How to Clear Music Off of an IPod

By Athena Hessong

Whatever your reason for wanting to delete all of the music from your iPod, it is easy to do. The benefit of following the following method to clear all of the music off is that it can also solve any problems that you might have been having with your iPod.

Things You'll Need

  • iPod
  • Computer with the latest version of iTunes installed
  • iPod to USB connector cable (comes with the iPod)

Step 1

Connect the iPod to the computer with the iPod USB connector cable.

Step 2

If iTunes does not open automatically, start the iTunes program.

Step 3

On the far left side of the screen, under the "Devices" heading, you will see the name of your iPod. Click on it and it will open the options for your iPod.

Step 4

Click on the "Restore" button to restore your iPod. This will reset it to the original factory settings and clear all of the music off of it. Once iTunes has finished restoring your iPod, you can click on the "Sync" button to put all of the music in your iTunes library back onto your iPod if you so choose.