iPod Shuffle not shuffle... (2nd generation)
I had my little cheap 1 GB Shuffle for years. He has not seen much use in the last year, but turns on everytime I want to use it, not to deliver. Today, however, I got a little problem that I can't fix.
I loaded 10 x one hour podcasts on it, they have two synchronized fine. The iPod appears in iTunes, it charges fine, it connects etc etc.
When I log out and click on play with shuffle switch activated, the LED flashes: Orange - green - Orange - green - Orange. All are quick flashes. However, when I flip the switch on 'Continues' play, it plays perfectly. Therefore, it seems that there is a problem with random mode. I reset the iPod, I've restored in iTunes, but still no joy. I was wondering if it was too much, so I went right down to two podcasts in the end, but still no luck. It will shuffle "regular" songs well, I loaded 15 on and they mixed very well (between 3 and 6 minutes).
For reference, Disk Mode is not enabled. Is there a size limit of individual file for the songs on the shuffle?
See you soon,.
(NB: all iTunes, iPod and OSX software are completely up to date).
I think it's "as planned."
Your shuffle looks like a 2nd gen shuffle (+ clip), because it has a switch for shuffle / in order. Do you have only these podcasts on the shuffle, or a mixture of the podcasts and songs? If it's only the podcasts, is perhaps the reason for the flashing light show (which means 'error'). According to me, the only software the shuffle does not play podcasts when it is set to shuffle (only songs). When you have a mixture of songs and podcasts on the shuffle, this prevents a future podcast whenever you want just for random playback of songs. And it works for most people, because you usually want to play podcasts in the order, not mixed. So, if you had only podcasts on the shuffle, using the shuffle setting means there is nothing to play, so that you get the error lights. But no error, when you set your shuffle to play in order.
When I used my shuffle 1st gen for playback of podcasts, I loaded podcast episodes so that they were at the top of the list (as seen by iTunes). I also had my favorite songs on it. To listen to the podcasts, I set the switch to play in order and quickly down the central button three times. That reset the shuffle to the top of the list (then), where the podcasts. To listen to songs, I put it in shuffle mode.
I just brought a used ipod shuffle 2nd generation and I can't seem to associate with my itunes account dosnt see toward the top in the list of devices? It binds with laptop and with the car but can't put mt on her music and her full load of expensive! and bon Jovi show!
any advice will be welcome tried alternative lead? Potty
Cheap and good jovi... That IS indeed a serious problem. But at least the iPod still plays music, so its battery is OK.
You use the USB cable supplied with 2nd gen iPod? It is long with a cradle at the end of the shuffle. The replacement of home cable shuffle Apple sells currently is to shuffle 3rd and 4th generation and does not work with 2nd gen shuffle (connector is different).
There are third party replacement cables, but they must be described as 2nd gen shuffle. And they tend to be cheap and of poor quality, then this might be the problem here.
If you have the right type of cable, when you connect it to the USB of your computer, look at the little light the shuffle. Blink initially when it is connected? It turn on, but remain solid (not flashing)? There is No light at all when connected?
Also, are you using a Mac or a Windows PC? If Windows, which free?
I have ipod shuffle 2nd generation and need new charger (dock) can still buy these?
Apple no longer sells the official replacement of the USB cable with the "cradle". Do not buy the replacement USB docking cable for the current 4th gen (3rd generation) iPod shuffle, because it does not work with 2nd gen shuffle (the connector is different).
There are 3 replacements of party, for example
There are other products similar, including some who do not have the cradle, and some who do not even have a cable (like this one)
Ensure that the product is described as being the shuffle gen 2 I'd go with one that has a docking station, because it maintains the shuffle at a constant specific position compared to the socket, which can be important for a shuffle gen 2.
I downloaded songs from Apple's music on my computer but they still not download on my iPod Shuffle 2nd generation. Help!
Downloads of Apple's music service are written songs, not owned songs. You cannot load them onto an iPod (except iPod touch). These song files use DRM (copy protection) as required by the content producers. During playback of music by Apple downloads, the unit checks the status of your subscription to Apple's music through the Internet. iPod shuffle doesn't have an Internet connection.
Does anyone know how or if it is even possible to get my computer to recognize my iPod? I made each available update, my usb ports work, the computer is new, my iPod works in my friends computer with XP and connects very well. When I plug my iPod the computer does not see it, I can ' find any device driver to install online, they all said that they should auto install when I plug. I tried the online help but he keeps telling me to manage add ons and click to install ActiveX controls, but there is nothing there that says that. I'm fighting it all day and am willing to say that Microsoft is the worst company ever. I hate their OS, I hate their support (what there is of it without having to pay even more money), and I hate myself for buying a pc and not a mac.
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The only way to get your iPod to work with any computer, be it a PC or a Mac is by downloading and installing iTunes. You can download on the Apple support site: http://support.apple.com. Once you have installed, you should be able to sync your iPod, manage your library, burn CDs, etc.
Let us know if you need more information.
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My iPod Shuffle 2nd generation is not recognised in Win 7 64 bit.
It does not appear in iTunes or my computer.
It does not work in my other PC Win XP 32 bit, I even restored it on my other computer, but when I connect it to my PC Win 7 is not.
I also have the latest version of iTunes for 64-bit installed
Error #43 appears also in devices when I connect it.
1 is. the computer able to recognize any other USB device?
2 is the issue limited to Ipod Shuffle 2nd Gen?
3. don't you make changes to the computer before this problem?
Follow these methods.
Connect the device, run the hardware and devices Troubleshooter and check if that helps.
Follow the link given to open the Hardware Troubleshooter: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/Open-the-Hardware-and-Devices-troubleshooter
You can disconnect all USB devices and then perform the following steps:
1. click on start and then click Control Panel.
2. click on system and Maintenance, click System, and then click Device Manager.
Note that if control panel is in Classic view, double-click System and then click on Device Manager.
If you are prompted for an administrator password or a confirmation, type the password, or click on allow.
3. in Device Manager, double-click to expand the "USB Bus controllers", right click on the controller host, click "Uninstall" and click "OK".
Check that if at all, there is an exclamation point on the pilot, it suggests problems with the installed driver.
4. Repeat step 2 to uninstall all items under 'USB Bus controllers'.
Then, restart your computer and Windows 7 will automatically reinstall all USB controllers.
If the question is limited to iPod, you can view this issue in Apple Support communities: https://discussions.apple.com/index.jspa
Let us know if you need assistance with any Windows problem. We will be happy to help you.
I have 3 ipod Shuffle (4th generation). Two connect to iTunes without problem. 1 can be seen by iTunes but I can't edit the playlist and I don't get any options by clicking on the icon in the upper left corner to be able to restore it. Any suggestions please?
Try to reset the device, and then try again. Reset the iPod shuffle - Apple Support.
Cannot restore the iPod shuffle 4th generation - to get the error 1415
Have you tried the suggestions in the linked document?
Is your computer running iTunes on a Mac or Windows PC? If Windows, what version?
My iPod shuffle 4th generation yellow light flashes and I can't find this in the manual that comes with it, or in the manual online more great. What it means when the yellow light flashes. ??
May be the battery > iPod shuffle (4th generation): check the status of the battery
I have an Ipod 2nd generation shuffle, and he will never play the song I put on, he would usually play about 6 of the continuously, despite having lots of songs on this subject. I recently restored to factory settings and got 64 songs on it, but he will play only one of them, which she repeats,
The shuffle uses flash storage. Flash storage ends by wears. Thus, the cause may be a hardware problem on your shuffle, especially since a 2nd gen shuffle is about 10 years at this point.
One thing you can try is to reformat the shuffle outside iTunes store. This must be done in a particular way. Are you using a Mac or a Windows PC?
Recently, my father gave me his iPod Shuffle, and I wanted to change a part of the music on it. I connected the connected device to iTunes, has given the permissions of my laptop, and well as the device and his music appears, I cannot change anything and can not find the file on my computer. I've seen other issues similar to this and tried their responses, but so far nothing has worked. Any advice?
Looks like you are having problems with your iPod shuffle syncing newly received with your iTunes library. Please make sure that you are running the latest version of iTunes by checking the updates in your App store. If you don't have any music in your iTunes library, try to add the music to the library first, and then try to sync with the iPod shuffle. Once the synchronization was successful, it will erase all songs currently on the device and replace it with what you have added to the iTunes library. The links below will help you get this done.
Please use the Apple Support communities for help. The above steps will have you listen to your favorite songs in no time at all!
Have a great day.
IAM trying to record to a new ipod shuffle using windows media plyr. on windows vista on a cd that I own
The following items may be worth a visit:
Guide to the new user Shuffle iPod
Adding music and other content on iTunes
(see: add songs to an audio CD)
Syncing music to iPod or iPhone
2nd generation Apple TV
Model number: MC572LL/A
I work in a marketing agency that uses two Apple TV in the hall to showcase some of our work as a screensaver constantly loop... and I am responsible to keep them up-to-date.
Until I can convince management that it is time to move to the new Apple TV, we're stuck with the 2nd generation... who have not been very cooperative since replaced Photos iPhoto, however well long ago that was.
Here's my question:
Several old and outdated photos only will not disappear, including (but not limited to) several slides celebrate the 35th anniversary of the company (which was in 2015) and a few promotional pieces for a customer who have employees who work don't are more there (we were specifically asked to remove these parts). As you can probably guess, these are not good things for clients to see when they come to our office.
I deleted the photos of Photos on our Mac (under the last El Capitan). I have reset the Apple TV. I have reset the connection home sharing on both ends. I disconnected and then reconnected to iCloud... once again, on both ends (the two ends being the ATV and the Mac).
I have not been able to get something new to show lately, either, but my main concern right now is to remove the old stuff.
Am I on?
Photos of the screen saver are temporarily cached, you can go into the settings - screen saver to set a new batch of pictures.
I can't put music on my iPod cause it says I need to restore
As test, try to stop (off) your computer and unplug all USB devices. You can leave a standard USB keyboard and mouse connected, if used. Turn the shuffle switch to position OFF, so previous ON. Computer, run iTunes and connect the iPod to a USB direct on the computer by itself. Try to do a restore again. Any difference once the restoration is complete?
I just bought an iPod shuffle 4th generation. The end of the USB cable provided that plugs into the iPod seems loose, and it does not connect to my Mac. The iPod is defective or have I missed something?
If it "seems loose," make sure you have inserted the USB docking plug cable in shuffle headphone plug, as shown in this document
original title: help!
I just bought a new iPod shuffle (4th generation), and when I connected it to my computer, it will not be displayed. And it let me sync any music. Does anyone know what I can do about it?
You must download and install iTunes to sync music to an iPod.
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