How to Transfer Songs From My iPod to My Cell Phone

By Stephen A. Powell

Connect your cell phone and iPod to the computer using their USB adapters.
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Listening to music saved on a media-capable cell phone can be convenient if you do not wish to carry your Apple iPod. Because the iPod acts as a removable storage disk, you can transfer music stored on the device to your phone and other USB-enabled hardware. Performing a device-to-device transfer takes a matter of seconds once you properly edit the iPod's settings in iTunes.

Connect the iPod and cell phone to your computer using their USB adapters. Launch iTunes if it does not load automatically upon the iPod's connection.

Click the iPod's device icon in the iTunes "Source" pane.

Check "Enable Disk Use" from the "Summary" tab if it is not already selected.

Open the iPod's device icon in your computer's file manager.

Open the cell phone's device icon in a separate file manager window.

Drag and drop the iPod's music from its window into the cell phone's file folder.