Due to storage space or only wanting to listen to selected music, you might not want to transfer or automatically sync your entire music MP3 collection to your Apple iOS iPhone or iPad. Here is a simple tutorial on how to individually select and manually transfer your mp3 files to your iDevices, this enables you to avoid syncing all your files.
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Click on your device, in the summary page, check ‘Manually manage music and video’ and then click on the ‘Apply’ button. Confirm to apply the settings. Watch the simple video tutorial I’ve created.
To transfer mp3 to your device, just drag and drop the mp3 to the ‘Music’ list.
Download Free Apple iTunes Media Player for iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad
I used to be a huge Winamp fan until they release version 5, which is a disaster. I don’t even know where to begin with, the user interface is user unfriendly, the buttons are tiny and the music list appears to be everywhere.
When they say Apple is good at producing user friendly interface, they are right. iTunes is an amazing piece of music player, apart from syncing photos, music, contacts, calendars between your iPod and iPhone, it is possibly the best music player in the market, and its free! Download Apple iTunes 8.1 for Windows and Mac!
iTunes is a free application for Mac and PC. It plays all your digital music and video. It syncs content to your iPod, iPhone, and Apple TV. And it’s an entertainment superstore that stays open 24/7. What’s new in iTunes 8.1:
- Rip your music collection from your CDs to mp3 or aac
- Burn music to a CD
- BackUp your entire music collection
- Sharing over a Network
- Listen to Streaming Radio