How to Transfer Music from iPod touch 5 to iPhone 5

January 7, 2013 / Posted by Tony on Supported Devices

It is true that iPod touch 5, as a born entertaining device, is the best music player one can get in the market since the fall of Zune. However, in most cases, users tend to use iPhone 5 instead of iPod touch 5 for musical entertainment. Even though iPod touch 5 may provide users better audio effects on listening to songs than iPhone 5, it fails to provide users phone calling functions. Who won’t choose a powerhouse mobile like iPhone5 over a professional MP3 player like iPod touch 5? However, unless users can find a method to transfer music from iPod touch 5 to iPhone 5, they will need to pay for the same music song on iPod touch 5 twice so as to play it on iPhone 5. Then are there any methods to transfer music from iPod touch 5 to computer?

iPhone 5 and music

Of course users can manage music transference from iPod touch 5 to iPhone 5 in certain ways. In fact, two methods will be covered in this post to enable users transfer music from iPod touch 5 to iPhone 5. With those methods, users can not only manage music transference from iPod touch 5 to iPhone 5 to back up iPod songs easily, but also take full advantage of the music transference process to make room for new iPod music in a simple way. Besides that, users can enjoy the benefits brought by the music transference from iPod touch 5 to iPhone 5 with those methods.

Method One: Download iPod touch 5 Purchases

As an iPod transfer with state-of-art performance, iTunes can be utilized to manage music transference from iPod touch 5 to iPhone 5 on certain occasions. Generally speaking, Apple allows users to download purchased iPod touch 5 music songs for free on the conditions that the songs are still on sales. In this manner, users are allowed to transfer iPod touch 5 music songs to computer and then sync the music from computer to iPhone 5. Of course, the iPod touch 5 and the iPhone 5 shall share the same Apple ID.

Music from iPod touch 5 to iPhone 5: Authorize the computer

Authorize the computer

Download and launch latest iTune. Open it and choose “Authorize This Computer” option in the drop-down menu of “Store” button. Then enter Apple ID to manage the authorizing process.

Music from iPod touch 5 to iPhone 5: Find iPod touch 5 music

Find purchased iPod music

Click “iTunes Store” tab to enter into the iTunes Store and choose “Music” tab. Find the purchased iPod music and click “Buy Album” button to download them one by one to iTunes.

Music from iPod touch 5 to iPhone 5: Sync to iPhone 5

Sync to iPhone 5

After that, connect iPhone 5 to the computer. Choose those downloaded iPod touch 5 music and select “Sync iPhone xxx” option in the drop-down menu of “File” button to sync  the music to iPhone 5.

Method Two: Transfer with Leawo iTransfer

Due to the limitations posed by iTunes, Leawo iTransfer is created to help users manage music transference from iPod touch 5 to iPhone 5 in an easy way. In fact, Leawo iTransfer not only allows users to transfer music of all kinds from iPod touch 5 to iPhone 5 but manage the music transference even when the iPod touch 5 and the iPhone 5 use different Apple IDs. When taking full advantage of Leawo iTransfer, users can transfer iPod touch 5 music songs to iPhone 5 with just a few clicks. However, users must install iTunes beforehand to make sure Leawo iTransfer works.

LMusic from iPod touch 5 to iPhone 5: Leawo iTransfer

Get Leawo iTransfer

 Download and launch latest Leawo iTransfer to make sure iOS 6 devices can be supported. Connect iPod touch 5 to the computer, open Leawo iTransfer and later connect iPhone 5 to the computer. Then both devices can be recognized by the iPod transfer.

Music from iPod touch 5 to iPhone 5: Choose iPhone 5 music

Choose iPod touch 5 music

Click iPod icon in the panel and choose “Music” tab to list all iPod touch 5 music songs available in the right section.  Choose the music needed to be transferred from iPod touch 5 to iPhone 5, right click them one by one and select “iPhone xxx” in the drop-down menu of “Transfer to”.

Music from iPod touch 5 to iPhone 5: Transfer music

Start music transference

After all those steps, Leawo iTransfer will start the music transference from iPod touch 5 to iPhone 5 automatically. As the transference ends, iPod touch 5 music songs turn out to be available on iPhone 5.  

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Extended Knowledge

iPhone 5 is the speculative name for the sucessor to Apple’s iPhone 4S. Apple have invited press to an event at Apple’s Cupertino campus in the USA for the announcement on September 12th. It runs the new iOS 6 software unveiled by Apple.

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