Renaming your iPod
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Q: My sister recently bought a used Apple 30GB fifth-generation iPod and the name is “Carlos’s iPod” and to surprise her I am trying to find how to change that to her name, please help me with that surprise.
A: Although it’s not necessarily obvious, renaming an iPod is actually fairly simple. Just connect the iPod to your computer, and then either double-click on it in the iTunes source list and the name will change to an editable field and you will be able to type in a new name for the iPod. Simply enter a new name for the iPod and press enter:
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