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How To Use Your iPod As a Backup Hard Drive

Watch more iPod Troubleshooting videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn how to use your iPod as a backup hard drive with this step-by-step tutorial from Howcast. 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: Launch iTunes & click iPod icon Launch iTunes and click the iPod icon listed under Devices in the source pane. Step 2: Connect iPod to computer Connect the iPod to the computer using the sync cable as you normally would. Step 3: Check "Enable disk use" box Click on the Summary tab, and check the box next to "Enable disk use." Step 4: iPod listed under removable storage Open My Computer—or the Finder, if you're using a Macintosh—and you should now see the iPod listed under removable storage. Step 5: Drag files Double click to open the iPod folder and simply drag over any file you would like to copy. Tip Never delete or alter any of the files or folders already listed on the iPod, which allow your iPod to function properly. Step 6: Eject iPod Properly eject the iPod from the computer by using iTunes. Click the small eject triangle beside the iPod icon in the source pane. Step 7: Disconnect iPod Disconnect your iPod. Your files are now safe from any computer mutiny! Did You Know? In 2006 alone, there were 161 billion gigabytes of digital information created—roughly three million times the content of every book ever written.
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