How Do I Delete Songs From My IPod Touch?

To delete songs from an iPod Touch, connect the iPod to a computer using a USB cable, and open iTunes. Click on the iPod icon to open the media files, and select the songs you want to delete. Right-click, select and confirm deletion.

  1. Open iTunes

    Under Devices, click on the iPod Touch icon. Click the sideways triangle beside your iPod Touch icon.

  2. Connect the iPod to your computer

    Use a compatible USB cable to connect the iPod to a computer. This opens up a menu that enables you to modify your syncing options.

  3. Find your iPod

    In iTunes 11.0, it is on the top right corner of the screen. In previous versions, you may find it under Devices on the left-hand side of the screen.

  4. Select manually manage music

    This option is found at the bottom of the Options menu near the bottom of the page. Click the box to the left of the option to select. You should be asked if you are sure you want to manually manage your music.

  5. Click OK

    This confirms that you want to manually manage that syncs to your iPod.

  6. Find your iPod's music

    Click the option On This iPod. Find the music under On This iPod.

  7. Click Apply

    This option is found on the bottom right-hand side of the screen. It allows you to make changes to the songs on your iPod.

  8. Choose the song you want to delete

    Click on the song until a drop-down menu appears.

  9. Click Delete

    It is the option near the bottom of the drop-down menu. Right-click on a PC, and on a Mac, click and press Control. Confirm that you want to delete the songs.

  10. Click Remove

    This removes the songs from your iPod. Wait for it to update.