When I connect my iPod to my Philips CD player using the USB cable I am unable to navigate through my iPod music on the iPod screen. Instead, the CD player shows an unusual display and I have to control the music from there rather than through the iPod.
Because the CD player display is weird -looking and doesn't show the names of the songs being played I am unable to find the song I want or even the album I want. I'm pressing buttons blindly hoping to find a good song.
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Do you have the USB cable for the ipod? To connect it simply plug the Ipod into the USB port using apple's USB cable. http://www.sparepartsformobiles.com/mobile_phone_spares_images/main/iPod/Nano%20Video%20Mini%20Photo%20Classic%20Touch%20USB%20Cable/usb%20ipod%20cable.jpg
this is not a problem.
If you cannot remember the passcode, you will need to restore your device using the computer with
which you last synced it. This allows you to reset your passcode and resync the data from the
device (or restore from a backup). If you restore on a different computer that was never synced
with the device, you will be able to unlock the device for use and remove the passcode, but your
data will not be present
Follow the steps that i have outlined below. If this does not completely help your situation
please let me know and i will be glad to assist you.
According to Apple, if you have forgotten the code, you can unlock the IPod by doing the
If you can't unlock IPod using either [the code or connecting it to the computer you use to
manage its songs. . .
Plug the iPod USB cable into the bottom of the iPod Nano.
Plug the other end of the iPod USB cable into a free USB port on a Mac or PC computer.
Open the iTunes application by clicking on the Dock icon on a Mac or using the Start menu on a
Click on the name of your iPod Nano under the "Devices" list in the iTunes window.
Click on the "Sync" button to establish a connection between your iPod and the computer.
Click on the eject symbol next to your iPod's name after the syncing process has finished.
Unplug your iPod Nano. The device will be unlocked and you will be able to access all normal
if that does not work you can restore your iPod to factory settings using iPod Updater. Please
note that this will erase all data on your iPod.
Afterwards, you can add your music and data back to your iPod.
If you want to change the primary computer that your IPod is associated with, do this:
1. Restore your iPod. WARNING: The restore process cannot be undone.
All of your songs and files will be deleted. Always make a backup of your important data.
2. Connect your iPod to the computer that you want to be the primary computer.
3. Open iTunes and synchronize.
Apple also notes that company "representatives cannot unlock an iPod if you forget your
combination. If you can't unlock your iPod and you don't have access to the primary computer,
your only option is to restore the
IPod, which will erase all music and data."
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My 80GB Ipod classic recently froze. I took it to Apple store and the guy press the Menu and Center Button. Hold them until the APPLE logo appears twice. Then release the button.
Voila, my Ipod work again, no missing data
You need a camcorder A/V cable that has a three-plug RCA connection at one end and a three-banded 1/8" plug on the other
iPod settings as follows: TV OUT: ASK TV SIGNAL: If you live in the U.S., your TV works with the NTSC standard. European countries mostly use PAL. WWIDESCREEN: Choose your poison here... it all depends on your tv
Try connecting it to a different computer with a different USB cable. If it still doesn't work, it'd be helpful to know more details (does the iPod work properly other than that, is it possible that the pins at the bottom of the iPod where you connect the USB cable are damaged?).