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iPOD & ITUNES for Dummies Portable Edition

Book Description

This book iPod & iTunes For Dummies, Portable Collection Edition was designed as a reference so that user can easily find the information they need right when they need it. This book is also organized in a manner so that user can dive in anywhere and begin reading the information he need to know for each task. This book is written in brief but comprehensive descriptions and includes lots of cool tips on how to get the best results from using your iPod.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright
  4. Table of Contents
  5. Acknowledgments
  6. Introduction
    1. About This Book
    2. Conventions Used in This Book
    3. And Just Who Are You?
    4. Icons Used in This Book
    5. Where to Go from Here
  7. Chapter 1: Firing Up Your iPod
    1. Introducing the iPod
    2. Comparing iPod Models
    3. Things You Have and Things You Need
    4. Thumbing Through the Menus
    5. Pressing the iPod Buttons
  8. Chapter 2: Setting Up iTunes and Your iPod
    1. Installing iTunes
    2. What You Can Do with iTunes
    3. Opening the iTunes Window
    4. Visiting the iTunes Store
    5. Setting Up an Account
  9. Chapter 3: Getting Songs into Your iPod
    1. Browsing and Previewing Songs
    2. Buying and Downloading Content
    3. Adding Music from CDs
    4. Synchronizing Your iPod Automatically
  10. Chapter 4: Searching, Browsing, and Sorting in iTunes
    1. Browsing by Artist, Album, and Cover
    2. Understanding the Content Indicators
    3. Changing the List View Options
    4. Sorting Content by the List View Options
    5. Searching for Content
    6. Finding the Content's Media File
  11. Chapter 5: Adding and Editing Information in iTunes
    1. Retrieving Song Information from the Internet
    2. Entering Content Information
    3. Editing the Information
  12. Chapter 6: Organizing iTunes Content with Playlists
    1. Creating Playlists
    2. Using Smart Playlists
    3. Adding a Touch of Genius
  13. Chapter 7: Updating Your iPod Using iTunes
    1. Syncing with Your iTunes Store Account
    2. Copying Everything
    3. Choosing What to Sync
    4. Manually Managing Music and Videos
  14. Chapter 8: Feeling the iTunes Burn
    1. Using Recordable CDs and DVDs
    2. Creating a Disc Burn Playlist
    3. Burning a Disc
    4. Choosing Your Burn Settings
  15. Chapter 9: Your Pocket Picture Player
    1. Syncing with Photo Albums and Folders
    2. Viewing Pictures and Slideshows
  16. Chapter 10: Ten Steps to Recovery
    1. Powering Up and Unlocking
    2. Powering Down
    3. Stopping a Frozen App
    4. Resetting Your iPod or iPhone System
    5. Resetting iPod or iPhone Settings
    6. Checking the Software Version
    7. Updating the Software
    8. Restoring to Factory Condition
    9. Setting Up and Syncing
    10. Restoring Settings from a Backup (iPod touch and iPhone)