HP MP102 Tutorial

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    Tutorial Includes lessons on transferring music to iPod, playing music, and storing files on iPod...

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    APPLICABLE TO THE SALE OF THIS PRODUCT OR SERVICE TO YOU. HP assumes no responsibility for the use or reliability of its software on equipment that is not furnished by HP. This document contains proprietary information that is protected by copyright. All rights are reserved. No part of this document may be photocopied, reproduced, or translated to another language without the prior written consent of HP.

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    Contents Preface iPod and iTunes at a Glance How to Use the Tutorial Before You Begin Chapter 1 Lesson 1: Getting Music Into iTunes Before You Begin Importing Music From Your Audio CDs Into iTunes Buying Songs Online Using the iTunes Music Store Adding Songs Already on Your PC to the iTunes Library Once You Have Imported Songs Chapter 2...

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    Chapter 4 Lesson 4: Using iPod as a Hard Disk Before You Begin Using iPod as a Hard Disk Disconnecting iPod Chapter 5 Lesson 5: Managing Music on iPod Before You Begin Transferring Music to iPod Updating iPod Automatically Updating iPod Automatically With Selected Playlists Updating iPod Manually Next Steps Chapter 6...

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    iPod and iTunes at a Glance With your new iPod digital music player, you can take your music collection with you wherever you go. You use iPod by importing songs from your CD collection to the iTunes music application on your PC, then transferring them to iPod for playing on the go. You can also buy music and audiobooks online using the iTunes Music Store (available in some countries/regions only).

  • Page 6: Before You Begin

    How to Use the Tutorial This tutorial has five lessons that teach you how to play music on your new iPod and use some other iPod features. Before starting the lessons, look through this chapter to get a feel for iPod and iTunes. You may want to refer back to this chapter as you go through the tutorial lessons.

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    iPod Use the iPod controls to navigate through onscreen menus, play songs, change settings, and view information. iPod Remote port Headphones port Menu button Previous/Rewind button Click Wheel iPod Controls Hold switch Use the Hold switch to disable the iPod controls, so you don’t press buttons accidentally.

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    iPod Menu When you turn on iPod, you see the main menu. Select menu items to go to other menus or perform functions on iPod. Status icons along the top of the screen show iPod settings. Lock icon Menu title Play status Menu items iPod Menu...

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    iPod Now Playing Screen When a song is playing, the Now Playing screen appears. When you see the Now Playing screen, you can run your thumb or finger around the Click Wheel to change the volume. Click the Menu button to go back to the previous menu. Song number Song information Now Playing Screen...

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    iTunes Use iTunes to import music to your PC and transfer it to iPod, organize music on iPod, and change settings on iPod. You can also use the iTunes Music Store (inside iTunes) to purchase music online. The iTunes Music Store is available in some countries/regions only.

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    Lesson 1: Getting Music Into iTunes To listen to music on your iPod, you first need to get that music onto your PC using the iTunes application. This lesson tells you how to get music into iTunes on your PC. Lesson 2 tells you how to transfer music from your PC to iPod.

  • Page 12: Importing Music From Your Audio Cds Into Itunes, Before You Begin

    Before You Begin Before you start, grab some of your favorite audio CDs. Or, if you have an Internet connection, you can purchase music online. In some tasks shown in this lesson, you will see instructions for choosing iTunes menu commands, which look like this: Choose File >...

  • Page 13: Buying Songs Online Using The Itunes Music Store

    To enter CD song titles and other information manually: Select the first song on the CD and choose File > Get Info. Click Info. Enter the song information. Click Next to enter information for the next song. Click to remove the checkmark next to any songs you don’t want to import from the CD.

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    To sign in to the iTunes Music Store: Open iTunes and click Music Store in the Source list. Click the Account button and follow the onscreen instructions to set up an Apple Account or enter your existing Apple Account or AOL account information. To find songs or audiobooks: You can browse or search the iTunes Music Store to find the album, song, or artist you’re looking for.

  • Page 15: Adding Songs Already On Your Pc To The Itunes Library, Once You Have Imported Songs

    Adding Songs Already on Your PC to the iTunes Library If you have songs on your PC encoded in file formats that iTunes supports, you can easily import the songs into iTunes. To add songs on your PC to the iTunes library: Drag the folder or disk containing the audio files to Library in the Source list (or choose File >...

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    Lesson 2: Transferring Music to iPod This lesson tells you how to charge the iPod battery, connect iPod to your PC, and transfer music from your PC to iPod. Before You Begin Before you start, make sure you have each of the following items on hand: •...

  • Page 17: Charging The Ipod Battery, Connecting Ipod To Your Pc

    Battery life and number of charge cycles vary by use and settings. For more information, go to http://www.hp.com/go/music/battery Connecting iPod to Your PC You connect iPod to your PC to transfer music to iPod and organize music on iPod.

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    • If you have a PC that doesn’t have any FireWire or USB 2.0 ports, here are other ways you can connect iPod: • Purchase a FireWire card or USB 2.0 card and install it. For more information about compatible FireWire and USB 2.0 cards, go to http://www.hpshopping.com/musicaccessories •...

  • Page 19: Transferring Music To Ipod

    Transferring Music to iPod By default, iPod is set to update automatically with all songs and playlists when you connect it to your PC. This is the simplest way to transfer music to your iPod. You just connect iPod to your PC, let it add songs automatically, then disconnect it and go.

  • Page 20: Disconnecting Ipod After Transferring Music, Once You Have Transferred Music

    Disconnecting iPod After Transferring Music You shouldn’t disconnect iPod while music is being transferred. You can easily see if it’s OK to disconnect iPod by looking at the screen. If you see the main menu, or a large battery icon, you can disconnect iPod from your PC.

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    Lesson 3: Playing Music on iPod This lesson tells you how to use the iPod controls to browse for and play songs, turn iPod on and off, turn on the backlight, and change settings. Menu button Hold switch Previous/Rewind button Click Wheel Before You Begin If there are no songs on your iPod, follow the instructions in Lessons 1 and 2 to...

  • Page 22: Using The Ipod Menus

    Using the iPod Menus To turn on iPod, press the Select button (in the center of iPod). When you turn on iPod, you see the main menu. To select a menu item: Run your finger lightly around the Click Wheel to scroll through and highlight menu items.

  • Page 23: Playing Songs

    Playing Songs To get a feel for working with the iPod menus, follow the instructions below to browse for and play a song. To browse for and play a song: Connect the earphones to your iPod and put them on. Select Music >...

  • Page 24: Using The Other Controls, Disabling The Ipod Controls Using The Hold Switch

    Using the Other Controls Read the following instructions to learn how to turn iPod on and off, turn on the backlight, and use the Hold switch. Disabling the iPod Controls Using the Hold Switch If you’re carrying iPod in your pocket or in a clip case and you don’t want to press the buttons or turn it on accidentally, you can make the iPod controls inactive.

  • Page 25: Using The Backlight, Once You Have Learned To Play Music On Ipod

    Using the Backlight The iPod screen has a bright backlight, for low-light conditions. To turn on the backlight: Select Backlight from the main menu, or press and hold Menu for a couple of seconds until you see the backlight turn on. To turn off the backlight: Press and hold Menu again.

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    Lesson 4: Using iPod as a Hard Disk You can use iPod as an external hard disk. That means you can connect it to your PC and copy files from your PC to your iPod, or from your iPod to your PC.

  • Page 27: Using Ipod As A Hard Disk

    Using iPod as a Hard Disk You use iTunes to set iPod to be used as a hard disk. To enable iPod as a hard disk: Connect iPod to your PC and open iTunes. Select iPod in the iTunes Source list and click the Options button. Options button Select “Enable disk use.”...

  • Page 28: Disconnecting Ipod, Lesson

    Disconnecting iPod When using iPod as a hard disk, you must eject it before disconnecting it from your PC. To eject iPod: Click the Safely Remove Hardware icon in the Windows system tray and select your iPod. You can also eject iPod by selecting the iPod icon in the iTunes Source list and clicking the Eject button.

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    Lesson 5: Managing Music on iPod Lesson 2 taught you how to transfer all your music from iTunes to iPod automatically. This lesson teaches you how to transfer music manually, and how to transfer a selection of songs automatically. Before You Begin To complete tasks in this lesson, you’ll need to connect iPod to your PC.

  • Page 30: Updating Ipod Automatically, Updating Ipod Automatically With Selected Playlists

    Updating iPod Automatically By default, iPod is set to update automatically with all songs and playlists. This is how you transferred music to iPod in Lesson 2. If you set iTunes to transfer music manually, you can reset it later to update iPod automatically. To set iTunes to update iPod automatically with all songs and playlists: Open iTunes and select iPod in the Source list.

  • Page 31: Updating Ipod Manually, Next Steps

    To set iTunes to update iPod automatically with selected playlists: Open iTunes and select iPod in the Source list. Then click the Options button. Options button Select “Automatically update selected playlists only.” Select the playlists you want. Updating iPod Manually Setting iTunes to let you update iPod manually gives you the most flexibility for managing music on your iPod.

  • Page 32: Ipod User's Guide, Itunes Onscreen Help, Online Resources

    • For iPod service and support information go to http://www.hp.com/support • To register iPod (if you didn’t do it when you installed software from the iPod CD), go to http://register.hp.com. Please be sure to have your product number, model number, and serial number handy.

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