How to Delete Music from iPod Touch

Are you an iPod touch user? Do you often need to delete your favourite music from iPod touch for adding more content? This is a common problem when you are running low on memory in your iPod touch and no matter how hard you try to free up some space, it fills very quickly and the only solution left is to delete content from your iPod touch.

When your iPod touch runs low on memory, problems like slow speed, crashing of the device, etc. are very common. Deleting content, like songs, from your iPod touch can be an excellent way to tackle these problems.

There are many different ways to get music off iPod touch, however, two of the most commonly used methods are deleting music from the device itself and the other is with the help of iTunes. In addition, there is a professional method to save iPod touch storage without deleting songs from your iPod touch. Let us have a detailed look at all of them.

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Delete Music from iPod touch from the Device

If you want to know how to delete songs from iPod touch directly from the device, follow the below mentioned methods.

Method 1 Through Manage Storage

Tap on Settings -> General -> Storage & iCloud Usage -> Manage Storage.

On the manage storage screen you will be able to see all the content of your iPod touch and will be able to delete them.

Method 2 Through Music App

In iOS 8.3 and later, you can open the Music app -> Tap the song that you want to delete -> Keep on sliding right until you see the Delete option -> Tap on Delete and the song will be deleted.

Delete Music from iPod touch - If Your iPod Is Synced to iTunes

Follow the below mentioned steps to delete music from iPod touch with the help of iTunes.

  1. Launch iTunes on your PC/Laptop.
  2. Click on the "Music" mark.
  3. Make sure that you are in the music library. It will show all your songs there.
  4. Right click on the songs and choose "Delete". The songs will be removed from iTunes music library.
  5. Connect your iPod touch to computer. Click on the device icon at the top left corner on iTunes.
  6. Go to "Music" from the left menu. Click on "Sync" button at the bottom right corner. The music will be deleted from iPod touch.
delete music from iPod touch with iTunes

Get Enough iPod touch Storage without Deleting Songs

If you do not have enough space in your iPod touch and don’t want to delete your favourite music, an excellent solution is to use iMyFone Umate cleaner Windows /iMyFone Umate cleaner Mac. This software will allow you to eliminate all the junk from your iPod touch, the apps you don’t use any more, videos, etc. to free up the storage space. This will allow you to add more content to your device without losing your favourite stuff.

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How to Get Enough Storage for Your iPod touch

Step 1. Install the iMyFone Umate software in your PC or laptop, once installed, connect your iPod touch to your PC or laptop.

connect iPod touch to your PC

Step 2. Now, open the software and click on the Scan button to scan the storage of your iPod touch. The scan may take some time if you have a lot of content in your iPod touch. Once the scan finishes, you will be able to see detailed information about the content in your iPod touch.

check iPod touch storage

Step 3. Now with a single click you will be able to delete junk, compress photos, delete apps that you don’t use, etc. to free space in your iPod touch.

junk files of iMyfone Umate

We hope that now you got the answer about how to delete music from iPod touch and what you need to do if you don’t want to delete your favourite content.

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