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THE SCREEN SHOWS ITUNES AND USB CORD

Bought my friend a ipod itouch (2 gen)for fathers day .We took out of box and charge it so then we turn it on and the screen that comes up is a screen with itunes symbol and usb cord picture.What are we doing wrong?

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  • kplenty79 Jun 21, 2009

    Now he is saying that the computer is not recognizing the ipod touch

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You need to connect it to a PC/Mac to register that iPod with Apple before you can even use it.

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

  • Ryan Sharich
    Ryan Sharich Jun 22, 2009

    I have actually seen it where the computer may match what is needed to have the iPod touch work properly, but the computer would not see it since the computer was too old...

    Try connecting it to another (newer) computer to see if the iPod works on and connects to that one (maybe a friends computer). If it doesn't, then it looks like the iPod maybe faulty.


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http://www.ipod-transfer-copy.com/ipod-iphone-to-computer-transfer-cucusoft.html6. Take your iPod to Apple store, the technical support may help you fix the problem.

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If your itouch reads "disabled connect to itunes" and shows the "locked" icon and your itunes will not even recognize the device and itunes says your itouch is locked and enter password, Here is what you do to restore your itouch: (you will lose all itouch contents but it is worth it as almost all say it is broken and worthless)
1. Turn off your itouch or ipod. Do not have charger / usb connected to ipod or itouch.
2. With device off, connect the charger end of the cable to the itouch / ipod but do not plug the usb into the computer.
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