How to Put Music on iPod/iPod touch

Looking for ways to add music to iPod? In this guide, we will show you how to put music on iPod with some efficient methods.

By Joy Taylor | Posted on: Dec. 20, 2017, Last Updated: Jun. 21, 2019

Please help! I brought an iPod yesterday and I have my music saved on multiple computers. Problem is, I don’t know how to put music on iPod from my computer. Does anybody know the steps? Thanks!

For iPod users, if you have collected lots of sweet songs on your computer, you might want to add these songs to your iPod to enjoy. However, just like the user above, you may do not know the concrete steps to do the task. Since lots of iPod users are stuck on this issue,  in the following guide, we will share you some quick ways to put music on iPod or iPod touch from a computer.

Method 1. How to Put Music on iPod without iTunes

When it comes to adding music to iPhone, iTunes should be the most common way to complete the job. However, when adding music with iTunes, all the files on your iPod need to be erased first.

If you don’t want to erase anything, or just prefer a simpler and quicker way to download music to iPod, then take the assistance of some this professional music transfer tool named AnyTrans for iOS. It is said as the best iTunes alternative to transfer & manage music and more on iPod. And below are its features on putting music on iPod.

Now, Free Download AnyTrans for iOS on your computer firstly, and then follow the steps below to put music on iPod with ease.

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Step 1 Launch AnyTrans on your computer > Connect your iPod to the computer via a USB cable > Click on the Add Content mode to continue.

How to Put Music on iPhone - Step 1

How to Put Music on iPhone – Step 1

Step 2 Select the songs you want to add to your iPod > Click on Open button to starting downloading music to your iPod.

How to Put Music on iPhone - Step 2

How to Put Music on iPhone – Step 2

How to Put Music on iPod with iTunes

If you have stored nothing on your iPod, then try iTunes to add music to your iPod.

Step 1 Open iTunes on your computer > Connect your iPod to the computer > Click the device icon. Make sure that you have the latest version of iTunes.

How to Put Music on iPod with iTunes - Step 1

How to Put Music on iPod with iTunes – Step 1

Step 2 Choose Music > Check Sync Music > Choose the Entire music library or only selected songs you want > Click on the Sync button to start syncing to iPod.

How to Put Music on iPod with iTunes - Step 2

How to Put Music on iPod with iTunes – Step 2

The Bottom Line

Putting music on iPod without iTunes is only one of the brilliant features of AnyTrans for iOS. With this ultimate iOS Music Manager solution, you can also sync iPod with a portion of different iTunes libraries on different computers; transfer music from iPod back to computer; create, edit, manage, and transfer Playlists, etc. Start Taking A Tour >

Joy Taylor

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