How to Delete Podcasts from iPad Completely

This post will provide you with 3 ways to delete podcasts from iPad. You can one click to delete all podcasts completely with FoneTool or delete part of podcasts in other ways.

Kathy by Kathy Updated November 2, 2023
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Why need to delete podcasts from an iPad?

Podcasts now have gained large popularity worldwide. Many individuals enjoy listening to podcasts during their travels or while driving. But downloading numerous podcasts can quickly consume the storage capacity of an iPad. 


And if your iPad doesn’t has a huge internal storage space, the question about “how can I delete podcasts from my iPad” may trouble you a lot. But you don’t need to worry about this issue, this article will give you the most detailed instructions about how to delete podcasts from iPad.

How to delete all podcasts from iPad completely

If you have a large number of podcasts on your iPad, and you don’t want to delete them one by one. To simplify the process of deleting all podcasts, the professional app “FoneTool” must be recommended to you.

It’s an all-in-one iPad data erase tool, which can help you easily delete all podcast episodes from your iPad. With its user-friendly interface, you can easily remove your podcasts by following the software guide.

Now you can click the download button and follow the steps below to figure out how to delete podcasts from iPad.

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By the way, FoneTool can also work with iPhone and iPod Touch. If you need, it can help you one click to delete all podcasts from iPhone or iPad.
Before deleting, it is suggested that you can back up your podcasts to your computer.

Step 1. Connect your iPad to computer via USB > You may need to tap Trust to let your computer access iPad data.

Step 2. Launch FoneTool, go to Toolbox > Data Eraser > Mouse over to Erase private data and click Get Started.


Step 3. Check the Podcasts icon > You can check Enable Deep Erase Technology to ensure erase data completely > Tap Start Erase to begin the task.


How to delete podcasts from iPad directly

If you need to delete downloaded podcasts from iPad directly, there are also 2 ways to help you finish the process.

Delete podcast episodes via the Podcasts app

From the Podcasts app on your iPad, you can choose to delete one episode, all of the episodes in a show or all of your downloaded episodes.

• Delete one episode

Step 1. Open the Podcasts app on your iPad, navigate to Library in the sidebar and click Shows.

Step 2. Tap the show to see all of its episodes and find the episode that you need to remove, then press and hold the episode. Tap Remove Download.


• Delete all episodes in one show

Step 1. Launch the Podcasts > Go to Library in the sidebar and tap Shows > Find and choose the show you need to delete.

Step 2. Hit the More button Icon, then click Remove Downloads.

• Delete all of your downloads

And there is also an easy method to delete all downloaded podcasts from iPad. Here’s how:

Turn on the Podcasts app > go to Library in the sidebar and tap Downloaded > Choose the More button Icon > Click Remove All Downloads.


Then you can delete downloaded podcasts from iPad easily.

How to turn off automatic downloads for one show: Launch the Podcasts app > Browse or search for a show, or select one from your Library > Tap the More button at the top of the screen, then choose Settings > Under Downloads, tap Automatically Download and choose Off.
How to stop downloading all future episodes of the shows that you follow: Turn on the Settings app > Hit Podcasts > Under AUTOMATIC DOWNLOADS, click Automatically Download, then choose Off.

Delete podcasts from iPad via the Settings app

From the Settings app on your iPad, you can set to delete played episodes or choose to delete shows or all episodes

• Delete played episodes on iPad

If you're seeking a method to automatically delete played podcasts from iPad, you can configure it through the iPad Settings app by following these steps:

Open the Settings app on your iPad > Scroll down and locate Podcasts in the list, then tap on it > In the DOWNLOADS section, toggle on the switch next to Remove Played Downloads. And your podcast downloads can be removed 24 hours after they are played.


It's important to keep in mind that if you skip forward in an episode without completing it, the app won't automatically delete it.

• Delete shows or all episodes via Settings app

Go to Settings app > General > Scroll down and find Podcasts in the list > Click Edit at the right side of the PODCASTS part > Choose the red dots to delete all episodes or the shows you want to clear, then tap Done.



From the methods above, hope you can get an ideal way to delete podcasts from iPad. If you need to clear all podcasts, FoneTool can assist you to make it. And you can also operate from your iPad directly when you just need to delete some episodes.

After deleting all podcasts from iPad, if you still do not have enough iPad storage space. You can also use the handy FoneTool to fix the iPad storage full issue.

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