Methods to Sync MP3 to iPod Via iTunes or With No iTunes
Many people may encounter such a condition: you saved 1000 music files on your beloved iPad while finding only 800 are synced with iTunes, and even few are transferred to iPod. If you are now facing the same condition and want to ensure that all music files are transferred to iTunes and then your iPod, you are in the right place here. I will recommend you three effective methods to complete the task in the article. Just continue reading to learn more.
Ipod is a very powerful and useful music player, through which you can save huge numbers of music files and enjoy your music to relax. However, sometimes you may fail to transfer MP3 music files to iPod with iTunes. In the article, I will show you different solutions to transfer songs to iPod with or without iTunes in detail. Just choose the one you need and have a try!
If you want to transfer MP3 music files to your iPod, you’d better turn to a professional third party tool. Here is my recommendation – dr.fone – iOS Transfer, which is very helpful for you to transfer your collected music files to iPod in just one click! I addition, you can also manage your music files and make future edits directly through the program. Below I will show you how to handle the program and transfer files between computer and iPod step by step. Just join us to have a try.
Main Feature of dr.fone – Transfer (iOS)
- Transfer music files from computer to iPod without iTunes;
- Copy more music files to your iPod without erasing all existing music on your iPod;
- Make iPod a portable hard storage device to store your MP3 songs;
- Transfer Music files from iPod back to the computer and even iTunes library without hassle;
Below are steps for you to sync MP3 files to your iPod with the help of dr.fone – Transfer. Just follow me to have a try:
Step 1. Step up dr.fone on your computer
At the very beginning, please get the program and install it on your computer. Then please run it by double clicking to bring up the starting window. Here we provide you free trial version of both the Windows version and the Mac version; please choose either version according to the system of your computer.
Then please connect your iPod to PC with USB cable. The program will start to detect your iPod Device. As you can see in the window, all files on your iPod are classified into different categories; you can click either type to check data.
Note: Both Windows & Mac version of dr.fone work well with all iPods on iOS 5/6/7/8/9/10/11/12.
Step 2. Sync MP3 with iPod with no iTunes
Now please click “Media” Menu in the left side column of the starting window to bring up a new window that shows you all music files already exist on your iPod. Then please click the little triangle under “Add” button and then click on the triangle to choose either Add File or Add Folder. You can choose “Add File” to find the MP3 files you want to transfer from your local computer, or you can also choose “Add Folder” if you ever collected all music files you want to transfer in a specified folder.
The program will then start to transfer music files for you automatically, just wait for a few seconds to check transferred music on your iPod. As you can see in the starting window, the program also provides you with many other options and features, just click to learn more. Don’t you think the program very easy-handling? Don’t hesitate to join us!
iTunes is a default partner for all Apple users to transfer music files to iPod. To do the transfer with iTunes successfully, you should ensure that your iTunes is updated to the latest version. You can either check the new version in your iTunes or download the latest version from Apple official site directly.
Note: When synced your iPod to iTunes, all existing music files will be replaced by music stored in your iTunes. Thus you’d better turn to solution 1 if you ever added many songs to iPod without iTunes.
- Step 1: Firstly, please launch iTunes of the latest version on your computer and click the File menu in iTunes. Then please choose either “Add File to Library” or “Add Folder to Library” to transfer more music files to iTunes Library.
- Step 2: Now please click View menu in iTunes and then choose Show Sidebar. Then please connect your iPod to the computer through a USB cable. iTunes will then start to detect your iPod immediately and show it in the DEVICES in the sidebar.
- Step 3: Please choose your iPod device in the sidebar and then click “Music” in the right side column. Then check “Sync Music” and choose the music files you want to transfer. Finally, please click “Apply.”
In addition to dr.fone and iTunes, many people are now trying another third party tool – MediaMonkey, which works both as a media player and an iPod transfer. Through the program, you can also transfer MP3 music files to your iPod device with ease. To handle the program, please connect your iPod to the computer via a USB cable, the program will then start to detect your iPod immediately. You need to turn to Tools first and then choose Sync Devices to bring up a drop-down list. Here please select your iPod device to add MP3.