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Q: How do I put a song as my sound on my alarm clock?

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A: The iPod has the ability to choose a playlist as an alarm clock wake sound, but not a specific song. This at first seems to mean that you won’t be able to select a specific song to wake up to without access to a computer. However, there is at least one way to fix this:

Simply create an On-The-Go playlist containing the song, and then select the On-The-Go playlist in the Alarm Clock settings. To add a song to the On-The-Go playlist, simply highlight it as you browse the iPod’s library, and hold down the center button. When the highlight blinks, the song has been added to the playlist.

 

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Comments

1

I have downlaoded itunes on my computer but when I try to open the program it says it has an error and it must close. I have tried deleting it and re-installing it but it still would not work.

Posted by kukubee on March 16, 2006 at 12:00 PM (CST)

2

Hello. I’m trying to take several hundred songs from my PC hard drive and put them into my ipod library however when I do either as individual files or as the whole folder the library puts them in the wrong order and won’t let me rearrange them in the order that I have them in my PC. Is there anything I can do to have the library accept the folder or files in the order that I already have them on my PC? Thanks and best regards.

Posted by tonkinese on March 30, 2006 at 7:35 PM (CST)

3

Good choice for the person who wanted an iPod audiobook recommendation. They must to clue dear old Dad in on turning off the shuffle function or that audiobook may be giving the end of the book before the beginning.

Posted by Boethius in North Carolina on April 17, 2006 at 12:45 PM (CDT)

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