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Old 10-15-2012, 04:42 PM   #1
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Hey Guys
I just got a new iPod and when i plugged it into MFT it showed up and indexed just fine but it is displaying genre and album name not song title & artist. I know in old MFT (v2.x) there was an option to change this. Does anyone know how to do this in version 3?

When I plug in my old ipod or a BT device it shows title/artist. So it seems to be device related.

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Old 10-16-2012, 10:26 AM   #2
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Hey Guys
I just got a new iPod and when i plugged it into MFT it showed up and indexed just fine but it is displaying genre and album name not song title & artist. I know in old MFT (v2.x) there was an option to change this. Does anyone know how to do this in version 3?
As far as I know, you can't anymore. An Edge owner was having the same problem and never got any resolution:

http://www.fordedgeforum.com/index.p...f-trackartist/

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When I plug in my old ipod or a BT device it shows title/artist. So it seems to be device related.

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What model was the old iPod? What model is the new iPod?
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Old 10-16-2012, 12:08 PM   #3
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The new one was a 6th gen (the watch) my old one was a 5th gen (the one with a camera). The weird thing is when I plugged in the old iPod it wouldn't display the song tittle and more either.

I think a master reset will be happening today.
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Old 10-16-2012, 01:44 PM   #4
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You've used SyncMyiTunes, right?
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You've used SyncMyiTunes, right?

Additionally, a lot of us fixed our meta data problems by using Musicbrainz Picard. It is pretty much the best tagger out there.
(http://musicbrainz.org/doc/MusicBrainz_Picard)

SyncMyiTunes takes a slash and burn approach to bad metadata but still does work. Might want to run both to be safe.

This might not even be a metadata thing though. Sounds odd. Especially if it worked before.
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My MFT displays artist and song with a ipod touch 2nd gen latest software
I have 3.0.2 though
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Additionally, a lot of us fixed our meta data problems by using Musicbrainz Picard. It is pretty much the best tagger out there.
(http://musicbrainz.org/doc/MusicBrainz_Picard)

SyncMyiTunes takes a slash and burn approach to bad metadata but still does work. Might want to run both to be safe.

This might not even be a metadata thing though. Sounds odd. Especially if it worked before.
Ya I have used sync my iTunes, and my old iPod worked fine for over a year. It was when I switched to the new one with the same library that it changed.
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I'm assuming when you go into "More Info" all tag info is showing up and showing up under the proper field?
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I'm assuming when you go into "More Info" all tag info is showing up and showing up under the proper field?
Ya everything is good there.
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Ya everything is good there.
maybe it just needs a reboot and not a master reset

http://outofmytouch.com/reboot.html
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