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Can not sync with itunes

I have an ipod 20GB with a click wheel. I have the latest itunes and don't have the itunes that came with my ipod any longer. I am unable to sync any music that i have on my ipod to the itunes as it won't transfer anything from the pod to the itunes. Instead it will try to transfer stuff from the itunes library to the
ipod and i don't want that to happen as it says that it will erase everything from the ipod and replace it with what little i have in my library on the newly downloaded itunes!!

Much appreciate any solution.

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Re: can not sync with itunes

If you still have all that music on your computer then just update itunes first then update the I-pod. if you don't you are going to have to use an after market program to pull the music from the iPod to your computer first then add it to itunes.
This happens when the original library is lost in itunes or when you install a fresh copy of itunes on your computer.

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Here are my directions: (I have the latest iTunes update)
1. Connect iPod to PC
2. Open iTunes
3. Click on icon of Nano
4. Click on Photos Tab
5. Deselect the box that says "Sync Photos from"
6. iTunes will then ask you if you no longer want to sync - tell it yes
7. iTunes will then ask you if you want to delete existing photos from your iPod - click on the box to delete all photos


-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Here are Apple's Directions:
To delete photos from iPod nano:
1 Open iTunes, select iPod nano in the Source pane, and then click the Photos tab.
2 Select “Sync photos from:”
A On a Mac, choose iPhoto from the pop-up menu.
A On a Windows PC, choose Photoshop Album or Photoshop Elements from the
pop-up menu.
3 Choose “Selected albums” and deselect the albums or collections you no longer want
on iPod nano.
4 Click Apply.

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My computer and my current iTunes does not see my iPod 3rd generation. I think the hard drive crashed?

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Ipod 20gb

You need iTunes

Heres how to restore the player

  • Note: Because Restore erases all of the songs and files on iPod, make sure to back up any files you've saved on the iPod disk. All of your songs, videos, podcasts, audiobooks, and games can be loaded back to your iPod provided that you have them stored in your itunes Library.
How to restore your iPod:
For Windows:
  • 1. Make sure you've reinstalled the latest version of itunes.
  • 2. Open itunes, and then connect your iPod to your computer.
  • 3. After a few moments, it will appear in the source list in itunes.
  • 4. Select your iPod in the source list and you will see information about it appear in the Summary tab of the main itunes windows.
  • 5. Click the Restore button. You will be prompted with one or more restore options that may prompt itunes to automatically download of the latest iPod Software. The 4 possible restore options are:
    • Restore Option 1: Restore - Restores with same iPod Software version already on iPod.
    • Restore Option 2: Use Same Version - Restores with same iPod Software version already on iPod even though a newer version is available.
    • Restore Option 3: Use Newest Version - Restores with the latest iPod Software on your computer.
    • Restore Option 4: Restore and Update - Restores with the latest iPod Software on your computer.
  • 6. A progress bar will appear on the computer screen indicating that the first stage of the restore process has started. When this stage is completed, itunes will instruct you to leave iPod connected to your computer to complete restore.
  • 7. During the stage 2 of the restore process, the iPod will show an Apple logo as well as a progress bar at the bottom of the display. It is critical that the iPod remains connected to the computer or iPod Power adapter during this stage. Note: The progress bar may be difficult to see since the backlight on the iPod display may be off.
  • 8. After stage 2 of the restore process is complete and the iPod is connected to the computer, the itunes Setup Assistant window will appear asking you to name your iPod and choose your syncing preferences similar to when you connected your iPod for the first time.

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maybe...perhaps try changing your itunes setting

"manually update ipod" if it is set to autosync then all tunes in the library which are registered as being on the pod will automatically update. each time you connect the pod the itunes sw will update the pod from the library.

when the pod is connected and auto sync is active if you delete a tune from the lib it will update the pod and delete the same tune.

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Here is the link for the 4.7.1 version of itunes.

This should work then you should update the ipod with the latest software and then update itunes to the latest version after that. good luck!

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