How to Put Music on iPod without Erasing Anything

I want to add songs into my iPod from a different computer but every time I try to add from a different computer it wants to delete my music. I know there is a possible way to add music without erasing but haven't found how. Please help.

Well, that's true. It's possible to put music on iPod with retaining previous songs. But, you need some help. Here is a nice iPod music transfer tool – Wondershare TunesGo Retro (Windows). As a Mac user, please turn to Wondershare TunesGo Retro (Mac). With this iPod music transfer tool, you're able to put music from the iTunes library and their computer to your iPod seamlessly. Additionally, it does nothing to the songs added previously. That is to say, the previous songs will never be erased when you add new songs to your iPod.

Download this iPod music transfer tool to know how to add music on iPod.

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Note: Please check your iPod and its iOS before using this iPod music transfer tool.

How to put music on iPod

Choose the right version of this iPod music transfer tool. Install and launch it on your Windows computer or Mac. In this article, we're going to try putting music on your iPod with the Windows version.

After launching this iPod music transfer tool, you'll see this window on your computer screen.

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Step 1. Try connecting your iPod to the computer with a USB cable

Before adding music to iPod, you need to use a USB cable to connect your iPod, like iPod touch 5, to the computer. After that, your iPod will appear in the main window.

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Step 2. Add music to iPod

This iPod music transfer tool gives you the power to adding music files or playlists in iTunes library and on computer to your iPod.

To put music on iPod without iTunes, you can click "Media" in the left sidebar. On the top bar in the right pane, choose "Music". Then, click "Add". In the file browser window, browse your computer to find your wanted music files. Add them to your iPod. To add music folder, you can click the triangle under "Add" > "Add Folder".

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Note: Wondershare TunesGo Retro (Mac) doesn't support adding music or playlists from iTunes to iPod.

Instead of adding music files, you are capable of putting playlists from iTunes and the computer your iPod. In the left column, click "Playlist" to show the playlist window on the right pane. Click the triangle under "Add". Two options show up in the pull-down list. They're "Add iTunes Playlist" and "Add playlist from computer".

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If you decide to add music to iPod without iTunes, you can choose "Add playlist from computer". Navigate to the playlist that you'd like to add and add it.

If you have many favorite common and smart playlists in iTunes library, you should select "Add iTunes Library". In the pop-up window, all iTunes playlists are shown. Only tick off your wanted playlists. Click "OK" to put the playlists on your iPod.

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That's all. Music has been added to your iPod. Besides, the old songs are still there, aren't they? With TunesGo Retro, you never need to worry about music loss during the music transferring.

Try TunesGo Retro to learn how to put music on a iPod.

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Oct 07,2015 15:29 pm / Posted by Thomas Jones to iPod

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