How to Transfer Music from iPod shuffle to iTunes

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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In this case, we highly recommend you to use an easy-to-use and powerful iPod to iTunes transfer tool - Wondershare dr.fone - Transfer (iOS). With which you're able to transfer all or selected songs from iPod shuffle, iPod Nano, iPod Classic, and iPod Touch to iTunes quickly and easily. Besides transferring music, you can also copy movies, playlists, podcast, TV show and music videos to your iTunes library as well. In addition, all the music added previously won't be removed during the iPod Shuffle music transfer.

Part 1. Transfer Music from iPod shuffle to iTunes with dr.fone - Transfer (iOS)

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Easy steps to copy music from iPod shuffle to iTunes.

Below are the easy steps about the transferring music files and playlists from iPod shuffle to iTunes. Now, let's check out them.

Step 1. Run this program and connect iPod shuffle with PC

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 and choose the "Transfer" feature. This program will detect your iPod shuffle immediately. Then, the main interface will be shown on your PC screen.

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Step 2. Move music from iPod shuffle to iTunes

To sync music from iPod shuffle to iTunes, select the "Music" tab. Then 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.

ipod shuffle to itunes music transfer

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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Part 2. Transfer Music from iPod to iTunes Manually

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.

ipod shuffle to itunes-Enable Disk use

Step 2 Open iPod drive in My computer section because you will need to make hidden files become visible.

ipod shuffle to itunes-Open iPod drive

Step 3 Click Tools > Options >View and check ‘Hidden files and folders’.

ipod shuffle to itunes-Hidden files and folders

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Step 4 On iPod, go to Music and drag the chosen tracks to the folder on your computer.

ipod shuffle to itunes-drag the chosen tracks to the folder

Step 5In 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.

ipod shuffle to itunes-Add Folder to 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.

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