Discussion in 'iPod' started by x_factor_theory, Aug 22, 2005.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Aug 22, 2005
    Hi there! I am a bit confused! I put 2500 new songs into my itunes last night, and once that was finished I attached my ipod to my computer to transfer my new library to the pod. It flashed the "do not disconnect" message, so I assumed it was working. I left it plugged in overnight, and it was still flashing the same message this morning. I safely removed my ipod and then checked to see if ANY of the songs had transferred. No luck. I don't understand what happened! I thought all you had to do was plug the ipod into the computer via USB to high speed port, and the rest was taken care of by the computer/pod. What am I doing wrong? I reset the ipod last night before I attempted the transfer. Also, I have a PC, not a MAC. Any ideas? Thanks in advance!
  2. Moderator emeritus

    mad jew

    Apr 3, 2004
    Adelaide, Australia
    Are the iPod Preferences (look through the regular iTunes Preferences) set to automatically update?
  3. macrumors G4


    Jul 4, 2005
    OK, I'm gonna go for the easy question, with the iPod attached, do you see it in the left hand column of the iTunes window (the source column)? If yes, you should click on the iPod button in the bottom right of the main window and check that you haven't inadvertently selected "manually manage music and playlists" if this is on you can either set it back to auto or keep it on manual and drag and drop the music from the library onto the iPod in the source column.

    If this doesn't work, there may be something wrong and we'll need more info.

    PS - please use more informative titles for your posts when you want help.
    PPS - Your PC has a MAC, a Mac also has a MAC but a Mac is not a MAC. ;)
    PPPS - the "do not disconnect logo will flash unless you eject or the iPod finishes autosyncing, if you have it set to manual or have enabled disk mode, this behaviour is perfectly normal.

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