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I jus gotta new ipod nano 2gb, i plugged it into the comp and it shows apple sign then "do not disconnect". a auto play window opened and it appears in "my computer". i click on it and it shows three folders "calender, notes, and contacts" i let it fully charge then i "safely removed" it. then i held the center buttom for more then six seconds, but the nano never turned on. i literally need a " where to click" step by step instruction... because im lost.. how can i get it to turn on and add music onto it "without downloading itunes" ?

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Hi,
First, you should use itunes for you iPod. I know that there are other programs that can let you load music on it, but you should use iTune, Really.

1. You should first download iTunes. It is free.


2. Next. Load your music into iTunes. Do all of this BEFORE you plug your iPod into the computer.

3. Connect your iPod to the computer. Use a fast USB port. These are usually located on the back of the computer.

4. Your iPod should appear in the iTune pane on the left side. You should be able to see a set of 'tabs' that you can click. The first one is about your iPod.

5. At this point, you can click on the music tab to tell the computer to load what to load into the iPod. Click 'sync' to load your music.

6. When the syncing is complete, you will see that notice above in iTunes. Click the arrow next to the iPod picture in the iTunes pane to discharge the iPod. The iPod picture will disappear. Make sure that you also safely release the iPod in the task bar at the bottom of the computer. You will need to click on a green icon that looks like a plug and select 'safely remove storage device'. Wait until the computer tells you it is safe to disconnect it. Then disconnect.

Hope that helps.

Posted on Dec 19, 2008

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