Questions tagged [ipod-classic]

The classic iPod, introduced 2002 and discontinued in 2014.

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When I pause a song on my iPod classic it forces me to listen to every song by that artist, how can I fix this?

If I am listening to a playlist and pause a song in that playlist my iPod will not let me get out of that playlist I am forced to listen to every song on the playlist and once it is done then I am ...
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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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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 classic 1st gen - Transfer music to new computer

I used to use an old desktop to load music into my iPod. I no longer have access to it, but I now have iTunes on my laptop. How do I prevent all the music already on iPod from from being deleted when ...
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How do I sort songs in iTunes?

So I have searched and found some suggestions on this but nothing works. EDIT: I tagged as iPod Classic because that is what is plugged into my Windows PC as I'm trying to sort this songs are in a ...
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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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Sync music from iPod classic to iTunes?

My Father's iPod (classic) has all of his music arranged and named perfectly. However, his iTunes is not in sync with his iPod, as his computer hard drive was damaged, and all of his iTunes data lost....
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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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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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How to sync podcasts from iPod Classic to iTunes on other PC?

I have a new Windows PC and copying the settings and iTunes folders from the old machine did not work. I want to have the downloaded podcast episodes and the subscriptions that I have on my iPod ...
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Ipod Classic not recognized by iTunes (Windows 8.1)

I have an 80GB iPod classic that is not being recognized by iTunes. Here's what happened: Ipod ran out of battery. I charged it on a speaker dock, and it opened with no memory, restored to default ...
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Ipod classic was corrupted, so erased everything off it using disk utility

So my ipod classic was corrupted, and i read somewhere that you could use disk utility to erase everything off it (i read somewhere that this was nessesary). My computer now does not register it as an ...
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How do I get my music off my iPod 4th generation 2004

I have a 4th generation ipod from 2004 and have wonderful playlists and music that I want to get onto my 2015 MacBook and in turn onto my iPhone. Can I do this?
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Using an Air as an iPod dock for extra headphone volume

I have an iPod Classic 160GB synced with iTunes in Windows on a desktop computer. Volume from the iPod through headphones is too soft. When I'm away from the desktop, is it possible to connect the ...
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iPod classic hard drive upgrade

I was reading online that you can replace an iPod classic hard drive, my question is how do you manage to duplicate the iPod OS onto the new hard drive? How do you mount the iPod classic hard drive ...
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iPod classic 160gb showing NO music or any files at all

I just finished making a Christmas playlist in iTunes when I moved my laptop and iTunes thinks I removed my iPod without ejecting it properly first. I think I'm using a crappy USB cord but that's ...
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Need help with iPod Classic hard drive diagnosis

I've started diagnosis mode on my iPod Classic and went to SMART DATA. This basically means th iPod runs in disk mode as an external hard drive and is connected to a windows pc. I’m unable to ...
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iPod Classic 160GB just will not start any help appreciated

My 160gb iPod Classic will not turn on or do anything It does not get recognised by iTunes when I hold the Menu and Centre button the apple logo appears but does not start, if I hold the same buttons ...
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Ipod Classic 160GB shuffle issue

I just bought one of the last Ipod classics and for some reason when its in shuffle mode (songs - artists or playlists), it shuffles to the next track in the middle of the current song. odd? is there ...
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iPod classic battery life

I have an iPod classic and tend to keep it plugged into a mains charger while playing music up to 4 hours a day. Will doing this damage the battery? Is it better to use all the battery power and ...
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Error code 80070022 and 80070057 when trying to backup music from iPod Classic

I'm attempting to backup all of the music from my 80GB iPod Classic to my Windows Vista computer. My old computer (the one originally with the backed up music) died on me, so iTunes wont backup music ...
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iPod doesn't appear in iTunes after being used as Windows hard disk

I hope you can help me with my iPod Classic 6th generation 160 GB, 2007. Few months ago I used my iPod to store my files from Windows. I had to format the iPod to use in order to save my information. ...
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iPod Classic 160GB deletes all files and isn't recognized on PC

I purchased a 160 GB iPod Classic last year. Regularly throughout the year I found that the iPod would often freeze and need to be reset every time it was plugged into my computer. Formerly an Asus ...
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Is it possible to restore songs from an iPod to iTunes?

I have a 160 GB iPod Classic and a Windows 7 desktop with iTunes containing roughly about 13,000 songs. My external hard drive containing all the songs crashed but I managed as long as all the songs' ...
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How can I recover files from an iPod classic (when using as a hard disk) after reformatting?

Recently, my 120 GB iPod classic was not being recognised by my MacBook and kept prompting to reformat. I have done this many times before but make it a conscious effort to back up my files before I ...
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iPod classic 80GB won't charge from usb power adapter

iPod classic 80GB 2007 [Model No.:A1238] won't charge from LG usb travel adapter (output 5.0V, 0.85A). It normally charged from Apple 5W USB Power Adapter [Model No.:A1299] (output 5.0V, 1A), and ...
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Screen frozen, music missing

My friend and I switched ipods to experience each other's music. His is and ipod classic while mine was a touch. When the battery started to run low I hooked it up to my computer. I have my itunes ...
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my ipod classic 160gb is not recognised in my computer when connected but is still charging

My Ipod Classic 160gb is not being recognised in my computer or itunes when connected but is still charging. Is there anything I can do to fix this?
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Upgrading iPod Classic HDD

Can I put a 160GB (late 2009) iPod's HDD in my 6th gen 120GB iPod? Will this work, or are there other things that I would need to modify to get more storage?
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iPod Click Wheel Games disappeared from iTunes

Is it still possible to buy iPod Click Wheel Games for the iPod Classic? I can't find them on iTunes. Is there a way to side-load them and get them from elsewhere?
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Can I use my iPod classic to store photos for my Canon 5D MkII?

I have an 80GB iPod classic. I am going on a trip and I have only the iPod, my iPhone, and my iPad. I want to use the iPod to store photos. Is this possible?
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Extract iTunes Config from iPod

I recently had a hard drive failure on my laptop and I am in the middle of re-installing everything. I have hit a snag that I am at a loss how to fix. Basically, I have been backing up my music to a ...
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If I replace an iPod Classic battery myself, will the music be preserved?

I have an iPod Classic that needs a new battery; the old battery will no longer hold a charge. I've been told that if I send it to Apple to be fixed they will restore the device and the music will be ...
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iPod Classic Album Shuffle Playlist

[Apologies for the long question. It's not as complicated as it looks.] Preable I have a 160GB iPod Classic which I manage with the latest iTunes via Windows XP. I have ~10000 music tracks and many ...
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Hard drive defect? Help me recover my music!

I've an old iPod Classic with 80 GB of Storage, suddenly it stopped showing any music. I can still access the files on it (with Windows Explorer). Copying all files is possible but it stops at a ...
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I can't get my iPod classic 4th gen 20gb to turn on; what might be going wrong? [closed]

A few months ago I bought an iPod classic 4th gen from Ebay. I did a factory reset on it (just to be safe) and it worked great. I used it a few times then set it aside for a while (while trying to ...
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Ipod Classic 120 GB frozen when syncing with a new PC.

I am trying to sync my Ipod Classic with my new PC, and my iTunes account is the same username, login, etc. My iPod has frozen in the "Connected- Eject before disconnecting" screen. It isn't syncing, ...
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Now that Apple have stopped selling Click Wheel Games is there a repository for them?

I'm aware that I'm probably some kind of technological dinosaur but I love my click-wheel iPod. Now that Apple had stopped selling the click wheel games is there somewhere else I can get them? Is ...
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How does iPod reproduction counter works?

What triggers iPod reproduction counter to add +1? It is currently visible on iTunes and I was wondering if you have to listen untill the very end or a good portion of it, say half way through. I don'...
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Where is the “Home Computer” information that prevents syncing with other libraries stored on an iPod Classic?

The iPod Classic (and maybe others?) refuses to sync with more than one iTunes library at a time. This is very frustrating when I keep my music on multiple computers. Where is the "Home Computer" ...
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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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iPod 5th gen not showing in iTunes after error-check

I have a mate's 5th generation iPod 30gb from 2005. It kept popping up saying "check for errors" on my Windows 7 so I finally ran the check. I then loaded it up in iTunes, but it froze and I shut it ...
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What type of storage does an iPod classic use?

I am interested to know if a newer generation iPod classic uses a standard hard drive or flash memory. Do you know what type of memory an iPod classic uses?