How to Download Music to My USB Drive

By KR Knowlin

Digital music comes in a variety of audio formats that you can save and download to hard drives, CDs and portable storage devices like USB drives and memory cards. USB drives are compatible with many computers, digital cameras, video gaming systems and other devices. USB thumb drives also come in a host of storage sizes, so choose one that best fits your needs.

Step 1

Plug the USB drive into a USB slot on your computer.

Step 2

Click the "Start" menu. Select the "Computer" folder.

Step 3

Double-click on the USB drive icon. A window representing the USB drive will open.

Step 4

Click the "Start" button again.Locate the folder on your hard drive that contains the music you want to download.

Step 5

Drag and drop the music files to the window representing the USB drive.

Tips & Warnings

  • If you want to download a music file from the Internet to the USB drive, first save the file to your computer's hard drive, then carry out the steps in the article.