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Do you need expert assistance with iPod or iTunes questions? Can't find the answer in our Discussion Forums, or the Archives below? Then Ask iLounge. Each week, a member of the iLounge editorial team answers five or six questions from our readers. Submit your questions for consideration using our Ask iLounge Submit Form. We reserve the right to edit questions for grammar, spelling, and length.

iPod classic

5-13-13: Backing up and restoring an iPod classic

4-3-13: Cancelling a sync in iTunes 11

3-5-13: Autofilling a Device from iTunes

1-17-13: Fifth-generation iPod video cables with an iPhone

1-16-13: Buying an iPod for in-car audio

11-20-12: iPod models that include EarPods

11-16-12: Deleting orphaned Podcast episodes from an iPod

10-22-12: Songs not appearing on iPod when browsing by Genre

10-12-12: Upgrading to a newer iPod for an in-car Dock Connector

8-23-12: Removing songs from a manually managed iPod

7-20-12: Video Conversion for playing from iPod classic to TV

5-29-12: Best iPod model to buy solely for audio use

5-25-12: Removing music from iTunes after copying to iPod

5-15-12: Normalizing volume levels for Voice Memos

4-3-12: Syncing Lossless tracks to iPod as AAC files

11-11-11: Buying an iPod for audio-only use

9-2-11: Reading ebooks on iPod classic

8-26-11: Updating firmware on 4G iPod

7-1-11: Organizing audiobooks on iPod classic

7-1-11: Copying content from a Mac-formatted iPod to Windows

6-17-11: User ID requirements for old iPod classic

4-8-11: Finding a serial number for a missing iPod

4-1-11: iPod classic microphone compatibility

2-6-11: Removing playlists from iPod

2-6-11: Transferring audiobooks to iPod

1-28-11: Car Bluetooth receivers

1-14-11: Cover Flow on 30GB iPod

1-14-11: iPod shuffle dock adapters

10-29-10: Viewing content on iPod from iTunes

10-8-10: Importing music as audiobooks

9-24-10: Using multiple iPods on one PC

8-27-10: Setting up iPod without installation CD

8-20-10: Transferring non-purchasd content to a new computer

8-13-10: Not all songs transfer to iPod

7-23-10: Viewing podcast info on iPod classic

7-23-10: Cleaning up content on iPod marked Other

7-2-10: Downloading podcasts outside of iTunes

7-2-10: Compilations and Artist listing on iPod classic

6-11-10: Converting tracks in iTunes and iPod

6-11-10: 3G iPod and iM600 speakers

6-4-10: Adding purchased music to iPod from another computer

5-14-10: Removing games on iPod classic

5-14-10: Continual iPod charging

4-30-10: Restoring iPod and content

4-23-10: Repairing corrupted iPod filesystem

4-23-10: Converting lossless tracks for iPod

4-23-10: iPads and iTunes Store authorization limits

4-16-10: Restoring playlists on a new computer

4-16-10: Adding playlists to iPhone

3-19-10: Older iPods and firmware updates

3-12-10: Syncing iPod with new iTunes library

3-12-10: Shuffle playlists on iPod classic

3-12-10: Excluding selected playlists from sync

2-19-10: Reformatting iPod for Mac

2-19-10: Identifying songs not in playlists

2-12-10: Using iPod with purchased content in different countries

12-18-09: iPod touch audio quality

12-4-09: Syncing a replacement iPod

11-13-09: Syncing music and videos in playlists

11-6-09: Transferring play counts to a new iTunes library

11-6-09: Playing an iPod continuously

10-30-09: Older iPods and firmware updates

10-23-09: Transferring YouTube videos to iPod

10-16-09: Memorex iFlip and iPhone compatibility

9-25-09: Restoring iTunes to an external hard drive

9-18-09: Repeat and continuous video playback on iPod touch

9-11-09: Genius Mixes and iPod classic

8-28-09: iPod holds less than advertised number of songs

8-21-09: Managing On-The-Go playlists

8-14-09: Displaying release dates on iPod

8-14-09: Playing iPod through TV USB port

7-31-09: 3G iPod and iPhone Accessory compatibility

7-31-09: iPod and on-TV menus

7-24-09: Sound quality on different iPod models

7-24-09: iPod classic TV output

7-17-09: Recovering Content from Mac iPod on Windows

7-17-09: Track sorting on iPod classic

6-26-09: iPod classic accessory compatibility

6-12-09: Syncing new iPhone

5-8-09: Organizing audiobooks

4-24-09: Finding iPod manuals online

4-17-09: Restoring 4G iPod stuck on AC adapter icon

4-17-09: Expired rentals don’t delete on iPod

3-27-09: Purchased TV Shows stuck in downloads folder

3-27-09: Splitting iTunes library across two iPods

3-20-09: Using two iPods on a single computer

3-13-09: iPod lyrics display

3-13-09: Storing music only on your iPod

3-6-09: Games on iPod classic and 5G

2-27-09: How iTunes organizes music videos

2-20-09: Video docks for 5G iPod

2-20-09: Connecting an old iPod to a new iTunes library

2-20-09: Erasing a used iPod and starting fresh

2-20-09: Downloading iTunes 8 on another computer

2-20-09: Recovering photos from an iPod

2-13-09: Waterproof cases and sound quality

2-13-09: Upgrading to iTunes Plus with a manually managed iPod

2-13-09: Fixing album artwork problems

2-6-09: Not all TV Shows syncing to iPod

2-6-09: Skipping a playlist when shuffling

1-16-09: Converting Mac-formatted iPod to Windows

1-2-09: Search feature on 5G iPods

12-19-08: Converting PC-formatted iPod to Mac

12-19-08: Keeping podcast episodes

12-12-08: Locating Music Videos

11-21-08: iPod-compatible online music sources

11-21-08: iPod keeps resetting

11-14-08: Including Year field on iPod

10-31-08: iPod charging accessory compatibility

10-31-08: Removing pre-installed games

10-17-08: Backup up your iPod

10-17-08: Adding iTunes Shared Music to iPod

10-17-08: Using an iPod on Mac and Windows

10-17-08: iPod video out

10-17-08: Managing photos on an iPod manually

10-3-08: Purchasing older iPod models

10-3-08: Shuffle modes

9-19-08: Recovering Mac-formatted iPod on Windows

9-19-08: Recovering photos from iPod

9-5-08: Transferring music on iPod touch from multiple computers

8-29-08: iTunes Plus and Apple Backup

8-22-08: Playing tracks back at a consistent volume level

8-22-08: Excluding podcasts from Smart Playlists

8-15-08: Playing iPod while charging

8-8-08: Syncing photos to iPod

8-8-08: Consolidating iLounge news

7-25-08: Playing AAC files in Windows Media Player

7-25-08: Problems transferring purchased content to iPod

7-25-08: Buying iPods for International use

7-4-08: iPod shows only Other content

6-27-08: iPod Games on 5G and classic

6-27-08: Keeping place in multi-track audiobooks

6-20-08: Shuffling On-The-Go Playlists

6-20-08: Third-party iPod management tools

6-20-08: Removing played podcasts from iPod

6-20-08: Transferring large files on iPod

6-13-08: Upgrading to a new iPod

6-13-08: Unchecked items do not play in iTunes

6-6-08: Handing down an iPod

6-6-08: Dock Compatible iPod cases

6-6-08: Selling old iPod models

6-6-08: Downloading YouTube videos onto iPod

5-30-08: Pre-loading a gift iPod on another computer

5-23-08: Syncing iPod to a laptop when travelling

5-23-08: Finding photos on iPod

5-23-08: Restoring 4G iPod and AC power

5-16-08: Problems with iPods and depleted batteries

5-16-08: iPod displays audio but no video

5-9-08: Scan and Fix dialog using iPod on Windows Vista

5-2-08: Correcting tags on CD import

5-2-08: Importing audiobooks

4-10-08: New iPod models on older Macs

4-10-08: Maintaining Playback Position on iPod

4-3-08: Purchasing from iTunes while travelling

4-3-08: Importing CDs on MacBook Air

4-3-08: Renaming imported CD tracks

3-21-08: 5G iPod and subtitles

3-21-08: iPod classic TV output quality

3-14-08: 5G firmware updates

3-7-08: Wired remotes for iPod classic

3-7-08: Transferring MP3 files to new iTunes library

2-29-08: Contact Display on iPhone

2-22-08: Output settings when playing movies from iPod to TV

2-15-08: Recovering Mac-formatted iPods on Windows

2-15-08: Shuffling music

2-7-08: Voice recorders for 2007 iPods

2-7-08: Cover Flow on 5G iPod

2-7-08: Renaming your iPod

1-31-08: iPod Games on 5G and classic

1-10-08: iPod windows driver installation errors

1-10-08: TV output quality

1-10-08: iPhone charger compatibility

1-10-08: Syncing games to iPod

1-3-08: Importing Audiobooks

1-3-08: Video resolution vs bit-rate

1-3-08: Transferring videos to iPod

12-27-07: New iPods and older computers

12-27-07: Your First iPod

12-27-07: Troubleshooting iPod Problems

12-21-07: iPod suddenly shows no content

12-21-07: TV Dock compatibility

12-14-07: New iPods - Buy now or wait?

12-14-07: Transfer music from an old iPod

12-14-07: Convert MP3 to Lossless

12-7-07: Re-syncing iPod after hard drive replacement

12-7-07: New iPod firmware - video output and iPod Hi-Fi support

12-7-07: iPod screen staying on when docked

12-7-07: Cover Flow on iPod

11-29-07: Renaming “untitled” tracks in iTunes

11-22-07: Limiting volume on iPod

11-22-07: Preventing iPod sync when connecting with iTunes

11-16-07: Sorting photos on iPod

11-16-07: iPod classic video output (revisited)

11-2-07: Universal Dock compatibility

11-2-07: TV Docks for new iPod models

10-26-07: Activate TV out on new iPods

10-18-07: iPod charging accessories

10-5-07: Tagging TV Shows

10-5-07: Renaming iPod

10-5-07: Managing video content manually

9-27-07: Transferring music from iPod 5G to classic

9-27-07: iPod classic audio quality

9-7-07: TV output and the new iPods

9-7-07: 6th generation iPod user interface upgrade for 5th generation iPods

9-7-07: Voice memo on the new iPod

9-7-07: New iPod compatibility with the old digital camera adapter

9-7-07: Is the new iPod considered the 6G?

9-7-07: The new iPod classic and games support

9-7-07: Folders for playlists support and the new iPods

8-30-07: TV shows do not appear on iPod

8-30-07: Playing single tracks

8-30-07: Car line-out solutions

8-30-07: Deleting iPod content

8-16-07: Sleeping with an iPod

8-16-07: Selling an iPod

7-12-07: Sorting in iTunes 7.3

7-5-07: iPod says “Do Not Disconnect” after extended time

7-5-07: Using iPod as a removable hard drive

6-28-07: Renaming your iPod

6-21-07: Songs not appearing under Artist name

6-21-07: Deleting On-The-Go playlists

6-21-07: Transferring photos from iPod to computer

6-14-07: Using an iPod on Mac and Windows

6-14-07: Selecting items for synchronization

6-14-07: iTunes not showing full iPod capacity

5-31-07: Adding music from a second library

5-31-07: Viewing iPod menus on a TV screen

5-31-07: Restoring the iPod

5-31-07: Storing notes on the iPod

5-24-07: Using the iPod as an alarm clock

5-24-07: Identifying iPod models

5-24-07: iTunes fails to transfer all tracks to the iPod

5-17-07: Pausing and remember playback position on the iPod

5-17-07: Problems Syncing Selected Playlists

5-11-07: Organizing tracks on the iPod

5-3-07: Problems restoring your iPod

5-3-07: Unlocking your iPod’s volume limit

4-27-07: External batteries

4-27-07: Problems turning off iPod

4-19-07: Playing single tracks

4-12-07: Moving an iTunes library to a new computer

4-12-07: Deleting songs manually from an iPod

4-12-07: Compatibility with overseas accessories

4-5-07: Transferring podcasts from a secondary computer

3-29-07: Sorting photos on iPod

3-22-07: Properly Tagging Albums

3-16-07: Recovering Playlists from iPod

3-16-07: Importing Calendar and Contacts from Outlook

3-16-07: Calculating iPod Storage

2-1-07: Removing songs from Shuffle play

1-17-07: Car Stereos with USB ports

12-29-06: Identifying iPod generations

12-9-06: Linking to photos from the iPod’s Notes feature

11-23-06: Continuously playing videos on iPod

11-23-06: iPod deals

11-10-06: Preserving On-The-Go playlists between syncs

11-3-06: iPod wakes up and plays tunes on its own

10-26-06: Leaving an iPod in the car

10-20-06: Using an iPod while charging via USB

10-20-06: iPod sleep behavior explained

10-12-06: Displaying singles in iPod’s Artists menu

10-5-06: Resetting iPod’s language

9-7-06: iPod crashes and loses library

8-30-06: Filling iPods completely

8-25-06: Replacing iPod’s front panel

8-17-06: Third party headphones on iPod

8-9-06: iPod not automatically disconnecting

8-9-06: Changing an iPod’s file system format

7-20-06: Removing contacts and calendars from iPod

7-20-06: Sound lost in one headphone channel

7-13-06: Maximizing battery life

7-6-06: Viewing large text files on iPod

6-28-06: Increasing the iPod’s volume

5-18-06: Using the iPod’s Notes features

3-9-06: Setting a specific song as an alarm

2-2-06: Controlling the backlight with the Menu button

1-12-06: Docks with On-Screen Navigation?

12-29-05: Replacement iPod manuals

12-21-05: Missing storage capacity

8-18-05: Saving your place in audio files

8-6-05: Charging Problems

8-6-05: Creating Contacts

7-14-05: Apple won’t help with HP iPod

7-7-05: Empty iPod has less than 60GB of formatted space

7-2-05: Jumbled 3G screen

7-2-05: Slow iPod startup

6-23-05: Locating stop button on iPod

6-3-05: Accurate song count in iTunes

6-3-05: My iPod froze after jogging

5-27-05: iPod font size too small

5-27-05: iPod battery depletion

5-19-05: Disk repairs and iPods

5-19-05: UK and other International Apple warranty service

5-12-05: Using an UK iPod in the US

4-21-05: Using the iPod remote and shuffling songs

4-8-05: Resetting the frozen iPod

4-8-05: Virtual keyboards and the iPod

3-29-05: iPod fully reboots after 24 hours

3-6-05: Using iPod in a steam room

3-6-05: The iPod name

2-14-05: How to turn off your iPod

1-27-05: Getting the most out of your iPod battery

1-19-05: Turning off your iPod to save battery life

12-30-04: Per-Track EQ Settings for the iPod in iTunes

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