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No icon on itunes or desktop

There is no ipod icon visible on itunes or desktop. How do I get one to appear?

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  • probnano Mar 12, 2008

    This is a notebook using windows XP with a USB connection. Windows Media player & Sonic player has responded by allowing me to view the play list. Will not import or export already downloaded music.

  • fishykid May 04, 2008

    my itunes wont pop up

  • Paul Needler
    Paul Needler May 11, 2010

    Can you please tell me what computer you are running, the OS version, and how your are connecting it (firewire or USB)?

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Ummm.. i actually had the same problem what you should do is drag the itunes folder from your start menu to your computer screen which is creating a short cut then you reconnect your ipod and you itunes should pop up!
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Try reinstalling itunes or drag and drop a shortcut from your start menu. Or then navigate into the itunes folder and create a shortcut.

Posted on Mar 12, 2008

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<p>When you connect your iPod to your Mac desktop or laptop computer, the iPod name and the icon on the desktop. Most people have no opportunity to open the iPod from the desktop to iTunes music on a regular basis, generally have short, any securities, making them difficult to recognize. However, if you use your iPod in disk mode - basically a portable hard drive - to open your Mac desktop is the fastest way to open the files. <br /> <p><br /> <p>1. Connect the cable from the iPod charger to the bottom of the iPod and the other end into a USB port on your Mac should be noted that the iPod shuffle is upside down in the dock. <br /> <p><br /> <p>2. Wait until the iPod appears on the desktop. If not, pull and plug the charger cable, sometimes it takes a couple of tries. <br /> <p><br /> <p>3. Double-click the iPod icon on the desktop when it appears. IPod open up and show your files. <br />

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How do I transfer purchases from iPod to another iPod


<p>Apple lets users buy audio files between five different devices as part of the license. These devices, other iPods, MP3 players or computers. You can use the iPod files from one device to another by copying the files from the first iPod with iTunes, then sync with the second iTunes library. <br /> <p><br /> <p>1. Close the device first iPod to your computer via USB cable. Close the media player and iTunes opens automatically when you recognize your iPod. <br /> <p><br /> <p>2. Click "Start" and click "Control Panel". Open the "Portable Media Devices" application of the window that appears. <br /> <p><br /> <p>3. Double-click the iPod icon in the list of stations. Click the "Tools" menu and select "Options." Click "Show hidden files and folders." Open the folder called '\ iPod_Control \ Music ". This folder contains all audio files on the iPod device, sorted by artist. Find the songs you want to convey in this folder. Click and drag these files to your computer desktop. Turn off your iPod computer. <br /> <p><br /> <p>4. Connect your iPod to your computer via USB cable. Open the iTunes media player. Click "File" and select "Add to Library". Navigating the browser and select the files you have stored on the desktop. Click "OK". iTunes import these files into the library program. <br /> <p><br /> <p>5. Click the device icon in the left pane of the program. Click the "Music" tab and check the box next to "Sync Music". Check the "Complete Music Library" option. Click "Apply." iTunes will begin uploading new audio files to your iPod. The program will notify you when the upload is complete. <br />

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How do i upload songs


How to Upload Songs to an iPod: (You can also find the instructions here.)

1)Download the latest version of iTunes. It is free and you can obtain it from the Apple website. It could have come with your iPod on an installation CD. Makes sure your computer meets the requirements. You can find older versions on the web, but they have limitations.
2)Scan your computer for songs to add to the library.
3)Connect your iPod to your computer with the USB cable that came with your iPod. The iPod screen should say "Do not disconnect".
4)Open iTunes. Your iPod should appear under Devices in the bar to the left.
5)Follow the instructions for naming your iPod and changing the initial settings if the iPod has not been plugged into a computer before.
6)Buy music from the iTunes music store or import songs off a CD using iTunes.
7)Decide whether you want to sync your iPod with your iTunes library or manually put songs on your iPod.
(Syncing your iPod will automatically add all of the songs in your library to your iPod. It will also delete any songs from your iPod that are not in your library. Click on your iPod icon and select Sync in the lower right corner.)
8)If you do not want all the songs in your library on your iPod, make a playlist of all the songs you do want, or decide which playlists you want to include on your iPod.
9)Click on your iPod icon.
10)On the top bar, click on the button which says "Music".
11)Make sure the box that says "Sync Music" is checked, then check the box for whether you want your iPod to sync with the entire library or selected playlists. If you click selected playlists, select the playlists you want in the playlists category. For newer iPods you can check which artists are included on your iPod to automatically import all the songs from each selected artist onto your iPod.
12)Properly disconnect your iPod using the eject button (see Warnings).
13)Listen to your new songs!

TIPS:
Set up the iPod on the computer you plan to use it on. An iPod set up with a Macintosh will need to have all the songs deleted in order to use it on a Windows operating system. This only needs to be done once if you switch computers, but just to make less hassle, try to use the iPod on only one computer.

WARNINGS:
Make sure you disconnect the iPod properly to avoid problems or loss of files on your iPod. Click the eject button next to the iPod icon in iTunes, or in the lower, right-hand corner. If you quit iTunes, drag the iPod icon on your desktop to the trash to eject (Mac). Right click on the iPod icon on your desktop on a Windows PC.

Things You'll Need:
- USB connector cable
- iTunes
- iPod
- Computer
- Music files or CD's


Hope this information helps!

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Don't know how to reject the ipod nano when charging at computer


  1. Once the iPod is attached to the iPod and USB port in the computer, an icon will appear at the bottom of the computer desktop. The icon is from removing the USB Mass Storage Device
  2. Now, click on the enject icon and it will show which drive the USB cord is attached to. Once the icon is clicked on, the iPod will show an arrow going down and reading "OK to disconnect". Once able to disconnect, the USB cord can be removed from iPod.
  3. Another way to eject the iPod from USB cord is through iTunes. Once anything you want sync'd to your iPod is complete, a message will appear on the iPod reading, "OK to disconnect". Just like it did on the ejecting icon on your desktop.

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When you connect the iPod to your computer, if for some reason it does not show up within iTunes; simply reset the iPod by pressing and holding both the menu and center buttons until an apple icon appears. Once you see the apple icon disconnect the iPod.
You will need to restore the iPod but first, you will need to force the iPod into disc mode.
To do this you will reset the iPod once more, except when the apple icon appears QUICKLY release both buttons and switch to pressing the play and center button until a check mark appears.
Once you see that, reconnect the iPod to your computer.
Next click on the Restore button within the summary tab that loads when you first connect the iPod. Follow all and any on screen instructions.

Note: it may take a few minutes for iTunes to pick up the device. I recommend waiting at least five minutes before deciding it will not load.

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My white ipod nano still shows the "do not disconnect" icon when connected to the usb port


can you uninstall itunes from add or remove programs and after that, install it again. You should get a icon into your desktop, if its not there.

try to find it

my computer -> c: -> Program files -> iTunes -> right click iTunes.exe -> send to -> desktop.

You should now have a icon on your desktop.

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Why isn't the charging icon always animated (flashing)?


For Mac users "When you plug your iPod nano into a power source, the charging icon appears?it's a lightning bolt over a battery. Depending on the state of the battery, it may or may not animate (flash between gray and green). In either case, the icon indicates the battery is charging successfully. When the battery is fully depleted, the iPod nano may not appear in iTunes until it has been charged for about 10 minutes.The non-animated version of the icon, shown above, appears when your battery has been fully or nearly depleted of charge. This appears for up to 10 minutes. Note: If your iPod nano is connected to the computer, the computer won't see it until after that 10 minutes has elapsed. After that, you'll see the ""Do not disconnect"" screen. If the charging icon is flashing and your computer doesn't recognize it,Can't see your iPod in iTunes or or the Finder? Remember these five basic suggestions when you run into a problem with your iPod. If one of the following doesn?t help, read on for solutions to specific problems. Reset, Retry, Restart, Reinstall , Restore Reset your iPod. Retry with a different USB or FireWire port. Restart your computer and make sure you have the latest software updates installed. Remove iTunes software and then reinstall iPod and iTunes software from latest versions on the web. Restore your iPod. See ?Updating and Restoring iPod Software? in the user's guide. Still can't see your iPod? Several things could keep iPod from appearing in iTunes or in the Finder when you connect it to your Mac. The most likely causes are listed below in logical order (you'll find information for both USB and FireWire iPod connections). Check each one starting from the top of the list to see if that is what's keeping iPod from appearing. Battery depleted? If you have an iPod nano, click here to find out what you'll see if the battery is depleted. If this is what you are seeing, wait 10 minutes while iPod nano is charging. You're using USB instead of FireWire If you use USB instead of FireWire to connect, it won't appear in iTunes unless you update to Mac OS X 10.3.4 or later. If you can't update your software, then use FireWire instead. Note: iPod shuffle and iPod nano are compatible with USB only. With any model of iPod (except for iPod shuffle), if you connect it to a low-powered USB port (such as one on your keyboard or bus-powered USB hub), the following alert may appear: If you click OK, your iPod won't appear. Make sure that you connect your iPod directly to one of the computer's USB ports or to a powered (as in connected to an electrical outlet) USB hub. Your Mac is sleeping Your Mac must be awake to recognize iPod. Be sure that you wake the computer before connecting your iPod. Your Mac doesn't meet iPod system requirements Make sure that your Mac meets the iPod system requirements. Third-party FireWire and USB cards and PC cards may not work and are not supported by Apple. You're missing some system sof

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Why isn't the charging icon always animated (flashing)?


For Mac users "When you plug your iPod nano into a power source, the charging icon appears?it's a lightning bolt over a battery. Depending on the state of the battery, it may or may not animate (flash between gray and green). In either case, the icon indicates the battery is charging successfully. When the battery is fully depleted, the iPod nano may not appear in iTunes until it has been charged for about 10 minutes.The non-animated version of the icon, shown above, appears when your battery has been fully or nearly depleted of charge. This appears for up to 10 minutes. Note: If your iPod nano is connected to the computer, the computer won't see it until after that 10 minutes has elapsed. After that, you'll see the ""Do not disconnect"" screen. If the charging icon is flashing and your computer doesn't recognize it,Can't see your iPod in iTunes or or the Finder? Remember these five basic suggestions when you run into a problem with your iPod. If one of the following doesn?t help, read on for solutions to specific problems. Reset, Retry, Restart, Reinstall , Restore Reset your iPod. Retry with a different USB or FireWire port. Restart your computer and make sure you have the latest software updates installed. Remove iTunes software and then reinstall iPod and iTunes software from latest versions on the web. Restore your iPod. See ?Updating and Restoring iPod Software? in the user's guide. Still can't see your iPod? Several things could keep iPod from appearing in iTunes or in the Finder when you connect it to your Mac. The most likely causes are listed below in logical order (you'll find information for both USB and FireWire iPod connections). Check each one starting from the top of the list to see if that is what's keeping iPod from appearing. Battery depleted? If you have an iPod nano, click here to find out what you'll see if the battery is depleted. If this is what you are seeing, wait 10 minutes while iPod nano is charging. You're using USB instead of FireWire If you use USB instead of FireWire to connect, it won't appear in iTunes unless you update to Mac OS X 10.3.4 or later. If you can't update your software, then use FireWire instead. Note: iPod shuffle and iPod nano are compatible with USB only. With any model of iPod (except for iPod shuffle), if you connect it to a low-powered USB port (such as one on your keyboard or bus-powered USB hub), the following alert may appear: If you click OK, your iPod won't appear. Make sure that you connect your iPod directly to one of the computer's USB ports or to a powered (as in connected to an electrical outlet) USB hub. Your Mac is sleeping Your Mac must be awake to recognize iPod. Be sure that you wake the computer before connecting your iPod. Your Mac doesn't meet iPod system requirements Make sure that your Mac meets the iPod system requirements. Third-party FireWire and USB cards and PC cards may not work and are not supported by Apple. You're missing some system sof

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Why isn't the charging icon always animated (flashing)?


For Mac users "When you plug your iPod nano into a power source, the charging icon appears?it's a lightning bolt over a battery. Depending on the state of the battery, it may or may not animate (flash between gray and green). In either case, the icon indicates the battery is charging successfully. When the battery is fully depleted, the iPod nano may not appear in iTunes until it has been charged for about 10 minutes.The non-animated version of the icon, shown above, appears when your battery has been fully or nearly depleted of charge. This appears for up to 10 minutes. Note: If your iPod nano is connected to the computer, the computer won't see it until after that 10 minutes has elapsed. After that, you'll see the ""Do not disconnect"" screen. If the charging icon is flashing and your computer doesn't recognize it,Can't see your iPod in iTunes or or the Finder? Remember these five basic suggestions when you run into a problem with your iPod. If one of the following doesn?t help, read on for solutions to specific problems. Reset, Retry, Restart, Reinstall , Restore Reset your iPod. Retry with a different USB or FireWire port. Restart your computer and make sure you have the latest software updates installed. Remove iTunes software and then reinstall iPod and iTunes software from latest versions on the web. Restore your iPod. See ?Updating and Restoring iPod Software? in the user's guide. Still can't see your iPod? Several things could keep iPod from appearing in iTunes or in the Finder when you connect it to your Mac. The most likely causes are listed below in logical order (you'll find information for both USB and FireWire iPod connections). Check each one starting from the top of the list to see if that is what's keeping iPod from appearing. Battery depleted? If you have an iPod nano, click here to find out what you'll see if the battery is depleted. If this is what you are seeing, wait 10 minutes while iPod nano is charging. You're using USB instead of FireWire If you use USB instead of FireWire to connect, it won't appear in iTunes unless you update to Mac OS X 10.3.4 or later. If you can't update your software, then use FireWire instead. Note: iPod shuffle and iPod nano are compatible with USB only. With any model of iPod (except for iPod shuffle), if you connect it to a low-powered USB port (such as one on your keyboard or bus-powered USB hub), the following alert may appear: If you click OK, your iPod won't appear. Make sure that you connect your iPod directly to one of the computer's USB ports or to a powered (as in connected to an electrical outlet) USB hub. Your Mac is sleeping Your Mac must be awake to recognize iPod. Be sure that you wake the computer before connecting your iPod. Your Mac doesn't meet iPod system requirements Make sure that your Mac meets the iPod system requirements. Third-party FireWire and USB cards and PC cards may not work and are not supported by Apple. You're missing some system sof

Sep 28, 2005 | Apple iPod nano

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