How to Make iPod a Hard Drive

Make your Apple iPod act as a hard drive with these steps.

1. Connect your iPod to your computer.

2. Open iTunes.

3. Click once on your iPod on the left pane.

Select iPod

4. Select the Settings button toward the top of the window.

Select iPod Settings

5. Check the Enable disk use checkbox. Click OK on the warning about manually ejecting the iPod. Now you can select how much space on the iPod you would like to use for songs and data by dragging the meter to the desired setting.

Enable disk use

7. Click Apply on the bottom portion of the screen.

Your iPod should now appear as a drive under My Computer. You can now copy files onto it like you would any other drive. When you are finished copying the files, you must eject the iPod.

Comments

  1. Stephanie says

    My problem is the same as Lexy’s. Mine just says summary, music, movie, tv shows,etc. Do we need to upgrade our I Tunes or what is the problem? PLEASE HELP

  2. Stephanie says

    My problem is the same as Lexy’s. Mine just says summary, music, movie, tv shows,etc. Do we need to upgrade our I Tunes or what is the problem?

  3. lexy says

    my ipod nano doesnt say settings when i go to it it just says summary, music, movie, tv shows, podcasts, photos, contacts, and games

  4. chris says

    i have got up to the stage of ticking the box to enable disk use, but for some reason the box cannot be changed, nor the sync only checked songs and videos
    please help!

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