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Shuffle My ipod does not charge when I plug it in to the charging port. Also when I am on itune it does not reconize that the ipod is hokked up. there is a ballon pop up that appears and says that the usb is unknown.

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How do you charge an ipod shuffle

Connect the included USB cable to your iPod Shuffle.

Plug the opposite end of the iPod Shuffle cable into an open USB port on your computer, which must be turned on.

Check the light on the iPod Shuffle. If the light has turned on, the iPod Shuffle is properly charging.

Using iPod charger

Plug the iPod charger into a working electrical outlet.

Connect the included USB cable to your iPod Shuffle.

Plug the opposite end of the iPod Shuffle cable into the USB port on the iPod charger.

The iPod Shuffle should begin charging immediately.

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NEED INSTRUCTION FOR Apple iPod shuffle 3rd Generation Silver

Connect the iPod shuffle USB cable connector into a high-power USB port on your computer.
Note: To charge an iPod shuffle battery, connect the device to a high-power USB port.

Please be aware that USB keyboards and non-powered USB hubs generally do not have high-power USB ports.

If you connect to a low or non-powered port, iPod shuffle will not charge.

The computer must be turned on and set to not go to sleep.

Plug the other end of the iPod shuffle USB Cable into the headphone port on the iPod shuffle.

Verify the iPod shuffle is connected securely.

Once the iPod shuffle is plugged in, it will take about 2 hours to charge the battery to 80% capacity and about 3 hours to charge it to 100%.

Find out how to check the battery charge here

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How do I re charge battery with electrical plug

To charge the battery using your computer:
Connect iPod shuffle to a high-power USB port on your computer using the included iPod shuffle Dock. The computer must be turned on and not in sleep mode (some models of Macintosh can charge iPod shuffle while in sleep mode). When the battery is charging, the status light on iPod shuffle is orange. When the battery is fully charged, the status light turns green.
If you don't see the status light, iPod shuffle might not be connected to a high-power USB port. Try another USB port on your computer.

To charge the battery using an iPod USB Power Adapter If you do not have then you have to buy the same from Apple Store) 1 Connect the AC plug adapter to the power adapter (they might already be connected). 2 Plug the USB connector of the iPod shuffle Dock into the power adapter. 3 Plug the power adapter into a working electrical outlet. 4 Put iPod shuffle in the dock. You can disconnect and use iPod shuffle before it is fully charged.

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How do i download songs to my iPod model no.A1204 EMC no. 2125? and how to charge it?

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.

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How do i turn on my ipod shuffle?.......and how long do i charge the battery for?... and how do i know my ipod is fully charged?

  • first i will cover turning the unit on. then i will cover how to charge the unit.
    -Move the power switch on the top of the iPod Shuffle to the "Normal" or "Shuffle" position.
  • Press the play button on the iPod Shuffle to begin music playback. If the iPod does not begin to play, follow the rest of the instructions.
  • Plug the iPod USB cable into the bottom of your iPod Shuffle and then connect the other end of the cable to your iPod power adapter.
  • Plug the iPod power adapter into a standard electrical outlet to charge the iPod Shuffle's battery. Try to press the play button again.
  • Connect the iPod Shuffle to your Mac or PC computer using the iPod USB cable. Then, open the iTunes program on the computer and sync your iPod with your music library. If your iPod Shuffle was frozen, it should now turn on.
  • to tell if the ipod shuffle is charging. Eject iPod shuffle in iTunes, but leave it physically connected to the USB port. The front LED should be orange if it's charging (or green if it's fully charged). If it's not charging (such is the case if it's connected to a low-power USB port on a keyboard), you won't see a front LED. If you need further assistance please feel free to follow up with a comment and i will be here to assist you. If this assisted you please feel free to rate the comment. thanks and have a great day.

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    Remember these five basic suggestions if you have a problem with iPod shuffle. Try
    these steps one at a time until the problem is resolved. If one of the following doesn’t
    help, read on for solutions to specific problems.
    Reset iPod shuffle by turning it off, waiting five seconds, and then turning it back on
    Retry with a different USB port if you cannot see iPod shuffle in iTunes.
    Restart your computer, and make sure you have the latest software updates
     Reinstall iTunes software from the latest version on the web.

     If the status light blinks orange when you press a button, the iPod shuffle buttons are
    disabled. Press and hold Play/Pause (’) for about three seconds, until the status light
    blinks green.
     Connect iPod shuffle to a high-power USB port on your computer. Your iPod shuffle
    battery may need to be recharged.
    Turn iPod shuffle off, wait five seconds, and then turn it on again.
    You may need to restore iPod shuffle software

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    First Turn your PC on. The PC needs to be on to transfer music and charge the iPod shuffle. Then Place the iPod shuffle in the iPod dock connector if you have the newer version. If you're using the original version, then plug it directly into a high-power USB port on your PC. Check the monitor to ensure iTunes has loaded. This means a connection was established.

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    You might neede to download the lastest version of iTunes from here:
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    if you have itunes loaded already on your pc then try plugging the ipod into a different usb port to the one you have already tried. Hopefully it will be picked up.

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