Get music on iPod touch
Use the Music app to enjoy music stored on iPod touch as well as music streamed over the Internet. With an optional Apple Music subscription, you can listen to millions of songs ad-free and discover music together with friends.
WARNING: For important information about avoiding hearing loss, see Important safety information for iPod touch.
Get music to play on iPod touch in the following ways:
Become an Apple Music subscriber: With a subscription and a Wi-Fi connection, stream as much music as you like from the Apple Music catalog and your Music library. You can download songs, albums, and playlists, and share music with your friends. See Subscribe to Apple Music on iPod touch.
Note: You need a Wi-Fi connection to stream music. Services and features aren’t available in all regions, and features may vary by region.
Participate in Family Sharing: Purchase an Apple Music Family membership, and everyone in your Family Sharing group can enjoy Apple Music. See Use a shared Apple Music family membership.
Purchase music from the iTunes Store: See Get music, movies, TV shows, and more in the iTunes Store on iPod touch.
Sync music with Music (macOS Catalina) or iTunes (macOS 10.14 and earlier and Windows PCs) on your computer: See Sync iPod touch with your computer.
Listen to Beats 1: Beats 1 is a worldwide radio station broadcasting live on Apple Music. No subscription is required to listen to Beats 1.