Tip & How-To about Apple iPod touch

How can I use my iPod while charging?

If your iPod and it gets low on battery, you can continue to enjoy your music while charging your iPod. To charge your iPod, you can choose from one of two ways: Use a computer to add power to your iPod, or use an electrical outlet to charge the device. Either method will allow you to use your iPod while charging. If your iPod is so low that it does not turn, you may need something to load before you can use while charging.


Charging the iPod using a computer

1. Connect the USB cable to your computer and connect the other end into the iPod port.


2. Make sure your computer is on and not sleeping.


3. Open iTunes and choose the iPod that you connect to the source list to access the settings to get the iPod.


4. Open the menu "Options" and "Manually manage music" checked. If you change the settings to manually manage music, iTunes lets you listen to your iPod while it is connected to the computer and load.


5. Click "Apply" manually manage music, then use the iPod as you want on your computer while charging.


6. Eject the iPod once it is loaded by pressing the 'Eject' button in iTunes. Remove the USB cable from your computer and iPod.


Charging With USB Adapter

1. Connect the USB adapter for the iPod and an electrical outlet.


2. Continue to use your iPod as you want while charging through the USB adapter.


3. Unplug the USB adapter and plug the iPod and the iPod is charged.

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i have an ipod model a1199. i was wondering if you can use a newer ipod touch charger for it? and if not what kind of charger does it use?


Charge an iPod Nano Without a Charger
If you've misplaced or broken the charger that came with your iPod Nano, you might think you need to purchase a new one in order to continue using your Mp3 player.
However, there is a way that you can continue enjoying your iPod without having to purchase a new charger.
As long as you have a USB cord and a computer, you can charge your iPod without having the charger.

Locate the USB cord that came with your iPod Nano package.
It is the same cord that you use in order to sync or transfer music.
Plug the small end into your iPod Nano.

Plug the other, larger end into your computer's USB port.
Choose "Do Nothing" when your computer presents the dialogue box to let you choose what to do with the hardware or USB connection.
Leave your Nano plugged into your computer for at least 4 hours to charge.
Unplug your iPod Nano when charging is complete.
Charge an iPod Without the Charger
Many iPod owners purchase a charging unit that plugs into a standard wall outlet to recharge the iPod's battery.
However, the iPod wall charger is not included with new purchases, so consumers must either purchase a separate charger or find a way to charge their iPod using other means.
Here's a simple method to charge your iPod using your computer.

Plug the iPod USB cable into the bottom of your iPod.
Plug the other end of the iPod USB cable into a free USB port on your Mac or PC computer.

Open the iTunes program by clicking on the icon in the Dock on a Mac or using the Start menu on a PC.
Click on the name of your iPod under the "Devices" heading in the main iTunes window.
Click on the "Sync" button to synchronize your iPod with your computer data.
While the iPod is syncing, the power from the USB port on your computer will charge your iPod's battery.

Unplug your iPod from the computer once the battery is fully charged.
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Install iTunes
Before you connect your iPod shuffle to your Mac or PC computer or use it, you must install the latest iTunes software.
2. Connect and Set Up your iPod shuffle Charge your battery by connecting it to an Apple iPod Power Adapter or connect your iPod to a high-power USB port —one that's located directly on your computer—to ensure that your computer charges your iPod battery. (If your computer doesn't seem to recognize your connected iPod , wait about 30 minutes to allow the iPod battery to charge before going further.)
3. Fill your iPod shuffle and iTunes with Music Once you finish the set up, iTunes will open. It will then either:
  • Automatically start filling your iPod with music from your iTunes library (if you set iTunes to automatically update your iPod)
OR
  • Allow you to pick and choose what music, audiobooks, and podcasts to add, if you opted to manually manage music on your iPod.
To manually add content, simply drag any file from your iTunes library or playlist to your iPod icon in the iTunes Source list. If you're using iTunes for the very first time, you'll need to add some music to iTunes first, such as songs from your own CDs or music already on your hard drive.
4. Disconnect your iPod shuffle Once you've got your music, audiobooks, and other files on your iPod, you're ready to enjoy it.
  • If you see an “OK to Disconnect” message on your iPod, simply disconnect it from your computer.
  • If you see a “Do Not Disconnect” message, click the eject icon that appears next to your iPod icon in the iTunes Source list and then disconnect your iPod from your computer when you see the “OK to Disconnect” message.
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5. Play your iPod shuffle Now you’re ready to enjoy your iPod.

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how do i charge my ipod


To charge the battery, choose one of the options below:
  • Connect the device to your computer (not your keyboard) using the included cable to charge the battery and sync. Your computer must be turned on and not in sleep or standby mode. If the device is connected to a computer that's not turned on or is in sleep or standby mode, the battery may drain.
  • Connect iPhone or iPod touch to a power outlet using the included cable and a USB power adapter to charge the battery.
An icon in the upper-right corner of the screen shows battery charging status. If you charge the battery while syncing or using iPhone or iPod touch, it might take longer to charge.
Note: If using a portable computer, make sure it is plugged into power and that the lid or display is open. If the lid is closed, the computer may go into standby, sleep, or hibernation mode and iPhone or iPod touch may not charge.
Important: If iPhone or iPod touch is very low on power, it may display one of the following images indicating that the device needs to charge for up to ten minutes before you can use it. If the device is extremely low on power, the display may be blank for up to two minutes before one of the low-battery images appears. If you don't see the white charging or plug icons, your iPhone or iPod touch may be connected with a FireWire cable. Disconnect the FireWire cable and connect the iPhone or iPod touch to a USB cable or dock.
that should be everything you need to know about charging an iPod Touch. If you require further assistance please feel free to followup with additional comments. If this solution solved the problem please feel free to rate it. Thanks and have a great day-Midwest-Tek

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i need the instruction on how to set up my


here's the website: http://support.apple.com/manuals/#ipod
you can download the user manual from there.

Dec 31, 2009 | Apple iPod nano

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battery will not charge .


Dear Sir, thank you for your reply re my battery problem. I found on the net a way to remove the back cover from my ipod using a plastic set square. I check the voltage on the battery with my volt meter and found it read 3.7v and 2.2v between the red/black black
white. still the pod would not work .As I was looking at this ,my computer came up with a
window showing the itunes site , I think the window asked me to choose it as the prefaired site etc I'm not sure on the precice proceedure that I followed,but the Ipod screen lit up and all seemed normal, The down side is that I lost all my music that I had
loaded on to the Ipod, Is it possible to reactivate the lost info , or must I download from
scratch, this is the second time this has happened. I would like to thank you for your
interest and I hope to avail of your service another time. thank you.
Peter.

Jul 09, 2008 | Apple iPod nano

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