Small and exquisite, iPod shuffle is a good music player. To add music to iPod shuffle, you can open iTunes and sync music to your iPod shuffle. It looks easy and convenient. However, after syncing, you will find that the previous songs on your iPod shuffle are gone. What if the songs on your iPod shuffle are original? Lose them forever?
how to put music on ipod shuffle
If you worry about it, you can try this – Wondershare TunesGo Retro. With this program, you can put music on iPod shuffle without music loss. When the music files can't be played on your iPod shuffle, this program will convert them to the compatible one – MP3.
Step 1.Download and install this program on your computer
In the part below, I'd like to introduce you the easy tutorial about how to add music to iPod shuffle. First of all, download and install the program on your computer. This program works well with the computer that is running Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows Vista.
Step 2. Connect your iPod shuffle to the computer
Connect your iPod shuffle to the computer via a USB cable. This program fully supports iPod shuffle 4, iPod shuffle 3, iPod shuffle 2 and iPod shuffle 1. This program will quickly recognize your iPod shuffle. Then, your iPod shuffle will appear in the primary window as the screenshot shows.
Step 3. Add music to iPod shuffle
Now, under your iPod shuffle directory tree, click "Media". Click "Music" on the top line. The music window appears on the right. Now, to put music on iPod shuffle, click "Add". After selecting music files, you should click "Open" to add music files to your iPod shuffle. Or, you can click the inverted triangle under "Add". In the pull-down list, either choose "Add File" or "Add Folder".
When the music files have incompatible formats, you will get a note. Click "Yes". This program begins to convert them to iPod shuffle compatible one – MP3.
In addition, you can also add playlists from the computer and even the iTune library to your iPod shuffle. Click "Playlist" in the left-hand column to bring up the playlist window. After clicking the inverted triangle under "Add", you will get two options in the pull-down menu: "Add iTunes Library" and "Add Playlist from Computer". Click either of them to add playlists to iPod shuffle.
Besides putting music to iPod shuffle, you can also export music from iPod shuffle to iTunes and computer.