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Why can't I sync music into my iPod?

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Benson28 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Dec 27, 2011 5:47 AM

Why can't I sync music into my iPod? I added the music into the iTunes, and when i pressed 'sync', nothing happens, i.e. the music just can't go into the iPod.  Also, when i remove songs from the iTunes, the iPod keeps them when i sync it.  what's wrong?

  • joshyhelp Level 1 Level 1 (40 points)
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    Dec 27, 2011 5:52 AM (in response to Benson28)

    Plug I'm your iPod and open iTunes. Open your iPod device tab in the sidebar, then choose 'Music' at the top of the screen. Make sure a checkbox like 'Sync All Music' is selected (will vary depending on iTunes version), and try the sync again.

  • joshyhelp Level 1 Level 1 (40 points)
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    Dec 27, 2011 6:49 AM (in response to Benson28)

    That is very odd. If you have a lot of music to transfer or a lot of things on your iPod already, though, there is a chance your iPod doesn't have enough space. However, iTunes would usually notify you if this is the problem. Does iTunes give you a message when you try to sinc, or do you simply press 'Sync' and literally NOTHING at all happens. Also, does iTunes say something like 'Sync is complete' or 'OK to remove device' after you have clicked the button?

  • joshyhelp Level 1 Level 1 (40 points)
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    Dec 28, 2011 3:50 AM (in response to Benson28)

    Okay, so space and memory isn't a problem. iTunes does not see a problem with the sync, otherwise it would give you a warning message. Since it doesn't register any issue, the problem might be that you haven't actually selected anything to sync. Connect your device to your computer and open iTunes. Select your device in the left sidebar. Select the 'Music' tab at the top, and check the box that says 'Sync All Music'. You can do this with the other media tabs too. Click 'Apply' at the bottom right, and then try your sync again.

  • joshyhelp Level 1 Level 1 (40 points)
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    Dec 28, 2011 3:52 AM (in response to Benson28)

    Sorry, I forgot we had already tried that and that wasn't a problem. Please hold on.

  • joshyhelp Level 1 Level 1 (40 points)
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    Dec 28, 2011 3:56 AM (in response to Benson28)

    Which iPod are you using? So, you already have music on the device that has been transferred from a previous sync?

  • francerian Level 1 Level 1 (50 points)
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    Dec 28, 2011 10:36 PM (in response to Benson28)

    it can be due to authorisation issues,

     

    make sure your iPod is authorised with this iTunes library and then try syncing again.

     

    also for trial, instead of manually adding or syncing songs directly freom albums, try to autofill from your library or any playlist and check. Autofill resides in the lower left corner of your music section.

  • francerian Level 1 Level 1 (50 points)
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    Dec 28, 2011 11:16 PM (in response to Benson28)

    ok...

     

    go to iTunes, in the menu go to store, you will see an option of 'Authorize this computer' on the drop down. Select that and then try to sync music and apps again

     

    also check manually manage music and videos and then try dragging them from your computer.

     

    Autofill is a section which you can find in your iTunes, on your device section:

     

    iphone_autofill_2.png

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