My Computer and iTunes does not recognize my iPod Touch
When i plug my 8GB iPod touch into my computer,the computer makes a connecting sound.But the iPod doesn't do anything nor the computer.When i open iTunes the iPod isn't recognized there either.I cant even find it in My computer.It used to work perfectly fine.When i connect my iPod to other computers it works perfect.
Why wont my computer recognize my iPod?
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Re: My Computer and iTunes does not recognize my iPod...
Try resetting it while it is connected.
Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button at the same time for at least ten seconds, until the Apple logo appears.
If you have not already tried, I would also try the other ports on the computer.
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You can use iTunes to restore iPod
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.
1. Hold down Sleep/Wake button and Home button together, until the iPod touch powers off. Once the iPod touch turns on again, let go of the Sleep/Wake button about 1 or 2 seconds later, still holding the Home button. Once plugged in to your computer, iTunes will recognize the device is in Recovery Mode. You can now restore which will set the iPod touch back to factory defaults, thus removing the passcode.
2. Open up iLiberty+ and other the Other Tools tab select Enter DFU Mode. Your iPod touch will be recognized as in Recovery Mode by iTunes once you plug it in, at which point you can restore through iTunes. This will wipe the passcode as you're setting the device back to factory defaults.
3. Open up ZiPhone and select Prepare for Upgrade. You're iPod touch needs to be plugged in to your computer before doing so, and once you select that option iTunes will recognize that your device is in recovery mode. You can now restore through iTunes which sets the device back to factory default thus removing the passcode.
Aaah, very simple procedure. First, plug your new iPod into your computer. Second, open up iTunes. Third, your computer should recognize your new iPod and will prompt you to go through a simple iPod set up, then it will ask you if you want to sync your music library to it.
Hope this helps!
That means, your computer recognizes your iPod. But if what you're saying is that, iTunes doesn't open when you plug your iPod touch to the computer, it really won't, unless you selected the option "Automatically sync when this iPod touch is connected" from Device window in iTunes.
Also, make sure first that you have the latest iTunes installed in your computer. You can download it here. If iTunes is alreaady installed in your computer, simply open it and you'll find your iPod touch on the side column under Devices.
well you can conpleatly restore it by not pluging it in and holding the power buton for 3 seconds then with out leting go of the power buton hold the home buton for 10 seconds then let go of the power buton and just hold the home buton for a further 30 seconds.....
after you have done this plug it in to your computer with iTunes allready running and a icon should say unresponcive ipod or somethin along those lines just click RESTORE
Try this: turn off your ipod, hold the home button, and plug it into
itunes while still holding the home button until a picture of the itunes symbol
appears with a cable under it. itunes should say "ipod found in restore
mode". This will completely reset your ipod, hopefully fixing any bugs or problems in it. also, you will lose all data saved on the ipod that isn't also backed up by itunes. Music, pictures, and video can be re-synced.