How To Sync iPod Without Erasing Other Songs

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However the destination folder can beThere are several

Or, you simply want to move your entire iTunes library to a new computer and eliminate the risk of losing everything when you sync with it. Apple has detailed instructions for that, so have a look at them.

It has almost the same interface and features as SharePod. No hiccups, iTunes will accept you iPod for sure. SharePod is a very useful, free utility. Specify a path, and you can also specify how the recovered media is to be categorized. This is the first part of the guide, more focused on iPods Shuffle, Nano, Classic.

So keep reading to

However, the destination folder can be changed from the preferences panel. So keep reading to see how you can sync your iPod with a new computer without the risk of losing data. There are several paid and free utilities for recovering music from a stranded iPod.

But retrieval of almost every type of data is possible. Make sure iTunes is not running or it will prompt you to close it. We just enabled the new computer to sync with your iPod.

There are several other methods of achieving the same results, this guide only highlights a couple of those methods. In such a case, third party utilities come to the rescue. We will have a look at the free ones.

Now you can import it into iTunes, and let iTunes sync it to your iPod. Once recovered, you can view the videos as well.

How To Sync iPod Without Erasing Other Songs

Looks like SharePod is no longer a free option.

However, moving the iTunes library to another computer is not as difficult as it seems, since you have the original host computer up and running, so you can get stuff out of it. Plug in your iPod and open SharePod. Once the process is complete, you can navigate to the specified location to see all your music there. SharePod will now ask you where to save the files. Attach the iPod, open iTunes if it is not open already.