Tip & How-To about Apple iPod touch

How to back up an iPod Touch games

When you download games on your iPod touch, they are applications on your mobile device. When you connect your iPod Touch to a computer with iTunes installed, the iPod synchronizes and shares data with the computer. Once synchronized, you can back up your games and other applications in the iTunes case something would happen to the data on your iPod Touch. After the first sync, every time you touch your iPod to your computer, iTunes automatically detects new applications and backs them up.


1. Launch the iTunes software on your computer.


2. Connect your iPod Touch into a USB port on your computer using the cable supplied with the unit.


3. Let the iPod Touch to sync with the iTunes software. The "Sync in Progress" message will appear on your iPod during the process.


4. Click the name of your iPod Touch to the left of the iTunes window. On the device displayed in the right pane.


5. Click on "Applications" tab on the top menu.


6. Click the box next to "Sync Apps", and attach the sync as the pop-up window will appear.


7. Click the "Sync" button in the lower right corner. This makes a backup of your iPod Touch games on the computer.

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Update your iPod Software to at least 3.xx version
This is important as lower version of the software would not allow you to download any applications. You can do so from iTunes. Once you connect your iPod Touch or iPhone to the computer and start iTunes, it will tell you if there is a newer version of the software to upgrade. Just follow the instructions.
  • ** Restart your iPod/iPhone
    This step is just to reboot your iPod system to make sure the new software is in effect.
  • Step 3 ** Download applications aka games
    Make sure your iPhone/iPod Touch is connected to the internet. On your iPod touch/iPhone home page, there will now be a link labeled: 'Apps store'. Select that link. Now, you are free to browse the many applications and games that iTunes has to offer. Some games are free while others may require you to pay. .
  • Step 4 **Install the application aka game
    Once you have selected a game to install, tap the box that says, "free" in the right hand corner. It will then read, "Install". Tap the box again. Now, wait for the application to install on your home page.

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