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How to Copy songs from your iPod to your PC in Windows XP/Vista/7 and Mac

-- Connect the iPod with your PC. Close iTunes if it opens up automatically after connecting iPod.

-- Go to Control Panel-> portable Media Devices/devices and printers-> Double click on your iPod or right click and select "Browse Files" option.

-- Navigate to the iPod_control folder/Music Folder.

-- Select all the folders over there and copy all the folders and paste it on your hard drive or directly into iTunes. If nothing is visible then go to Control Panel -> folder options -> View Tab-> Show hidden file/folder/drives.

-- The iPod music folder structure is very strange, however if you copy the folder content into iTunes you can arrange/organize the music files by selecting "Keep iTunes Music Folder organized". You can do this by in iTunes Edit menu-> Preferences -> Advanced tab-> check Keep iTunes Music Folder organized.

Copying Music using Software--

There are some software's that are available that can be used to copy the selective items from your iPod. There are a few softwares that can be used to do this, they are-

Anapop CopyGear (formerly anapod copygear),
iPod Disk.

These softwares are available for both Windows & Mac. And, can be used to copy selective or all the data from your iPod including Photos, Videos and other data.

Please feel free to post back for any more details.


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forgot password

This works on an iPod 5 th gen
Click start control panel scroll to folder options tick in the box to show hidden files and holders

connect your Ipod to your computer Click start click click on you Ipod to open
then go Ipod controls device there should be a folder saying locked

Right click select rename to open or delete the folder your Ipod should now be open
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Launch the iTunes program on your computer and click "Help" on the main menu.
Scroll down and click "Check for updates."

Close iTunes.

Connect your iPod to the computer using the supplied USB cable.

Launch iTunes, which will display your iPod on the left panel.

Right-click your iPod in the iTunes program and click "Eject."
Close iTunes and detach your player from the computer to unlock it.

Apr 11, 2014 | Audio Players & Recorders

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I was not knowing how to copy songs in my ipod,plz solve my problem..

Connect your ipod to the system, it wil detect and shown as a mass storage device, just copy the songs from your system and paste it in to the device..

May 13, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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I forgot my passcode for my iPod touch and now it says to connect to iTunes. We just got a new computer and I have no original things on it from my iPod. If I restore I'll lose everything on my iPod and have nothing on my computer. How can I restore my iPod touch without losing everything on my iPod?

Itunes is really tricky with transferring songs off your Ipod back to the computer but it is possible. Also it will rename EVERYTHING to random... alphanumeric names. But don't worry about that, once you load all those songs into Itunes, it will look normal again!
Follow these steps:
  1. Connect the iPod to your PC. If iTunes starts syncing (ie erasing) your music automatically, hit the X in the upper right hand corner of iTunes display, to the left of the search box, to stop it.
  2. In Control Panel, Portable Media Devices, double-click your iPod.
  3. In the Tools menu -> Options, in the View Tab, check "Show hidden files and folders."
  4. Navigate to the Music folder. On my 2nd gen 'pod, the full path is
    Portable Media Devices\GINA'S IPOD (F:)\iPod_Control\Music
  5. Select all the music folders, and drag and drop them into a folder on your hard drive, or directly into iTunes.
Best of luck!

Mar 16, 2011 | Apple iPod touch Second Gen (8 GB,...

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