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.

Author Avatar Joy Taylor Last Updated: Feb. 28, 2022

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

Usually, you can sync the iTunes library to iPod. However, if you don’t want to use iTunes because of data erasing on the source device, just read this post to get the steps to transfer music from one iPod to another without iTunes. Besides, you can also choose to transfer music only on your iPod device. Let’s get it on.

Further Reading: How to Transfer Music from Old iPod to Computer Windows/Mac >

Transfer Music from iPod to Another without iTunes

AnyTrans is one of the powerful iTunes alternatives for you to sync data between iPods, iPhones, or iPads. Different from iTunes, you can first preview all the music files on your old iPod, then choose what you want to move to new iPod, iPhone, or iPad. And no harm to any existing data. You can also delete multiple musics on your old iPod to free up space after transferring.

What’s more, you can transfer music and other data from iPod to computer, and vice versa. You can download AnyTrans on your Windows PC or Mac. And, it supports the latest iPod Touch, iPhone, and iPad models.

Check how can you sync music between iPods as below:

AnyTrans – Transfer Music from iPod to Another

  • Transfer all music from iPod to your new iPod, iPhone, or iPad.
  • Transfer music from iPod to iTunes Library, and vice versa.
  • No harm to any existing data.
  • All iPod models supported, including iPod touch.

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Free Download100% Clean & Safe

Free Download * 100% Clean & Safe

The easiest way to transfer music from old iPod to new iPod without iTunes:

Step 1. Download and install AnyTrans on your computer > Launch it and connect your two iPods > Enter the Music category.

Connect your iPods and Enter all the Music

Connect Two iPods

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 to another iPod.

How to Transfer Music from iPad to iPhone via AnyTrans - Step 2

Transfer Music to Another iPod

Step 3. Waiting for the transferring process completed, you can find all selected music successfully synced on your new iPod.

You can also click To PC to transfer iPod music to a computer, click Add to download music from computer to iPod, or click More to delete music on iPod or sync to iTunes.

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

Transfer Music from iPod to Another without Computer

To transfer music from one iPod to another, or between iPhone and iPod, first, make sure you subscribed to Apple Music. Then follows the steps below:

Step 1. On both your old iPod and new iPod: Open Settings > Find Music and turn on Sync Library.

Step 2. On your new iPod: Open Music app > Go to Not on This iPod > Click the Download icon to get any music on your old iPod.

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

If you want to transfer music from one iPod to a 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 an 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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Free Download

* 100% Clean & Safe

To copy music from old iPod to new iPod easily:

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

Choose the Quick Transfer Mode

Choose the Quick Transfer Mode

Step 2. Connect two iPods and confirm the new iPod as the target device.

Transfer All the Music from iPod to iPod

Transfer All the Music from iPod to iPod

Step 3. All data on the old iPod will be listed here, select Music and head to Transfer Now button.

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.

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

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