I was syncing my ipod with a different version of itunes and agreed to install the new program on my ipod. so as it started to upload i freaked out thinking i was loosing all of my music and ripped out the ipod, whilst it was uploading the program.
it froze and i reset it, then it beeped twice at me and came up with a plain white screen. i reset it numerous times after and it did the same thing. i then let it die and recharged it, but i only got a white screen. it will not turn off and the computer will not detect it and i am out of ideas.
You have to plug your ipod in for atleast 3 to 4 days.
i know it seems long but its for a good cause becaause if you dont you mght just havt to spend another lets say about 200 to300 $' s depending on the gig.. SO JUST PLUG IT IN FROM 3 TO 4 DAYS TO GET A FULL CHARG!
HAVE A NCE DAY!
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Restarting your computer is often the solution when your iPod fails to sync with your iTunes music library. But if this fails, there are other troubleshooting steps to take.
Recharge your iPod via a USB cable connected to your computer or AC adapter. b> Click the help menu in iTunes and check for updates. Follow the onscreen prompts to download and install the latest version of the software. Open the new version of iTunes. Click the name of your iPod in the source list and check for updates under the summary tab to update your iPod. Attempt to sync your iPod with iTunes. Slide your iPod's hold switch to the hold position and then to off. Press and hold the menu and center buttons simultaneously until the Apple logo appears to reset your iPod. Open iTunes on your computer and reconnect your iPod to try to sync it with iTunes. Restart iPod service b> Close iTunes and make sure your iPod is disconnected from the computer. Click the 'start' button. Click 'run' if using Windows XP. Type 'services.msc' in the run box in XP and in the search box in the start menu in Windows 7 and Vista. Press 'enter.' Scroll through the list and double-click on 'iPod service.' Click the 'stop' button and leave the properties window open. Connect your iPod to the computer. Open 'my computer' or 'computer' and look for your iPod listed in the devices with removable storage section. Click the 'start' button in the iPod Service's properties window. Open iTunes to attempt to sync your iPod. Close the iPod Service's properties window once your iPod has finished syncing. Resolve "Original File could not be Found" Double-click the name of a song in the iTunes program that failed to sync to your iPod. Click 'yes' or 'locate' to the message asking you if you want to locate the file. Navigate to the folder or directory location where the song is stored on your computer. Double-click the song file to select it and add it back to iTunes. Reconnect your iPod to the computer and open iTunes to restart the syncing process. Some songs in iTunes won't copy to iPod http://support.apple.com/kb/TS1420 iPod classic Troubleshooting Assistant http://www.apple.com/support/ipod/five_rs/classic/
1. The automatic settings in iTunes and iPods will not allow you to sync two iPods with one version of iTunes or sync an iPod with multiple versions of iTunes without the content being completely erased from the iPod. 2. This can be very aggravating if more than one person in your household owns an iPod or you want to add music from a friend's iTunes library to your iPod. Changing the iPod settings through iTunes will let you sync more than one iPod on one computer.
3. Open the iTunes software. Connect one of the two iPods to a USB port found on the one computer. If a small window opens in iTunes after the program recognizes the iPod, you can close the window by clicking "No" or the "X" in the window. 4. Click the name of the iPod positioned under "Devices" on the left side of iTunes. When you highlight the iPod name, a variety of tabs will appear at the top of the iTunes program. 5. Choose the "Summary" tab and options will be listed in the middle of the program. Select the option labeled "Manually manage music and videos." If a window opens, click "OK." 6. Click "Apply" in the bottom right corner to change the settings on the plugged in iPod. Leave iTunes open. Repeat steps 2-6 with the second iPod you want to sync on the one computer.
Install iTunes on your computer. Copy your music into iTunes. Create playlists if you want. Connect iPod to computer. Check and see on the left that iTunes found your iPod. Click on it and select what you want to sync to the iPod (there are different pages across the top of the screen for music, videos and the like). If you need more help, ask and check out apple.com
As with all iPods, you must use Apple's iTunes application to sync your music with your iPod Shuffle.
You'll need to install the latest iTunes by downloading it from Apple click here> and then installing it. You install iTunes like any other downloaded program by double-clicking on the resulting icon after iTunes has successfully downloaded.
Follow the on-screen directions to install iTunes.
Once iTunes is installed, start up iTunes and have it search your computer for music for it to manage for you. While that is going on, plug the white USB cable that came with your iPod into your iPod Shuffle and into one of the USB ports on your computer. This will trigger iTunes to recognize your iPod Shuffle and ask you whether you want to set it up with this computer.
Follow the on-screen prompts to sync your iPod Shuffle with your computer.
To charge your iPod Shuffle, just keep it plugged in to your computer using the supplied white USB cable. Keep the cable connected until the battery indicator on the ipod Shuffle shows that the battery is full.
first make sure that you have the latest itunes installed on your computer by going to this link http://www.apple.com/itunes/download/
once you have installed itunes open the program and click on agree to the license, then plug to ipod into the computer, itunes will have all of the drivers need for it, then build your self a library of music, by either copying your cds over to itunes or going to File, add folder and select your music folder, it will make a copy of all of your music and the original music will stay where it is, then you can select your ipod by clicking on the ipods image and sync it from there.
1. Check to make sure you're at the most current iTunes version 2. Re-install iTunes 3. Use a different USB connector 4. Clean the female and male ends of the USB connector of dust/other particles that could interfere with the connection 5. Make sure no other programs are running when trying to sync your iTouch with iTunes
That's all I can think of right now. Let me know if none/all of the above works.
Try the Five R's suggested by your user's manual - you can get the manual from Apple's website if you have lost it: Reset, Retry, Restart, Reinstall, Restore Remember these five basic suggestions if you have a problem
with your iPod nano. If one of the following doesn’t help, read on for solutions to
specific problems. â Reset your iPod nano.
See “General Suggestions,” below. â Retry with a
different USB port if you cannot see iPod nano in iTunes. â Restart your computer
and make sure you have the latest software updates installed. â Reinstall iPod and iTunes
software from the latest versions on the web. â Restore your iPod nano.
See “Updating and Restoring iPod Software” on page whatever.
-Tha Mp3 Doctor