Questions tagged [ipod-shuffle]

Apple's smallest iPod. This music player has no screen and relies on push buttons for playing, pausing etc.

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Turning on an iPod shuffle 4th gen

I have an iPod shuffle 4th gen that I purchased in 2014, it has been unused for the last 3 years. I tried to charge it both directly with wall socket and on USB for equal amounts of time today and it ...
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Can I use my Mac to play music stores on an old iPod shuffle?

I want to plug my very old iPod shuffle it into my more current Mac and play from my shuffle's play list. Can I do that and if so how? I can see all the songs in "My Music" but cant play it.
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Why does my iPod shuffle occasionally fail to sync play counts with iTunes?

It's been about half a year since I moved from an iPhone to a Windows Phone. This was a particularly difficult decision, as play counts are extremely important to me but non-Apple devices don't sync ...
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iPod Shuffle (4G) doesn’t charge

I didn't charge my iPod Shuffle for a long time. One day I plugged it to my computer and tried to charge it. The charging light doesn't blink, and it looks like the iPod is already dead. Can someone ...
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Mac OS X / iTunes not recognizing iPod?

I've plugged in a iPod into my iMac. I've plugged it to the back of the mac where the USB Ports are. It does charge the iPod but whenever i want to add music or delete music i can't since iTunes / My ...
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iPod Shuffle (4G) dead, not charging, not detected by PC

My iPod is dead, and whenever I plug it in (original Apple cable, firmly pushed in all the way) the LED glows red for 5 seconds and turns off. My PC does not detect it, and I've tried multiple PCs and ...
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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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My iTunes sync completes, but my iPod doesn't get any music. What can be done?

Device : iPod Shuffle 2nd Second Generation OS : Windows 7 64 bit My steps were as follows I checked the "Sync only checked songs" Even though i checked some songs before syncing, i did not ...
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iPod shuffle 3rd gen doesn't shuffle well

I recently got a Mac and I synced my iPod shuffle with it. I have around 300 songs on my iPod but despite the fact I set the playing order to shuffle, the iPod doesn't shuffle the items very well. It ...
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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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Why is my iPod Shuffle an “Unknown Device”?

Help, I've tried everything. I have an iPod Shuffle 2nd generation and ever since I plugged it into an AC wall charger, my PC has stopped recognizing it. I tried multiple PCs, to ensure it's not my ...
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Apple iPod earphone problem

My iPod shuffle Is just 7 months old and the earphones has a problem. The output sound is very low. I just now got my friends earphones and checked, the sound was loud and clear. What could be the ...
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How do you use your iPod shuffle or nano?

I bought my first Apple product a few months ago, an iPod shuffle, a tiny little music gadget that's fun to play with. However its getting a little boring because I don't know what I can do with it or ...
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How does the 4th generation iPod Shuffle know what time a song was last played?

Synching my iPod Shuffle (4th generation) updates the Last Played column in iTunes, and it looks as though the updated value matches closely to the time I played the song on the Shuffle. But ... how ...