Charge an iPod Nano Without a Charger
If you've misplaced or broken the charger that came with
your iPod Nano, you might think you need to purchase a new one in order to
continue using your Mp3 player.
However, there is a way that you can continue enjoying your
iPod without having to purchase a new charger.
As long as you have a USB cord and a computer, you can
charge your iPod without having the charger.
Locate the USB cord that came with your iPod Nano package.
It is the same cord that you use in order to sync or
Plug the small end into your iPod Nano.
Plug the other, larger end into your computer's USB port.
Choose "Do Nothing" when your computer presents
the dialogue box to let you choose what to do with the hardware or USB
Leave your Nano plugged into your computer for at least 4
hours to charge.
Unplug your iPod Nano when charging is complete.
Charge an iPod Without the Charger
Many iPod owners purchase a charging unit that plugs into a
standard wall outlet to recharge the iPod's battery.
However, the iPod wall charger is not included with new
purchases, so consumers must either purchase a separate charger or find a way
to charge their iPod using other means.
Here's a simple method to charge your iPod using your
Plug the iPod USB cable into the bottom of your iPod.
Plug the other end of the iPod USB cable into a free USB
port on your Mac or PC computer.
Open the iTunes program by clicking on the icon in the
Dock on a Mac or using the Start menu on a PC.
Click on the name of your iPod under the
"Devices" heading in the main iTunes window.
Click on the "Sync" button to synchronize your
iPod with your computer data.
While the iPod is syncing, the power from the USB port on
your computer will charge your iPod's battery.
Unplug your iPod from the computer once the battery is
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