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Chapter 2 Music Features 17
Importing Music into Your Computer
To listen to music on iPod, you first need to get that music into iTunes on your
There are three ways of getting music and other audio into iTunes:
Â Purchase music, audiobooks, and videos, or download podcasts online from the
Â Import music from audio CDs.
Â Add music and other audio that’s already on your computer to the iTunes library.
Purchasing Songs and Downloading Podcasts Using the iTunes Store
If you have an Internet connection, you can easily purchase and download songs,
albums, audiobooks, and videos online using the iTunes Store. You can also subscribe
to and download podcasts, radio-style audio shows.
To purchase music online using the iTunes Store, you set up an Apple account in
iTunes, find the songs you want, and then buy them. If you already have an Apple
account, or if you have an America Online (AOL) account (available in some countries
only), you can use that account to sign in to the iTunes Store and buy songs.
Note: You don’t need an iTunes Store account to download or subscribe to podcasts.
To sign in to the iTunes Store:
m Open iTunes and then:
Â If you already have an iTunes account, choose Store > Sign In.
Â If you don’t already have an iTunes account, choose Store > Create Account and follow
the onscreen instructions to set up an Apple account or enter your existing Apple
account or AOL account information.