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My Computer and iTunes does not recognize my iPod

I connect my iPod to my computer and neither iTunes nor my computer recognizes my iPod. My iPod will start to charge but the battery meter varies greatly. Both my computer and iTunes recognize my wife's 30gb video and her sister’s 2gb nano when connected. Can you please help me?

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  • Anonymous Jan 15, 2008

    30 gig ipod and shuffle are not recognized , pluged in and getting charge but not showing up in itunes or desktop??

  • fr33k Jan 28, 2008

    I am having the same problem. The ipod (30 GB) is getting charged but not getting detected (not showing in my computer & itunes). Even it is not showing as Unknown device or something. I have also tried to do Reset, Retry,...
    If you got Any Solution, please let me know.
    Thank you.

  • Tweety200357 Jan 28, 2008

    Ok i do have my ipod registered....and i did buy a new usb cord for the ipod...but when i connect it to my computer...a pop up comes out saying that the USB CORD is not reconiable!! but if my sister connects her ipod...it says "ivys ipod is now connected" HELP!!!! i dont wanna buy a new ipod!

  • Anonymous Feb 23, 2008

    when i plug in my 30 gig ipod vid my computer nor itunes will pop it up....

  • Anonymous Feb 24, 2008

    When I plug in ym Ipod to my computer It will charge as normal, but it doesn't pop up Itunes and the computer doesn't say anything has just been connected. I tried using my sisters Ipod cord and nothing just it only charges.

  • wilton hamukwena Mar 03, 2008

    hi i hav the ipod a1136 wen i conect it to the computer itune cant recognize it and the computer, please i need yo help.

  • mitcheeee Mar 04, 2008

    MY 40 GIG ipod is not recognized by windows 2000 or itunes.Can you hel me with this ??



    thanks!

    mitch

  • squiggy1019 Mar 05, 2008

    same problem. my 30gb video ipod does not turn on or charge. just a blank screen. the only thing i can think of that happened to it was maybe a little rain got inside the face. 

  • darkenRahl Mar 07, 2008

    I have an Ipod Nano and neither my computer, itunes, or my xbox 360 will recognize it. The Ipod will start to charge, but theres no activity. WHAT DO I DOOOO!!!!!

  • Anonymous Mar 08, 2008

    my ipod is not rconized on my pc and it doent show on itunes

  • Anonymous Mar 08, 2008

    my itunes does not regonize my ipod shuffle. it just stopped working, when i plug; in my doc the message that comes up is UBS DOES NOT REGONIZE THIS DEVICE, drvice unknown

  • Anonymous Mar 08, 2008

    my computer does not recognize my ipod and neither does itunes

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2008

    I connect my ipod to the computer and it doesn't recognize it. My brother connect his ipod and the computer recognize it. Please help me I want to add music to my ipod.

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2008

    my computer wont recognize my ipod and it just freezes and wont do anything.
    what do i dooo?!?!?

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2008

    I connect my ipod to the computer and load up itunes but my ipod does not show in my device colume therefore i cant transfer song from the computer to my ipod.

  • RawToon Mar 26, 2008

    my friend sold me his ipod when i connect it 2 my computer it doesnt do anything like it would usually says do not disconnect or it would ask me do i want it to synch but it doesnt it doesnt even download on tha bottom of my comp screen it says does not recognize device. What do i do?

  • crappy Apr 05, 2008

    My computer does not recognize that my ipod is connected. It's suppose to automatically sync new music - but when I plut it in, media player tells me to connect a device - and it's already connected. I can rip cds to my library - but they do not appear on my itunes library. Please help

  • Anonymous Apr 06, 2008

    usb cord can't recognize the device

  • Anonymous Apr 10, 2008

    me toooo

  • Anonymous Apr 13, 2008

    my Pc do not detect my 30 GB Apple IPOD

  • Anonymous Apr 13, 2008

    my computer and iTunes doesnt recognize my iPod.

  • yolkegg2 Apr 20, 2008

    When i plug the 30GB Video Ipod into my computer(mac), the ipod screen displays "please wait very low battery". (The ipod icon wont show up on itunes in the left side column like usually either) While it was charging every five minutes or so the ipod would display the apple icon and black background. then it would make a clicking noise and go back displaying the please wait screen. What might be the problem?

  • Anonymous Apr 21, 2008

    ipod says conected but it does not show any were on my computer it charges fine

  • Anonymous Apr 24, 2008

    my computer and itunes isnt reading my ipod

  • Anonymous Apr 27, 2008

    when i connect my ipod to the computer on itunes no icon shows up so i can't sync non of my music

  • Anonymous May 08, 2008

    the coputer doesnt recognise the ipod

  • Reyt May 13, 2008

    my computer does not reconginize my ipod not does itunes. It charges fine, but I cannot download the music i purchased from i tunes.

  • Anonymous May 13, 2008

    i cant choose the songs i individually want to enter on my ipod.My ipod dosent charge.

  • thonthon May 14, 2008

    my seems to be locked up its whole system. if im going to charge it. this alwasys appaire please wait very low battery. but i was charging it for about whole day. the computer could not even read my ipod.

  • Chris O'Guinn May 20, 2008

    I plug in my ipod shuffle 2 Gen and it doesnt recognize it. none of my iPod Shuffles do anything. So, is it my software, computer, iPod's, cord, or somethig else? Please help me

  • Anonymous May 20, 2008

    i have an ipod shuffle nd i insert it into my laptop nd it doesnt show up in "my computer" nor in itunes but it will charge normally it worked once but wen i pulled it out it wouldnt work again i havent done anything in the mean time to my computer as it was only out for a minute or 2

  • luzy13 May 27, 2008

    ok well i conect my ipod to my computer and it wont reconice it



    it wont even charge please help



  • masta_y
    masta_y May 28, 2008

    i connect my iPod and its charging but than a tool bar comes on the right conner and is says device not found but its still charging what do i do

  • booboobuggin May 29, 2008

    when i plug in my ipod i dont pop up to the sync mode or any thing

  • alli-j12 Jun 02, 2008

    my ipod nano wont charge and wont recognize n my cpu!!!

    HELPPPP

    pleaseee i will marry whoever finds a solution for thiss!

  • sulamaya Jun 02, 2008

    When I connect my 30GB ipod to my computer, neither ITunes nor my computer recognize it.  I don't see the icon.

  • Anonymous Jun 04, 2008

    I connect my ipod to my laptop and here two bleeps like it connected but my XP operating system nor my itunes recognizes it

  • Toddtc Jun 04, 2008

    My IPOD stopped working. A message came up stating to "connect to
    internet to restore". I connected and hit restore. it starts to restore
    and then a sceen comes up saying "An unknown error occured"

  • Anonymous Jun 07, 2008

    i have borrowed my friends ipod video because he likes my music on my silver 4gb nano because i only had the nano cord i plugged it in and all it does is charge and doesnt show up anywere else. i have checked and it says this is ok.i have reset my ipod about 20 times and evn tryed doing it in disk mode(play/paue & select) all it does is charge. my ipod nano and my dads ipod nano still recognizes buht why doesnt my firneds ?

  • rahrah138 Jun 09, 2008

    Uh, My computer and ITunes doesn't recognize my friends Ipod.


  • maer057 Jun 10, 2008

    my ipod will charge but itunes will not recognize that my ipod is connected!!

  • k brooklyn Jun 11, 2008

    when i plug in my i pod there is no response and the computer nor i tunes responses to my i pod i bought a new usb (not by apple) and it does not work



  • Marine13 Jun 14, 2008

    Nano was working fine. Attached it to my MacBook Pro to upload new Itunes bought music and my Mac does not see it. It does see my shuffle.

  • CURIOUS69200 Jun 15, 2008

    I CONNECT MY MOMS IPOD 30 G

    MY BROTHERS NANO4G

    AND THAN I CONNECT MY 1G IPOD SHUFFLE AND IT DOES NOT SEEM TO APPEAR

  • Anonymous Jun 16, 2008

    EVERYTHING



  • jukinprinces Jun 17, 2008

    I plug my ipod nano and its' usb cable into my computer. The ipod charges but my itunes doesn't recognize that a device is attached

  • godchild2204 Jun 22, 2008

    i got a new laptop and downloaded itunes on to it so i could use my ipod shuffle on it but my pc and itunes are not recognizing it. the battery is completely dead now cos of that. i tried using my sister's laptop to charge it which was where i had my itunes library before but it also will not recognize my ipod anymore. therefore there is no system where i can charge its battery now. i tried deleting my library from my sister's laptop so my laptop would pick up the ipod but that also failed. i'm at a loss of what to do now. please help.

  • machara Jun 24, 2008

    basically my pc charges the ipod but my computer cant recognise the ipod and i cant see it. I ran some tests and it said that the Ipod wasnt connected when it was charging



  • Anonymous Jun 28, 2008

    I put my ipod shuffle in my computer but it wont show up on itunes

  • ccaarrmmiiee Jun 30, 2008

    i plug in the ipod to the computer and it does not recognize my ipod it thinks it is my camera or at least thats what it keeps saying

  • Bigbrain2 Jun 30, 2008

    Smae here Its happened on both my 30 gig and my nano. It will charge when i plug it in to my comp but it wont show up on itunes or my comp so i cant update it

  • bobrick Jul 01, 2008

    i plug in my ipod to update it but my itunes didnt regoghnise it. and it just charges.

  • Anonymous Jul 03, 2008

    i plug in my ipod and windows will not recognize

  • stretch27 Jul 05, 2008

    i am tryin to transfer music trom my 2gbnano to my music files(windows music player) but it seems neither to reconize the connection plus will i have to download some kind of software before doin so.

  • stumak Jul 06, 2008

    Ipod not recognized, I reformatted and now its even more dead. Plug it in and it says USB device not recognized. will not respond to any commands



  • jems306 Jul 07, 2008

    Unfortunatly i unplug my ipod without turn it off. when i try back to connect the ipod my computer don't recongizes it, any other computer cannot either. What could i do?

  • criminalx3 Jul 07, 2008

    i have a ipod shuffle andit doesnt show up on itunes nor my computer, also it doesnt play but when is charging it shows the light as charged.

  • Anonymous Jul 08, 2008

    i have an ipod shuffle and it charges and every thing. but i dont thin ma compouter reconizes my ipod nor itunes.what sud i do?

  • dianagrace Jul 09, 2008

    ipod not recognized.but when i chrged it will work,but the ipod not recognized from the computer so that i cant transfer a song

  • dildog Jul 13, 2008

    i plug my ipod in to my computer and my computer will not transfer the songs to my ipod new or old i reset my ipod

  • tfortenberry Jul 14, 2008

    I just download my old itunes software to my new computer but I keep getting this message.....The file I tunes library.itl cannot be read because it was created by newer version of itunes. What can I do?

  • Anonymous Jul 14, 2008

    when i plug in my ipod it starts charging but the itunes and the computer dont recognize it. nothing even pops up to say it doesnt recognize it. i want to update my ipod but i dont know how

  • hunyum917 Jul 15, 2008

    my apple ipod keeps reeding do noy disconnect and thats it it wont let me connect to the computer can u help

  • selinabaldwi Jul 17, 2008

    My Ipod Video 30 GB will only charge and will not show up on itunes or on My Computer.



    Can someone help me on this?

  • nana20th Jul 20, 2008

    i plug my 4GB ipod device to the computer bt the computer doesnt reconize thats is connected. i can't synce no songs or any thing eles to it PLEASE HELP

  • Anonymous Jul 20, 2008

    My Computer and iTunes does not recognize my iPod problem, and notify you when a new solution is offered.

  • tan2780 Jul 21, 2008

    when i connect my 4gb ipod with the laptop, it starts to charge but itunes window deosnot show up so I cannot sync anything .

  • jak2013 Jul 22, 2008

    I have an iPod video but it won't appear on iTunes and if I plug my dad's in it'll pop right up.

  • rmitch622 Jul 22, 2008

    when i connect my ipod to my computer, neither my computer nor itunes recognizes that its connected. i can't add or delete anything on it. it was working fine one day, then the next day, nothing. i can't find a solution to fix it anywhere. nothing is working and im getting extremely frustrated.

  • jmellace1209 Jul 27, 2008

    i just bought the new ipod touch and wanted to give my old 30 GB ipod video to my dad but i can't get it to show up on the computer to put his music on it. it worked fine one day and today won't work at all

  • cieradancer Jul 28, 2008

    i plug my 30 GB ipod video to my computer but it doesnt show that it is a device, yet it starts charging. it happens with all the computers in my house that i hook my ipod up to. i really need to find a solution, so if anyone knows one please contact me via email please.
    thank you

    ciera

  • Anonymous Jul 29, 2008

    Apple iPod Video 30 GB Black MP3 Player


    I connect my iPod to my computer
    and neither iTunes nor my computer recognizes my iPod. My iPod will
    start to charge but the battery meter varies greatly. Both my computer
    and iTunes recognize my wife's 30gb video and her sister’s 2gb nano
    when connected. Can you please help me?


  • Anonymous Aug 02, 2008

    i dont know whats wrong with my nano 2gb in my computer is as a unknowing device

  • sheckler18 Aug 05, 2008

    My I-POD shuffle is not being recognized on my laptop or my i tunes. what can i do to get it recognized?

  • Anonymous Aug 06, 2008

    my ipod is a white ipod 30 gb

  • hothead1 Aug 09, 2008

    MY 80gb ipod classic only charges when connected to my computer but itunes does not recognize it. it only says than my usb has malfunctioned and windows cant understand it.

  • binaz86 Aug 10, 2008

    when i plug my ipod into my computer itunes or my computer do not acknowldge my ipod. why is this? ive tried three different leads. my ipod does not even start charging or say 'do not disconnect' but when my brother connects his ipod its recognised straight away. please help...

  • Anonymous Aug 10, 2008

    ipod doesnt show up on my computer anywhere

  • bkhottie11 Aug 16, 2008

    itunes wont recognize my ipod

  • lover88 Aug 17, 2008

    when i plug my ipod in the computer itunes doesn't come up or it does show its pluged in my computer but the ipod is charging.  it use to be normal now its doing this


  • Anonymous Aug 17, 2008

    when i plug my ipod into my computer, it charges as normal on the screen, but my computer completely freezes and wont do anything, how can i fix this?

  • peter11742 Aug 17, 2008

    The ipod is not communicating with win xp.
    The hard drive is clicking and it spins.
    I use the apple reset program but it does not find the ipod.
    I also get low battery and is trying to charge for ever.
    The hard drive is opened and you can see it spin and the heads moving.
    Any one else solved this problem.
    peter


  • HK Fan 15 Aug 19, 2008

    My computer can not detect my ipod. My ipod shows do not disconnect then my computer can not detect it. I have tried 3 different computers, 2 PC's & my MAC. I don't have a clue where to start & Apple said they could not help as thery do not support the Tune Tools MM Edition software I am using.

  • hotrodcar916 Aug 23, 2008

    my 8gb ipod nano can not download any more songs and sometimes can't recharge because my computer and itunes can't recognise it, can you please help me.thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • brightycoch Aug 24, 2008

    -Mine is iPod Touch.
    -iTunes recognises but not PC
    -5 R's done many a time and other possible solutions that I came across. Still not recognised by PC
    -Nothing wrong with the iPod
    -Inadvertently feel that I should not have bought iPod Touch so that I could have saved nearly 8 months' frustration and mental agony.
    -Please e-mail me.

  • skacker Aug 28, 2008

    when I connect to my PC, either the apple shows up and then nothing happens, or the 'sadface' appears saying contact www....apple support, or wait battery too low shows up. Have got the software also restored in the ipod.

  • tjmacma Aug 28, 2008

    i have an 80 gb ipod video and when i connect it to my computer itunes doesn't recognize it and the ipod constantly has the 'do not diconnect' sign

  • Anonymous Aug 31, 2008

    i got the ipod touch nd its doin tht nd really makin me madd!!!

  • blong5317 Sep 01, 2008

    computer doesn,t recognize device

  • Anonymous Sep 02, 2008

    When i connect my ipod nano its straightly just charges it doesn't open itunes or anything? how can i fix this?

  • 1trillion Sep 21, 2008

    i have downloaded itunes and i have pluged my usb cable to the computer but nothing pops up.

  • Anonymous Oct 20, 2008

    have downloaded itunes and i have pluged my usb cable to the computer but nothing pops up.

  • hb43081 Oct 23, 2008

    I had a similar problem with Itunes. I couldn't synchronize any music. It told me it couldn't write to the hard drive. The only way I got around this was to download winamp and plugin for apple ipod. It solved my problem and even when I tried Itunes which never worked, it started working after using winamp 5.541 to synchronize music files. Search for it. It is a free software.

  • djshaz99 Oct 25, 2008

    I have the same problem but with a HP Pavilion Laptop. I plug in the touch and it doesn't show up in my computer nor Itunes. It's present in the device manager and the services but that's it. I have the 1st generation touch 32gb.

  • Anonymous Nov 26, 2008

    My 30GB ipod is not being recognised by eiter itunes or My Computer and all it shows is the charging symbol and even then it charges very slowly. I have tried fixing this by trying different usb cables but it did not work.

  • jzdailey Nov 27, 2008

    After I downloaded Itunes 7.0, my computer nor itunes recognized my iPod. I have plugged my iPod to several different computers (with a generic usb cord) and none of the computers recognized it. I cant restore my iPod because iTunes doesnt recognize it. I reset my settings on my iPod, and it didn't work. I've tried the whole usb port thing on my computer under computer management, but my iPod wasnt found there either. I have downloaded the newest version of iTunes and still nothing... i don't know what else to do... please help me!!!

  • sexieblk26 Nov 28, 2008

    it wont let me download

  • crzqueen3 Nov 29, 2008

    i tunes do not reconize my ipod what do i do

  • Anonymous Nov 29, 2008

    my computador does not recognize my ipod.

  • Anonymous Dec 02, 2008

    Same problem.

  • whiteshamoni Dec 06, 2008

    i just got this ipod from a friend and i hooked it to my computer and it will charge but nothing will pop up

  • rudell Dec 11, 2008

    my computer says windows does not recognize your device because it has malfunction. if the problem is not fixed replace it.

  • Anonymous Dec 21, 2008

    It connects to my daughter's mac book but will not connect to my mac mini.
    Is it the new nano requires more memory than my mini has?

  • Anonymous Dec 24, 2008

    I connect my ipod to my PC and it coms up that is is connected but does not come up on itunes or my computer?

  • Anonymous Dec 24, 2008

    MP4 515
    when i used the USB chor, the computer tell that i need to insert a disk G,what is it?



  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2008

    my computer and itunes does not recognise my ipod

  • Anonymous Dec 27, 2008

    i plug my ipod touch into my computer and itunes and my computer does not even reconize that it is there, but when i plug it into another computer that lighting bolt on the battery will pop up and also make a noise...I am really stressed out over this Can someone help me please

  • katie570 Dec 28, 2008

    my computer does not recogonize my ipod, but it does my husband

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2008

    I have the iPod Nano (1st Gen. - 2 GB) and I just got a new laptop PC for christmas. I downloaded the new iTunes, and then I plugged in my iPod and it said it didnt recognize it. I popped in the iPod disk that came with the iPod. But when it told me to plug my iPod in, it still didnt do anything. I've tried everything. But i didnt want to reset the whole thing because my old computer is broken, and all my old songs are on there. So if i reset my whole iPod, ill lose all my songs that I currently have. I dont know what to do!!! They should have better help on the apple website!

  • Anonymous Dec 29, 2008

    My Computer And Itunes Dose not Recognize MY Ipod
    please help


  • kaykay11 Dec 30, 2008

    I just got an 8gb ipod touch for christmas, and when i plug it into my mini mac it doesn't read it and neither does iTunes. I then tried my laptop, which is an hp with windows 98 on it, and it still doesnt pick it up. everytime i plug it in something about kodak or ipictures pops up.

    how do i get my computer to read the ipod?

  • Anonymous Dec 30, 2008

    i just bought an 16GB ipod touch and my computer and itunes wont recognize it.

  • annishad Jan 01, 2009

    Alright,

    I got a black classic Ipod for christmas in 2007. Now I plug it into my laptop and my computer or Itunes won't recongnize it !what should i do???

  • Anonymous Jan 04, 2009

    my ipod says this game cannot be launched I tried going on itunes to fix the problem but now my computer keeps telling me unknown device and it no longer regonizes my ipod.



  • amardhaliwal Jan 09, 2009

    i have a 30gb ipod but dont know what happen from my ipod songs are geetinng deleted and also i ca put any of the new song into my ipod can you please help me

  • Anonymous Jan 25, 2009

    ok i got a problem, my ipod touch was jailbroken i drop into water and put in rice then it was working fine. i tryied to connect my ipod to computer it says usb not reconized.
    CAN SOMEONE HELP ME PLZ!!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous Jan 27, 2009

    i connected my ipod and opened my itunes but it cannot read it because it says that my ipod needs to be restored. what does that mean

  • timlester70 Feb 17, 2009

    cant download to my nano why

  • Anonymous Feb 18, 2009

    I have a White 30GB I-pod Classic.When I connect my iPod to my computer neither iTunes nor my computer recognizes my iPod. Can you please help me?


  • Anonymous Feb 18, 2009

    when i plug in my ipod it comes up as a still camera in my computer. It charges but does not show up in itunes, please help me?!!!

  • Anna21190 Mar 17, 2009

    I have a 8GB ipod nano and I've just downloaded itunes 8. But itunes is recognizing the old 1GB but not the 8GB. What to i do?

  • Anonymous Apr 06, 2009

    this fucken thing says it can not find the disk to sync my ipod

  • inian777 Apr 10, 2009

    When i connct my ipod to my pc it doesnot recongnize.it does not shows the song menu

  • Anonymous May 06, 2009

    when i plug my apple ipod into the computer nothing pops up it just shows that it is charging. how do i add music to it? what website do i have to use?

  • jmckenzie17 May 23, 2009

    when i try to open my itune, a error report comes up, but my ipod shuffle is still there charging ok

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Hold down the middle button and the Menu button until the apple icon came up on my iPod. At once, the iPod icon returned to my desktop AND on my iTunes window. Works great now. Just like nothing happened.Good Luck!!!!!!!

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I just went through the hell of trying to figure out why my nano wasn't recognized by my computer. I did everything suggested...the 5 R's, making sure the usb port works, re-installing itunes and so on. I happened to figure out on my own that you MUST have the Apple usb cable that came with the ipod (or purchase a new one from Apple). I had purchased a replacement cable from Wal-Mart that will allow me to charge my nano, but is not recognized by itunes. I hope this saves someone from the agonizing frustration I went through.

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Hi I have just done a friends ipod mini 4gb where the charge icon was showing all the time and when connect to a pc ituns would not see it.

What i did was plug it into your pc press and hold both the select and menu buttons together for 6 seconds until you see the apple icon on your screen on the ipod.

Running itunes 8 if you go to sych you will find this under file in itunes once the apple icon clears your itunes will ask you then if you wish to update your firmware on your ipod if it is out of date select yes.

follow the on screen messgaes you will may want to clear your music and up load new music it will guide you through it but do not unplug it until it has finished.

when it has finished it will tell you when you can unplug it

hope this helpful

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Its easy when you solve it like i did

watch this video i made myself

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hbfFMc2a-vc

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I had this problem a few months ago with a friends iPod and found formatting was the key to solving it. it also solves the volume lock people often have! I created a web page to help people with this problem so i didnt have to keep typing everything out!! lol

http://www.nosware.com/ipod/index.html

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Try resetting it by holding down the middle and menu button...my boyfriend told me this and it worked!!  I was just having the same problem!! GOOD LUCKY!! :]

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

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I figured it out!! I just had the problem where my iPod icon would come up on my desktop, but iTunes wouldn't recognize it all of a sudden. I plugged into a different port, no luck. I then plugged the iPod into my laptop... same thing. Icon came up on my desktop, but iTunes wouldn't recognize it. It kept telling me to "Restore" my iPod to factory settings. Screw that! I wasn't going to do that, as I haven't got everything backed up. So I just tried this and it worked. I plugged the iPod in again. When I got the message that iTunes wouldn't recognize my iPod, I held down the middled button and the pause/play button at the same time until the iPod went black. A window came up telling me there was a devise removal, etc. I closed that window (leaving the iPod plugged in) and the iPod icon was gone from the desktop. I then held down the middle button and the Menu button until the apple icon came up on my iPod. At once, the iPod icon returned to my desktop AND on my iTunes window. Works great now. Just like nothing happened. Hope this helps.

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

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Did you register your ipod? If not do. Also look in preferences and see if you can change itunes to auto detect. Maybe try a diferent usb port too.

Posted on Jan 16, 2008

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OK I LOOKED ABSOLUTELY EVERYWHERE AND FINALLY SOMEONE TOLD ME SOMETHING THAT HELPS!!!!
the link i am going to give you tells you how to put your ipod in disk mode and after you plug it in the computer. TRSUT ME THIS WORKS. DONT START RESTORING YOUR IPOD AND DELETING, FIRST TRY THIS!!!
link: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=93651

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I connect my iPod to my computer and neither iTunes nor my computer recognizes my iPod. My iPod will start to charge but the battery meter varies greatly. Both my computer and iTunes recognize my wife's 30gb video and her sister?s 2gb nano when connected. Can you please help me?

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Use winamp software for free download and download apple ipod plugin. It syncs everthing fine when Itunes wouldn't work, apple store told hard drive was bad. Now using winamp everything works and syncs. Download the free program and throw away itunes.

Posted on Oct 23, 2008

Go to apple and download a new itunes program

Posted on Aug 08, 2008

Download the Ipod Reset Utility from apple.com

Posted on Jun 16, 2008

Same thing happened here, but I switched it to another USB port and it's going fine (well about as fine as an Ipod goes on a USB 1.0 port...)

Posted on May 20, 2008

Try to reconnect it..... it worked for me after i restored it and plugged it into another usb port

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How do i set up and get itune onto ipod apple touch got it for my girls chrismass computer shows its there but wont sync

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Hey guys, well i recently found out that once I delete all content and settings from iPod touch, Itunes finally synchronises. Although i find this technique time consuming and just downright bloody awful, it works. but be sure to back up all your pictures which you've gotten off the net to your Ipod in a suitable folder on your laptop or Pc :)

hope it works guys.

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New ipod touch not recognized on computer or xbox 360

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Unplug the USB cable from BOTH iPod & Computer, then plug them back again. If it still fails, unplug them again, restart computer and reset your iPod. Then plug them back again.

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    Unplug the USB cable from BOTH iPod & Computer, then plug them back again. If it still fails, unplug them again, restart computer and reset your iPod. Then plug them back again.

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SOURCE: My Computer and iTunes does not recognize my iPod

does other computers recognise your ipod - menial remedy but try resetting it hold down menu and play buttons till u see apple icon then connect........basic but maybe

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reformat and put a new songs and videos thats the fast way to do it

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my Ipod keeps beeping when plug in computer snd won't do anything else

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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.

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put your ipod in disk mode by following these steps.
press and hold the Menu and Center buttons on the clickwheel. when you see the apple appear, switch your fingers to the center and play/pause buttons.
whena check mark appears plug it into you computer and it should detect and mount.
add music and have fun.

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There are many reasons why iTunes will not recognize your iPod, whether it's dust or dirt blocking your dock connector or a system setting gone wrong. No matter what model iPod you have, here are a few suggestions for helping the problem of iTunes not recognizing iPod:
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  3. USB port on your computer can be another reason why iPod not recognized by iTunes. So you can try more than one USB port to see whether the USB port works well.
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press and hold the Menu and Center buttons on the clickwheel. when you see the apple appear, switch your fingers to the center and play/pause buttons.
whena check mark appears plug it into you computer and it should detect and mount.
add music and have fun.

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