How to Delete Music from iPad Pro/Mini/Air Running iOS 10/9/8

By Alice Yang to iPad Transfer| Last Updated on Dec 7, 2018

The post answers how to delete music from iPad Pro/Air 2/Mini 4, all iPad generations easily to free up iPhone space and download movies, play games etc. on iPad without storage shortage worries.

How do I get songs off iPad? I had downloaded too many songs and my iPad is running out of storage space so I want to get music off iPad (Mini 4), but leave them in the cloud or my iMac so I can later re-download them again? Thanks for your reply on how to remove music from iPad. Best 4 ways to delete music from iPhone are offered here, without iTunes. Scroll down for more details.

iPad Music Manager - Delete Music from iPad in A Click

MacX MediaTrans can remove music off iOS 10/9/8 based iPad Pro/Air/Mini, including album, all track lists, playlists, song by song or in batch without iTunes in a click.

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How to Delete Music from iPad Easily without Any Hassle

Top rated music manager tool for iPad, MacX MediaTrans, gives a straight-forward solution on how to delete music from iPad Pro/Mini 4/Air etc. iPad generation running iOS 10/9/8/7 by simply clicking Delete. It allows users to remove music from iPad, delete ringtones from iPhone iPad in batch or one by one as you wish without iTunes hassle. You are free to backup your music from iPad to Mac before deleting songs from iPad in case you want the song back to your iPad in the future. Learn how to remove songs from iPad below with this top music transfer app.

How to Remove Music from iPad Pro/Air/Mini without iTunes

Free download the iPad music remove tool for Mac (macOS Sierra supported) or download for PC (Win 10 also supported), and run it.

Step 1: Turn off iTunes auto sync before you move to the next step on how to remove music from iPad to prevent iPad data loss. Click "Music Manager" on the main interface.

Step 2: Select the target music from iPad. The "Select all" option allows you to get all music off iPad at one stroke. Before how to delete songs from iPad without losing the music, you can transfer music from iPad to Mac/PC for a backup.

Step 3: Click "Delete Music" and then hit "Sync" button to take music off iPad.

What about how to delete music from iPhone and remove songs from iPod? The music manager tool can also do the job well.

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The program is rich in features, providing simple solution on how to erase songs from iPad/iPhone/iPod, as well as to manage iPhone iPad iPod music files, like editing music files, creating playlists, altering albums, genres, artists etc. in batch. It also offers a full way to transfer photos, videos, movies, TV shows and more between iPhone, iPad, iPod and Mac.

How to Erase Songs from iPad without Computer

If you are looking for solutions for how to remove songs from iPad needless iTunes or computer. Here's how to delete music from iPad Mini/Pro/Air without neither computer nor iTunes via Settings.

Go to Settings > General > Usage and you'll see the space each application takes on iPad. Tap on Music, click Edit and choose to Delete songs from iPad. To remove all songs from iPad, tap "All Songs" red minus icon.

It only removes music from iPad. If you synced the music from iTunes to iPad before, you can sync them back from iTunes. Or you can add music from Mac to iPad , be it purchased song or non-purchased music.

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How to Remove Music Albums Playlists on iPad via Music App

Here's other way for how to remove music from iPad without iTunes or computer - delete song from iPad via Music app. You can erase music from iPad song by song or in batch by following this:

Open Music app, select the song, album or playlist to delete from iPad.

Click three dots to get more options on iPad.

Tap Delete and remove the song from iPad. If you are Apple Music or iTunes Match member, tap Remove from My Music to erase music permanently from iPad iCloud Music Library. It's the same to get music off iPhone/iPod from iOS Music app.

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How to Get Music off iPad on Mac/PC with iTunes

Connect iPad with Mac/PC via USB cable.
Open iTunes on Mac/PC, click the music item, and click Delete.
Click "Keep File" to remove the music only from iTunes library.

It's a common way for iPad users to delete music from iPad with iTunes. But lots of users complaint that iTunes sucks in getting music off iPad, especially when getting rid of music from iPad on PC. If you are encountering problems like "How to delete music from iPad? iTunes 12 won't remove my music from iPad", according to Apple support, make sure you didn't select the song in a Smart Playlist and turned on "Live updating".

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You may find there're minor differences in various iTunes iOS versions when it comes to how to clear up music from iPad Pro/Air/Mini running iOS 10/9/8.

Clear Up iPad Music with MacX MediaTrans

* Delete music from iPad Air/Pro/Mini running iOS 10/9/8/7 in batch within a click.
* Backup iPad music to Mac/PC before iPad songs removal, so you don't have to re-download the music later.

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