The Easiest Way to Transfer Music from One iPod to Another One

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Music is the best voice from the world. As music lover, it is cool to listen to music from iPod when you are running. Also it is relaxing to enjoy to silent music when you are annoyed. However, many music goers may meet some problems that it is difficult to copy one iPod files to another iPod when you get a new iPod touch, or it is hard to transfer the computer music files to iPod, as well as from iPod to computer for the protected copyrights on iPod videos, music. In this article, we will share you various ways to transfer songs from one iPod to another.

How to transfer music from one iPod to another using iTunes

iTunes is the first free way that many of you may think of to move music between iPods. But the complicated process of putting music on iPods is easy to be mistaken. This way will requires you to transfer music from iPod to computer/Mac firstly with iTunes, and then copy music from Mac/PC to iPod. Follow the steps as below to transfer iPod music to another iPod.

  • What you need:
  • Two iPods, USB cable, PC/Mac
  • The points you should pay attention to:
  • 1. Using iTunes, you will make sure the your another iPod version is higher than the old iPod.
  • 2. When you sync music from iTunes on Mac to another iPod, you will also restore all data on original iPod to another iPod. If your another iPod is new iPod, then it is OK. If your another iPod has existing data, then you have to accept the fact that all data on another iPod will be replaced with the original iPod documents.

Copy music from iPod to PC/Mac

Step 1 Download the latest iTunes on your computer or Mac. If you do have iTunes, then check it to update the newest iTunes version. And then launch iTunes instantly.

Step 2 Plug iPod to PC/Mac with USB cable, wait seconds for iTunes to detect your iPod. Until you find your iPod icon display in iTunes (On the top right next to the eclipse).

Step 3 Click your iPod icon, and you will find the summary information of your iPod show in the interface. Find "Backups" > tick "This computer" > "Back Up Now" to transfer music from iPod to Mac/PC free. The whole process of transferring music from iPod to Mac/PC will take minutes. If you need, you could click "Encrypt local backup" to make your private music files encrypted.

Copy iPod music to PC

Sync music from computer/Mac to another iPod

Step 1 Pull out of the first iPod from your PC/Mac, and connect another iPod to this PC/Mac with USB cable.

Step 2 Still wait seconds like mentioned above to see the icon of another iPod.

Step 3 Click the icon of another iPod to see the summary information of another iPod. Go to "Backups" > choose "This computer" > click "Restore Backup…" > select your original iPod backup and click "Restore" to transfer music from your computer to my iPod.

Restore iPod music

If you set password for the iPod music backup in the above description, you need to input password to restore.

How to copy iPod music to another without iTunes

From above six steps, you may know iTunes is not the best ways to transfer music between two iPods. So without iTunes, how do you sync music to iPod easily? A program to copy music from iPod to another iPod will be necessary. iPod Transfer is the exact one tool to help you get iPod to iPod transfer at one time. In this article, you will get the detailed information to do that. You need to prepare well your two iPods, two USB cables, and of course a link to free download the iPod music transfer to your Windows computer or Mac.

Step 1Connect iPods to PC/Mac

After downloading this program to your PC/Mac, install and launch it right now. Use two USB cables to connect your two iPods to PC. And seconds later, you will see your two iPods appear in the interface of this iPod to iPod music transfer software.

Connect two iPods

Step 2Choose music files

Click the name of each iPod and you can see the files in it under separate categories. Click "Media" of the original iPod, find "Music" from the right part of the interface, and select the songs that you want o copy to another iPod. You can choose all songs or get multiple selections.

Select iPod music files

Step 3Sync music to another iPod

After you choosing all wanted songs, click "Export to" > "xx iPod (Another iPod's name)" to move music from iPod to iPod at one time.

Export iPod music

In this step, you could copy music from iPod to computer or Mac or backup for future use, and then add music from PC/Mac to another iPod by following guide.

After choosing all music files, click "Export to" > "Export to PC/Mac" to export iPod music to computer/Mac in some a file/folder. Then click "Media" of the target iPod, click "Music" > "Add" > "Add file or folder", and then choose music files exported before to import songs from PC/Mac to another iPod.

After making the process, the music files will be transferred to another iPod in seconds. And now you can enjoy the music on both iPods.

Points of transferring songs from one iPod to another

When you take the second way to get songs from iPod to iPod, you should keep the following points in mind:

  • 1. This iPod transfer software is compatible with all iOS devices like iPod touch, iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle, iPhone, iPad, etc. So that you can transfer music from iPod to iPhone, from iPhone to iPad, or between iPods.
  • 2. When you plug two different iOS devices (iPhone, iPod and iPad), you can also transfer music from iPhone to iPod, transfer iPad to iPhone, etc.
  • 3. Not only music, you could also transfer photos, vidoes, etc. between differenct iOS devices.

Other ways to transfer songs from iPod to iPod

Still other ways you can use to sync songs from iPod to another iPod, like iTools and AirDrop. But when you use AirDrop to sync iPod music, you must make sure your iPod touch with iOS 7 or later version, and MacBook, iMac, MacBook Air, Mac nini or Mac Pro with OS X El Capitan.

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July 31, 2017 02:34 / Updated by to iPhone
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