iTunes is a tool developed by Apple Company, which is an easy way to get access and move music, pictures, and other files on your computer. However, if you want to transfer non purchased music from iPod to iTunes, you may wonder how to realize it. If you just encounter this problem, you can check out this guidance to assist you to get rid of this problem easily. Actually, you can manually transfer non purchased music from iPod to iTunes or with the help of iTransfer. Now, let’s begin to check out the specific methods to solve how to transfer non purchased music from iPod to iTunes.

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Part 1: How to Manually Transfer Non Purchased Music from iPod to iTunes

The problem of how to transfer non purchased music from iPod to iTunes can be gotten rid of with several detailed steps. This is also a solution to solve how to transfer non purchased music from iPod to computer. You can use this way to check your non purchased music on your iPod on your computer with iTunes. The detailed introductions are as follows.

1. Plug iPod into PC with proper USB cable. Wait until your iPod is shown under the window of ‘My Computer’ window. Then you need to click the “Tools” tab in menu bar of Windows Explorer. After that, you need to choose “Folder Options”. In the pop-up panel, click on “View”. Then you will see “Show hidden files and folders” option under the menu of “Advanced settings”. Check this option and then choose “Apply” to save your changes.

click on View

2. Double-click the icon of iPod in “My Computer” to open it. Navigate to the folder of “iPod_Control” and click to open it. In this folder, you need to relocate the “Music” folder. Afterwards, you can copy the whole folder to your PC.

Navigate to the folder of iPod_Control

3. Click to launch iTunes on your computer and make sure it is the latest version. After that, navigate to “File > Add Folder to Library”. Then you need to find the music folder you have just copied from your iPod folder and add it to the library of iTunes. Afterwards, you need to choose “Edit > Preferences > Advanced” to click on. Find the option of “Keep iTunes Media Folder Organized” and check it. Finally, you need to click on the “OK” button to confirm your settings.

Find the option of Keep iTunes Media Folder Organized

This way to solve how to transfer non purchased music from iPod to iTunes can also be used to solve how to transfer non purchased music from iPod to computer by using the first two steps. This method is free of charge and easy to handle. However, the music in iTunes will display randomly if you adopt this solution to help you to transfer non purchased music from iPod to iTunes. If you do mind this disadvantage, you can use iTransfer to assist you to make it more effectively.

Part 2: How to Transfer Non Purchased Music from iPod to iTunes with iTransfer

If you want to deal with the problem of how to transfer non purchased music from iPod to iTunes more effectively and more efficiently, you can use Leawo iTransfer to help you. It can help you to manage 12 kinds of files among computers, iDevices and iTunes simply. You can also use this tool to solve how to transfer non purchased music from iPod to computer perfectly. The detailed steps to transfer non purchased music from iPod to iTunes with iTransfer are shown below.

iTransfer

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Step 1. Connect iPod to Computer and Launch iTransfer

Click to run iTransfer on PC and then plug your iPod into PC. Wait until your iPod info is displayed in the main interface to begin to solve how to transfer non purchased music from iPod to iTunes.

Connect iPod to Computer and Launch iTransfer

Step 2. Choose Music to Transfer

Click on the icon of iPod and then choose the “Music” panel under the menu of “LIBRARY” to click on. Afterwards, you need to right click on one song and tap “Transfer to > iTunes”.

Click Music Panel and Choose Music

Step 3. Transfer Music from iPod to iTunes

In the next panel, you need to tick “Transfer to List: iTunes”. After that, you need to click the button of “Transfer Now” to start to transfer non purchased music from iPod to iTunes. When this process is finished, the iPod music will be available in the iTunes library. If you want to solve how to transfer non purchased music from iPod to computer via iTransfer thoroughly, you can check the option of “Save to folder” and click “Change” to choose a location to store the iPod music on your PC.

Transfer Music from iPod to iTunes

This solution to solve how to transfer non purchased music from iPod to iTunes and how to transfer non purchased music from iPod to computer is quite direct. You can now download this program and have a try. If you want to know how to transfer purchased music from iPod to iTunes within iTunes, you can continue to read the third part of this tutorial.

Part 3: Extension – How to Transfer Purchased Music from iPod to iTunes within iTunes

The first two parts have shown you how to transfer non purchased music from iPod to iTunes and how to transfer non purchased music from iPod to computer easily. Now you can read the contents in this part to check out the way to transfer purchased music from iPod to iTunes within iTunes. The steps are shown below in detail.

1.Connect your iPod with computer and then click to run iTunes on PC. Head to the iTunes Store, and then select “Authorize This Computer”. Fill in your Apple ID that is employed to purchase the music. After that, you need to click on “File > Devices > Transfer Purchases from ‘device name’” successively.

Transfer Purchases from device name

2. Afterwards, the purchased iPod music will be available in iTunes library. However, if you can not find the menu bar, you can click on the icon at the top left corner of the window and select “Show Menu Bar” to click on.

select Show Menu Bar

The above 2 parts can help you to transfer non purchased music from iPod to iTunes. If you want to transfer the music you have bought on iPod to iTunes, you can refer to the solution introduced in the third part.