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Four Ways of Erasing Music from iPod

Erase Music from iPod

As a music fancier, iPod is the perfect companion to listening to music. However, with limited space, you have to remove songs from iPod for more new listening. It is easy for you to sync music to iPod, but when erasing music from iPod, it seems a little hard. Especially, if you get an iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle or iPod Classic, you will find you cannot even erase songs on it directly. So here we will show you four ways to delete songs from iPod.

Part 1. How to delete songs from your iPod touch directly

If you get an iPod touch, then you are fortunate enough to delete songs from iPod touch directly. Apple offers users two ways to erase iPod music by itself.

Method one: Delete songs off iPod touch selectively

Open "Music" App – select "Songs" on the bottom – Check the songs that you want to erase – Slide to left and find the red "Detele" button – tap "Delete" to remove song from iPod one by one.

In this way, you could erase iPod music without computer, but you have to delete the songs from iPod one by one.

Method two: Erase all music from iPod quickly

If you want to delete all songs from iPod touch, then you can try this way. Open "Settings" App on iPod, go to "General", find "Usage", select "Manage Storage", tap "Music". Tap "Edit" on the top right and choose "All Songs". Hit the red "-" icon to delete all the songs when the "Delete" button shows on the right.

This way allows you to erase all iPod music quickly. But those deleted songs could be recovered with the help of some kind of recovery tools.

Part 2: How to delete music from iPod with iTunes

Method three: Remove iPod songs from iTunes

For such classic iPod devices as iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle and iPod Classic, you have to erase them on your computer via iTunes. Steps are as following,

Step 1 Connect iPod to computer with USB cable.

Step 2 Run iTunes on your PC and find your iPod (The iPod mark is below the menu bar, next to the apostrophe on the top left.) on iTunes.

Step 3 Click "Summary" to find "Manually manage Music and Videos" from "Options".

Step 4 Click "Music" at "On My Device Column" and click the songs that you want to erase from your iPod on iTunes. Click "Delete" to erase music from your iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle and iPod Classic.

This way works a little complicatedly, and you must perform it with caution. Besides, you could only remove songs from your iPod, but they still keep in your iTunes library and computer.

Part 3: The best way to erase music from iPod completely and permanently

Method four: Erase your iPod music with iPod Eraser

The three ways mentioned above can help to erase your music form iPod touch, iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle and iPod Classic. But you could recover the deleted music from iPod easily with the help of recovery tools or iTunes library. So we will recommend you the safest way to erase music from iPod permanently. Before continuing the next steps, you need to download and install iPod Eraser to help you.

Note: Apart from erasing all iPod music, this program will erase all content and settings from your iPod. It deletes all data on your iPod completely and securely and keeps those deleted data from being recoverable. So, before you proceed the following actions, kindly check your iPod and you had better back up iPod to computer.

Step 1 Run this program on your PC

Run this program on your PC

Step 2 Connect your iPod to PC.

Connect your iPod to PC, and wait seconds, this program will detect your iPod automatically.

Connect your iPod to PC

Step 3 Select erasing level

Select erasing level (Low, Medium and High) to erase your iPod music as you wish.

Select erasing level

Step 4 Start to erase

Click the Start button to erase all music from your iPod.

Start to erase

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June 12, 2018 09:23 / Updated by to Eraser