How to Transfer Music from iTunes to iPod

If you've gotten a brand-new iPod, to make most of it, you must want to know how to transfer music from iTunes to iPod. Actually, the process of transferring music from iTunes to iPod is very simple. Just follow the simple steps below to learn how to do it.

Step 1 Run iTunes on your computer

Download and install iTunes on your computer. If you've installed already, please make sure it's the latest version. If not, please update it. Otherwise, it may not be smoothly to transfer songs from iTunes to iPod.

Step 2 Add songs to your iTunes

If you haven't import songs from computer to your iTunes Library, you should add songs to iTunes first. Click the little menu icon on the top left of iTunes to select Add File to Library. And then a window will appear, allowing to you browse songs on your computer and add them to your iTunes Library.

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Step 3 Connect your iPod with your computer

Click the menu icon on the very top left of iTunes window and select Show Menu Bar. And then click the View submenu to select Show Sidebar. It makes it much easier for you to transfer music from iTunes to iPod when sidebar is in visual. Connect your iPod with your computer. It will appear under DEVICES in the sidebar.

Step 4 Transfer Music from iTunes to iPod

Click on your iPod under DEVICES. On the right side of the Window, click Music. And then check the option Sync Music. If you need to transfer all songs from iTunes to your iPod, you should choose Entire Music library. If not, choose Selected playlists, articles, albums, and genres. Click Apply to carry out the itunes music to iPod transferring process.

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That's it! This is how to transfer music from iTunes to iPod. It's the most widely used way. However, it requires you to pair your iPod with a single computer. When you try to transfer music from iTunes to iPod from another computer, media files, including songs on your iPod will be erased. When you encounter the situation, please stop the syncing and try Wondershare TunesGo Retro. It will help you copy music from computer to iPod directly.

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