If you have a new iPod nano, the first thing you want to do is to download music to it. The iPod nano can play back songs in either the MP3 or AAC formats. How many songs you can download to your iPod nano depends on the size of your player and what else you put on it. The nano comes in 8GB and 16GB sizes.
Open iTunes, then connect your nano to your computer with the USB cable.
Type in a name for the nano. Choose the sync method you prefer for synchronizing your nano with iTunes. You can select to sync all music or only some of it, and to sync automatically or manually.
Click "Done." If you chose to sync automatically, your songs will begin downloading to the nano immediately. If you chose to manually sync your songs, highlight a song or songs you want to download to your nano in the iTunes music library and drag it onto the iPod icon on the left-side of the iTunes screen. Release the mouse button and the song will download to your nano.
Click the "Eject" button next to your iPod nano's icon to disconnect your nano from your computer.
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