Is there a way to transfer music on my iPod Shuffle Gen. 3 to iTunes on my computer? I'm afraid to try syncing because I think that is a reverse process where music in iTunes is transferred to the iPod. I don't want to erase music on the iPod. Thanks!
Want to transfer music from iPod shuffle to iTunes after losing your iTunes library? Intend to backup music on iPodc shuffle to iTunes? However, as a one-way program, iTunes only syncs music to your iPod shuffle. It can do nothing to transfer music on your iPod to it.
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Below are the easy steps about the transferring music files and playlists from iPod shuffle to iTunes. Now, let's check out them.
First of all, install and then run this iPod to iTunes transfer tool on your PC. If you haven't installed iTunes on your computer, this program will remind you of installing it. Thus, in this case, you should install iTunes on your computer.
Then, connect your iPod shuffle with your computer via a USB cable. This program will detect your iPod shuffle immediately. Then, the main interface will be shown on your PC screen.
To sync music from iPod shuffle to iTunes, select the "Music" tab, then click "To iTunes" > "Start" at the bottom line on the main interface. Select the music you would like to transfer from iPod shuffle to iTunes. Click "Export to iTunes". It will transfer songs from iPod to your iTunes library.
You can also move music playlist to your iTunes library in another way. On the left column, you should click "Playlist". Right click to select "Export to iTunes".
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You can also transfer music from iPod shuffle to iTunes all with one click.
If you plan to transfer songs from your iPod manually to your iTunes music library on your computer, you will need a sync cable to connect your PC with your iPod.
Step 1 Plug in your iPod and launch iTunes. Check on ‘Enable Disk use’ and press OK.
Step 2 Open iPod drive in My computer section because you will need to make hidden files become visible.
Step 3 Click Tools > Options >View and check ‘Hidden files and folders’.
Step 4 On iPod, go to Music and drag the chosen tracks to the folder on your computer.
Step 5 In iTunes, click File menu and select "Add Folder to Library". Browse your computer for the music folder you’ve copied from your iPod and add files from it to your iTunes Library.
Your files have been successfully transferred. On the computer, your files will be unorganized but if you put back to your iTunes, they will become organized.