Question about Apple iPod touch
On the ipod touch the itunes icon comes out and their is a usb cable with an arow pointing to the itunes icon. I plug it into i tunes and a message comes out saying that Itouch is locked and must be unlocked first. BUT I CANT GET TO THE KEYS to unlocke it because the icon with the arrow re-apears.
Make sure you're USB is unplugged. when you're at the screen with the itunes symbol and the usb arrow, hold down the home and sleep button until the screen goes black, at this point, keep holding for another 10 seconds. at this point your screen should look black as if the ipod is off. connect to the computer and itunes shoulds show a message like "itunes has just discovered an ipod in recovery mode" you'll be able to do a restore and regain use of your touch.
if this does not work, message me back.
Posted on Oct 30, 2008
-Plug in ipod to your computer
-hold down the home and sleep button until a notification pop out on the lower right of the computer monitor (where the clock is) saying something about ipod recovery.
-itunes should display a message saying it detected an ipod in recovery mode.
-follow itunes instructions.
Posted on Feb 13, 2010
Solution 8 is the way.........my ipod was stuck with the 3 symbols that every 1 is talkin about , when the ipod is on , hold down the power button and the home button , ignore the slide bar that tell you to power off , hold for about 20 seconds , in the bottom right of your screen , its says intializing device , i tunes then opens up on its own and tell u that its decovered the ipod in recovery and promps you to restore ........i am gutted about that as im on a new laptop and i have nothing on it at all , all my music is now lost and have to start from scratch , at least it seems to b workin now .....
Posted on Apr 01, 2010
I did it a little differently and it worked for me. Do not open itunes, leave the itouch plugged in and then press the home and sleep key for about 20 seconds then while it is booting, itunes load and takes you to the restore process.
Posted on Mar 13, 2010
I need help i earsed my ipod touch and i kept on preasing the home button and it stop and on the front it had a cord then it had a arrow ponting to itunes on it
Posted on Dec 05, 2009
Okay, let me simplify your life. There's fine print somewhere and it would be wise to read it. I didn't and it cost me days, really weeks before learning what the problem is. Here goes: Before agreeing to upgrade your itouch to a newer version be forewarned that backup does not include your precious notepad. At least, I haven't found it if it does. But do not, I repeat do not try to upgrade on a computer that does not have a 2.0 usb port. You're setting yourself up for disaster if you do. Also, the newer the computer, the better your chances of having the proper drivers to update or install. This problem really simmers down to outdated drivers and usb ports. Best wishes. Good luck. Be patient. MytuSense
Posted on Jan 23, 2011
It remained unchanged please help me.
Posted on Jan 08, 2010
I have the same problem, tried what you siad but the ipod displays the same three icons, "usb, arrow, itunes" as soon as I connect. It's still not visible to itunes or in my computer.
Posted on Jan 03, 2010
On the ipod touch the itunes icon comes out and their is a usb cable with an arow pointing to the itunes icon..
Posted on Mar 10, 2010
My ipod touch 2nd generation is second hand , my itunes will not recognize it. i was thinking of installing iTunES version 8,, but cant find a valid file ,,,so i decided to click SETTINGS then general then erase all COntent and settings,, since 4 pm today i got stuck in the itunes icon with the USB icon pointing towards it, :( I do not know what to do anymore,, those silly apple troubleshooting dont work, i already did the reinstallation of itunes. checking device manager, usb ports, putting a check on the box beside Automatically detect settings in internet options,, non worked..
Posted on Mar 18, 2010
Omg..im dieing without my ipod...its got the icon cord and arrow on it but the thing i don get is that my notifications are comming up in front of it.
Posted on Mar 28, 2011
I dosent work i just got this ipod plz help
Posted on Apr 28, 2011
My ipod has the same symbols but when i reset it by pressing the home and sleep buttons it doesnt change but it comes up recovery mode. it then says:
1) locate and install driver software(recommended)
2) ask me again later
3) dont show this message again for the device
..so i click 1 then click continue, then it tells me to insert a disc, which i dont have? so i click i dont have the disk, show me other options. then it comes up:
1)check for a solution
2)browse my computer for driver software(advanced)
..but for me neither work.
someone please help?
Posted on Jul 01, 2010
It still didn't work, i'm using a different computer than the one i had used to start my itouch with.
Posted on Feb 09, 2010
The three icons are appearing on my ipod touch gen 5 and I don't have a computer so what can I do I can't do anything and I've tried the 2 vital buttons thing and it didn't work help!!!!
Posted on Nov 28, 2014
My ipod does not pop on on my itunes..i read some solution in a forum tellin me to hold down the two vital buttons which i did,and since the my ipod is displaying usb and ittunes logo..i can't access it..hellllpppp..firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted on Aug 20, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: on the ipod touch the
frist of all check if there is a new update for itunes and if there is download it and install it that might solve ur problem but if it doesnt let me know.
Posted on May 15, 2009
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