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How To Eject an iPod From a Computer

Watch more iPod Troubleshooting videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn how to eject an iPod from a computer with this tutorial. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Eject in iTunes Select your iPod's name under Devices in the left- hand column of iTunes. Then click on the Eject icon next to the device name, which looks like an up arrow with a line underneath. Tip Click on Controls in the menu bar in iTunes and select Eject. Step 2: Eject in Mac Eject your device from the desktop on a Mac by choosing Finder from the dock and selecting your iPod from the list. Then click the top File menu and then Eject iPod. Tip Use the shortcut keys Command and E, pressed at the same time. Step 3: Eject from a PC Eject your iPod from your PC's desktop by selecting Start from the lower left task bar. Then select My Computer, right-click on the iPod drive, and select Eject from the pop-up menu. Step 4: Simply unplug Simply unplug your iPod if the display reads Charging or OK to disconnect, or if the iPod shuffle shows a solid amber or green color. Step 5: Use last resort Listen or feel to find out if the iPod's hard drive is spinning. If it's not, unplug it from the computer and reset the iPod, which will save all data. Use this last resort if the iPod still reads Do not disconnect after trying all other methods. Did You Know? Did you know? When President Obama visited Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, he gave her an iPod filled with music.
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