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Old August 14th, 2005
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i have tried to move my new songs around in my i tunes once downloaded from limewire. i can play the fine on i tunes, however, they aren't downloaded to my i pod when connected. also i can't drag them around i tunes like other songs. they are listed as shared songs and the music logo is blue not green to the left of the grouping. any solutions? txs
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Old August 16th, 2005
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did u try pressing "Update (whatever name u gave yr ipod)"? Thats what i always do. Also, how do u get the songs to iTunes?
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Hey Everyone,

This is my 1st post on here and I need help too!

Ive been downloading stuff from Lime Wire, it seems to have automatically tfr the files to my iTunes, I didnt tfr anything it just seems to have happened.

However the files now show in a seperate folder in the left hand menu titled 'LimeWire Tunes' and I cant seem to tfr them into my main library, or update them onto my iPod.

I would really appreciate any help.

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Old August 24th, 2005
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Default I POD and I-Tunes

I can't get music onto my ipod. It plays in itunes in a separage folder called Limeware tunes, but songs are not in my library. Please advise?
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Old August 24th, 2005
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I'm a Mac user and it is possible there are differences in Windows.

I tunes has a library (top of left hand column) into which all i tunes songs go. The other items in the left hand column are mostly playlists. However under Library there is on mine a square blue box with a note in it. This is not a playlist and will not transfer to iPod It is called Only A Hobo's Limewire tunes. This list is all that I am sharing on limewire. It includes some albumwraps which are not in my limewire library, as well as some other mp3s that are probably not ... I haven't checked ... If you find these tunes in you iTunes folder or where ever else they might be and open them with ITunes they will load into the iTunes library.

So to the second 2 posters...
either find the files and open them with iTunes or File>add to library and browse for the tunes

guess this should help herr as well.

You should all check in limewires options/preferences to see if there is iTunes there, and click Enable iTunes importing. BUT I am not quite sure if this has been implemented for Windows ... I think it might have been in the new release of a couple of days ago ... sorry I've lost count!

I hope this helps a bit. Other wise come back... also read: How to transfer music to my iPod (& iTunes)
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The copy to iTunes Music Library option has been in iTunes for Windows for a long time (under Advanced tab of iTunes preferences.) Manually add songs to your iPod is the safest way. See the link Only A Hobo gave you as it has links to both iTunes & iPod tutorials & forums.

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