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iPod Music to iPad Transfer – The Best Ways to Transfer Music from iPod to iPad

You may store thousands of music on iPod and want to transfer them to your new iPad for enjoy. It is workable if we transfer music from iPod to iPad though iTunes or iCloud , but these seem a little complicated on steps and have some limitations. For example, iTunes can only transfer the purchased music and iCloud has limitations for non Apple Music subscribers. So here we sort out 2 easiest ways to help you transfer music from iPod to iPad without any difficulties and limitations.

iPod Music to iPad



1. How to Transfer Music from iPod to iPad with Syncios iOS Music Transfer

The easiest and most convenient to transfer music from iPod to iPad is via Syncios iOS Music Transfer. Moreover, all your other data like contacts, messages, call log, photos, videos, apps, notes, ebooks etc also can be transferred effortlessly.

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Step 1: Download and install Syncios iOS Music Transfer, then launch it. You will see 4 modules displayed on the main screen. Click Start button under Phone to Phone transfer to enter iPod to iPad Transfer mode.

iPod to iPad Music Transfer

Step 2: Connect iPod and iPad to computer via two USB cables after get reminder window saying to connect your devices to computer first. Once these 2 devices successfully detected, they will be displayed like the picture shows. Please make sure that iPod is in the Source position and iPad is in the Target position. Otherwise, just click Flip button to change the position.

Step 3: Select the music or playlists you want to transfer from iPod to iPad. Then click Start Copy button to start transferring music from iPod to iPad. It will take a while until the transferring process ends.

Start Transferrring Music from iPod to iPad


2. How to Transfer Music from iPod to iPad with Syncios Free iOS Manager

Syncios Free iOS Manager is another good choice to help you transfer music from iPod to iPad. It is one of the easiest tools for data transfer and backup. In addition, Syncios Free iOS Manager is provided with other useful features like 4K online video downloader, online music downloader, video / audio converter, and ringtone maker.

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Step 1: Download and install Syncios Free iOS Manager on computer, then launch it.

Step 2: Connect iPod Touch to computer with USB cable. Syncios would display all music in your iPod Touch after successfully detected.

Step 3: Transfer Music from iPod to computer. Click Media tab and choose iPod Music from right panel. Then click Export button to backup iPod music to computer. After few seconds, you can find the exported iPod music on computer file location.

Step 4: Transfer Music from computer to iPad. Plug iPad into PC with USB cable. Click Media tab on the left panel of Syncios Free iOS Manager and choose the music you exported to computer. Then click Import button to start transferring music to iPad.

Syncios Free iOS Manager


3. How to Transfer Music from iPod to iPad with Dropbox

As we all know that Dropbox is a very useful service which helps us synchronize contents to Dropbox's servers and to other computers and devices on which users have installed Dropbox, so that to keep the same files up-to-date or synced on all devices. So you can use Dropbox to transfer music from iPod to iPad.

If you have iPod touch, you can install Dropbox App from Appstore or website and log in your registration email address, then select the music from iPod and upload them to Dropbox. After finishing uploading, you can go to Dropbox App on iPad and download the music you uploaded before.

If you want to transfer music from iPod nano, iPod shuffle or classic to iPad, you can connect iPod to computer via USB cable, then copy iPod music to computer and upload them through Dropbox webpage or App.

Step 1: Connect iPod to computer with USB cable. Here you can copy iPod music to computer.

Select Music from iPod

Step 2: Open Dropbox on browser or App and upload music from iPod device directly or from the copied iPod music on computer.

Upload Music to Dropbox from iPod

Step 3: Open Dropbox App if you have installed or webpage on iPad. Log in the same email address you entered on computer. Then you will find that all uploded iPod music is displayed on the page, right click the music files and click download to download the music you uploaded from iPod. After finishing downloading, all the iPod music is transferred to iPad successfully.

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iPod to iPad Music Transfer

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