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I plug my ipod into the usb plug in and it wont show up in itunes so i cannot update it or add new songs and playlist. it shows the charging symbol but will not show up in itunes

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1. Try another USB cord or USB cable. 2. Restrart your computer for a try.
3. Reset or restore your iPod for a try, this way can fix many general iPod problems. If you don't know how to do that, you may refer to this iPod tips
http://www.mac-dvd.com/ipod-tips-and-ipod-faq.html
4. Download and install the latest version fo iTunes for a try.
5. You may try this iPod transfer, it's a nice iTunes alternative that can help you upload music and video to iPod, I always use it to sync my iPod when my iTunes can't recognize my iPod, it's easy to use and works pretty well
http://www.ipod-transfer-copy.com/ipod-iphone-to-computer-transfer-cucusoft.html
If you have any other questions, feel free to email me.

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whenever i plugged my ipod in to my computer, it just charged and itunes didnt reconize my ipod.

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