Questions tagged [ipod]

'iPod' is a line of portable music media players from Apple Inc. Use the tag ipod-touch for iPods using the iOS operating system.

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Copying mp3 files to an iPad or iPod without iTunes? (from Windows, Mac or Linux) [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to copy a set of mp3 files to my iPad, and/or perhaps even my old iPod. A long time ago I used to do this with iTunes which I strongly dislike, but it seemed to be the only ...
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Unable to format, add or delete songs: iPod Video 5.5g

After a few months of not using my iPod (moded with a 128GB SD card) I charged the battery and it plays normally, but now I'm neither able to add nor delete them. First of all I tried to restore with ...
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Getting songs from iPod classic with low battery

My parents were digging through some stuff looking for something and found an old, classic iPod. I'd like to get the music off of it (I use a small mp3 player, so ideally I'd just take the music off ...
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Recovering playlists from iPod databases

I am working with my daughter's 80gb iPod classic (mod A1238). The unit crashed during an update / backup. The project is to replace the corrupted HDD (and battery while I'm at it). I am confident ...
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iPod Classic160gb/MacBook Air [duplicate]

Can anyone figure this out for me before I send iPod away and spend money?! I have over 18k tracks on my iPod but after its battery ran down last week, I plugged it into my MacBook via USB and when I ...
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How can I securely erase an iPod Classic?

I have an iPod Classic 120GB model A1238 (Everymac.com) that I'd like to ebay. I discovered how to perform a restore both with and without a Mac. However, afterward my name still appears in the ...
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iTunes splitting albums containing songs from multiple different artists [duplicate]

As seen here, my iTunes is splitting my albums up. More specifically, albums that contain songs that have different artists names in the tags. Those "Avengers - Age of Ultron" albums are supposed to ...
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Recovering data from an OLD ipod

I have recently dug up an old 2nd or 3rd generation iPod touch, from my childhood, which is running iOS 4. There are a few audio files on it I'd be interested in recovering, but cannot figure out how. ...
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iPod Gen 4 with Rockbox not seen on Linux

Working on getting an old iPod classic (gen 4, not Photo) working with Rockbox, transferring files using Ubuntu (18.04). I have the harddrive replaced with an SD card as well. I was able to get ...
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iPod Click Wheel (4G Classic) crashes in the manner of refusing to wake up and I can't seem to figure out why

I've had this iPod since 2009 and it's been running a 32GB CF card via adapter. For seven years I've had no problems with it until I wanted to rebuild my library from scratch. All the files I've had ...
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My car no longer recognizes media on my iPhone 7

I recently switched to Spotify after using the Apple Music app. My car was able to recognize the song name and time, etc. After I switched to Spotify and deleted Music, my car doesn't recognize ...
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only small part of existing iTunes library availabe for iPod sync

Only a very small part of my existing iTunes library is available for iPod sync. Normally I would have been able to see my about 100 albums available for upload to iPod classic. Now there are only ...
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How can I make iPod 30-Pin cables last longer?

I am still using an iPod that has a 30-pin connector. I find the cables only last for 2-3 years before they start to fray and stop working. I am buying a new cable and would like to know if there ...
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Copying music from iPod to OneDrive for accessing via iTunes

I have an old iPod that has plenty of music on it. My iTunes on my Wintel laptop has all my songs on it, but when I click on a song, iTunes can't find it. So, I'm wondering if I can take my iPod, ...
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Fixing bricked iPod Classic

I tried to install Rockbox on my 6th generation iPod Classic using the Rockbox utility from this page. When I get to the step of rebooting the iPod, it just turned off, and now it doesn't turn on. I´...
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12V - 0,67 A USB Wall Charger for iPod Classic

I have a vintage iPod Classic 2004: I want charge it with my 10W iPad Pro charger and an USB A -> 30-pin old Apple cable. However, it not charged and started to showing Apple logo in a loop. It ran ...
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2/3 of iPod 6 display is transparent gray

2/3 of my iPod 6 display turned transparent gray. The gray color is transparent and you can still see and interact with the contents in the area. Sometimes it is transparent gray with transparent ...
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Is an iPod Touch 5th generation a good testing device for iOS (react-native) development in 2018

As I'm going to upload my first app on the Apple App store and do not own an iPhone. From what I understand, owning and bundling your app on an Apple Device is a required phase of the app creation ...
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Why would plugging in my iPod Mini via FireWire hard crash my Mac running High Sierra?

I have a MacPro3,1 that I've recently upgraded to High Sierra using the patch. I also still use an older 1st gen 64GB iPod Mini (yes, upgraded) that I've always connected to the machine via the ...
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Why does iPod 3G show exclamation mark / folder icon after CF upgrade?

I have been trying to upgrade my iPod 3G to use a 64g CompactFlash card, as outlined in this blog post. I have had partial success. I can format the iPod using Disk Utility. I can get iTunes to see ...
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Can you add 6channel audio files to iTunes? If not, has apple devised a way to down mix them?

Today I downloaded a soundtrack composed of 19 tracks. Their format is FLAC (24bit depth and 96kHz sampling). In order to add them to my iTunes library and eventually to my iPod, I converted the ...
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iPod Classic can't be seen by iTunes 12.7 on Windows 10

I have a used iPod Classic 5th Generation (A1136) that was purchased for a parent as it is compatible with all their 40-pin gear. One of the parents already has an identical model which was "working ...
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iPod Shuffle 4th generation - red light and not charging

My iPod Shuffle 4th generation for a long time it doesn't charge and when I charge it, it only shows 5 second red light. When I plug in and out, it only shows a continuous red light. So what I do next ...
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How to identify Apple Music tracks?

My playlist won't sync to my iPod because there's Apple Music mixed in the playlist. I didn't think I had any Apple Music in my library. How can I tell which song is Apple Music and which song I own?
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iPod Touch won't connect to Apple ID server

I received an iPod Touch and am trying to set it up. When I enter my Apple ID and password, it responds with: Verification Failed. There was an error connecting to the Apple ID server. I have reset ...
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Disable Cloud/Download Podcasts in iOS 11

I sync an iPod Touch with the latest iOS (11.2.2) to the latest iTunes (12.7.2.60) on Windows 10. I download and delete podcasts manually in iTunes. I have podcast playlists in iTunes, but since ...
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What does it mean for an iPod to be “Over capacity”?

Sometimes when I plug my iPod Nano Shuffle into iTunes, I get this strange message: What could this possibly mean?
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iCloud Locked AT&T iPhone 6

My Friend recently gave me her old iPhone 6 and she said that it was currently iCloud locked to AT&T. I have no clue what an iCloud locked AT&T iPhone means. Can I still use the iCloud Locked ...
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How to get Apple Music on iPod Touch 1G?

I own an iPod Touch 1G and I'd like to listen to my downloaded Apple Music tracks on it. However, I can't do that since "Apple Music songs cannot be copied onto an iPod" (That's the message it shows ...
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Messages on ipod

I have set up an ipod for my daughter and now all of my messages are sitting on the ipod. I have seen the instructions on how to block them from being received from now but can I delete what is ...
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Can an app be on your device but not on any screen?

I downloaded an app recently and when I was moving it from the screen it was placed after download; to another screen then I accidentally hovered over another app and made a folder. When I took it out ...
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Why Apple In-Ear headphones do not work with iPod Shuffle 3rd Generation?

Nowadays I use one Apple In-Ear headphones with iPhone. I tried the same with iPod 3rd Generation but surprisingly it does not work. Why?
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Slow motion camera feature on iPod?

I am thinking of obtaining an iPod (any generation) for recording slow-motion videos, like the ones that can be shot on an iPhone 5s and above. Is there an iPod that can do slo-mo, or is an iPhone ...
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How can I get a revoked IPSW to install? [duplicate]

I need to get the IOS 10.2 IPSW to install on my iPod Touch to jailbreak it, but there is no JB for IOS 10.3.2, which I recently downgraded to from IOS 11. How can I get it to install?
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Is this a scam? A web page claims my iPhone is infected

Is this a scam? I do not use adult sites. I think this is a scam because I'm using an iPod touch when it clearly states iPhone. Please answer truthfully for future experiences
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Use iPhone or iPod touch as an external hard drive

I have an iPod touch 4g with 64GB storage space. Is there some way to store files of any file type on the device? I know that there are plenty of apps which let you share files via iTunes. Is there a ...
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My iPod is disabled, how can I recover?

My iPod 4 was disabled for 1657 Mins Yesterday. I put it on the charger to see if it would make a difference the next day and it did. Those mins were gone and all it said was connect to iTunes (but it ...
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Can I use an iPod nano 8g as a flash drive for windows, and still use it to play the music I paste in that drive?

I know I can use an iPod nano as a flash drive by connecting the iPod to the computer and selecting the iTunes option "Enable disk use". (as stated here https://discussions.apple.com/thread/3091809?...
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Verification failed on ipod 6th generation

My daughter has the ipod 6th generation, it was working fine, then all of a sudden it started hitting random buttons, if there is a search bar or password area, it fills it with random letters, ...
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How can I increase spotify lock screen controls duration after pause?

While playing Spotify on my iPod Touch I have got some controls over the player on my lock-screen. I have to pause the player a lot and wish I could play the songs instantly after some time again. ...
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How to copy music content and playlists between iPods (Nano 5th Gen 16GB)?

I'd like to mirror the music tracks/files and all the playlists from one iPod Nano 5th Gen 16GB to another another (Nano 5th Gen 16GB). Is there a way to easily automate this process? Details My ...
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Securely erasing all data on iPod Classic so that it cannot be recovered

Restoring iPod Classic would not work because it simply erases "offsets" to data. Is there any software dedicated to this? Since iPod Classic has many system files on the root, I'm not able to use any ...
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How can I sync Calendars and Contacts to my iPod (3rd Gen)?

I have a 3rd generation iPod (Apple calls it an "iPod (Dock Connector)"). It syncs music, podcasts and audiobooks with iTunes 12.5.3 on El Capitan, but calendars and contacts are not synced. (I didn'...
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iPod 160GB high realloc count

I recently acquired the iPod in question, model MC297 (Classic, Late 2008/7th Gen). The SMART diagnostics came as follows= Retracts=7 Reallocs=16376 Pending sectors=0 Power on hours=163 Temp=current ...
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Apple iPod 16gb; Can this be used without the internet?

Can I use my iPod outside in the yard without the internet? I will buying one for Christmas and would like to know.
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Re-initialize iTunes track while keeping iTunes metadata?

Background: I have been having the issue described here: Why does my iPod Classic cut off the end of certain songs? Except, it's not an iPod Classic. It's a brand new iPod Nano 7th Generation, and ...
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How do I move an app entirely from an iPod to an iPhone

I have a game I wanted to play on a different device, my new iPhone, but it isn't that new and I already have too much stuff on it to even reset it. How do I move that app? And remember, no resetting....
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iTunes 12.5.1.21 interface with iPod Classic (2009) software 2.0.4 Star vs Heart Rating

I cannot get the Star Rating System to work through iTunes as it displays on my iPod. I can get the iTunes to display the Star ratings for music on my Macbook Pro. It was easy enough to go into ...
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Difference between iPod 5th Generation (80GB, late 2006) and an iPod Classic (160GB, late 2009)?

Is there any difference between an iPod 5th Generation (80GB, late 2006) and an iPod Classic (160GB, late 2009)? The 80GB iPod works perfectly with a USA-SPEC PA-12 adapter for a BMW car stereo and a ...
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Can I use Home Sharing with an iPod Nano 7th gen?

I'm considering buying an iPod Nano 7th generation, but I want to be very sure Home Sharing will work with my iMac (OS X El Capitan) with iTunes 12.5 before I purchase one. Can you tell me if this ...