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Ipod Transfer confusion

09-11-2010, 10:50 AM
#1
Joined: Sep 2010
Posts: 4
Ipod Transfer confusion

I have an iPod touch and I also have a movie on it, and I want to put it on itunes. But try as I might, no matter how many times I sync it, the 'movies' part of itunes is still blank.
Oh, and I've already updated itunes, but not the ipod itself because it said "There are purchased items on your ipod that have not been tranferred to the itunes library", and I don't know how to tranfer them so... and right now it's backing up my ipod to sync the music.

I'd really appreciate some help, thanks in advance!
09-11-2010, 12:00 PM
#2
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 108
EDIT: Shit, sorry... read your post too fast and totally misunderstood it. So, nevermind my reply:

I remember going through this too... unfortunately, I don't remember exactly what I had to do to solve it. But, I think if you look under 'movies' in your library you'll see your video. From there, you rt. click it, or you select it and look through the menus (that's the part I don't remember exactly). You'll find an option somewhere that says something like 'convert video to ipod format'.

Last edited by Leothwyn; 09-11-2010 at 12:02 PM.
09-11-2010, 02:50 PM
#3
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mandyee View Post
I have an iPod touch and I also have a movie on it, and I want to put it on itunes. But try as I might, no matter how many times I sync it, the 'movies' part of itunes is still blank.
Oh, and I've already updated itunes, but not the ipod itself because it said "There are purchased items on your ipod that have not been tranferred to the itunes library", and I don't know how to tranfer them so... and right now it's backing up my ipod to sync the music.

I'd really appreciate some help, thanks in advance!
In Itunes, right click on your iPod in the side bar. In the resulting pop up list, there is an option to transfer purchases from the iPod. That should sort the issue, but i'd check the movie (and any other content you got on the touch) has been transferred over correctly.

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09-11-2010, 09:45 PM
#4
Joined: Sep 2010
Posts: 4
Quote:
Originally Posted by Leothwyn View Post
EDIT: Shit, sorry... read your post too fast and totally misunderstood it. So, nevermind my reply:

I remember going through this too... unfortunately, I don't remember exactly what I had to do to solve it. But, I think if you look under 'movies' in your library you'll see your video. From there, you rt. click it, or you select it and look through the menus (that's the part I don't remember exactly). You'll find an option somewhere that says something like 'convert video to ipod format'.
Well, never mind. Thank you all the same!
09-11-2010, 09:48 PM
#5
Joined: Sep 2010
Posts: 4
Really? So what's the matter of mine? I am still confused.
09-11-2010, 09:50 PM
#6
Joined: Sep 2010
Posts: 4
Quote:
Originally Posted by nizy View Post
In Itunes, right click on your iPod in the side bar. In the resulting pop up list, there is an option to transfer purchases from the iPod. That should sort the issue, but i'd check the movie (and any other content you got on the touch) has been transferred over correctly.
Really? So what's the matter of mine? I am still confused.

Last edited by mandyee; 09-11-2010 at 10:05 PM.