How to access iPod files without iTunes on windows 10 [WORKING]

How to access iPod files without iTunes on windows 10 [WORKING]

Have you ever enjoyed the music on iPod? Yeah. It's a better way to play music than playing on Smartphone.

But how do you upload the music in it or how to access its files? It's pretty easy to access those files with apple's iTunes. For that follow this article How to Get Songs off an iPod Without iTunes.

What if when you have a windows 10 device? how to access iPod files without iTunes?

Follow the easy steps mentioned below in the article.


How to access iPod files without iTunes on Windows 10 devices

For accessing and sharing music files from iPod to Windows 10 device, we have 2 working Methods.

Pre-requisite:

  • A Windows 10 device
  • An iPod
  • USB Type-B or Micro USB Cord

Steps to Access iPod files Without iTunes on Window 10

METHOD 1 -

1. First of all, Install the drivers which are required for iPod, so you will not face any connectivity issues.

2. Now connect your iPod to Windows 10 device with a Micro USB cable.

3. Open File Explorer & you'll see the Disk folder with the name '[Your_name] IPOD'. Open it and there will be some Music tracks like F00, F01, F02, etc.

Steps to Access iPod files Without iTunes on Window 10

4. If you didn't find any such folders then select Options > Change folders and search options. In the Folder option, navigate to the Views tab.

Steps to Access iPod files Without iTunes on Window 10

5. In Hidden files and folders, select Show hidden files, folders, and drives. and you will able to see those hidden folders

6. Now move the files wherever you want!


METHOD 2 -

Another method is copying files between iPod and Windows by using 3rd party application like Sharepod.

1. Download and install the Sharepod application file from here. Connect your iPod to a Windows PC.

2. Open the Sharepod application and select the files you want to transfer and proceed.

3. It will take care of all the files and you can also import a Music playlist with it.


How to transfer music from Windows Media Player to iPod without iTunes

1. If you are getting trouble while transferring music files from a Windows Media player or windows device to your iPod, then connect your device with Windows PC.

2. Follow the previous paragraph(How to access iPod files without iTunes on Windows 10 devices) so you'll able to connect and sync music files within iPod and Windows devices.

3. But first select music files(for Windows Media Player music files, choose Music folder) which you want to transfer to iPod. Now open File Explorer > iPod's folder and paste the files on any folder your want(those folders name will be like F00, F01, F02).

4. Done! You have successfully transferred all music from Windows Media Player to iPod and without the iTunes desktop app.


Conclusion on access iPod files without iTunes on windows 10

Accessing the iPod files on Windows 10 pc or laptop without iTunes is very tedious work. We can't access it directly so we have to do some tricks.

I have shared all those steps and tricks in this article. Try the first method if not works for you, then try 2nd Sharepod methods which will need to download an application.

If you face any difficulties or have any queries regarding the problem comment it down! We will try to resolve it.


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  1. This is a very helpful article. Thanks for sharing this brother.

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  2. Thanks for sharing this helpful information

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