Questions tagged [ipod]

Questions about managing and syncing your iPod with your computer, and related topics. Questions about using the iPod that do not involve a computer are off topic and belong on AskDifferent.

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iTunes not syncing complete playlists to iPod classic [migrated]

I have 1015 songs in the My Top Rated playlist on iTunes on my Mac. Only 568 will sync to my iPod classic. I have checked that all the songs are 5 star rated and made sure that the "rules" ...
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Is there a way of accessing a locked ipod using winfsp for windows 7... map a drive to ipod root?

My son cannot remember his password but has tons of pictures. I was hoping to use something similiar to FUSE on a Windows 7 PC to access the file system without a password. I have no clue what I'm ...
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Is there an iTunes setting to show music not already on iPod?

Is there a setting or some kind of user-script I can use to view all songs that aren't already on my iPod (from within iTunes, I'm sure there'a a command line way to just compare the files). I often ...
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Restore an iPod classic without a Mac

I'm trying to install RockBox on an old iPod classic (5th gen, video version). Ubuntu recognized my iPod but RockBox did not, so I inspected the content of the iPod and found 3 partitions, two little ...
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iPod classic not recognized by Windows 10

I have a 6th generation (latest) iPod classic. It was perfectly recognized by Windows 10 until a few weeks ago. Now when I plug it in my pc nothing happens (the iPod enters charging status but no ...
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manually adding/removing songs from iPod using ITunes

I have been trying to update the music on my 3rdGen iPod, copying from my iTunes library. I have given up on using the "sync" options because of unpredictable behavior (for example, after taking hours ...
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How to extract playlists from an iPod with corrupted file system?

I have a 160 GB iPod Classic. I am a Windows user (Windows 7 64 Bit.) Yesterday I decided add some more music. Before opening iTunes, I wanted to try some alternative iPod managers. I tried to delete ...
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Accidentally hit "Yes" to scan and fix iPod

Like more than a few other users, I kept getting the "Scan and fix this drive" pop up whenever I'd plug my iPod into my computer. A few weeks ago I accidentally hit "Yes" and now the device is no ...
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Keep ipod classic settings on new pc

I use iPod classic with the latest iTunes on a Windows XP pc. Itl file and all music files are on a USB drive. Now I have a new Windows 10 pc and I'd like to use it to manage iTunes. I already ...
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Get files off iPhone (iPad/iPod/etc) without using the Internet?

My daughter had a school assignment where she needed to talk to someone in Spanish and send a recording to her school. I used my iPhone, the files are too big to email, and am trying to figure out ...
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Error when booting iPod Video 5G after installing SD card

I bought a used iPod video (A1136) as a project piece to install an SSD in and run Rockbox. I bought a ZIF>CF>SD adapter and am using a 128GB SD Card. I got everything connected correctly and the ...
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Disable gapless playback of mp3 audiobooks on iPod Shuffle

I have an iPod Shuffle that I use exclusively for audiobooks. I am trying to import several CDs worth of MP3 audiobook chapters. Using iTunes 12.1 for Windows, I copy the MP3s to the iPod. It decides ...
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How can I transfer a file to an iPod without an internet connection? [closed]

I have a .p12 certificate file I would like to install in an iPod. How can I transfer this file without having a connection to the internet? iTunes 12 is installed. If I need to use an app, that's ...
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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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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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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 song....
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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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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 is not detected 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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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 has stopped syncing library content properly. Its Specs 160 GB HD with 135 GB + still free Late 2009 purchase iTunes ver 10.6.1 Additional Info I have many Audible books in the "...
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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 library....
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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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