. Aiseesoft FoneTrans is the easiest and best way to delete all the music files you want to remove from your iPod/iPod Touch. Let us see how to delete music from iPod:
When it comes to knowing about how to delete music from iPod, you have numerous options to consider. However, we have done the research on the best options and made the job easier for you. Here are the best three methods that help you to delete music from iPod.
Method 1: Delete music from iPod Touch by a direct method. Available for iPod Touch only
iPod Touch is created to support all types of deleting or editing of the music files you have saved in the device. If you want to do a direct removal of songs from iPod Touch, here are the simple instructions to follow. The steps are given based on the iOS version the iPod Touch works on:
Steps to delete in iPod Touch with iOS 8.3 and prior versions:
Go to the Music app on your iPod Touch. Choose, ‘Songs' option present at the end.
Browse through the song selection and select the songs that you wish to remove. Slide to the right side until you come upon the ‘Delete' option.
Click on, ‘Delete' option and confirm.
Steps to delete in iPod Touch with iOS 8.4 and later versions:
Go to ‘Apple Music' application present in the iPod Touch. Select, ‘My Music' option present at the lower end.
Tap on the song you wish to delete. Now click on, ‘…' feature present beside the song you wish to delete.
Choose, ‘Delete' from the various options present. Confirm the deletion.
Limitation of the direct deletion method:
While the above method is useful for deleting the songs you need directly, it cannot delete all the music files at once. You need to do the deletion one at a time. And further, the deletion is available only for iPod Touch and not the other iPod devices.
Method 2: Delete music from iPod all at once– Available for all iPod models
If you want to delete an entire music file or multiple songs at a time, the method as mentioned above cannot be used. A method that can delete all the music or the music files you have selected would be a better option. Aiseesoft FoneTrans is a great choice in such a situation. It has highly innovative features that enable a smooth deletion without any hassle.
About Aiseesoft FoneTrans
Aiseesoft FoneTrans is an excellent software tool that has been specifically designed for music transfer or to manage music for iPod Touch/iPod. It is also very effective in deleting music files from iPod. The software is fully compatible with Music App, iTunes, Podcast, Playlist, Audiobooks, and iTunesU that you have on your device.
How does Aiseesoft FoneTrans delete music from iPod?
Aiseesoft FoneTrans software is designed with meticulous care enabling users to have a superior experience with the tool. It has a simple and very effective user interface. You need not be a tech savvy person to use it.
Here are the steps to deleted music from iPod or iPod Touch:
To enable deletion via Aiseesoft FoneTrans, you need first to download the software on your computer and launch it. Once the software is launched, connect the iPod with the help of USB cable provided with it.
Go to, ‘Music' feature present on the top side of the interface. You will be taken to the Music category which happens by default.
Choose the specific songs you wish to delete carefully. Now click on, ‘Delete' option to confirm the selection of songs. To select all songs, you have to check the box present by the side of the ‘Name' option.
Why Aiseesoft FoneTrans is the best option to delete music in iPod?
There are several reasons as to why the software is the best tool for deletion of music. Here are a few of them:
- It helps to delete songs either individually or all at once.
- You can effectively delete all the songs you don't want in a single go without having to delete them individually.
- It is also possible to delete the media files present in Podcasts and iTunes U.
- The software tool is suitable for all types of iPod devices including iPod Touch.
Other benefits of Aiseesoft FoneTrans:
Aiseesoft FoneTrans has other advantages too.
- It can help you manage huge data including media and music files.
- You can easily transfer music between your computer and iPod Touch.
- It is possible to rebuild the music library in iTunes from all iOS devices including iPod.
- The software lets transfer of music to iPod from iTunes library if you have accidentally deleted any of the music files.
- It detects duplicate files and removes them effectively.
- The device can automatically fix or edit ID3 tags in iPod Touch.
Method 3: Delete music from iPod and iPod Touch using iTunes – Suitable for limited models only
Deletion using iTunes can be done in two ways:
1. Delete music from your iPod but retain the music in your iTunes library
Connect the iPod to a computer. Launch iTunes.
Tap on the device icon present in the right side top corner.
Click on, ‘Summary' and select the, ‘Manually manage music and videos' option.
Click the ‘Music' option present on the menu bar on the left.
You will be able to see all the iPod music files in a pop-up notification. Now use the right click option for the unwanted music and select, ‘Delete' to clear off the music.
2. Delete music from both iTunes library and iPod Touch
iTunes is excellent for syncing videos, music, photos as well as other data to iDevices from the library. If you want to remove the songs completely from iTunes library and your device, you can do so by the following steps:
Launch iTunes. Now log in to your account in iTunes.
Click on, ‘Music' option and select, My Music.'
You can view all the songs you have saved in iTunes. Tap on the songs you want to remove and select, ‘Delete'.
Connect the iPod to your computer. Click on the device icon and choose, ‘Sync' option from, ‘Music' feature. This will sync music to iPod from the library. Now all songs deleted in the library will also be removed in your iPod.
A notification window will be seen prompting you to choose from moving the deleted songs to the trash or retaining the songs in media folder in iTunes. It is best to select, ‘Keep File' option, so you can easily recover the music if needed. You have to remember that the music deleted by the above method cannot be recovered.
As you can see from the above methods, Aiseesoft FoneTrans is the best way on how to remove music from iPod effectively.
This post was last modified on June 7, 2017 6:57 am