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Deleted root file from nano now cant add any music to it

Please help ipod was working but wanted to wipe all the music so selected delete all but deleted the root file now it wont let me add anymusic to it please help only has item a week.Not sure how to fix

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Re: deleted root file from nano now cant add any music to...

Your ipod should have come with a disc and instructions on how to reload the Firmware. This is the software that operates your player. Reloading this should hopefully bring your player back to life! Follow the instructions carefully!

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I bought an ipod 2gig nano with 117 songs downloaded. I like maybe 30. how can I delete the other songs?

Generally speaking, you'll clean up your iPod with iTunes to erase unwanted songs and add new songs. You have two ways to delete music from iPod with iTunes, and they can be helpful when you want to get rid of the unwanted songs. iTunes provides automatic and manual methods to help you manage the songs in your device. When you are using the automatic way to manage iPod music, every time you connect iPod to computer with USB cable, your iPod will sync with iTunes Music library. If you have your iTunes Music library organized, you can delete unwanted music from iPod with this easy method. If you want to manually edit your iPod music, you can check Prevent iPods, iPhones and iPads from syncing automatically in iTunes by clicking Edit > Preferences > Devices. Then you can manually sync the songs and playlists to your iPod with iTunes.
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The problem is, i want to put music from my laptop onto my apple ipod 4GB a1051, how do i do that please?

The following information has come directly from the apple support web site.

Adding Content Automatically or Manually
There are two ways to add content to iPod nano: ? Automatic syncing: When you connect iPod nano to your computer, iPod nano is automatically updated to match the items in your iTunes library. You can sync all your songs, playlists, videos, and podcasts, or, if your entire iTunes library doesn’t fit on iPod nano, you can sync only selected items. You can sync iPod nano automatically with only one computer at a time. ? Manually managing iPod nano: When you connect iPod nano, you can drag items individually to iPod nano and delete them individually from iPod nano. You can add songs from more than one computer without erasing songs from iPod nano. When you manage music yourself, you must always eject iPod nano from iTunes before you disconnect it.

The following URL will bring you to the iPod Nano manual. For more information on setting up you iPod see chapter 2: Setting up iPod Nano

I hope that information above has helped is some way.
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Sep 02, 2010 | Apple iPod nano

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Deleting music files

simple by connecting it a pc and the go to my computer and select removable disk...then open it and delete the songs you want

Jun 01, 2010 | Apple iPod nano

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How do i delete songs from my ipod nano

To remove songs from a playlist on the iPod nano, you typically have to have it docked and connected to your computer.

To remove a song, video, or other item from iPod nano:
  1. In iTunes, select iPod nano in the source list.
  2. Select a song or other item on iPod nano and press the Delete or Backspace key on your keyboard.

Aug 31, 2009 | Apple iPod nano 3rd Generation

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I want to erase music of my ipod nano

Go to itunes and click on a song that you want to delete and press the delete button on your keyboard and it will ask you if you are sure you want to delete this song from all playlists and off the ipod and click yes and it will delete. Unfortunately, it will not let you delete it from the ipod menu without connecting it to a computer.

Feb 16, 2009 | Apple iPod nano

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Cant delete songs off my ipod

Two possible solutions:

Solution 1. Go to iTunes, go to Edit, Select All, go to Edit once again, select Delete. This will clear your whole music library. Connect you iPod and let it sync. It will delete everything in your iPod. The problem with this is that it will delete all your music in iTunes as well so you better back it up elsewhere.

Solution 2. Go to iTunes, connect your iPod, let it sync. Do not disconnect your iPod. On the left hand side of the screen you will see "Library", "Store", "Devices", etc. Go to "Devices" and you will see your iPod's name there. Click on it and you will see on the right hand side of your screen your iPod, with some menus tabs. On the first tab (Summary), make sure that "Sync only checked songs" is activated. Then go to the second tab ("Music"). Make sure "Sync music" is activated and "Selected playlists" is also activated. Make sure NONE of the playlists is activated. At the bottom right hand side of the scree there is a button that says "Sync". Press it and it will sync no songs into your iPod. That should clear the songs but leave the contents in iTunes intact. If you want to put some playlists in your iPod, then check only those and only those will be added to your iPod.

Hope this helps.

Jan 01, 2009 | Apple iPod nano MP3 Player

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Recover deleted music from apple ipod nano blue 8gb

There are several advanced and user-friendly application available for iPod data recovery. Kernel Recovery for iPod tool is one of the effective program, By using this application, you can quick recover deleted or lost files or folder from iPod. Get more details about this software visit

Dec 22, 2008 | Apple iPod nano

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I have an iPod Nano, can you tell me how to delete/replace the songs please?

connect the ipod to itunes, if it has been seen, you click on the music library of your itunes, select the songs you want to add to your ipod and just drag them to the icon indicating your ipod. to delete, click on music below your ipod icon and select the songs you want to delete.

Jul 30, 2008 | MP3 & Digital Media Players

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Empty Disk

"Root" is the root directory - definitely not something that you want to delete. Go to Apple's website and re-download the firmware, and hopefully it will re-add the missing folder.

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Changing music on ipod

connect it up to the pc,wait till its recognised,go to my computer,open it and look for a drive g,right click on it and then format,this will get rid of the music and anything else you have on there and you can then add new,or the alturnative is to go to driver g,explore it and delete music files manually.if not clued up on it the easiest way is to format.ok

Jan 26, 2008 | Apple iPod nano

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