I'd like to not have to plop all my MP3 music files into iTunes as iTunes is already a mess. Is there a way to stream my normal music folder full of MP3's to my iPad then?
Stream music to iPad from PC only to find that the old songs on your iPad are gone? If you're reluctant to meet this situation, you can turn to an iPad music transfer tool for help. Here is a good one, named Wondershare TunesGo Retro (used on Windows computers) or Wondershare TunesGo Retro (Mac). This powerful iPad music transfer tool empowers you to stream selected music files or playlists on your PC to the iPad quickly. If the music files have incompatible formats, like AAC, AMR and MKA, this tool will convert and stream the music files to the ones in MP3 format.
Download this iPad music transfer tool to try streaming music from PC to iPad.
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A full guide about how to stream music from PC to iPad
In the part below, I'd like to show you how to stream music from PC to your iPad with the Windows PC. Mac users can try the similar steps with the Mac version. Now, lets' start!
Install and run this iPad music transfer tool on your computer. Then, you can have a look at the connection window.
Step 1. Connect the iPod to PC
To start with, connect your iPod to PC by using a USB cable. This iPad song transfer tool will automatically detect your iPod and then show it in the primary window.
Step 2. Stream music from computer to iPad
Find "Media" in the left column. Click it. Then, click "Music" on the top line to bring up the music window. All music files currently on your iPad are displayed. Click "Add" to get the file browser window.
Browse your PC until you find the music files that you'd like to stream. Select the music files and stream them. Or, by clicking the inverted triangle under "Add", you can either choose add music files or music folder to your iPad. During the process, make sure your iPad is connected.
If you have created some fair-sounding playlists, you're able to stream them to your iPad too. In the left column, click "Playlist". Click the inverted triangle under "Add" > "Add Playlist from Computer". Then, stream the playlists to your iPad.
That's the full guide about how to stream music from PC to iPad. When you check your iPad, you'll see both of the new songs and the old ones are there. It's amazing, isn't it? Now, download TunesGo Retro and try it yourself!