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How to fix an iPod Touch that works slow

If your iPod Touch is not running fast, you can get some measures to improve performance. First, you can check if you have the latest iTunes software and operating system (OS) running. If you do not have the latest updates, your iPod will not work at its peak. Second, you can delete some of your data to memory. If you have too much music, video, data and applications on your iPod, it will rotate slowly, like a computer running too many programs open at once.


1. Open iTunes. Click "iTunes" in the upper left and choose "Check for Updates". This ensures that you have the latest iTunes software to have.


2. Connect your iPod to your computer using the USB docking cable. Select the name of your iPod under "Devices" in the left pane of the iTunes window. Click "Check for Updates" in the main section of the iTunes window. If you download and install an update. This may take several minutes.


3. Look at the capacity bar at the bottom of the iTunes window to see how much free memory on your iPod. If it is almost full, delete some of your songs, videos, books or photographs. Videos take up memory, so if your movies or TV shows, delete some of them to speed up the device. To delete data, click the appropriate tab at the top of the head section of iTunes and connect the data you want to delete. Click Apply.


4. Press as the "Sleep / Wake" and "Home" button for eight seconds, or until the Apple logo appears. This is the iPod, which can repair minor problems.


5. Connect your iPod to your computer to perform a restore if it is still slow. Open iTunes, click on your iPod and click "Restore" in the middle panel. Select the option to back up your iPod, follow the instructions to restore. When the restoration is complete, click the option to configure your iPod from a recent backup.

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how to restore


You can use iTunes to restore iPod Touch software.
Apple recommends using the latest version of iTunes to complete this process.
Follow these steps to get the latest version of iTunes and restore your iPod Touch software.
Back up your iPod Touch's data to your computer before the restore to prevent losing data.
You'll need to reinstall it after the restore process.
Connect to the Internet and install the latest version of iTunes from the Apple website.
Make sure your iPod Touch is connected to your computer.
Pick "iPod Touch" in the Source pane of the iTunes program.
Click on the Summary tab.
Choose "Check for Update."
Select "Restore" and follow the instructions to finish restoring your iPod Touch.

Apr 22, 2013 | Apple iPod Touch 8GB 32GB 64GB 3rd...

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3rd Generation iPod Touch


The third generation of iPods includes iPod Shuffle, iPod Touch and iPod Nano. Installing the latest software for each of these models involves the same process and requires the latest version of iTunes to perform. The 3rd generation iPod Touch uses the same iOS 4 operating system that the iPhone uses. You can download the latest version of iTunes from the Apple website for free. With iTunes, you can install the most up-to-date software on any 3rd generation iPod for free as well.

Download iTunes from the Apple website or check for the latest update by clicking "Help" at the top of the screen. Scroll down to "Check for Updates." Open iTunes either by clicking its icon in the Start menu or by connecting your iPod to your computer with the sync cable. This cable looks like an ordinary USB cable with a special attachment on the end that plug into your iPod. If you have lost your original cable, you will need to purchase a replacement. Any type of iPod sync cable will work, as long as it is compatible with your 3rd generation model. Wait for iTunes to update or restore your iPod automatically. Enter your iPod's name in the top field when you are prompted. Check the box next to "Automatically update songs on my iPod" if you want iTunes to sync your hard drive's playlist with your iPod every time you plug in your iPod. Select your iPod from the "Source" list on the left side of the screen if you need to update your software. This will take you to a screen with links to iPod software updates. Click on "Check for Update" to look for the most up-to-date iPod software, and click "Download" and "Install" to install the software. Do not unplug your iPod during installation. Check the box next to "Automatically copy photos to my iPod" to sync a photo folder on your hard drive with an iPod with a color screen. Choose the folder you wish to sync with your iPod from the "Synchronize photos from" menu. Click "Next" to move to the final screen. Click "Register My iPod" to send your personal information to Apple and then click "Finish" to end the installation. Your iPod will appear in the "Source" list on the left side of the screen. Installing and Updating iPod Software http://support.apple.com/kb/ta38529?viewlocale=en_us - 1

Apr 15, 2013 | Apple iPod Audio Players & Recorders

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ipod touch turns on but tells me to connecct to itunes


You'll need to find a friend or family member that has a computer to resolve this issue. The iPod touch needs to be restored.
Using the Restore function for your iPod touch is part of standard troubleshooting procedure. Restoring your device will erase all data from your iPod touch, including songs, videos, contacts, photos, calendar information, and any other data. All iPod touch settings are restored to their factory condition.
Whenever you restore your iPod touch, Apple highly recommends that you perform a sync prior to restoring in order to back up any changes since your last sync. If you have movie rentals on the device, see this document before restoring.
Use the following steps to restore your iPod touch:
Make sure you have the latest version of iTunes installed and running before attempting to update. Connect your iPod touch to your computer. Select your iPod touch when it appears in iTunes under Devices. Select the Summary tab. Select the Restore option. When prompted to back up your iPod touch's settings before restoring, select the Back Up option. If have just backed up the device, it is not necessary to create another.
Select the Restore option when iTunes prompts you (As long as you've backed up your device, you should not have to worry about restoring your iPod touch).
Once the restore process has completed the iPod touch restarts and displays the Apple logo while starting up

Jun 24, 2009 | Apple iPod touch

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forgot my passcode


Using the Restore function for your iPod touch is part of standard troubleshooting procedure. Restoring your device will erase all data from your iPod touch, including songs, videos, contacts, photos, calendar information, and any other data. All iPod touch settings are restored to their factory condition.
Whenever you restore your iPod touch, Apple highly recommends that you perform a sync prior to restoring in order to back up any changes since your last sync. If you have movie rentals on the device, see this document before restoring.
Use the following steps to restore your iPod touch:
Make sure you have the latest version of iTunes installed and running before attempting to update. Connect your iPod touch to your computer. Select your iPod touch when it appears in iTunes under Devices. Select the Summary tab. Select the Restore option. When prompted to back up your iPod touch's settings before restoring, select the Back Up option. If have just backed up the device, it is not necessary to create another.
Select the Restore option when iTunes prompts you (As long as you've backed up your device, you should not have to worry about restoring your iPod touch).
Once the restore process has completed the iPod touch restarts and displays the Apple logo while starting up

Jun 20, 2009 | Apple iPod touch

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my ipod touch is locked and i forgot the passcode and its disabled and i cant link it up to itunes unless i unlock it which i cant


Updating and Restoring iPod touch Software You can use iTunes to update or reinstall iPod touch software, restore default settings, and delete all data on iPod touch. ââ If you update, the iPod touch software is updated but your downloaded applications, settings, and songs are not affected. ââ If you restore, the latest version of iPod touch software is reinstalled, default settings are restored, and data stored on iPod touch is deleted, including downloaded applications, songs, videos, contacts, photos, calendar information, and any other data. In iTunes 7.7, you can also restore from a backup without deleting data stored on iPod touch. Note: Deleted data is no longer accessible via the iPod touch user interface, but is not permanently erased from your iPod touch until it is overwritten by new data. For information about permanently erasing all content and settings, see “Resetting iPod touch” on page 94. Update or restore iPod touch: 1 Make sure you have an Internet connection and have installed the latest version of iTunes from www.apple.com/itunes. 2 Connect iPod touch to your computer. 3 Select iPod touch in the iTunes sidebar and click the Summary tab. 4 Click “Check for Update.” iTunes tells you if there’s a newer version of the iPod touch software available. 5 Click Update to install the latest version of the software. Or click Restore to restore. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the restore process.

May 07, 2009 | Apple iPod touch

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