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Using Your USB on Your Computer


    USBImageThank you for requesting a teaching series from Truth For Life with Alistair Begg on a USB. We hope you enjoy listening to these messages. Below are instructions on how to use the USB on your computer.  

    For PCs

    1. In order to play the sermons, you must have an audio player installed on your computer. Computers that use Windows usually have Windows Media Player already downloaded.  
    2. Once you have opened the USB drive on your computer, you will see the list of sermons in alphabetical order. Double click on the sermon you would like to play. It will begin to play on your audio player.

    For Macs

    1. In order to play the sermons, you must have an audio player installed on your computer. You can use QuickTime Player or iTunes, which are already downloaded on Macs.
    2. Once the USB is open, you will see all the sermons in alphabetical order. Double click on the sermon you would like to hear. It will automatically start playing in either QuickTime Player or iTunes.

    Download and Save Messages to Your Computer

    1. Follow the instructions above to access the USB drive on your computer.
    2. Click on the sermon you want to download.
    3. Go to the “File Menu” and click on “Save.”
    4. Direct where you would like to save the sermon. Click “Save.”

    Ejecting the USB from Your Computer

    Once you are finished using the USB on your computer, you must eject it safely. 

    1. For a PC- Go to the Start Menu and then Computer. Right click on the USB drive in the window. Click on “Eject.” It is now safe to remove the USB drive from your computer. 
    2. For a Mac- Right click on the USB icon on your desktop. Click on “Eject.” The icon will disappear. It is now safe to remove the USB drive from your computer.

    Adding the Sermons to iTunes

    You can add the sermons to your iTunes account so that you can play them on other devises, such as an smartphone or tablet.

    1. Open iTunes on your computer.
    2. For Macs
      1. Click on the "File" Menu
      2. Click on "Add to Library"
    3. For Windows:
      1. Go to the top left corner of iTunes and click on the icon that looks like an arrow. If you have an older version of iTunes, look for the "File" dropdown menu.
        Click the Arrow
      2. Click on "Add File to Library"
        Add File to Library
    4. Once the window is open, navigate to the USB on your computer. Select the sermon(s) you would like to add to iTunes. Click "Open" once you have selected the sermons.
    5. It may take awhile for the files to be added to iTunes depending on the number of sermons you selected.
    6. Once the files are added, they will be in your Music Library on iTunes. Alistair Begg will be listed as the artist.
    7. To add these files to an iPod, iPad, or iPhone, connect your device to your computer with the USB cord that corresponds with the device.
    8. Sync your device with your iTunes just like you would when adding new music to your device.
    Using USBs