How to Transfer Music from iTunes to iPod

By Emily Watson, Wednesday, Nov. 04, 2015

So you've got a brand-new iPod touch 6, to make most of it, you want to put your iTunes music onto it. And you must already know the default method to transfer music from iTunes to iPod: Open iTunes, plug iPod in and sync songs to it. However, have you encountered some cases that make using iTunes to sync music not ideal. For example:

• You don't want to overwrite the existing songs on your iPod but iTunes warns you that it will.

• You're sick of bulky iTunes and tedious iTunes sync.

If you need an iTunes alternative, FonePaw iOS Transfer could be a good one. FonePaw iOS Transfer is an easy-to-use program, which lets you transfer music among iOS devices, computer and iTunes with no hassle. Not only can it help you transfer iTunes music to iPod touch/nano/shuffle, but it can also meet your other music transfer and management needs down the road. For example, you can put music on iPod, create playlist and edit song details.

Free download the trial version of the program and have a try. This program supports all models of iPod and iPod touch.

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1. Run FonePaw iOS Transfer

Launch the program on your computer after downloading and installation. Then, use USB cable to connect your iPod to computer. The program will start scanning your device and show your iPod information in the primary window.

Select Music Files from iTunes

2. Select music files

In order to copy your favorite songs from iTunes to iPod, you need to click "Media" and then select "Music". Click "Add" > "Add File" / "Add Folder". You'll then taken to a new window where you can choose which songs you want from iTunes library on your computer.

Tips: Where is the music on iTunes library?

Mac: In the Finder, choose Go > Home > Music > iTunes.

Windows: \Users\username\My Music\iTunes\

Add Music from iTunes to iPod

3. Transfer music from iTunes to iPod touch

Once you've selected your songs, the program will sync the songs to your iPod. Besides, any songs you want to transfer that aren't in the correct file formats will be automatically converted and added to your device.

Well done! After the process is finished, you can go to the Music app on your iPod to check the songs you have just added. By the way, you can apply the same way to transfer podcasts, movies, TV shows, iTunes U, music videos, etc. from iTunes to iPod.

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