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MySweetGordon
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How do I download music via USB to my Nook?

I am having trouble figuring out how to get the music from my music files to my Nook. I have the Nook plugged in via USB but how do I transfer the music over ?? HELP!!

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Josh_W
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Re: How do I download music via USB to my Nook?

You have to transfer your files to the folder called, "my music."  Make sure that your music files are in MP3 format.  Otherwise, they will not work on nook. 

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MySweetGordon
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Re: How do I download music via USB to my Nook?

I finally got that figured out about it having to be MP3. All the files I was trying to download were MP4. My fault on that.Thanks!!

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Re: How do I download music via USB to my Nook?

Okay, I'm new to the Nook, but am not a computer-tard! This thing is getting the best of me! I plugged in the USB to my laptop to load music. I have a screen on the Nook that shows the USB cable and a statement that reads,

"If you want to use your nook and continue charging, please choose Eject or Unmount from  the menu for the nook drive on your computer. If your nook also has a microSD card, eject that drive too."

All I want to do is load some music not build a land-bridge to Hawaii!

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Ya_Ya
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Re: How do I download music via USB to my Nook?

Ignore that message.  You want that message if you plan to add things to the device.

 

Get your music ready, make sure it's mp3, and drag it to the NOOK Icon in the list of drives in My Computer.  I've only added music once, and it was just so I could test the mp3 player, so it was only a few songs.  I'm pretty sure you just want them in the My Music folder, but I'm sure that part is in a manual somewhere.

 

When you're done doing your thing with your music, just right click on the NOOK icon in the My Computer list.  Eject it. (The manual says "Safely Remove" is okay, too, but it never seems to work for me.)

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very-simple
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Re: How do I download music via USB to my Nook?


Librarian2007 wrote:

Okay, I'm new to the Nook, but am not a computer-tard! This thing is getting the best of me! I plugged in the USB to my laptop to load music. I have a screen on the Nook that shows the USB cable and a statement that reads,

"If you want to use your nook and continue charging, please choose Eject or Unmount from  the menu for the nook drive on your computer. If your nook also has a microSD card, eject that drive too."

All I want to do is load some music not build a land-bridge to Hawaii!


All that message means is that your nook is mounted on your computer as an external drive.  This is what allows you to transfer files back and forth.  If you want to use your nook (as in, read from it) while plugged into your computer for charging, you need to eject it properly.

 

You need to eject it properly whenever you want to disconnect it.

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Sophia7
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Re: How do I download music via USB to my Nook?

OMG! That was the easiest advice on getting music on my Nook! I had been trying to figure that out for days. The same thing hapened to me. THANKS!

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Re: How do I download music via USB to my Nook?

I would like to download music to my nook and i have no idea how to do it

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Byteguy
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Re: How do I download music via USB to my Nook?

B2, read the other posts in this thread.  The instructions are there.

 

UNLESS you're talking about a Nook Simple Touch (N2E) because that can't play music; notice how there are no speakers and there's no headphone jack?

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chowmain
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Re: How do I download music via USB to my Nook?

how do i down load music to my nook i dont understand what im doing if someone can help that would be great thanks hilary

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Re: How do I download music via USB to my Nook?

Given the year WHICH Nook do you have? This forum is specific to the original model that is two years old! The method likely changed on the newer models. On the N1 connect to computer via USB, open the "Nook" "drive" (if you have an SD card you can also open that) then drag&drop the MP3 files into "my documents" on the device. The HD/HD+ actually have directories labeled by content (but also do not show as "drives")
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sugarbear40
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Re: How do I download music via USB to my Nook?

How do I transfer music from my computer to my nook HD+

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Re: How do I download music via USB to my Nook?


sugarbear40 wrote:

How do I transfer music from my computer to my nook HD+


Ask this in the HD/HD+ board.

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Re: How do I download music via USB to my Nook?

i dont know if itunes is mp3?

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Re: How do I download music via USB to my Nook?


msellie33 wrote:

i dont know if itunes is mp3?


I don't either, but on my Android and Windows systems the mp3 music files all have the ".mp3" file extension. Most were ripped from my CDs by Windows Media Player.

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