Having trouble connecting your iPod to a computer? Confused on what cable goes to where? No worries. Just simply read on for a step-by-step process to have your iPod ready for action. This is applicable to all kinds of iPods.
A shiny brand new iPod just out of the package is before you. It comes along with a white cable that connects to a USB 2.0 and your iPod. These are just the things that you need to get started.
Locate the end of the cable that fits to a high powered USB 2.0 port on your computer, and then plug the cable in. Connect the other end to your iPod. Be sure that you are well acquainted to both ends of the cable for each connector can only be inserted one way or another.
If your iPod comes with a Dock, just simply connect the cable to a high power USB 2.0 port on your computer and connect other end to the dock, then put iPod in the Dock.
Now that you have successfully connected your iPod to a computer, it will recommend installing iTunes. This program is free and essential to your iPod operation. Along with it, QuickTime will also be installed. This is necessary for you to be able to watch music videos or other form of videos that can be downloaded through the iTunes store.
After iTunes has been installed, you might want to import music that you want to transfer to your iPod. In order for you to do so, jut simply click on “File”. From there you can update your library one file at a time by just choosing “Add File to Library.” Better yet, an entire folder of music, just choose “Add Folder to Library.”
Do this procedure until all the songs you wanted are now accessible. Now you are set on to adding media into your iPod.
By this time, iTunes will ask that you give your iPod a name. Now this has to be put in mind that you can only sync your iPod with that particular computer. If you try to add music from somebody else’ playlist, it won’t work. Forcing this may result to having all your music deleted.
All of the music files in your library will automatically sync with your iPod. Now that you are set, you can use your iPod with ease.
Always bear in mind that your iPod has to be fully charged first before unplugging it from your computer to enjoy optimum performance from your iPod. If you need further assistance call or start a Live Chat with a PC Expert today.