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Question: Erasing Everything from iPod Nano 3rd Generation

I've got an iPod Nano 3rd Generation that I'd like to give to my father-in-law.
I'd like to erase every thing off of it before I give it to him.
What are the steps I need to do to accomplish this?

iMac 3.06 Intel 2 Duo, 24 inch Screen, MacBook 13.3/2.4 -4gB RAM, 160 gB HD, Mac OS X (10.5.4), 80 gb iPod, iMac G4, MacBook 2.4 Ghz, 4gb RAM, OSX 10.5.5

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Mar 13, 2010 11:15 PM in response to Commonman In response to Commonman

Restore your iPod. Restoring will erase the iPod's hard drive, reload the software and put it back to default settings. Once the restore is complete follow the on screen instructions to name the iPod and automatically sync your songs and videos onto the fresh installation. Uncheck the box beside the sync automatically instruction and press Done, it will default to manual mode and the iPod will remain empty. You can choose whatever setting he prefers when he connects it to his computer: Restoring iPod to factory settings with iTunes

Mar 13, 2010 11:15 PM

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