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 Settings ~> Applications ~> 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).

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  • I tried this and nothing happened – sultan Mar 29 '12 at 5:26
  • @sultan Now, its interesting. :) Well, check my answer update.. – user3303 Mar 29 '12 at 7:15

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

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