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How to Add music to iPod classic from PC and iTunes

Among all iPod models, iPod classic owns the largest capacity. For music lovers, iPod classic is a good choice. If you get an iPod classic, you may want to add music to it. Here, I’ll offer you two ways to transfer music to iPod classic.

Part 1: Add music to iPod classic from PC and iTunes

To add music to iPod classic, I’d like to advice you this program – Wondershare TunesGo. It gives you the power to add music from iTunes and PC to your iPod classic, iPod classic 2 and iPod classic 3 immediately. The info, like ratings, play count, will also be added to your iPod classic, which lets you quickly find your wanted music. Surprisingly, it never deletes previous songs on your iPod classic when adding music to it. At the same time, if the music file has an incompatible format, this program will also convert it to iPod classic friendly format.

Download this program and copy music to iPod classic.

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Step1. Launch this program on your PC

Install and launch TunesGo on your computer. The primary window appears.

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Step2. Connect iPod classic to the computer

Connect your iPod classic to the computer via a USB cable. After detected, your iPod classic will be displayed in the primary window.

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Step3. How to add music to iPod classic from PC and iTunes

This program lets you not only transfer music to iPod classic without iTunes, but move music from iTunes to iPod classic. Now, lets’ start!

Under your iPod classic directory tree, click "Media". Click "Music". Then, in the music window, click "Add". When the file browser window pops up, navigate to the location where you save music files. Choose your wanted music files and click "Open" to import them to your iPod classic.

Or, you can click the inverted triangle under "Add">"Add File" or "Add Folder". Then, you can either import music files or music folder to your iPod classic.

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To add music from iTunes to iPod classic, you can click the inverted triangle under "Add">"Add File" or "Add Folder". Navigate to: Disk C/Users/Administrator/Music/iTunes (It's on computer running Windows 7. If your computer is running 8/XP/Vista, find the simialr location). Choose the playlist or songs you want to import and then import it (them).

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To import playlists from your computer and iTunes to your iPod classic, you can click "Playlist" to bring up the playlist window. Click the inverted triangle under "Add". You get two options: "Add iTunes Library" and "Add playlists from Computer". Then, based on your choice, you can transfer playlists from iTunes or PC to your iPod classic.

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Part 2: Sync music to iPod classic with iTunes

It’s also easy to sync music to iPod classic. Connect your iPod classic to the computer. Open iTunes. If the sidebar is hidden, you can click "View">"Show Sidebar". Then, click your iPod classic under "Device" directory tree. Then, all info on your iPod classic is shown on the right. Click "Music". In the music sync window, choose a sync type to sync music to your iPod classic.

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Both ways work well in adding music to iPod classic. I prefer the way in Part 1. That’s because you can not only transfer and convert music from PC and iTunes to iPod classic, but you will lose no songs during the transferring. Besides, this program also enables you to export music on iPod classic to iTunes and PC, and delete songs on your iPod classic.

Now, download TunesGo to copy music to iPod classic.

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