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Error message “iPod is disabled. Try again in 22,236,924 minutes.”

I think my son was trying to guess the passcode! What do I do?? I can't wait 42 years!
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How do I change my iPod's name?

I am trying to change the name of an iPod I bought off the Internet. I changed it in iTunes, and that seemed to work fine, but when I look at "About" in "Settings" it still has the old name. Any ...
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AppleCare on the prizes from the new iPad contest?

This question could technically go on meta, but I think it makes more sense here on AskDifferent proper. So the new iPad contest was awesome. I even won something. Here's the question: When I go to ...
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In the event of a Jailbreak, Which I'm considering, What website/s should I trust? And do the risks out weigh the benefits?

Some of my friends have jailbroken their Apple devices, but I'm not sure myself. Here, I'll give you some background info: I got my Ipod 4th Gen. as a Christmas present last year from my parents, and ...
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Using an iPod 4G dock with an iPhone 4

When I bought my first iPod, a 4G model, in the box there were also a dock. Can I use that dock, connected to a wall plug, to recharge my iPhone 4?
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Music disappears from iPod Classic after disconnecting from computer

I've got a somewhat puzzling problem here (or at least, I find it puzzling). I'm going to go into great detail in the hope that it helps someone to point me in the right direction, and also in the ...
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old iPod touch 1.1.4 youtube app hasn't worked since Sept 2011 or so

I've been happy with my jailbroken iPod touch and didn't want to upgrade beyond 1.1.4. However, since late last year, perhaps September, the YouTube application hasn't worked, giving the uninformative ...
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Where is “search” on the iPod nano 6th gen?

I just won a 6th generation iPod nano at an auction, so I didn't get the box or the instructions. I've mostly figure it out, except I can't figure out where they hid search. I had it on my old nano ...
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How smart is iTunes or iPhone's shuffle function?

Is iTunes shuffle function is just a programming language random() function or it's smarter than that? Does it use play count, skip count and other parameters to play better songs first?
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How can I prevent certain tracks from going to iPod?

I manually put music onto my iPod by dragging albums over from the library in iTunes. For some albums, I don't want all of the tracks to copy over to the iPod - for example, audio commentaries and ...
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Colorware with Apple Products

Could someone who has, or knows someone who has, used Colorware for an Apple product comment on their experiece? I'm thinking about getting an third-generation iPad colored through Colorware, as they ...
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How can I copy a playlist from my iPod to iTunes?

I have some playlists which exist on my iPod only; I lost them in iTunes the last time I did a backup. How can I get these (non-smart) playlists out of the iPod, and restore them to iTunes? I have a ...
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How to search more magazines in Apple Newsstand on iPod?

When I open Newsstand on Apple iPod, I don't find any magazines other than the featured ones, is it possible to find more magazines using the Store part of Newsstand?
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iPod not syncing from iTunes library

I have ~350 GB of music. I recently bought a iPod Classic (160 GB). When I try to sync the iPod with my computer, it produces a "Not enough space" error, and copies no music to the iPod. I would ...
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How do I install the mobile version of Google Chrome on my iPod touch 4th generation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you install Google Chrome on an iOS Device I want to install Chrome on my iPod touch 4th generation. How do I do that?
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iPod touch 4G is stuck and cannot be restarted

My iPod Touch 4G got stuck while syncing with iTunes on a Mac Mini. I canceled the sync using the slider on the iPod but "Canceling sync" remained on the screen. I was able to open some apps, but ...
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How can I keep my iPhone / iPods cooler in a hot vehicle?

Sometimes I have to leave my phone in a hot car and don't have any other options other than leaving it in a locked car in the summer heat. What are ways to keep the phone cooler and not overheat it or ...
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Can I remove the clip of the iPod nano 6G?

Is there a (non-brute-force) way to remove the clip-part of the iPod nano 6G? I find, I don't use it and it add clunkiness. Also it's a bit scratched since it's the only part not protected by a ...
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Can't sync smart playlists that contains podcasts

I have a smart playlist that pulls the latest podcasts, however when I try to sync the playlist to my Shuffle 4th gen, nothing happens. Smart playlists with "normal" audio files, syncs fine. Anyone ...
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What do I do with an old, dead iPod? [closed]

I have a third generation iPod classic from 2005 (20GB). Nothing catastrophic has happened to it, but it has sat in a box in the basement for the past two years. When it went into the box, it worked, ...
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Automatically convert video podcasts to “ipod or iphone version”

I'm downloading a regular video podcast for use on my ipod. I like that the podcasts download automatically, but the problem is that I have to manually select all the videos I want to sync and then ...
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How to change time zone on iPod touch 4?

How can I change the time zone on my iPod touch? Presently it shows Eastern time zone, but I am on the west coast for a bit and it still shows East coast time.
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iPod Classic 5.5 160Gb Euro Volume Cap

I've just bought an iPod Classic 5.5, and the volume is too low. I have searched through google and, though i find a lot of people with the same problem, i can't seem to find a solution. and no, it's ...
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How do I disable the “Syncing iPod. Do not disconnect.” warning in iTunes?

When syncing my iPod to iTunes, I always get this message: I've had my iPod for several years now and I'd like to disable that warning, so I can see what's copying, how long it will take, etc., ...
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Why do no external iPad/iPhone batteries charge via a dock connector?

There are many external battery packs which have a USB port for charging your iPad or iPhone on the go. But they all seem to be charged via a Micro USB port themselves, rather than a dock connector. ...
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iPod Dock Charge Adapter

I have a nice stereo system that can dock and charge an iPod Nano 2nd generation. I also have an iPod Touch 4 and a 6th gen Nano (or something). The old docks charge using the firewire pin out and ...
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Extracting text notes from an iOS 5 backup file?

So, I have backuped my ipod touch ios 5, and downgraded to iOS 4.1 (the only with SHSH available) Now i can't restore my backup to iOS 4... I am only interested to my notes, do I have anyway to ...
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I saved my iOS 5 SHSH with TinyUmbrella, and now I have 4.1 shsh too?

Basically I launched "Save SHSH" from TinyUmbrella (for the first time ever), and now n Saved SHSHs for iPod Touch list i get iPod 3G 4.1 Does this mean I can downgrade to iOS 4.1? How is this ...
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iPod Reverse Tethering via USB

I want to use my computer's net connection for my iPod Touch via USB cable. Creating a wireless AP is not an option as I do not want to setup an AP. iPod Touch - IOS5.x Computer - Win7 Bonus - OSX ...
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Has Apple solved the problem of new iPods not charging on old Bose docks?

New ipod classic (purchased 2-25-12 from Target) DOES charge on our OLD Bose dock (pleasant surprise) whereas ipods purchased 1-2 years ago do not. I am vaguely aware that the non-charging situation ...
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iPod Nano (6th Generation) Lyrics Support

I'm thinking of getting an iPod Nano (6th Generation) and I'm not sure if it has support for lyrics. Does anyone know if it does?
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IPod touch 4th generation, USB connector is broken and password is lost - how to reactivate?

The USB connector of my iPod was broken some time ago. I was not able to connect the device to a computer or to charge it. Now - a few month later - an iPod repair store told me that it is not ...
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iPod will not play entire songs/albums

My 5th gen iPod classic and 1st gen iPod nano both skip two entire albums. The iPod automatically skips every song in the album. These albums both play fine in iTunes. Also, both albums played fine a ...
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6th generation iPod Nano video out

Is the 6th/7th generation iPod Nano capable of sending video out through the 32 pin connector into a suitable digital dock? If so, could the camera adapter kit be used as it can for the iPad to ...
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How do I get iOS 5 on my iPod touch?

I have a third generation iPod touch. I believe that it should be possible to run iOS 5 on this, and I have bought an app that requires iOS 5. However, in iTunes, when I click on the iPod device, it ...
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How to play music from iPod in Macbook iTunes?

I would like to play music from iPod in MacBook's iTunes with wireless (over Wi-Fi). Please advice how to setup to get that function.
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Shuffle songs in playlist only

Is there a way, in an 80GB iPod video (I think that's what it's called) to shuffle only the songs in my playlists? In other words, when I drop into a playlist I want the songs to be shuffled, but ...
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Exclude IPod from play count in iTunes

Is there a way for avoiding the update to my play counts when I sync my iPod?
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How do I safely eject or unplug an iPad, iPhone, or iPod when iTunes is not running?

When I connect one of my many iOS devices to a computer for synchronization purposes, I have iTunes running. In the iTunes left-hand area, I see an eject button to the right of the device's name. I ...
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How do I easily convert an audiobook (.m4b) to a standard audio file?

I have several audio dramas that are in the audiobook (.m4b) format in iTunes. My problem is that when I sync my 5th gen iPod to iTunes, they don't show up in Music>Playlists, they show up under ...
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Music App crashes frequently under iOS 5.0.1

I'm running iOS 5.0.1, no jailbreaks, customizations etc. Last night I synced some of my music (I manually manage my videos and music). Probably transferred about 5.8 GBs of music. This morning, I ...
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Adding playlists to iPod Nano 6th generation

I recently found out that you can add playlists from within the Nano. Can I do that from iTunes? If so, how?
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Does 4th gen iPod Shuffle comes with iPhone earphone that has mic and volume buttons?

My iPhone earphone went bad today. I need an iPod shuffle too for jogging, so I wanted to buy one. I'm wondering if it actually comes with the same earphone as the one that iPhone comes with? Bonus: ...
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Are there alternate OSes for the click-wheel iPods?

The firmware on the click-wheel iPod is very simple and doesn't have a lot of "extra" features. It also doesn't allow you to drop music on it; it has to go through iTunes. Are there alternate OSes for ...
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Why does my iPod Classic cut off the end of certain songs?

I have an iPod Classic from 2007 (Generation 5.5, 80GB hard drive). Something that I've been noticing happening more and more is that some songs will play just fine but then at some point they'll ...
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ipod classic is not listed under source list in iTune after restore

After connect to usb, winXP can open itunes but there is no device on left bar. I tried re-install iTunes. Reboot iPod, disable anti-virus daemon etc etc, still no go. Anything else I can do?
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I want to change the country on my app store account and I am having some problems? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do I need to repurchase apps if I moved countries? So I wanted to change the country on my app store account but I was told that all of the purchases made in that region ...
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Purchasing music with two Apple accounts

I purchased some music from iTunes some time ago but recently made a new Apple account when I bought an iPod Touch 4Gen. Now the music purchased on the old account will not play on the iPod set up ...
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Proper backup procedure for upgrading to iOS 5?

I keep telling my Dad to upgrade his iPod touch from iOS 4 to iOS 5, and his response is "but I'll lose all my data". Can I be confident that simply backing up by right clicking in iTunes and clicking ...
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How to resume normal iPhone volume after notification causes volume to lower volume mode? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to resume normal iPhone volume after notification causes volume to get stuck in lower volume mode? How to resume normal iPhone volume after notification causes ...