How to Delete Songs from iPod, iPod touch


This guide will show you how to delete songs from iPod, iPod touch without letting iTunes mess up your library.

Kelly Woods

May 25, 2012


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How to Delete Songs from iPod, iPod touch

Part One: How to Delete Songs from iPod touch

If you have no more space for iPod touch, and want to take some songs off your iPod, here is a solution that may help you to delete the unwanted music right from iPod touch without bring iTunes up.

Open the Music app on iPod touch > Choose the Songs tab > Find the song you want to delete > Slide over that song and you will see a red "Delete" button > Click it to delete songs from your iPod touch.

Tips: 1. Since PC Free is iOS 5 feature, you need to make sure your iTouch's software version is up to date.

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Part Two: Delete songs from iPod nano, shuffle, classic

If you want to remove a song from iTunes library but keep it on the iPod, you can change the update option of your iPod to "manually manage music and videos" (this setting isn't available for 1st and 2nd generation iPod shuffles, you can't delete from iTunes and keep the songs on the these).

If you deleted songs from your computer and have no backup for iPod, you will risk losing them permanently. You should consider investing in a third party iPod Manager software, like PodTrans Pro.

Note: Something else to be aware of when using an iPod Nano in manual mode is that the "Do Not Disconnect" message will remain on the display until you physically eject the device.

Part Three: How to delete iPod songs with PodTrans Pro

PodTrans Pro is made for managing iPod content in a comfort way. You can freely remove songs from iPod with few clicks. Free download PodTrans Pro > Connect your iPod > Find your device > Check the Music table and pick up the songs you want to delete > Right-click to choose delete option.

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How to Delete Songs from iPod

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