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My ipod touch is not being recognised as a device on screen and is locked just showing me the connect to itunes on the screen what do I do it was working perfectly well today and I have downloaded the latest version of itunes

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  • mishmitch Jun 30, 2009

    I have already tried to connect to itunes but it shows on the screen the itunes logo and the usb cable and doesn't do anything from then on because I can't access the keys to put in the password, therefore it can't restore.......

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Your ipod may have just crashed for an unknown reason, but the only solution to this problem is to follow what the ipod says on the screen in order to gain access to your ipod again.

Note: you will loose anything, itunes will erase all contents from the ipod.

Open Itunes and connect the ipod touch to your computer, itunes will atomically recognize the ipod like it always does and will download system software from apple and restore your ipod. this process will take a little bit longer but wait till it finishes.
after restoring your ipod, you can configure your ipd like you did the first time.

Posted on Jun 30, 2009

  • Raymond Owusu-Gyawu Jul 02, 2009

    Which ipod are you currently using.


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