Most of us store music in two places: on our computer and on our iPod or other MP3 player. But if your computer crashes indefinitely, all the music you hopefully purchased disappears along with it. So what's left? A handicapped iPod, as Apple restricts its gadgets to sync with one music library--any attempts to sync with a different computer will result in a deleted iPod. Naturally, there's a workaround. If you'd like to safely move songs from your iPod except the iPod Touch to any computer, follow these steps:. In the iPod management screen, scroll down to Options and check "Enable disk use. Step 2: Now your iPod will show up as a drive on your Desktop.
Connect the iPod and click the iPod button.
Your iPod comes in handy when you want to share song ideas for a business presentation or you'd like to play music at a company party. When you connect your iPod to a computer, iTunes asks if you want to sync the device to that computer and the music library on it. If you try to sync your iPod with iTunes on a different computer, iTunes will delete your music. By backing up your music before syncing, you can prevent iTunes from deleting it. Click the "Start" button and type "folder options" in the search bar. Click "Folder Options" from the resulting search results. Click on the "View" tab, and then click "Show hidden files, folders, and drives" under Advanced Settings. Click "OK.
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Believe it or not, transferring music from an iPod to a computer is probably easier than you think it is. Take a minute to check all your software and get your songs ready. Make sure that the latest updates have been installed if nothing else, this adds some quality of life changes that will make the other steps easier. Likewise, if possible, make sure that your mobile device is also updated.