Transfer Apple Music to iPod Touch (1-7 Generation)

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How to Transfer Apple Music to iPod Touch (1-7 Generation)

It's sad for iPod users whose iPod has no support for syncing Apple Music songs, such as iPod nano, iPod shuffle and iPod touch 4th generation. Those cheaper iPods can not authenticate an Apple Music subscription via wifi since they don't have wifi capabilities. And there is another problem, how can iPod users keep their Apple music tracks after the subscribtion expires? Now in this tutorial, we will show you the best way to download Apple music tracks to iPod Touch without quality loss.

Part 1. Download Apple Music Tracks for Offline Listening

How to make Apple Music available for iPod touch? As we all know that the Apple Music tracks are M4P format which is really just an AAC file that's copy-protected using a proprietary DRM technology created by Apple. So you can not open the M4P files without Apple music app. However, now we have better options. Here we recommend Apple Music Converter for you. It is a powerful audio converter that can download songs from Apple Music and convert them to MP3/AAC/FLAC/WAV format, so you can easily listen to these songs on you iPod Touch, iPhone or even android phones.

Features of Apple Music Converter:

  • Record iTunes M4P music, audiobooks, Apple Music
  • Convert Apple Music files to MP3/AAC/FLAC/WAV
  • Convert iTunes audio at 10X faster speed with lossless quality
  • Keep ID3 Tags information after conversion
  • Easy-to-use with an intuitive and streamlined user interface;
  • Enjoy free update & technical support
apple music converter

Step 1: Launch Apple Music Converter

Please install and launch Apple Music Converter on computer as your first step. Then Click the '+ Add' to load all your iTunes files, included Apple Music you bought. (iTunes should be installed.)

launch apple music converter

Step 2: Select Apple Music to Download and Convert

TuneCable will display your iTunes Library and Playlist on a pop up window. You just need to select Apple Music songs which you preferred for downloading. Simply check the checkbox of the songs and click 'OK' to confirm your selection.

Add files

Step 3: Set the Output Format of Converting Apple Music

Click 'Settings' icon from the menu bar to make settings of Apple Music. TuneCable provide four output formats (MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV format). You can set up the Output Path, Output Quality, Conversion Mode, and other parameters. Once you make up the settings, just close the window.

convert settings

Step 4: Start to Download & Convert Apple Music

Now you can check up your selected music then click 'Convert' to start the process. TuneCable can convert these Apple Music songs in 10x speed which can be real quick!

start to convert apple music click convert to start

Step 5: View Converted Apple Music History

After conversion, please go to 'Converted' module to check your conversion audio files. TuneCable supports to edit the tag after conversion. Or you can open the output folder directly.

conversion history

Notice: For trial users, TuneCable only allows to convert the first 3 minutes of each song. To enjoy the complete Apple music tracks for offline listening, please buy the full version!

Part 2. Transfer Apple Music Tracks to iPod Touch

If you have already joined Apple Music subscription, you can access the millions of Apple Music songs directly on your iPod touch 5th/6th gen as long as you have you're signed in to Apple Music with the same Apple ID. Once you stop subscription, all the music you downloaded from Apple Music are gone forever. However, if you have downloaded and converted your Apple music tracks as in Part 1, now you can follow the steps below to easily transfer your downloaded Apple music tracks or any other songs from computer to iPod Touch.

Features of Syncios iPod Manager:

  • Support to transfer, edit, backup, manage, view mobile data.
  • One click backup and restore phone data.
  • Selectively transfer files between computer and phones.
  • Download videos from 100+ video sharing sites.
  • Handy tools: Audio converter, video converter, ringtone maker, GIF maker, file explorer, etc.
  • Fully compatible with latest iOS and Android devices.
Syncios Manager

Step 1: Run Apple Music to iPod Transfer and Connect it with iPod Touch

Plug your iPod into your computer with USB cable, then launch Apple Music to iPod Transfer.

Apple Music to iPod Transfr

Step 2: Start Transferring or Copying Converted Apple Music tracks to iPod Touch

Simply press "Media" tab on the left panel of Apple Music to iPod Transfer. Then click "Add" to browse the converted Apple Music tracks or playlists on your computer you want to import to your iPod touch. After finding them, click "Open" to import the converted Apple Music tracks or playlists from your computer to iPod.

Import Apple Music Files to iPod

After copy or transfer the Apple Music tracks or playlists to your iPod, you can enjoy Apple Music more freely without worrying about canceling the subscription. What is more, it is very convenient to listen to Apple Music songs with iPod while traveling or exercising.


This article shows you how to transfer your Apple music tracks to iPod Touch on the easiest way. By converting the Apple Music songs to popular audio file with Apple Music Converter, you are able to transfer and listen to the Apple Music songs on about any device you like including iPod touch, iPod shuffle, iPod nano, MP3 Player, Xbox One, etc. What's more, you can still listen to the music that you downloaded from Apple Music earlier even if you cancel the subscription. Isn't it fantastic? Now download the software and give it a try!