How do you sync an iPod with a new computer

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by brhmac, Feb 2, 2004.

  1. brhmac macrumors regular

    Apr 21, 2003
    Planet Earth
    Just ordered a new laptop -- how will I sync my iPod?

    Will the computer simply download the songs from the iPod or will the computer tell the iPod it has no songs and erase the iPod?
  2. Horrortaxi macrumors 68020


    Jul 6, 2003
    Los Angeles
    It will sync the iPod using the playlists on the computer. Since there are no playlists it will erase the iPod and they'll be in sync.

    Before it does that it asks you if you want to sync that iPod to that computer. Tell it "no", then use a program like xpod to import all your music from the ipod.

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