Add Songs to an Old iPod

If you are a music lover, then you may still have your old iPod lying around in a drawer somewhere. And the reason why you probably don’t use it anymore is because it does not have all of your newer favorite songs.

The reason why it probably doesn’t have all the new songs is not because you ran out of storage or it stopped working altogether. It’s actually because the thought of reloading your iPod Shuffle, iPod Nano, or iPod Classic makes you overwhelmed.

Let’s face it. Most people don’t even want to go through the entire process of plugging their iPods to their computer, installing iTunes, and understanding how iTunes works to transfer music. It’s just too tedious.

But what if we told you there was a way to revive your old iPod and load it up with your favorite songs in less than thirty seconds? That’s right! Here’s how to put music on iPod without iTunes.

How to Add Songs to an Old iPod Without iTunes

If you are looking for a way to quickly add songs to your old iPod without iTunes, there are tonnes of ways. You can either try out these Roon alternatives or simply use WALTR 2.

WALTR 2 is a revolutionary desktop app for Windows and Mac that is especially designed to cater iOS users. You can use this lightning-fast app to instantly send hundreds of songs to any iPod model within seconds!

Just plug the app to your computer and drag and drop all your favorite songs to your iPod. It’s THAT easy. Don’t get how it works? Don’t worry. We have laid out all three steps in detail below. Yup, that’s right. It only takes three steps!

Step 1: Download and Install WALTR 2

Download and Install WALTR 2

WALTR 2 is absolutely free to download and comes with a free trial. If you like the app, you can purchase it along with 10 other premium apps by Softorino for a mere cost of $2.92 per month using their Universal License.

You can download the app on both Windows and Mac PC.


Step 2: Connect Your iPod to Your PC

Connect Your iPod to Your PC
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For the 1st and 2nd generation iPod, you will need a FireWire cable and a USB adapter to connect it to your PC. For later models that were released after 2004, you can use the USB lightning cable.

Once you connect your iPod to your PC, WALTR 2 will sync with your iPod right away, without iTunes.

Note: If you have an iPod Touch, you can connect it to WALTR 2 over Wi-Fi wirelessly. No need to use a cable.


Step 3: Drag & Drop the Music into WALTR 2

Drag & Drop the Music into WALTR 2

Just drag the music files from anywhere on your PC and drop them into WALTR 2. They will be magically transferred to your iPod.

No need to worry about non-compatible formats either because WALTR converts all formats into iOS-compatible formats on-the-fly.

An on-screen progress bar will indicate the transfer progress. You can send hundreds of music files at once and they will be transferred to your iPod within seconds. It’s that fast!



So go ahead and find that old iPod that is lying around somewhere in your drawers. Dust it off, and revive it by adding all of your new favorite tracks by using WALTR 2.

You don’t have to carry your phone with you on your walks anymore just because you need music. You can simply take along your iPod to enjoy a relaxing walk with your favorite music.

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