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Simple Ways to Add Music to iPod

You could need to add music to iPod because of different reasons - for one, iPods are always easier to carry with you while traveling. Additionally, they can store up to hours of playback music and you wouldn't want to end up finishing your phone's juice playing your favorite music while you are traveling. Plus, iPod runs on the familiar iOS operating system of Apple, so you know that you can navigate through the device easily.

Having an iPod is cool. When it comes to listening to music, an iPod is the best device you could have. The sound quality is great, it is portable, it has long battery life, and a large storage.

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How Can You Download Music to iPod?

There are several ways to add music to your iPod. But before you transfer music from any device to your iPod, make sure the device has iTunes. Let’s have a look at a few ways:

1. Add Music to iPod Manually

Here is how you can add music manually to your iPod device.

- Connect the iPod to your computer.
- Open iTunes.
- Go to the iTunes library and select the files that you want to add to your iPod.
- Your iPod will reflect in the left sidebar; drag the selected files into it.
- Eject iPod.

2. Add Music to iPod By Syncing

Here is what you need to do to start the syncing process - it's fast and it's automatic so you do not have to worry about anything

- Connect the iPod to your computer.
- Select iPod from the devices menu.
- Click on the music tab.
- Check the box next to sync music.
- Select the music you want to add.
- Click on the apply button to initiate syncing.
- Eject iPod.

3. Add Music to iPod by Using Autofill

You can even use the auto fill feature to ensure that you can do things quicker. Here is how you can do it.

- Connect the iPod to your computer.
- Open iTunes again on your PC.
- Select iPod from the devices menu.
- Click on the summary tab.
- On the bottom, check "manually manage music and videos".
- Expand the iPod by clicking on the arrow next to the iPod in the sidebar.
- Select the music Subsection.
- At the bottom where it says "Autofill from" select the source using the dropdown menu.
- Click autofill to start adding music to your iPod.
- Eject iPod.

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4. Best Way to Download Music to iPod

Also, if you want to an easier way to add music to iPod in a batch, this Coolmuster iOS Assistant (Windows/Mac) is surely my strongest recommendation. With this software, you are able to easily download music to iPod by simply importing them from the computer. Most importantly, this software allows you to transfer data between your iOS devices and the computer without the need for iTunes. You can store all your memories and you do not have to worry about losing out on any data.

Here's how it’s done:

Step 1. Install the software on your PC

Step 2. Connect Your iPod to the computer

Step 3. Open the installed software, the iPod name, capacity and other info will be displayed in the main interface.

Step 4. Mark all the music files you want to transfer and click ‘Export’ button on the top to send the selected files to the iPod. Wait for a few minutes and you will have transferred the desired music files into your iPod.

Step 5. Eject iPod.

Using this software, you can view the files in different modes and find the files within seconds. iOS Assistant (Windows/Mac) is a hassle free and safe solution to make data transfer between devices running on iOS.

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