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Sync, customize, clean, and troubleshoot your iPod without having to head to the Apple store with the advice in these Howcast videos.
You Will Need
- A computer with iTunes
- Music in the iTunes library
- A USB port
Open iTunes and connect your iPod
Open iTunes on your computer and connect your iPod to a USB port.
Choose iPod under "Devices"
Select your iPod from the left-hand column in iTunes under the Devices heading.
Select the Summary tab
Select the Summary tab in the main window of iTunes.
Check Manually Manage Music and Videos
Check the box under Options that says Manually manage music and videos, and then click Apply.
Choose the location of the music file
In your Library, find the location of the music file you want to add.
Click and drag
Select the music file you want to add and drag it to the iPod icon under Devices on the left-hand side of iTunes.
Disconnect your iPod
Eject and disconnect your iPod, and enjoy your favorite tunes.