ipod on the macbook

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by evanrousso, Sep 2, 2006.

  1. evanrousso macrumors 6502

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    I have been using a 60gb ipod video on my pc for almost a year now. When I get my mac will i have to restore it or will the mac automatically pick it up?
     
  2. brandon6684 Guest

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    As long as you manually add and remove files, it should be fine.
     
  3. aristobrat macrumors G4

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    Isn't the MacBook going to see the iPod as a new and want to initialize it?
     
  4. spazattack674 macrumors regular

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    You will have to copy over your iTunes library from your PC to your new mac. You can do this via external drive, over a network, copying to DVD's or CD's, or (although a less productive manner), using FTP or email. You cannot just connect your iPod to the new computer, because the iPod cannot transfer music from computer to computer.

    Also, since you are switching from a PC to a Mac, you will have to reformat the hard disk on the iPod. This is done by restoring it to factory settings.
    Restoring iPod to factory settings

    Hope it helps ;)
     

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