How to Download Music to iPod Nano/Shuffle

Want to get music from computer to iPod nano or iPod shuffle? Read this guide to learn a quick method.

By Faye Clarke | Posted on: Dec. 22, 2017, Last Updated: Feb. 12, 2019
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Apple introduced its first iPod in 2001, and by 2014 there are more than 390 million iPod users according to a statistic.  So for one of the most frequently asked questions is: How to download free music to my iPod (nano, shuffle, or touch)?

iTunes Store is the first place to go. iTunes dominates up to 80% music downloading and purchasing a market share, and the iPod owners rarely miss a music and music video offered by iTunes for free. You can search, browse and download music videos through the iTunes. Search or browse music videos by artist, album, song, genre or other categories. Free download a music video by clicking its free tag and entering your iTunes Store account username and password. Your selected music videos are saved to your iTunes library for syncing to your iPod nano or iPod shuffle.

iTunes is capable of syncing music to your iPod nano and shuffle but it will erase the existing songs. And sometimes you may just want to download music to your iPod directly, without iTunes, because you feel tired of iTunes sync. Luckily, you’ve come to the right page, here we will tell you an easier way to put music on iPod nano/shuffle.

Tool We Use to Download Music to iPod Nano/Shuffle

To transfer your downloaded music from computer or iTunes library to iPod easily and quickly, you can try AnyTrans. Here are the main features of AnyTrans:

It works well on both Mac and Windows computer, and also supports all iPhone, iPad, iPod. Click here to free download AnyTrans and follow the steps below to put music on your device from computer/iTunes without data loss.

How to Download Music to Your iPod Nano/Shuffle without iTunes

To put music on iPod nano/shuffle directly:

Step 1. Download, install and open AnyTrans on your computer, and connect your iPod nano/shuffle with computer.

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Step 2. Choose Device Manager > Click Audio > Choose Music.

How to Download Music to iPod Nano/Shuffle from Computer – Step 2

How to Download Music to iPod Nano/Shuffle from Computer – Step 2

Step 3. Click “+” button and select songs from computer and then click Open to download music to your iPod nano/shuffle.

How to Download Music to iPod Nano/Shuffle from Computer – Step 3

How to Download Music to iPod Nano/Shuffle from Computer – Step 3

To download music from iTunes to iPod nano/shuffle without data loss:

Connect with your iPod nano or shuffle > Click on iTunes Library option > Choose Music you need > Click the Send to iDevice button.

How to Download Music from iTunes to iPod Nano/Shuffle

How to Download Music from iTunes to iPod Nano/Shuffle

The Bottom Line

As you can see, AnyTrans can help you put music on iPod easily and quickly. If you are interested, why not click here to get 7-day free trial? It will not let you down.

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Faye Clarke

Member of iMobie_Inc, an enthusiastic fan of Apple and Jazz music, always ready to offer advice and solutions to any iOS & Android related issues.