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How do I Copy My Music Off of My iPod Touch to My Computer

The iPod touch is connected to a computer as a portable USB device, allowing you to copy files and if it were a USB flash drive. Apple does not emphasize this fact, because the iPod Touch owners to use iTunes to sync all file types. You can transfer music from your iPod Touch without iTunes copying, but discovering the hidden folders on the device.


1. Connect your iPod Touch to the computer via the USB cable. The cable supplied with the installation package of the iPod Touch.


2. Turn on the computer. Click the "Start" button and then select Control Panel. Double click on the "Portable Media Devices" icon. Try to use the iPod icon in the list of available devices. Double click this icon.


3. Click the Tools menu in the new window opens. Select "Options" and select "Show hidden files and folders."


4. Double-click the folder named "\ iPod_Control Music \". This folder contains all audio files on the device. All files are divided into sub-folders by artist. Click and drag an audio file of folders on your desktop computer. Windows will start copying the files to your hard drive. You can also click and drag the "iPod_Control \ Music" folder for all the desktop for all the songs on the iPod Touch to copy.

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Hello, friend. I need more info to help you fix the problem. If your problem is your computer can't recognize your iPod when you plug in iPod, you may try these methods.
1. Update iTunes to the latest version
2. Check the USB cable
3. Verify that Apple Mobile Device Support is installed
4. Restart the Apple Mobile Device Service and verify that the Apple Mobile Device USB Driver is installed
5. You may try this iPod file manager, it's a nice iTunes alternative that can help you manage iPod files including delete, upload, play, copy, etc.
http://www.ipod-transfer-copy.com/ipod-iphone-to-computer-transfer-cucusoft.html
6. Check for third-party software conflicts.

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You need to connect the ipod to your itunes and restore the device. This way it will be connected to your library and media. If you want to keep any of the media on the ipod, then you have to ask your friend if she can share some of those files with you on a flash drive or something, then copy those items to your library. Once you restore the ipod and have it connected your library, the rest is controlled from iTunes.

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