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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 : 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 : Build a custom iPod or iPhone cable

Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to build a custom iPod and iPhone cable that'll simultaneously charge the Apple device and give an audio line out connection. Keep in mind that this process requires some soldering and since the pins on the Apple dock conne ...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 : 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 : Control your PS3 with your iPod touch

This video shows you how-to connect your iPod touch to your PS3. Once connected you'll be able to use your iPod to control some features and play you music library through your Sony PS3. Check it out and connect your devices!

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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : Safely remove scratches from an Apple iPod

This video shows the process of removing scratches from an iPod. The video demonstrates the best way to remove scratches not only from the metal but from the front viewing screen also. One starts with the recommended Weiman Metal Polish and 100% cotton cloth. To achieve best r ...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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : Fix an iPod with corrupted files on a Windows PC

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to fix an iPod with corrupted files on a Windows PC. To fix the corrupted files on an iPod, users will be resetting their iPod. Begin by holding the center and Menu button for about 10 seconds until the screen on the iPod turns black. ...more

How To : Sync your iPod to your computer without a USB cord

If you have lost your USB cable or have a broken drive, you may need to sync your iPod without one. In this tutorial, learn how to sync your iPod Touch or iPhone to your computer without any cords at all. This wireless method of syncing is very handy and means you will be abl ...more

How To : Hack an iPod Nano (2nd generation) on Windows

Looking to hack your iPod Nano? In this two-part video tutorial, learn how. Unfortunately, this video is only for those with a 2nd generation iPod Nano, and for those that have Windows. Downloads needed are listed here: Rockbox download iPod Patcher download Winrar download P ...more

How To : Fix wifi on iPhone or iPod Touch

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to fix the Wi-Fi problem on an iPod Touch or iPhone. Begin by clicking on Settings and select General. Then scroll down to click on General and select Reset Network Settings. When a confirmation window pops up, click on "Reset Network ...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 : Unlock a locked iPod

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to unlock a locked iPod. Begin by connecting the iPod to your computer. It should fix itself automatically. If it doesn't press the Start button and select Control Panel. Click on Appearance and Personalization. Under Folder Options, s ...more

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 : 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 : Repair the ribbon cable on an Apple iPod Classic

Accidents will happen. This brief how-to will guide you through the process of fixing a broken ribbon cable 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 th ...more

How To : Reset your 2nd gen iPod Nano

This is an Electronics video tutorial where you will learn how to reset your 2nd gen iPod Nano. The video plays a song for more than half the duration of the video clip. Then the presenter of the video clicks through the song and the iPod Nano breaks down. To reset it is a ver ...more

How To : Reset and restore an iPod Nano 5G to factory settings

Something amiss with your fifth-generation Apple iPod Nano? Before you send it in for repair, you should reset your iPod to its factory-default settings and see if that doesn't clear up your problem. This iPod owner's guide offers a complete overview of the process.

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