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iTunes 10 for Windows: Delete songs, playlists, or other items

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Delete songs, playlists, or other items

To delete an item from your library:

  1. Click the item to select it, and press the Delete key.

  2. Click Remove.

  3. Do one of the following:

    • To remove the item only from your iTunes library, click Keep File.

    • To delete the item from your computer, click Move to Recycle Bin. The item is deleted the next time you empty the Recycle Bin.

Removing an item from a playlist doesn’t remove it from your iTunes library or your computer. Deleting a playlist or folder doesn’t remove the songs from your library or hard disk.

When you delete a folder, all the playlists and folders inside that folder are also deleted.

If you can’t remove a song, make sure you didn’t select a song in a Smart Playlist with “Live updating” turned on.

Last Modified: Mar 25, 2014
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