How to Delete Music from iPod

By Emily Watson, Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Usually, there is some music that we seldom listen to or don't want them on iPod to take up unnecessary space. For a variety of reasons, we need to delete that music from iPod. However, the songs on iPod can't be removed in batch easily especially on iPod Classic, iPod Shuffle and iPod Nano. Deleting a single song at a time is an inefficient way yet you can quickly mass delete music from iPod with some assistive utilities like FonePaw iOS Transfer.

Before proceeding further, you are recommended to transfer music from iPod to PC for a backup. Then if you wrongly delete some songs, you can just restore iPod music from computer rather than wasting time to download them again. Now free download the trial version and install it on your PC.

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Follow the step-by-step directions to get music off iPod:

Step 1. Connect iPod to Computer

To start with, you need to launch FonePaw iOS Transfer and plug iPod into computer with USB cable. Just a few seconds, your iPod can be recognized and the information of your iPod is displayed in the main window. If you iPod can't be detected, you can go to FAQs for some fundamental solutions.

Connect iPod to computer

Step 2. Take Music off iPod

Here we take iPod touch 5 as an example. Choose "Media" at the left side pane and click "Music". Then go through your music list and mark the ones you would like to delete. Next, click "Delete", which would trigger a window asking "Are you sure you want to delete the selected items", just click "Yes" to continue.

Delete music from iPod

Done! You should now be able to add new files to your iPod with FonePaw iOS Transfer, which enables you to delete songs from iPod, transfer music from iPod to computer or the other around at any time. If you know a better way to remove songs from iPod, please share it with us in the comments.

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