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How to Transfer iPod touch/Shuffle/Nano/Classic Music to iPhone without iTunes?

"I have an iPod touch generation four and I have over 30 music albums on the iPod. The computer that I copied the CD's too is no longer living. How do I transfer my music from the iPod touch to my new iPhone 5S? I have tried to click and drag them from the iPod into iTunes but it won’t allow me to. Thanks for the help."

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You are a big fan of using iPhone or iPod to enjoy music on the go. Both the two iOS devices bring high audio quality and enable you to enjoy an extraordinary and impressive musical feat. However, just suppose that you lost all your favorite music on your iPhone accidentally but you are lucky enough because you have all the same music saved on your iPod. You just need to find a way to transfer these music files from iPod to iPhone so that you can enjoy them on your iPhone device again. Or you just got a brand new iPhone 6S or 6S Plus but having trouble in transferring songs from your old iPod touch/Shuffle/Nano/Classic to the new iPhone. Or you just stored a great deal of beautiful songs on your iPod, and now you are eager to share them with your friends or family members who have iPhone at hand.

To achieve all of tasks mentioned above, you need to find an professional iPhone to iPad transfer application. As we all know that iTunes only allows users to copy iTunes purchased or downloaded music from your iPod to iPhone. (By the way, here is an article showing you how to transfer purchased items from iPad/iPhone to iTunes) Also it is complicated and time consuming to use the bulky iTunes to sync and transfer files. People prefer a fast and easy solution that can make life much easier. That is the original intention we wrote this article. Here, we would like to recommend two options for you, all can complete the music transfer from iPod to iPhone with only a few mouse clicks.

Is there any way better than iTunes?

Coolmuster iOS Assistant is one of the best iTunes alternative program, which is specially designed for transferring files from iPad, iPhone and iPod to Windows or Mac computer with a click. With it, you can make a copy of your iPod touch, iPod touch 4, iPod Shuffle, iPod Nano 3/4/5/6, and iPod Classic on your computer and then sync them to your iPhone directly. In the following, we will show you how to export music from your iPod and then transfer them to your iPhone by using the three programs.

Way 1: Transfer iPod music to iPhone with iPod File Transfer

Way 2: Transfer music from iPod to iPhone with Mobile Transfer

Way 3: Transfer music from iPod to iPhone with iPod Data Recovery

Way 1: Transfer iPod music to iPhone with iPod File Transfer

Not only transferring music files, Coolmuster iPod File Transfer also supports to export photos, videos, voice memos, TV shows, books, etc. from iPod to computer with 100% quality kept.

1. Connect iPod to your computer

Launch the installed iPod transferring tool and connect your iPod to the computer with the USB cable. The program will detect your iPod automatically and display it in the primary window. All iPod models are supported by this application, such as iPod touch, iPod touch 4, iPod Shuffle, iPod Nano 3/4/5/6, and iPod Classic.

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2. Export music from iPod to your computer

You can see all your iPod contents are categorized and displayed in the left panel. Choose the "Music" category and select the music files you want to transfer to iPhone, then, press the "Export" button which is located on the top of interface to export the selected songs to your personal computer.

preview and choose files

3. Connect iPhone and sync the files

When the transference finishes, eject your iPod from the computer and plug in the new iPhone. Drag-n-drop the exported music files from local to iTunes and sync to your iPhone 3GS/4/4S/5/5S/5C/6/6 Plus.

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How to Back up iPod in One Click

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Way 2: Transfer iPod Music to iPhone with Mobile Transfer

Think the above way is too troublesome? And don't want to save files to the computer as a backup? So why not have a try of this Mobile Transfer software? With this software, you can easily and freely transfer files between iPhone and iPod devices, with no need to bother the computer as the third-party medium to save the music songs. Moreover, this software can do more than this. Other files like contacts, messages, photos, videos, apps and many more can also be perfectly supported. In addition, this software is fully compatible with all devices running Android, iOS and Symbian systems.

Steps to use it:

> Open the installed software on the computer and then get the two devices connected to the computer via the USB cords. Now, choose the mode of Phone to Phone Transfer and hit the Start option to continue the process. Then this software will detect the two devices and scan for all files.

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> Then you can see all file folders are arranged on the top panel. Just enter the Music folder to preview more detailed file information. Then, select the files as wanted on the corresponding column by ticking them out.

move music from iphone to android

> On the promo dialogue, you can have a clear picture of the file transferring process. Finally, just freely enjoy your iPod music songs on iPhone as liked.

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Way 3: Transfer music from iPod to iPhone with iPod Data Recovery

If you have your iPod lost or stolen, you can still transfer music from your original iPod to your newly purchased iPhone, as long as you have ever backed up your iPod with iTunes before. The tool you need is the Coolmuster iPod Data Recovery or Coolmuster iPod Data Recovery for Mac, which allows you to extract music from the old iPod backup record and transfer them to your new iPhone effortlessly. It is capable of extracting iPod, iPhone and iPad’s music, call history, contacts, text messages, notes, bookmarks, calendar, photos, etc. from iTunes backup files. As long as you have ever synced your iPod with iTunes before, you can use Coolmuster iTunes Data Recovery to extract the backed up songs from iTunes and then sync to your new iPhone. .

Step 1. Scan your iPod backup files

Download and install the iTunes Data Recovery on your computer, launch it and you'll get the interface as follows. Select the iTunes backup files of your iPod and hit "Start Scan". All iPod models can be recognized by the program.

interface of the best iPhone note recovery

Step 2. Extract iPod music files

All files on your iPod backup will be displayed into different folders. Just select "Music" and then you'll see all songs are listed in the right panel. Mark all needed ones, then you can click "Recover" button to save them on your computer.

preview files before recovery 

Step 3. Sync exported music to your iPhone

Drag and drop the exported music from your local to iTunes library. Then, connect your iPhone to the same computer and sync those music files to your iPhone with one click.

Well, it is done! You have already moved your iPod music to iPhone. You can turn on your iPod device, go to "Media" > "Music" to check the imported music files.

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