My old computer's hard drive got stuffed up, so I tried to move the songs on my iPod shuffle to a new computer with a new iTunes. It says if I sync the iPod onto a new iTunes all my songs will be lost. Can anyone help me save my songs?
Actually, there's no need to save your iPod shuffle files. You can easily transfer iPod to new computer without losing anything, as long as you have an iPod to computer transfer tool. Wondershare TunesGo Retro (Windows) or Wondershare TunesGo Retro (Mac) is a good choice, which empowers you to transfer files on iPod to a new computer with no loss.
Download this tool to copy iPod to new computer.
How to transfer iPod to new computer
Download the right version of this tool. Here, we'd like to show you the tutorial with the Windows version.
Step 1. Connect your iPod to the computer after running this tool
First, install and run this tool – Wondershare TunesGo Retro on the Windows computer. Connect your iPod to this computer via a USB cable. Then you get the primary window with your iPod shown on it.
Step 2. Move iPod to new computer
Here's a quick way to move music on iPod to new computer. Just click "To Folder". Find a place to save the exported music on your computer.
Or, to transfer more data than music, you can do it this way. In the left sidebar, you can view media, playlists, photos, contacts and SMS. The media include music, movies, music videos, iTunes U, podcasts, TV shows and audiobooks. Click each item. After choosing corresponding files, you should click "Export to". Then, browse your computer to make a location to save the exported files.
Note: Here, we just show you the music window.
- The Mac version - Wondershare TunesGo Retro (Mac) doesn't support iPod touch 3.
- The Mac version supports transferring music, playlists, videos and photos from iPod to new computer. The windows version supports transferring more files than the Mac version. It lets you transfer music, playlists, videos, photos, contacts and SMS on iPod to the new computer. (It's not available to transfer photos, contacts and SMS on iPod nano/shuffle/classic)
- With this tool, you can also transfer music, videos and playlists to the new iTunes library on your new computer.
Try TunesGo Retro to transfer iPod to new computer.