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How do I add music from your iPod to a new computer?

The media player will not allow iTunes users to transfer files from one device to the iPod library. ITunes only allows one library to the device. This route is a unidirectional transfer problem for iPod users who want their music to be added to other computers. You can transfer music from your iPod to a new computer, but discovering the hidden folders on the device. They contain information about your iPod music files, which can then be copied to the PC. It takes only minutes to discover the hidden folders and transfer music to start.


1. Locate the USB cable that came with your iPod device. Plug the cable into the groove bottom of your iPod. Connect the other end of the cable to an available USB port on your computer.


2. Turn on the computer. Wait for the machine to boot. Click the "Start" button and then select Control Panel. Double click on the "Portable Media Devices" icon.


3. Double-click your iPod in the list of available units. Click the "Tools" menu and select "Options." Choose the option "Show hidden files and folders" option.


4. Open the folder called "\ iPod_Control \ Music". This folder contains all audio files on your iPod device. The tracks are divided into sub-folders by artist. Then click and drag the entire music folder to your desktop or drag the individual tracks of the sub-folders. Your computer will automatically copy the files to your hard drive.

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iPod users will find that when they connect their iPod to computer, the computer will recognize their iPod but won't display the music file in the window. Actually, the music files are just hidden by the computer, and the users only need simple steps to unveil the music files. Then they are allowed to transfer music from iPod to iTunes.

1. Plug iPod into computer via USB cable, then the computer will show iPod in "Computer".
2. Go to "Tools > Folder Options", and then choose "View" in the pop-up dialog.
3. Check "Display hidden files and folders" in the drop-down menu.
Then you will find a folder called "iPod_Control".
4. Open that folder and you will get the "Music" folder which includes all of your iPod music files.

You are able to copy and paste the files from iPod to your computer, but you will find that the music files are saved in a random order. At this moment, you can launch iTunes, and go to "Add > Add Files to Library", and then add the music files into your iTunes library. iTunes will sort the music files by a certain order. Now, the music files you have chosen will be stored in iTunes.

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