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I Just Got an iPod - Now What?

A Beginner's Guide to the iPod

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You're the proud owner of a shiny new iPod. Whether it came as a birthday present, a holiday gift, or was something you treated yourself to, when the you opened the box, you felt a charge of excitement. You're going to have a lot of fun with your new toy.

You may be asking yourself, though - especially if this is your first iPod - where do I begin? This page gives you quick access to the articles on this site that you'll find most useful in the early stages of setting up and using your iPod.

1. iPod Set Up

setting up ipod

These are the basics: making sure you have the required software and accounts, and then how to use them to set up your iPhone and get started.

Instructions on how to set up iPods:

2. Using the iPod

itunes genius playlists

Once the iPod is set up, you'll want to learn how to do some basic things. The most basic are pretty intuitive, but these articles will help you go deeper.

3. How-Tos for Each Model

4th Generation iPod Shuffle
image copyright Apple Inc.

Want to really learn all the ins and outs of your model? Click the link below for the iPod you have to read how-tos, reviews, tricks, and troubleshootng articles just dedicated to your particular model.

4. Apps - Getting and Using Them

app store logo
image copyright Apple Inc.

Among all iPods, only the iPod touch can run apps - which is why it's so popular and so mich fun. These articles will help you learn how to get and use apps, and guide you in which to choose.

5. iPod Troubleshooting

Just like any computer, sometimes things go wrong with the iPod. When they go wrong, it's good to know how to fix them.

 

 

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