If you got any problems when transferring music from iPod to iPhone, this guide shows you two tools with/without iTunes to easily make it.
iPod has been known as “an iPhone without the phone” since it is one of the best mp3 players, but more than playing music on it. Apart from phone calls, you can do everything that the iPhone can realize. However, with iPhone’s upgrading and updates year after year, the iPod – the small and light device to carry lots of music and movies, has been gradually replaced by the iPhone. No matter how powerful the iPhone 14 are, iPod fans would enjoy the device with so much joy.
If you have the demand to sync music from your old iPod to your new iPhone, we will share three ways to transfer freely in this post.
Many users want to move their iPod music to iPhone directly, but Apple only provides the service via iTunes, which is inconvenient to do and will erase the existing music on your iPhone. Here is an iTunes alternative AnyTrans, an all-in-one iPhone, iPad, and iPod file management program, available to transfer music from iPod to iPhone with ease. Here are its key features:
This method applies to transferring music from iPod (or iPod touch) to iPhone 14 and iPhone 13/12, etc.
Now, you can follow the two methods below to transfer what you need from iPod to iPhone. First, get AnyTrans downloaded on your computer.
Step 1. Launch AnyTrans, and connect your iPod and iPhone. Go to the Device Manager > and click the Music button.
Step 2. Select music and choose songs you want to transfer from iPod to iPhone.
Step 3. Now you click the To Device button to transfer songs from iPod to iPhone.
With PhoneTrans, a Phone to Phone Transfer Tool, which helps you transfer music and more quickly from your iPod or iPod touch to your iPhone.
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Step 1. Launch PhoneTrans >Connect with your iPod and iPhone > Go to the Phone to Phone> and choose Quick Transfer.
Step 2. Select your source device – iPod, and target device – iPhone > Click Next button.
Step 3. Choose the category that you want to move from iPod to iPhone – Music > Click Transfer Now to transfer.
The second method that you can try is using iTunes, which is the first choice for many iOS users. You can sync your iPod music by backing up to iTunes, then transferring the backup from iTunes to iPhone. So, follow the next steps to do:
Step 1. Transfer Your iPod Purchased Songs to iTunes. Launch iTunes and connect your iPod. Click File > Devices > Transfer Purchases from ‘iPod’.
Step 2. Connect with Your iPhone. Then eject your iPod and connect your iPhone. Click the iPhone icon on the top left corner to manage your device.
Step 3. Sync Songs to Your iPhone. Choose Music in the list of Summary on the left and turn on Sync Music. Apply this setting and then you finish it successfully.
As we mentioned, AnyTrans is also capable of transferring songs from any iOS device to iTunes library or computer, so you can transfer your iPod music to iTunes, and then sync them to your iPhone with iTunes (AnyTrans can also do that).
Step 1. Download AnyTrans if you haven’t. Launch it and connect with your iPod. Click on Music under Device Manager.
Step 2. Click on Songs > Choose Songs you want to transfer > Click More > Click the To iTunes option. Go to iTunes on your computer and you will the songs just imported from your iPod.
Now, if you want to transfer the imported songs to your iPhone, just follow the steps:
Open iTunes and connect with your iPhone 11/12 or any other iPhone. Click the device icon > Music > Sync Music > Apply. Music you add from iPod will be transferred to your iPhone.
For a better management experience on your iPod, iPhone, and iPad, you can download AnyTrans to have a try. And this tutorial also applies to transferring data from iPhone to iPod, no matter the iPod touch or classic iPod (iPod classic, Nano, and Shuffle). Any question on this tutorial or AnyTrans will be warmly welcomed, please let us know in the comment section or via email.
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