Combining a data card and a music gadget is what many of you would have wanted. Yes, it is possible that your iPod can be used as a hard drive or flash drive to store and transfer data files. Conveniently carry your files and music on one device. Combine work and play.
For transferring music files to iPod use iTunes but you will not be able to see the songs iTunes copies to your iPod.
Follow these steps to use iPod as a hard drive. Connect your iPod to your computer, open iTunes and select iPod icon in the source pane. Click on the summary tab and select “enable disk use” or “manually manage songs and videos”. For automatically updating your iPod with the iTunes library select “Enable disk use”.
If you have the iPod shuffle, click on “enable disk use” checkbox and set the Storage Allocation slider to show the amount you require for audio files and the amount you want to be used for data files.
The iPod disk icon appears on desktop and in Finder window and My Computer/Computer in Windows. Double click on icon and drag files to or from iPod window to copy them. Be careful to eject iPod first before disconnecting it from your computer.