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How To : Put songs on your iPod without using iTunes

In this tutorial, we learn how to put songs on your iPod without using iTunes. First, plug your iPod into your computer with the USB cable. From here, go to 'my computer' and then click on your iPod. Then, go to tools, folder options, view tabs, then select 'show hidden files' ...more

How To : Put an Apple iPod Classic into diagnostic mode

Need some help figuring out how to put your Apple iPod Classic into diagnostic mode? It's easy! And this iPod user's guide will show you how it's done. It's so easy, in fact, that this video guide can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in under four minut ...more

How To : Turn off your iPod Nano or iPod Classic

You can turn off both the iPod Nano and the iPod Classic the same way. To turn it off you have to push a button on the click wheel of the iPod. You will push and hold the play pause button until the iPod goes off. The play pause button is the one that has the two lines and the ...more

How To : Connect your iPod or iPad to a Bluetooth speaker

Get your music wirelessly! You don't need to spend a lot of money on an expensive docking station so you can listen to your favorite tunes. You can set up your iPod, iPad or other Apple device to transmit your music wirelessly using Bluetooth!

How To : Get free Wi-Fi on your iPod Touch anywhere

Free Internet is one of the biggest problems on the iPod Touch… where is it? Well, you have to be around hotspots in order to get free Wi-Fi. But to get WiFi anywhere on iPod Touch, just watch this video tutorial! You will have to use a little known program called Easy WiFi Ra ...more

How To : Reset and restore an iPod Nano to factory settings

This video tutorial shows you how to reset your iPod to the factory default. This is something most iPod users could find useful. Sometimes when playing files through your iPod it will begin to skip, not work properly, or it will even have a corrupt file. This being said a res ...more

How To : Download music using Safari on your iPhone or iPod

The viewer learns how to download music on their iPhone or iPod using Safari. The video starts with the instructor talking about what it was that made him decide to use Safari to download music. The speaker uses a lot of profanity in his intro and the instructional part of the ...more

How To : Add songs to your iPod without using iTunes

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to add songs to an iPod without using iTunes. Begin by opening your web browser and go to the website: www.copytrans.com CopyTrans]. CopyTrans is the ultimate alternative program for iTunes. It has all the features of iTunes, ...more

How To : Reset your iPod Shuffle

If your iPod Shuffle is acting strangely or not working at all, you may need to restore it. This video shows how to tell if you need to rest your iPod Shuffle, how to connect it to your computer, and how to reset it from iTunes. Reset your iPod Shuffle. Click through to watch ...more

How To : Access a WiFi wireless network on an iPod Touch

The beauty of the iPod Touch is that it is not only for music. With the iTouch, you can access the Internet as well. You can use this Internet capability to download from iTunes, get e-mail, surf the web and many more options. In this tutorial, learn exactly how to turn your i ...more

How To : Fix a frozen iPod Classic or Nano

This video describes the procedure of how to unfreeze, or reboot, an iPod Nano or classic. When an iPod of the Nano or classic design is frozen (not in temperature), and has a stuck screen, the procedure of how to unfreeze the iPod Nano or classic requires the user to press do ...more

How To : Get your iPod into disk mode and stay in disk mode

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make iPods go in disk mode and to stay in disk mode. This is a new technique on how to get and stay in disk mode so viewers can restore their iPod to factory settings and get it working again. Viewers will need an iPod charger adapt ...more

How To : Fix broken home button on iPod touch

So you want to go home eh? Just can't seem to get there? Well, if you're dealing with a broken home button on an iPod touch this can be a frustrating challenge that can leave you wanting to hurl your device across the room. Well, worry no more. This video will get you home qui ...more

How To : Unfreeze an iPod Nano or Classic

This quick video tutorial will show you how to unfreeze an iPod Nano or Classic. To unfreeze your iPod, do the following: Hold the "Menu" and "Center" button for 10 seconds. Once you see the Apple Icon, hold the "Center" button, and the "Play" button at the same time, for 10 s ...more

How To : Restore your iPhone or iPod Touch

This video demonstrates how to restore your iPhone or iPod Touch if you are experiencing freezing or errors. You will need to restore your device if you experienced problems after attempting to have a jailbroken device. First, you have to make sure the device is turned on and ...more

How To : Fix a frozen Apple iPod Nano by hard resetting it

In this iPod Nano owner's guide, we learn how to fix a frozen or otherwise unresponsive iPod Nano by hard restarting it. For all of the details, including step-by-step instructions, and to learn how to unstick a stuck iPod yourself, take a look.

How To : Restore your iPhone or iPod to factory settings

If something happens to your iPod or iPhone and you can't remedy it with a reboot, you will need to restore your device to factory settings. This is not difficult to do and requires only your computer and your device. You should only restore your iPod to default if absolutely ...more

How To : Unfreeze a frozen or non responsive iPad

If your iPad is no longer responding to your touch, it might be frozen. You can fix this sometimes by holding down the wake button on your iPad, then slide it off. Hold down the power button until you see the Apple logo, and then let go. That may reset your iPad and fix the fr ...more

How To : Install Aircrack easyly on iPod & iPhone

This video will show you how to install Aircrack on your iPod touch. Aircrack is a network suite designed to crack WEP and WPA keys. Though the project was shut down by its creator, you can still follow this video and learn how to do it.

How To : Reset and restore an Ipod nano to remedy freezing

In this tutorial, we learn how to reset and restore an iPod Nano. First, take your Nano and hold down the center button and the menu buttons down simultaneously. Continue to do this for several seconds until the device turns off. After this, hold down the middle button and pau ...more

How To : Fix the earphone jack on an Apple iPod Classic

Accidents will happen. This brief how-to will guide you through the process of fixing a broken headphone jack on an Apple iPod Classic quickly and efficiently without damaging any of the other components. This tutorial will also be of use to those who wish to learn more about ...more

How To : Restore an iPod Touch to fix freezing and errors

This how-to video is about how to restore iPod touch to fix freezing and other errors. To restore the iPhone/iPod touch we need to put the iPhone in recovery mode so that we can restore it. When we restore iPod it goes back to last synchronization state with iTunes. To restor ...more

How To : Open an iPod Video, Classic, and Nano

This video will show you how to open up iPod Video, Classic, 3rd generation, 4th generation and Nano 1st and 3rd generations. If the Apple warranty no longer covers your iPod, it may be more inexpensive to do simple repairs yourself, instead of purchasing a new iPod. The first ...more

How To : Delete songs from your iPod

This video demonstrates how to delete songs off an iPod without deleting them from your iTunes menu. The video walks you through removing auto-sync and deleting the songs you don't want from your iPod.

How To : Disassemble a 5th Generation Apple iPod Nano

PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They have helpful tutorials on most Apple products including the MacBook, MacBook Pro, PowerBook, iBook, iPhone, iPod, and more, covering topics from disassemblies, to RAM upgrades, to replaceme ...more

How To : Disassemble the iPod Mini, 2nd Generation

If you haven't bought one of the new Apple iPod's, you're probably pretty attached to your old one then. Like the iPod Mini. Compared to today's small iPods, it's a clunker, but to you, it's your baby. So if it ever needs fixed, you should do it yourself. See how to disassembl ...more

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