How to Put Music from iPod to iTunes

I have a bunch of music on my iPod, but I cannot copy it from my iPod onto my new current version of iTunes. I got the music from my old computer and old iTunes set up and now when I want to put the music from my iPod to my new computer iTunes, it isn't letting me. Is there a way that I can do this?

Yes, of course. It's as easy as pie to put music from iPod to any iTunes library. You just need to go to a third-party tool for help. If you have no clear idea about the tool, you can try this – Wondershare TunesGo Retro or Wondershare TunesGo Retro (Mac). This tool empowers you to put music from iPod to iTunes library without effort. It's so powerful that it will convert and transfer the music files with incompatible formats. Simultaneously, it will put music info, like play counts, skips and ratings, from your iPod to iTunes, letting you enjoy your favorite songs in iTunes library with abandon.

Download this third-party tool to try adding music from iPod to iTunes.

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How to put music from iPod to iTunes

Below are the 2 steps about adding your iPod music to iTunes with the windows version. Install this tool on your PC. Run it, and you will have this window below.

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Step 1. Use the USB cable to connect your iPod to the PC

Use the iPod's USB cable to connect your iPod to PC. As soon as your iPod is connected, this tool will detect it and show it in the primary window.

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Note: Wondershare TunesGo Retro supports put music from iPod touch, iPod nano, iPod classic and iPod shuffle on iTunes library. Check the detailed info about supported iPod models here.

Step 2. Add music from iPod to iTunes

Here are two ways available to add music from the iPod to iTunes library.

One way is clicking "Copy iDevice to iTunes". When a small window pops up, click "Start". Then, you get a list on which all media files you can add to iTunes are shown. Just tick off music and playlists. Then, click "Copy to iTunes". This tool will detect and add the songs that your iTunes library doesn't have.

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The other way to put music from iPod on iTunes is like this. In the left directory tree, click "Media". On the top line, click "Music". As you see, there're two options: "Export to" and "Smart Export to iTunes". If you just want to filter the songs that are already in iTunes library and add the ones that iTunes doesn't have, click "Smart Export to iTunes".

What if you just want to add songs selectively from your iPod to iTunes library? Select the songs (All songs or some songs) that you intend to add. Click the triangle under "Export to". From the drop-down menu, choose "Export to iTunes Library".

how to add music from ipod to itunes

If you want to add playlists to iTunes library, you can click "Playlist" in the left sidebar. Choose your wanted playlists. Likewise. Click the inverted triangle under "Export to" > "Export to iTunes Library".

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Now, you know how to add music from iPod to iTunes library. It's so easy, isn't it? Download TunesGo Retro to try it yourself.

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