My ipod wont sync all the songs in my library. If I click on a song in my itunes library to play it through my laptop, it says it cannot find the original file to play it???? my library has 1800 songs, most won't play as described above, and only 183 will sync w the ipod. help I hate itunes! They make it so difficult
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Re: ipod sync problems
Hi if u have all 1800 songs in your computer folder,,,i advise you to connect the ipod to itunes and reset the ipod for factory settings ,then goto file add folders to library browse folders where all your songs located in your computer click ok
now it sud put all songs in music and then sync it to your ipod completely....if u dont see any !mark in itunes music folder then you are good ...your ipod sud have all 1800 songs.
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You just need to import your songs into iTunes library, then make a playlist with the songs, connect your iPod to computer, iTunes will detect the iPod automatically, then click iTunes menu "File -> Sync iPod", the songs will be transferred from iTunes to iPod.
If iTunes not works for you, You may try this ipod transfer, it's a nice iTunes alternative that can help you manage iPod files including delete, upload, play, copy, etc. It's much easier to use than iTunes.
Using iTunes' "Show Duplicate Items" feature, you can locate and manually remove duplicate songs on your iTunes music library. Once the library is cleaned, you need only sync iTunes with your iPod to remove duplicates from your device as well. This guide takes iTunes 12 to remove song duplicates.
In iTunes, click "View > Show Duplicate Items" in Music module;
Compare the listed song duplicates upon artist, album, date added, genre, play count, size, bit rate, and more to determine which item to keep and which item to remove;
Hold the "Ctrl" key and click each duplicate you wish to delete.
Connect your iPhone 6 to PC, click your iPhone from the device list, hit "Music" and select "Sync" to sync your library using your existing sync settings.
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your itunes library is not being found by iTunes or you are on another computer. in the summary screen which can be located in the upper tabs or by clicking on the ipod next to your name, uncheck the automatically sync music and this will give you the ability to load music to your ipod manually. just open the drive and drag and drop songs to your ipod by dropping them in the first column of the large white area in the music folder. If you have moved your itunes library you can click on edit and then preferences and choose advanced. browse for your music folder and save it. Warning: do not change your music folder if you are automatically syncing songs unless all of your music is stored there. because it will sync and delete anything not found in that folder.
that is because the songs have not been transferred to your ipod yet....connect your ipod to your pc....open itunes.....select all songs from your music library and drag them to your ipod icon....the songs will start getting transferred....therafter you can listen them on your ipod too....
It sounds like you have your IPOD set to automatically sync to your itunes library instead of being set to manually select the songs. If you have it set to automatically sync then anytime you plug your ipod in with itunes open then only the songs that are in your Itunes library will be on your IPOD after you disconnect it from the computer. If you would have set it to manually sync then you would have had to choose which songs to put on your IPOD and also which to take off. If you had it set to automatically sync then I am sorry to inform you, but your songs are gone from your IPOD (and if you have it set to delete the song from the computer as well as the library then the song is gone from your laptop too)
If you are asking how to add songs to you iPod (assuming you want to use iTunes)
Sync your iPod with iTunes
Connect your iPod to your computer.
When the iPod icon appears in the iTunes window (below Devices), select it.
If the Summary pane isn't showing, click the Summary tab.
To automatically sync your iPod:
Make sure that "Manually manage music" is not selected.
Click the Music tab and do one of the following:
automatically update your iPod with all the songs and playlists in your
library, select "Sync music" and then select "All songs and playlists."
iTunes loads the songs and playlists in your iTunes library onto your
iPod, and deletes songs from your iPod that aren't in your library.
automatically update your iPod with only certain playlists, select
"Sync music" and "Selected playlists," and then select the playlists
you want synchronized.
To manually sync your iPod:
Make sure that "Manually manage music" is selected.
Click Music (below Library, on the left side of the iTunes window) and then drag songs and playlists to your iPod.