With our trusty iPods, we can listen to our favorite songs anytime and anywhere. It became one of the most famous music devices.
In 2017, Apple announced that it will discontinue producing iPods. Although the devices still work, they will eventually stop updating and phase out in the market.
We know how popular iPods were and how they made listening to music more convenient for people. If still have your iPod with you, you might be getting worried about what might happen to your favorite songs.
Well, to save and continue to listen to your beloved songs, you can transfer them from your iPod to your PC. This way you can salvage your songs, easily transfer them on other IOS devices or use them on projects. And if you don’t know how to do so, stay on this page and we will teach you how.
Method 1: Transfer Music from iPod to Computer via iTunes
To access your songs from iPod to computer, you can try to sync them using iTunes. Once your music is synced, you can freely listen to them on your PC and any of your IOS devices through the iTunes app.
Yes, your songs and other audio files will only be stored on iTunes and not on your computer storage. So if you’re planning on sharing them on other devices or using them, it might not be possible. Nevertheless, this method is still a great option. Here’s how to do it.
First, use a lighting cable to connect your iPod to your PC. If you see a prompt on the iPod screen, tap Trust.
Next, download the iTunes app on your computer through the Microsoft Store or Apple website. When it’s done, install and launch the app.
On the iTunes interface, click the Devices icon, and on the sidebar tick Music.
From there, choose the songs you want to sync. You can select a specific album or the entire library. When you’re done, hit Apply.
After a few moments, the songs on your iPod should appear on your computer.