You got your first iPod now how do you download songs onto an iPod?

Many would reply that's the question, but what's the answer? Once you learn how to properly download songs onto your iPod this question will seem extremely easy.

I have comprised a step by step tutorial that will teach you the in's and outs of downloading all of your favorite songs to your iPod device. I have tried my best to keep these steps completely simple and easy to follow.

Things You Will Need

iPod USB cable

Step 1

If this is your first time signing onto your iPod, itunes will prompt you automatically. You need to download itunes first, before you can begin putting any songs to the device. Connecting your ipod to your computer via the USB cable that it came with will help you to automatically be able to sync your ipod to itunes.

Step 2

Next, you are going to open up the itunes software. Click on the itunes store to view the wide array of songs and movies that they offer.

Step 3

Choose any song from the list that may look like something that you would enjoy to listen to. There are songs that are free, and some which costs close to 99 cents. Make sure you peruse over all the songs before making a selection.

Step 4

After you have made your selection you will see the song downloading right on the screen of your IPod.

Step 5

You will then be prompted to put the songs you downloaded into a playlist so you can easily access them at a later time.

Step 6

One mistake that many people make in downloading songs to their Ipod device is not allowing the download to finish completely. If you halt the download in the middle of what it is doing. The song will then become corrupted and you will have to discard it and start all over again.

Step 7

Once your download has been completed successfully simply hit "Eject" and remove the ipod from its charger position.

Step 8

When you want to do further downloads, after your first trial run, you have to add files to the library and sync your ipod.

Step 9

Listen and enjoy!

Step 10

Repeat steps whenever you want to download new songs to your iPod.

As long as you follow these 10 steps then your question of how do you download songs onto an iPod will be answered, and you should not incur any problems. IPods are a great thing to have to listen to music on the go, and to share brand new songs with your friends and family.

Do not get discouraged if you find yourself not being able to properly download the files when you first start using your iPod. After a few trial runs and following our step by step procedures you will be on your way to enjoying your favorite songs, and downloading will start to be the least of your worries. If you ever have a question about downloading songs in the future, feel free to refer back for help in this situation. Enjoy your iPod.

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