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Using iPod as a Mobile Battery Charger [closed]

Is there anyway to make my (3rd gen i believe?) iPod touch output power? Preferably by a vanilla app, jailbreak, or another method that doesn't require tearing it apart. It current is sitting in my ...
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Safe to charge USB devices while doing other power-consuming tasks?

I just recently got an iPod, and I completely forgot that without an adapter you have to hook it up to your computer by USB port to charge it, sync, etc. I currently have it plugged into the front USB ...
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How to add an RSS feed to ITunes for Windows

I have a URL to a podcast RSS feed. The RSS feed is being served from the public folder of my dropbox account. It's a feed that I maintain myself. This is not a podcast in the iTunes store. I'm ...
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Mounting an iPod Touch 4th Gen in Linux

So bastically long story short I edited the Springboard boot to include a 5 second sleep to try and balance the load time and got it stuck in an infinite boot and what I need is a way to mount the ...
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Ubuntu, KDE: How to mount iPod HFS+ partition read/write using a matching udev / udisks2 / libsolid rule?

I can sucessfully mount a journalled HFS+ partition in Ubuntu 14.04 from an iPod using the steps from following answer: http://superuser.com/a/365270 However, using these mount commands manually or ...
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Banshee doesn't copy music to iTouch, even though it says it has

I'm trying to put music stored on my computer, onto the iTouch, using Banshee. I drag and drop the album I want to put onto the iTouch, and it says it's copying, and goes up to 100%, and says it's ...
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restore Jailbroken iPod touch 4g by ipsw file [closed]

I've read almost 20 articles about restoring iPod touch 4g but none of them actually helped me. I know DFU mode and i know shift + restore and selecting ipsw file path. But while itunes extracts the ...
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Copy Photo from iPod to MacBook using Apple Software

I'm trying to pull a photo off my iPod. The iPod is connected to my MacBook. I don't usually use photos, so I'm struggling. The iPod is showing up under iTunes, but there's no "Photo" category. So I ...
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Error codes when trying to manually backup iPod

I'm attempting to backup all of the music from my 80GB iPod Classic to my Windows Vista computer. My old computer (originally linked to this iPod with a backed up copy of all music) died on me, so ...
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Ipod Touch will not connect with correct driver

When I plug in my Ipod Touch it does not install the correct driver to talk to it. When following the instructions here: http://support.apple.com/kb/TS1538, I was given this error " The Folder you ...
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Driver not recognized with Windows Guest VirtualBox and Ipod Nano

I'm having a driver problem with my ipod nano. I'm trying to connect my nano to my windows guest vbox with a linux host. Although the system is recognizing the nano, it says that there is a driver ...
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Is there a way to use a 4th generation ipod touch with broken LCD… like from your computer?

My friend gave me a broken iPod that he found and I'd like to mess w/ it before I fix it, like possibly see who owns it, and see if they want it before I fix it. I was wondering if there's a way I ...
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Transferring filesystem-structured music collection to ipod

I have a rather large music collection organized like music/<artist>/<album>/<track>-<title>.<fmt>, mostly mp3. However, the tagging is rather inconsistent, as on the PC ...
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Best strategy for using iTunes on VirtualBox

The scenario I'm a Mac user A friend of mine bought an iPod She is an Ubuntu user and by no means she wants to go back to Windows She doesn't have the money for a Mac Frankly, there's no real open ...
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iPod not connecting to Windows 7 PC

I have an old iPod which is not connected to my Windows 7 PC. I have iTunes in my PC but still nothing works. Actually I have't use it in last one month, yesterday I have try to ON it but battery is ...
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itunes and ipod music files corrupted

I synchronised my ipod with PC as normal and now have a strange problem – lots of the songs on my ipod are now labelled incorrectly, ie. if I select a Rihanna song and press play it plays another ...
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How do I download iTunes podcasts to my iPod?

I'm going on holiday tomorrow and I won't have Internet, so I downloaded 40 podcasts from iTunes. I've plugged in my iPod and booted up iTunes, but it won't sync them. It's synched my newest music, ...
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Can't enter proxy credentials in Apple iTunes; all apps deleted

I have been using iTunes to automatically sync apps on my iPod Touch 5th gen. My computer is behind a proxy which I have no access to directly, but I have credentials. So I can't get anyone to allow ...
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LXDE - what command is isued when “eject” icon is pressed to umount FS

Hello I have Fedora 16 with LXDE and I want to connect ipod shuffle 2nd gen 1GB. According to this page ipod shuffle led blinking codes when amber LED is blinking this means that device is accessing ...
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Import custom equalizer in iPod

After searching on Google if there's any way to import custom equalizers to an iPod, I found nothing. But since this is SU, maybe someone knows a little hack to get it working. If possible, I would ...
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My iPod classic won't load music from my new computer [closed]

The machine I used to sync my iPod classic to recently died an untimely death. Fortunately I had a backup of my music library and restored that to a replacement computer which I have authorized ...
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iPod headphone to USB adapter

I have a set of headphones that have controls specifically designed for the iPhone, that is, they send signals through the 3.5mm cable and they are interpreted by the iPhone. I would like to connect ...
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iPod Touch 3rd gen [closed]

I'm looking to buy a 3rd gen iPod Touch, largely for the portable music aspect. However, playing games is fun, so I wanted to check how out of date the iOS on the 3rd gen version will be. How far can ...
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Ipod classic does not detect in itunes or my computer

i think my ipod may have had the settings changed from windows to mac, now my ipod is not detected by itunes or my computer. how can i restore the factory settings on my ipod without using itunes or ...
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Unable to restore my iPod

I have been trying to update the firmware of my iPod Touch in vain. iTunes is constantly displaying errors (error 3194) and the inbuilt restore feature just causes the Apple logo to be displayed. Can ...
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Why do I need to eject an ipod before disconnecting it?

Is there any good reason that I need to wait for iTunes to give me permission to remove an iPod from my computer?
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Connecting an iPod being used as a Drive to a computer without iTunes

I have enabled disk mode on my iPod Classic which allows me to put normal files on it through windows Explorer. I need to be able to transfer some files onto a computer at school which may or may not ...
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One PC, 4 iOS Devices, 4 iCloud Accounts?

I have one PC running iTunes, my iPhone, and one iPod for each of three kids. Ideally I would like the iPhone to use my iCloud account and each iPod to use an iCloud account specific to each kid. ...
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iPod sync issue

I just upgraded my computer from Windows XP to Windows 7. I upgraded my iPod and when I plug my iPod into my computer I get the message "iTunes Library.ITL cannot be read because it was created by a ...
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Is the Zune HD's audio card better or worse than the iPod touch's? [closed]

Firstly, if this is the wrong site to ask this question I apologize, but I didn't see one for "music players" on the stack exchange website :) After reading a few people online say that music playing ...
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Uploading my ITunes music that I saved on a flash drive to ITunes on my new computer then downloading it to my Ipod Touch

I had an old computer with Windows XP. I transferred all my music, at least I hoped I had to a flash drive. Also, my computer kept giving me error messages that it could no longer sync to my Ipod ...
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Duplicate iTunes podcast folder – which one is correct?

Recently a extra podcast "tab" (for lack of a better word) appeared in iTunes after I subscribed to a couple of podcasts via RSS. Only the new podcasts show in that new tab (I'll call it Tab 2). All ...
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Is it possible to use my ipod with my PC's internet without wifi?

Currently I only have a modem but no wifi, if I plug my ipod to my PC via the usb port, it still doesn't allow me to use the PC's internet. Is this possible to do? I just want to use my ipod to video ...
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iPod Classic not syncing all library content?

My iPod Classic 160 GB, late 2009, has stopped syncing library content (using iTunes ver 10.6.1). The iPod still has 135.8 GB free memory. I have many Audible books in the "Books" library, but only ...
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The Podcast category has disappeared from library in iTunes

The 'Podcast' category has disappeared from the 'Library' in my iTunes library. This means that I can't download any podcasts and the auto update function isn't working. My existing podcasts are ...
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I've purchased an audiobook from iTunes but it will not allow me to put it on my iPod

I've just purchased an audiobook from the iTunes Store for my son. Sadly, iTunes will not allow me to transfer the book to his iPod. It gives a warning message saying it could could not transfer the ...
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Would it harm a USB device (like an iPod) if it's plugged in while a laptop goes into sleep or hibernate mode?

I have my iPod syncing/charging right now. Is it safe to keep the device plugged into the laptop via the USB cable and close the lid and allow it to go into sleep or hibernate mode?
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Deactivate itunes to synchronize my ipod touch

What settings have I to do in iTunes to avoid changing my ipod clock ? When I connected my ipod to PC, automatically iTunes starts and sync. During sync-ing, iTunes change my ipod clock. How to ...
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How do I copy all the songs off my iPod (nano 4g) to my computer for free

Okay, here's my issue. My old computer recently died, and I want to copy all my music from my iPod to my computer. I've done this before using ephPod, however it didn't seem to work this time. Does ...
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Can I find out the time an iPod was (dis)connected?

A friends iPod was taken while the iPod was connected to a computer and charging via USB. It would really help to find the person who took it if we knew what time the iPod was disconnected at. Is ...
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Put MP3s on an Ipod Nano (3rd-gen) without iTunes

I was given a 3rd-gen Nano and love it as a simple MP3 player but I'm not an Apple user and don't want to have to set up iTunes on Windows just to manage MP3s on the device. Are there reputable tools ...
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Backing up files from an older Ipod (60G) - Photos are not being copied

My wife's computer died. Her ipod lives. It hadn't been used for some time It's an older 60G (thick case). I am trying to copy all files from the Ipod to the PC. I tried several programs, including a ...
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Extracting movies from an iPod [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Transferring Music from iPod to iTunes? I have a number of movies on an iPod classic. If you sync an iPod with iTunes, it will erase all data that is not in the iTunes ...
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Reinstalling Windows and iPod Shuffle Music

I have to reinstall Windows, which means I'll lose my library. I have all of the music I want on my iPod Shuffle, however, when I reinstall iTunes and load up my iPod, will it require me to restart my ...
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How to merge several audio tracks into one track (for an iPod)?

I don't have the original CD anymore and I don't want to see all the tracks, it was a speech and it created a track every minute - so the hour has 60 tracks (and I did this for about 100 CDs) so my ...
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How to get rid of iPod Photo Cache on my desktop

On my iMac I get am empty folder "iPod Photo Cache" on my desktop each time I sync my iPhone through iTunes. How I can permanently get rid of this?
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iTunes not syncing TV Shows bought on Store to iPod Touch 4G with 5.x

Syncing with iTunes 10.5.2 on a Mac; I selected the shows (Season 2 of Modern Family) and tried to sync, but it only started copying an episode of Psych. Thoughts?
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Unable to copy large video files from iOS device to Windows XP machine

Connecting my iOS5 iPhone 3GS to a Windows XP SP3 machine brings up the "Microsoft Scanner and Camera Wizard," which fails to copy large (>1 GB) videos with the error: The current picture could ...
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How to store music files on Time Capsule yet get fast sync speeds when syncing iPod to PC?

I have moved all my media files (about 500GB worth) to a 2TB Time Capsule that also functions as my wireless router. The goal was to centralize all my media files so they could be accessed from ...
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Removing photo of CD album cover from iTunes library on my computer

I cannot remove a photo from my iTunes library to replace it with a another one and then sync the latest photo with my iPod. The original photo seems to be embedded in the iTunes library and I cannot ...