How can I delete all Winamp playlists from an Android device? I currently have to delete them one file at a time.
Long tapping on a playlist brings an option to delete. Looks like you don't want to use it because you've gazillions of playlists.
So, do this: Simply, clear data of Winamp from
Manage Applications. It'll make your Winamp install fresh like when it was installed. The only thumbs down thing is that settings of Winamp will be reset to default & you'll need to re-configure them, but its not a big thing.
After some brainstorming, I found that Winamp stores playlists in a database externally. On my smartphone its:
/data/data/com.android.providers.media/databases/external-xxxxxxx.db where xxxxxxx are numbers which are different on two devices I checked.
Use Root Explorer to delete this database after mounting /data partition with R/W access (root access is required).
I use the built-in mp3 Player (Samsung Galaxy S2).
I went into Playlists > right button > Delete > Select all > Delete.
Whatever the playlists were there, they will get deleted