Having an iPod is cool, but iPods aren't much use without music on them. To enjoy your mobile music device, you have to learn how to put music on the iPod. When you want to put media on them, you use the iTunes program on your desktop or laptop computer to download songs to the iPod, using a process called syncing , not iCloud. When you connect your iPod to a computer running iTunes, you can add almost any music and—depending on the model you have—other content such as video, podcasts, photos, and audiobooks that's on that computer to the iPod. Make sure you have iTunes installed on your computer and have added music to your iTunes library. These iPods don't support streaming music services like Spotify or Apple Music.
Part 1. Best Way to Put music on iPod Shuffle
Load your iPod Classic, Nano, Mini, and Shuffle with music
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Part 2. Put music on iPod Shuffle by Syncing Automatically
I don't like iTunes. Never have. I use it only when I have to update my iPhone or put some music on my iPod, but I try to use it as little as possible. None of the updates to it ever seem to make it more usable; it's a clunky, slow piece of software with an unresponsive interface. That aside, I wanted to find a way to use my iPod shuffle without iTunes; I wanted to be able to put music on it without having to use my iTunes library. As it turns out, there is a really simple, awesome application that allows you to do this - iShuffle :. When you run the application, it looks at the music in your Music folder and creates the appropriate play lists on the iPod Shuffle. You will have to run this little app every time you update the music on the iPod Shuffle. I used my iPod Shuffle for the first time in a while last night and I had this up and running in seconds.
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