How to Transfer Music from One iPod to Another Directly

Want to transfer songs from iPod to iPod but do not know? This guide will show you how to transfer music from one iPod to another with ease and without iTunes.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: Dec. 28, 2020

Get a new iPod and seek a method to copy all songs, playlists, and podcasts from old iPod to new iPod? Or just want to share your iPod music by moving them to your friend’s or family members’ iPod?

Unless you have original files in iTunes on your computer – you can sync iTunes library to iPod. Or you may find that even iTunes is helpless to directly transfer music from one iPod to another, especially when the two iPods have different Apple IDs, or there are some un-purchased songs.

To help you out, here in this guide we will tell you how to transfer music from one iPod to another without iTunes. Let’s get it on.

Also Read: How to Transfer Music from iPhone to iPhone >

Transfer Music from iPod to Another with AnyTrans – iOS Data Transfer

If you want to manage iPod and transfer songs to your iPod simultaneously, then one powerful iTunes alternative named AnyTrans can be the best choice for you. It supports you to transfer music from one Apple device to another, including iPod, iPhone, iPad. Check its main features below (iOS 14 supported):

  1. It allows you to preview and manage music on iPod, then share with another iPod without erasing any existing data, and no matter where the songs come from, purchasing, free, or downloading from other sources, etc.
  2. Not just from the old iPod, you can also use AnyTrans to move your iPhone/iPad music to your new iPod (touch) and vice versa.
  3. It enables you to delete multiple songs from your iPod to free up space.
  4. Besides music, AnyTrans also supports users to manage photos, contacts, videos, movies, and more.
  5. All iPod models supported, including iPod touch, iPod classic/nano/shuffle.

Now, download and install AnyTrans on computer (PC/Mac), and then follow the steps below to transfer music between two iPods.

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Step 1. Launch the AnyTrans > Connect your iPods to computer > After AnyTrans has detected your iPod, click the Music category.

Connect your iPods and Enter all the Music

Connect your iPods and Enter all the Music

Step 2. Then you can see all music on your old iPod here, including all songs, albums, artists, or playlists. Preview and choose one or more music you want to transfer, then click the “To Device” button to transfer music from one iPod to another.

Tips: Here with Device Manager of AnyTrans, you can click “Add” to transfer music from computer to iPod, and click “More” to delete music on iPod or sync to iTunes.

View All the Music on Old iPod and Copy your Favorite Songs to New iPod

View All the Music on Old iPod and Copy your Favorite Songs to New iPod

Also Read: How to Transfer Playlist from iPhone to iPhone >

Copy Music from Old iPod to New iPod – iOS to iOS Transfer

Firstly, if you want to transfer music from one iPod to new one without using iTunes, then PhoneTrans will be another wonderful choice for you. Since PhoneTrans is designed to make you switch iOS devices smoothly, it enables you to get music off old iPod in one click.

The Quick Transfer mode can move music from iPod to iPod faster and more flexibly, including more data like photos, videos, Voice Memos, ringtones, etc. Supported devices include iPhone, iPad, iPod, and Android series.

You can get the latest version of PhoneTrans now!

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To copy music from old iPod to new iPod easily:

Step 1. Go to Phone to Phone feature and choose Quick Transfer mode as below.

Phone to Phone - Quick Transfer

Phone to Phone – Quick Transfer

Step 2. Connect two iPods and confirm the new iPod as the target device.
Step 3. All data on the old iPod will be listed here, select Music and head to Transfer Now button.

Transfer All the Music from iPod to iPod

Transfer All the Music from iPod to iPod

Step 4. Successfully transferred all the music from old iPod to new one.

Successfully Transferred Page

Successfully Transferred Page

The Bottom Line

That’s all about how to transfer music from one iPod to another. Have a try with iOS manager – AnyTrans, you’ll find how easy to manage iPod music and share with another one. And Phone to Phone transfer tool – PhoneTrans, enables all transferring tasks iPod to iPod, iPhone to iPhone in one click. If you still have some problems transferring music, please feel free to share them with us in the comments section. We will reply to you as soon as possible.

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android related issues.