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To charge my I-pod shuffle , does it need to be in the off or on position when plugged into usb port ?

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SOURCE: I Pod shuffle (2nd. generation) won't hold a charge

Hold in the play button for 10 seconds to reset. If that fails:
iPod shuffle Software Update and Restore
Apple periodically updates iPod shuffle software to improve performance or add
features. It is recommended that you update your iPod shuffle to use the latest
software.
You can choose either to update or to restore the iPod shuffle software.
If you choose to update, the software is updated, but your settings and songs are not
affected.
If you choose to restore, all songs and data are erased from your iPod shuffle. All
iPod shuffle settings are restored to their original state.
To update or restore iPod shuffle with the latest software:
1 Go to www.apple.com/support/ipod and download the latest iPod Update. The update
has the latest software for all models of iPod.
2 Double-click the software install file and follow the onscreen instructions to install the
iPod shuffle Update.
3 Connect iPod shuffle to your computer and open iTunes. The iPod Updater application
opens.
If you’re using a Windows PC and the iPod Updater application doesn’t open
automatically, you can find the updater by choosing Start > All Programs > iPod.
4 Follow the onscreen instructions to update or restore iPod shuffle software.
If you use the iPod Updater application and it doesn’t see that iPod shuffle is
connected to your computer, turn iPod shuffle off and turn it on again.

Posted on Mar 25, 2009

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SOURCE: ipod shuffle 2nd generation is not responding

Have a look here at the Apple website

http://www.apple.com/support/ipod/five_rs/shuffle2gen/

Posted on May 29, 2009

benwabnick

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SOURCE: "Lost" all USB ports on win xp laptop after plugging ipod shuffle

go into the system restore and choose a date when the usb ports were working then let it go thru its process of restoring. It will restart and then test the usb ports then, if you still can't get them to work then that means the motherboard is bad.

Posted on Jun 30, 2009

Anonymous

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SOURCE: ipod shuffle isnt charging viausb

5V DC to charge via usb.

Posted on Oct 13, 2009

Anonymous

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SOURCE: Computer won't recognize 2 gen ipod shuffle. Can't

Can it charge if you plug it into the usb charger in the wall?

If it can, that means that the inside of the shuffle is ok because it's still making a connection and charging. If not, you'll need to start replacing parts. If it charges, keep reading.

I'll assume your on Windows, so right-click My Computer > Properties > Hardware > Device Manager. Find your iPod (it will be under drives or something like that) right-click it and Uninstall.

Then go to Action (I think) > Scan for new devices and it will re-discover the iPod, and re-load the drivers for it.

Posted on Oct 24, 2009

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Wen i connect my i pod to computer it does not connect


Check to see whether your iPod shuffle is the original stick version or the newer version, which plugs into the iPod dock connector.


Turn your PC on.

The PC needs to be on to transfer music and charge the iPod shuffle.


Place the iPod shuffle in the iPod dock connector if you have the newer version.

If you're using the original version, then plug it directly into a high-power USB port on your PC.


Check the monitor to ensure iTunes has loaded.

This means a connection was established.


hope this helps

Oct 11, 2012 | Apple iPod shuffle MP3 Player

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How do you charge an ipod shuffle


Connect the included USB cable to your iPod Shuffle.

Plug the opposite end of the iPod Shuffle cable into an open USB port on your computer, which must be turned on.


Check the light on the iPod Shuffle. If the light has turned on, the iPod Shuffle is properly charging.


Using iPod charger

Plug the iPod charger into a working electrical outlet.


Connect the included USB cable to your iPod Shuffle.

Plug the opposite end of the iPod Shuffle cable into the USB port on the iPod charger.


The iPod Shuffle should begin charging immediately.

hope this helps

Sep 18, 2012 | Audio Players & Recorders

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NEED INSTRUCTION FOR Apple iPod shuffle 3rd Generation Silver


Connect the iPod shuffle USB cable connector into a high-power USB port on your computer.
Note: To charge an iPod shuffle battery, connect the device to a high-power USB port.


Please be aware that USB keyboards and non-powered USB hubs generally do not have high-power USB ports.


If you connect to a low or non-powered port, iPod shuffle will not charge.

The computer must be turned on and set to not go to sleep.


Plug the other end of the iPod shuffle USB Cable into the headphone port on the iPod shuffle.

Verify the iPod shuffle is connected securely.


Once the iPod shuffle is plugged in, it will take about 2 hours to charge the battery to 80% capacity and about 3 hours to charge it to 100%.

Find out how to check the battery charge here


hope this helps

Sep 18, 2012 | Apple iPod shuffle 3rd Generation MP3...

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It is in the shape of an i pod shuffle the one with buttons my friend gave it to me with no charger and i will never see him again i used my brothers usb jack and it charges it but how do i put songs on it...


If it's an iPod Shuffle, just go to http://apple.com and download the latest version of the iTunes software. iTunes takes some time getting accustomed to but you'll figure it out :)

The iPod Shuffle does not come with a charger. It charges through the small connector that connects the iPod to your computer via the USB port.

Hope that was helpful!

Jul 01, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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How to recharge the Apple iPod Shuffle Silver MP3 Player


According to the manual found here: http://manuals.info.apple.com/en/ipodshuffleuserguide.pdf

"Remove the USB cap and connect iPod shuffle to a high-power USB port on your
computer. The battery status light on the back of iPod shuffle turns on.
The iPod shuffle battery is 80-percent charged in about two hours, and fully charged in
about four hours.
When the battery is charging, the iPod shuffle status light is amber. When the battery is
fully charged, the light is green until you disconnect iPod shuffle. If you don't see the
status light, try another USB port on your computer"

Batteries also wear out from time to time, so if you find that it's not charging no matter what you do, it's likely that you need a new battery. Here's a link to more info on iPod batteries: http://www.apple.com/batteries/ipods.html

May 10, 2011 | Apple iPod shuffle MP3 Player

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How do I re charge battery with electrical plug


To charge the battery using your computer:
Connect iPod shuffle to a high-power USB port on your computer using the included iPod shuffle Dock. The computer must be turned on and not in sleep mode (some models of Macintosh can charge iPod shuffle while in sleep mode). When the battery is charging, the status light on iPod shuffle is orange. When the battery is fully charged, the status light turns green.
If you don't see the status light, iPod shuffle might not be connected to a high-power USB port. Try another USB port on your computer.

To charge the battery using an iPod USB Power Adapter If you do not have then you have to buy the same from Apple Store) 1 Connect the AC plug adapter to the power adapter (they might already be connected). 2 Plug the USB connector of the iPod shuffle Dock into the power adapter. 3 Plug the power adapter into a working electrical outlet. 4 Put iPod shuffle in the dock. You can disconnect and use iPod shuffle before it is fully charged.

Apr 05, 2011 | Apple iPod shuffle MP3 Player

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How do i turn on my ipod shuffle?.......and how long do i charge the battery for?... and how do i know my ipod is fully charged?


  • first i will cover turning the unit on. then i will cover how to charge the unit.
    -Move the power switch on the top of the iPod Shuffle to the "Normal" or "Shuffle" position.
  • Press the play button on the iPod Shuffle to begin music playback. If the iPod does not begin to play, follow the rest of the instructions.
  • Plug the iPod USB cable into the bottom of your iPod Shuffle and then connect the other end of the cable to your iPod power adapter.
  • Plug the iPod power adapter into a standard electrical outlet to charge the iPod Shuffle's battery. Try to press the play button again.
  • Connect the iPod Shuffle to your Mac or PC computer using the iPod USB cable. Then, open the iTunes program on the computer and sync your iPod with your music library. If your iPod Shuffle was frozen, it should now turn on.
  • to tell if the ipod shuffle is charging. Eject iPod shuffle in iTunes, but leave it physically connected to the USB port. The front LED should be orange if it's charging (or green if it's fully charged). If it's not charging (such is the case if it's connected to a low-power USB port on a keyboard), you won't see a front LED. If you need further assistance please feel free to follow up with a comment and i will be here to assist you. If this assisted you please feel free to rate the comment. thanks and have a great day.

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    "Lost" all USB ports on win xp laptop after plugging ipod shuffle


    go into the system restore and choose a date when the usb ports were working then let it go thru its process of restoring. It will restart and then test the usb ports then, if you still can't get them to work then that means the motherboard is bad.

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    Ipod shuffle 2nd gen problem


    Remember these five basic suggestions if you have a problem with iPod shuffle. Try
    these steps one at a time until the problem is resolved. If one of the following doesn’t
    help, read on for solutions to specific problems.
    Reset iPod shuffle by turning it off, waiting five seconds, and then turning it back on
    again.
    Retry with a different USB port if you cannot see iPod shuffle in iTunes.
    Restart your computer, and make sure you have the latest software updates
    installed.
     Reinstall iTunes software from the latest version on the web.

     If the status light blinks orange when you press a button, the iPod shuffle buttons are
    disabled. Press and hold Play/Pause (’) for about three seconds, until the status light
    blinks green.
     Connect iPod shuffle to a high-power USB port on your computer. Your iPod shuffle
    battery may need to be recharged.
    Turn iPod shuffle off, wait five seconds, and then turn it on again.
    You may need to restore iPod shuffle software

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    Apple mini i-pod


    Try another usb port, but not in a non ac powered usb extension hub, as I Pod's need to be used in powered usb. Older pc's tend to have trouble powering the usb ports enough for the I Pod to be recognised. It may also be a voltage problem, disconnect any other usb peripherals connected and try again.

    Jan 29, 2007 | Apple Mini IPod

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