3 Replies Latest reply: Dec 10, 2012 11:26 PM by Ingo2711
Rae Lean Level 1 Level 1

I have PC (HP Mini netbook with Widows 7 Starter and latest iTunes update)  but I have an old iPod 2 and can't afford a new one.  Will I be able to use cloud (I think not) and can I download the new iTunes software to my Touch 2 so that I can sync the music I purchased and downloaded yesterday.  I am a new user of iTunes.  Thanks for any help.

 

If I can sync, I need to know if I do that by using iPod Touch 2 and going to iTunes, or if I connect the iPod to my netbook via USB cord.


iPod touch, iOS 4.2, model MC086LL
Solved by Ingo2711 on Dec 10, 2012 4:58 AM Solved

You'll need at least iOS5 to be able to use iCloud:

iCloud: What is iCloud?

 

iCloud stores your music, photos, apps, contacts, calendars, and more, and wirelessly pushes them to your devices with iOS 5 or later installed, and to your computers. iCloud is integrated with your apps, so everything happens automatically.

You can only connect to iTunes on your computer to sync content.

But you can download purchased media again for free:

Downloading past purchases from the App Store, iBookstore, and iTunes Store

Reply by Rae Lean on Dec 10, 2012 10:27 PM Helpful

If I understood you and the FAQ articles you so kindly linked to for me, I should be able to download to iPod from iTunes Store, any music I have previously purchased using my netbook.  I have not been able to do so yet.  First, I had paid using Paypal and was told when using the iPod that Paypal was not allowed for the iPod.  So I went back from the netbook and registered a card instead.  Now when I use the Ipod and connect to the iTunes Store via DSL, the purchased button only allows me to see the album that I purchased using iPod and that card but not the 15 songs I purchased more recently using the netbook and my Paypal account.  Is there a fix for this or is it impossible because of the changes in payment methods?

 

Thank you so much, your info and links have been very helpful.  If I can't download from the store, I will study up and see if I can learn how to use the USB cord to connect the iPod to the netbook and transfer using iTune software.

 

Rae Lean

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  • Ingo2711 Level 7 Level 7
    expertise.iphone
    iPhone

    You'll need at least iOS5 to be able to use iCloud:

    iCloud: What is iCloud?

     

    iCloud stores your music, photos, apps, contacts, calendars, and more, and wirelessly pushes them to your devices with iOS 5 or later installed, and to your computers. iCloud is integrated with your apps, so everything happens automatically.

    You can only connect to iTunes on your computer to sync content.

    But you can download purchased media again for free:

    Downloading past purchases from the App Store, iBookstore, and iTunes Store

  • Rae Lean Level 1 Level 1

    If I understood you and the FAQ articles you so kindly linked to for me, I should be able to download to iPod from iTunes Store, any music I have previously purchased using my netbook.  I have not been able to do so yet.  First, I had paid using Paypal and was told when using the iPod that Paypal was not allowed for the iPod.  So I went back from the netbook and registered a card instead.  Now when I use the Ipod and connect to the iTunes Store via DSL, the purchased button only allows me to see the album that I purchased using iPod and that card but not the 15 songs I purchased more recently using the netbook and my Paypal account.  Is there a fix for this or is it impossible because of the changes in payment methods?

     

    Thank you so much, your info and links have been very helpful.  If I can't download from the store, I will study up and see if I can learn how to use the USB cord to connect the iPod to the netbook and transfer using iTune software.

     

    Rae Lean

  • Ingo2711 Level 7 Level 7
    expertise.iphone
    iPhone

    Only songs you have purchased using iTunes and the iTunes Store can be downloaded again. You can also see your purchases if you log into your iTunes account in iTunes on your computer:

    iTunes Store & Mac App Store: Seeing your purchase history and order numbers

     

    If you bought songs from other sources, you'll have to add them to the iTuens library, in order to sync them to your device after that.