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#6990 10-Mar-2006 08:15
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Hey there

Can someone explain to me how I can a 2nd Ipod shuffle on my Itunes. I have brought my girlfriend an Ipod shuffle and want to download my music from Itunes? Is this possible or do i need to somehow load up another Itunes on my computer?????

Any help much appreciated......it was a Xmas pressie, and it's now March!

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#30416 10-Mar-2006 08:24
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I have an iPod and an iPod Shuffle and I can interface either of them with iTunes without any problems.

When you initially set up your iPod (or if you use the 'reset' function in the software updater), you will be given the opportunity to give your iPod a name. I would recommend that you give each of your iPod Shuffles a unique name, which should prevent any possible conflicts.

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#30435 10-Mar-2006 13:29
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Previous post is correct - my kids have a shuffle each on one PC with itunes - which ever one is pluged in will be the one you are accessing.

I dont think that you can have them both plugged in at once tho.




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  #30945 17-Mar-2006 15:23
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Thanks, but I am no where closer?

What do you mean my updater software, and reset buttons?

Can anyone detail point by point, how to complete this process. I have Itunes Version 6, and 2 Ipod shuffles. I want both to run on 1 Itunes software? And have the same songs?

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#30991 18-Mar-2006 09:42
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BC: Thanks, but I am no where closer?

What do you mean my updater software, and reset buttons?

Can anyone detail point by point, how to complete this process. I have Itunes Version 6, and 2 Ipod shuffles. I want both to run on 1 Itunes software? And have the same songs?

It's not entirely clear what you're trying to do. Are you trying to set up your system so that the two shuffles are 'autofilled' with exactly the same songs? Or are you happy for the two shuffles to have different songs on them, as long as they are both syncing to the same iTunes library?

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  #31069 20-Mar-2006 07:53
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The 2nd option, trying to sync  1 Itunes and have 2 Ipods. I want them to have different music but same Itunes on PC.

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#31074 20-Mar-2006 09:55
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Then the process should be this simple:
 - Plug in the first Shuffle.
 - Hit 'autofill'.
 - Disconnect the first Shuffle and plug in the second.
 - Hit 'autofill' again.

If this isn't working, then you'll need to give specific details about what problems you're having.

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  #31107 20-Mar-2006 14:43
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When I plug the 2nd Ipod in, it doest register with the Itunes? When going into Preferences and Ipod it shows no connection?


 
 
 
 


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#31110 20-Mar-2006 15:19
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The first thing I would try would be to do a reset:

 - Plug in the iPod that you are having a problem with. Ensure that the other one is disconnected.
 - Use the Finder to navigate to the folder 'applications/utilities' and run the program called 'ipod updater'.
 - Click the 'reset' button, then close the iPod Updater when this process is complete.
 - You will probably now be given the opportunity to give the iPod a name. Assign it a name that differs from the name assigned to your other iPod.
 - Now try autofilling both of your iPods (one at a time!).

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