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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How to edit ID3 tags on iPod without iTunes

I have an iPod Touch, that I used to manage with iTunes on Windows, but now I'm using a Mac (with MacOS Sonoma). I noticed that iTunes is no more, for which I won't shed a single tear. However I would ...
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Accessing iPod Touch data with Linux and ifuse

I have an old iPod touch, model A1318, that has my music on it. My computer was stolen, and my Time Machine backup was encrypted with the password and the hint stored on the stolen computer, so this ...
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Apple mobile device support needed to sync iPod Classic

I've been trying to update/sync my vintage iPod Classic. I've come to understand what is required to connect this older iPod to iTunes is "Apple mobile device support". I tried to install ...
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Transferring apps from 1st Gen ipod touch to another 1st Gen ipod touch?

I've got a 1st generation ipod touch with a cracked screen and messed up Home button. There are certain apps on it (Tap Tap Revenge) that simply aren't available anymore. If I buy a new 1st generation ...
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iPod Classic 4th Generation drive failure?

My iPod Classic 4th Gen has worked well for many years. However, recently the hard drive has gone finicky. It will start sometimes, not others. When it doesn't boot, it just hangs on an Apple logo. Is ...
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Only some cover art showing on iPod Nano 4 [duplicate]

All of my songs have cover art and it all shows on iTunes, but some of the songs' cover art do not show on my iPod Nano 4. It shows fine on iTunes, but when I am looking at it on my iPod, it doesn’t ...
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Will not download all songs from Itunes to Ipod classic

My OS is Windows 10. Itunes version is 12.12.6.1 My 80GB Ipod Classic software version is 1.1.2 I have over 2000 songs in my Icloud, (Itunes) and it only syncs 540 songs to my Ipod. I reset my Ipod, ...
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Is my 4th gen iPod classic causing battery depletion?

I bought a 4th gen iPod classic with a replaced battery. It soon got to the point where it didn't have enough battery to play a single song and wouldn't even display anything unless it was plugged in ...
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What happens if you plug an iPod into a USBC iPad?

What happens if you plug an iPod into a USBC iPad? Some people don't have laptops. Could they use their USBC iPads to manage their more portable music players?
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iPod Touch 2nd Gen with a dead battery will not reinstall OS

Background I have an old Ipod Touch 2nd generation 8GB A1288. The battery died some years ago, but I've been using it perfectly, attached to either speakers dock or a usb cable or a powerbank (all of ...
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iTunes not syncing complete playlists to iPod classic

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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Can I download apps to this iPod Touch 2nd Generation?

I use an iPod Touch 2nd Generation running iOS 6.1.6 to listen to music absent from streaming platforms. But when I go to the App Store and try to download apps, I get the message: "Your Apple ID ...
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iPod Shuffle 2nd gen won't turn on:

I have a ten year old iPod Shuffle 2nd gen with original dock charger. After some years on shelf it won't turn on. It's charging when connected to adapter. It's also not recognised by iTunes (Windows ...
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How can I get my iPod to only display synced music?

Our family has an iPod we use mainly for playing kids' music. I have synced only selected music to it. But the "Albums" list in Library shows a bunch of other music I've bought from Apple, ...
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How can I format an iPod touch (5th gen)?

I want to use Ubuntu 20.04, not a Mac or Windows os to format my iPod. It is a 5th generation iPod touch that I want to reset. I don't care about recovering/downloading the data, I simply want to be ...
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iPod Classic wiped and can no longer download any version of iTunes app to my PC

When syncing my iPod Classic 6 generation to iTunes it froze. Although I was already updated with the most recent iTunes, it asked me to uninstall iTunes and download the app again. I have tried ...
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Is Apple recycling program in Canada overseen by EPRA?

I bricked my iPod Touch years ago by mounting it on a ghetto blaster with an iPod port. It was probably power line noise when I cranked the volume. I cannot factory reset the device For the longest ...
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Using old hardware to record to a modern iPhone

I have a numark idec and an iPhone 6. What I am trying to do is to record the audio that is being sent to the idec from an external device via phono cable (dual) on an iPhone because the idec has a ...
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Prevent "Songs of Innocence" from being downloaded?

Is it possible to prevent U2's "Songs of Innocence" from being downloaded to iPod during iOS update? No matter how many times I delete the album it always reappears when iOS is updated. This ...
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Get data of locked iPod Touch (6 Gen)

I have an iPod Touch 6 Gen, iOS 10.0.3, that is locked. On the display, there is a message after I startup device "iPod is locked". This is because someone tries too many attempts to unlock ...
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If my adapter says 1A or 2.1 which port should I use for my iPod nano?

If my wall adapter says 1A and 2.1 A. Which one should I use for my IPod nano?
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Devanagari text not shown in 2007 ipod Classic 160 gb

I have a 2007 iPod Classic (160 gb). I added songs from my pc (using iTunes) to my iPod. The songs have id3 tags and lyrics. But when I play the songs on my iPod and try to see the lyrics only English ...
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Podcast artwork shows in Apple Podcasts and iTunes but not on iPhone

I submitted my first podcast to Apple Podcasts. The RSS feed has this tag for the icon: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?><rss xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/...
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How can I Create a Playlist on my iPod without Apple Music and without iTunes

So iTunes is gone but I still have iPods and like to create playlists on them. But I can't figure out how without subscribing to Apple Music. You can sync music but it appears only as songs and not ...
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Whited00r 7.1 on iPod 2G MB model iTunes error 6 when restoring

So I am trying to get Whited00r 7.1 on my iPod Touch 2G MB using iTunes on MacOS Mojave.I used the installation guide and used the included iREB for Mac to put it in pwned DFU mode.So I put it in ...
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How can I use my fourth gen IPod classic to play podcast episodes in correct chronological order?

The default order when I download podcast episodes to my IPod is reverse chronological, such that the most recent episode plays first. I'd like my podcasts to play in correct chronological order, such ...
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Split USB from iPod to both aftermarket and factory car head unit

I have an iPod Classic. I also have a 2017 Mazda 3 in which I installed a new stereo system with an aftermarket Pioneer head unit. The iPod works great with the Pioneer, no problems there. However, I ...
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Ipod classic 6th gen 120gb, Harddrive Diagnostic Interpretation

An iPod Classic shows this but it works fine, so I don't know if it's going to fail at some point in the future? Is a good option to buy it?
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Unable to manage or delete songs from my iPod Shuffle

I have 2 iPod Shuffles and iTunes will not let me manage my music manually. It won't show playlists using a brand new MacBook Pro. When I delete a song and confirm the delete twice, the song still ...
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iPod Touch 1st Gen songs stuck on repeat

My iPod touch (1st gen) is stuck on repeat. I can't figure out how to turn off the repeat function. All i see is the shuffle option in the songs section.
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Is it possible to put ios 10 on an ipod touch 4?

I want to put ios 10 on my ipod touch 4 so that I can get the podcast app on it. Is this possible? How do I do that? I went into settings and saw if there was an update to ios and it says its up to ...
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How to get access to an iPod Touch 3rd gen wich currently is in recovery mode?

I have an old iPod stuck in recovery mode. I know it's old, but I can't afford anything new. Is there any way to get it out of recovery mode without losing my music? PS: I don't have the original ...
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Repeat audio file on iPod without pause

I want to loop a 10 second audio file (originally a CAF file, converted to Mp3 and Mp4) on two different iPods (both nanos), but on both devices and in both formats there is a short gap between ...
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Can A Boost Charger For iPhone Be Used With An iPod? [duplicate]

I have an iPod Touch 6th generation. Can I use a Belkin Boost Charger made for an iPhone/iPad to charge it? It's 18w USB-C and 12w USB-A. My concern is about the wattage, not about the brand.
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iOS 13 on iPod Touch 7th generation

I develop mobile software. I have an iPod Touch 7th generation (A2178) which I need to update to iOS 13 in order to test a compatibility issue that some users have reported with an app. iOS 13 was ...
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How to completely stop "Disk Not Ejected Properly" message?

I use my MBP to charge my iPod and regularly unplug it without ejecting first - perhaps my laptop is asleep or I changed nothing... How can I stop this message? I'm aware of the reason for the ...
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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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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 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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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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