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Ipod my ipod will not sync to my pc after i restored the settings as it keeps asking to be plugged into the mains, is there any way to sort this out

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Have you tried to use itunes software from apple?

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Password forgotten now say's disabled


Unlock a Disabled iPod
If you own an iPod Classic or iPod Nano, you can set a four-digit security code on your device and then lock it to keep other people from accessing it.
Disabling your iPod is a good way to protect the data on your device, but if you lose or forget the four-digit code, you will need to manually unlock it in order to access your music and other content.
Plug the iPod USB cable into the bottom of your iPod.
Plug the other end of the iPod USB cable into a free USB port on your Mac or PC.

Open the iTunes application by using the dock icon on a Mac or the start menu on a PC.

Click on the name of your iPod under the "Devices" list in the main iTunes window.

Click on the "Sync" button to create a connection between the computer and the iPod.
Click on the eject symbol after the syncing process is complete, and then unplug your iPod from the computer.
The lock code has been reset; when you go to disable the iPod again, you will be prompted to choose a new four-digit code.

Or
Hard Reset a Disabled iPod Touch
A hard reset restores your iPod Touch to its original factory settings.
This is useful when your iPod Touch is disabled and won't turn on or off, but all your data is erased.
Luckily, you can restore your data with iTunes after you've performed the reset.
Once you've performed the reset, your iPod is wiped clean and iTunes prompts you to restore the settings from your last sync.

Plug the iPod into your computer and wait at least 10 minutes.
This allows the battery to recharge in case it has drained.
This could fix your disabled iPod, if the problem was caused by a dead battery.
Click "OK" if your computer opens a "Connect to iTunes" alert box.
Depending on your version of iTunes, the message may indicate the iPod is in "recovery mode" and you need to restore the device.
ITunes opens and resets your iPod for you.
Unplug the iPod from your computer if you don't see the "Connect to iTunes" alert box.
Make sure the iPod is charged before you attempt the hard reset.
Press and hold both the On/Off/Wake button and the Home button on your iPod.
Keep the buttons pressed.
Wait for the Apple logo to appear, it may take 10 seconds or longer.
When you see it, release the On/Off/Wake button but keep the Home button pressed.
Release the Home button when you see a picture of a USB cable with an arrow pointing to the iTunes logo.
Plug your iPod back into the computer.
The iTunes "recovery mode" message will appear.
Click "OK" to complete the reset.

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1808iOS: Unable to update or restore

Jul 30, 2013 | Apple iPod touch

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My iPod touch 4th gen is disabled and won't shut off, what do I do?


The iPod 4G (fourth generation) is easy to restore to factory settings. This may reinstall the software, and it always wipes all music, video and other data from the iPod. Restoring is the most effective way to fix problems with the iPod that haven't been fixed through traditional troubleshooting. You will not be able to retrieve data from your iPod 4G once it's restored, so make sure you back up your information first.

Plug your iPod 4G into your computer with its dock connector USB cable. Install the most recent version of iTunes and open iTunes. Wait a moment for your iPod to appear in the side bar. Click on your iPod in the side bar and select "Restore." A pop-up window will ask if you're sure you want to clear your iPod and restore to factory settings. Click "Continue" and enter your password, if prompted. Leave the iPod untouched and on a flat surface while it restores to original settings. It's important that you don't try to disconnect or use the iPod while it's restoring. You'll see a progress bar either on the iPod or your computer that indicates how far along the process is. Select your new syncing settings (automatic sync or manual) when prompted after the restore is complete.

Feb 10, 2013 | Apple iPod touch

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I have a new pc and when i connected my ipod touch to it a box popped up asking whether to erase and sync or not, i clicked do not ask me again but it won't let me sync anything to it now and i don't know...


Open itunes on desktop,click edit then preferences. Click advanced,click reset warnings box,click ok. Close itunes and plug in ipod to check for restored warnings.

Aug 30, 2010 | Audio Players & Recorders

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DISBLED I POD TOUCH


Hi, I have understood this question to mean that you wish to sync it with your computer. If this is correct then please follow the procedure below:
1. Connect iPod to computer and open iTunes 2. It will ask you whether it should sync it with the new computer removing all old data. Click Yes if you want to replace the content on the iPod from your iTunes library otherwise click No and proceed to next step. 3. If you want to keep the data then enable the check box Manually Manage Music and Movies 4. Click Apply
If the device has a passcode lock then you will need to restore ipod to its factory settings. This option too is on the main page of your device settings showing within itunes.

Jul 15, 2009 | Apple iPod touch

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I get a sync error-48 on my ipod 3rd gen when plugged into pc


You need to restore the iPod using the latest version of iTunes. This error usually occurs on mac computer's. However, restoring is the same trouble shooting option for both. Below I have posted a step by step on restoring your iPod just in case you need the information :)
How to restore iPod (ARTICLE NUMBER HT1339)
Open iTunes, and then connect your iPod to your computer using the USB or FireWire cable that came with your iPod.

After a few moments, your iPod will appear in the Source panel in iTunes.
Select your iPod in the Source panel and you will see information about your iPod appear in the Summary tab of the main iTunes windows.

Click the Restore button. You will be prompted with one or more restore options that may prompt iTunes to automatically download the latest iPod Software.

The 4 possible restore options are: Restore Option

1: Restore - Restores with same iPod Software version already on iPod. Restore Option

2: Use Same Version - Restores with same iPod Software version already on iPod even though a newer version is available. Restore Option

3: Use Newest Version - Restores with the latest iPod Software available. Restore Option

4: Restore and Update - Restores with the latest iPod Software available.

If you are using a Mac, a message will appear prompting you to enter an administrator’s name and password.

A progress bar will appear on the computer screen indicating that the first stage of the restore process has started.

When this stage is completed, iTunes will present one of two messages on screen with instructions specific to the iPod model you are restoring.
Restore Instruction 1: Disconnect iPod and connect it to iPod Power Adapter (typically applies to older iPod models).


Restore Instruction 2: Leave iPod connected to computer to complete restore (typically applies newer iPod models).

During the stage 2 of the restore process, the iPod will show an Apple logo as well as a progress bar at the bottom of the display. It is critical that the iPod remains connected to the computer or iPod Power adapter during this stage.

Note: The progress bar may be difficult to see since the backlight on the iPod display may be off.

After stage 2 of the restore process is complete and the iPod is connected to the computer, the iTunes Setup Assistant window will appear asking you to name your iPod and choose your syncing preferences similar to when you connected your iPod for the first time.

Apr 03, 2009 | Apple iPod nano 3rd Generation

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Ipod won't sync with itunes on windows operating system


An iPod formatted to a mac will not sync with a PC. (I'm not sure why the rep told you it should) However an iPod that is formatted for a PC can be used with both the mac and PC hardware. The only difference you should notice when using with your mac is that it will load slightly slower, and it will not be able to be updated on the mac. To reformat it simply restore using itunes. If it will not show up in itunes at all then you will want to place the iPod into disc mode before connecting to the computer. Below I have posted a step by step on getting the iPod into disc mode as well as restoring just in case you need the information. :)
Having your antivirus active during an iTunes installation can in fact cause download errors though. If you do not have iTunes version 8.1.1.10 you will need to update your software before proceeding. If you are unsure on how to check, simply open iTunes and click on Help in the top toolbar. then select about iTunes. This will tell you what version you are running.
Putting ipod into disc mode http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1363 Toggle the Hold switch on and off. (Set it to Hold, then turn it off again.) Press and hold the Menu and Select buttons for at least 6 seconds until the Apple logo appears. When the Apple logo appears, release the Menu and Select buttons and immediately press and hold the Select and the Play/Pause buttons until the Disk Mode screen appears.
Connect the iPod to your computer; the screen on the iPod will change and say "Do not disconnect" If you are having difficulty putting the iPod model into disk mode, set it on a flat surface. Make sure that the finger pressing the Select button is not touching the Click Wheel. Also make sure that you are pressing the Play/Pause button toward the outside of the Click Wheel and not near the center.
If you are still unable to put your iPod with a Click Wheel into Disk Mode, use one finger from one hand to press the Select button, and one finger from the other hand to press the Play/Pause button.


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After a few moments, your iPod will appear in the Source panel in iTunes.
Select your iPod in the Source panel and you will see information about your iPod appear in the Summary tab of the main iTunes windows.

Click the Restore button. You will be prompted with one or more restore options that may prompt iTunes to automatically download the latest iPod Software.

The 4 possible restore options are: Restore Option

1: Restore - Restores with same iPod Software version already on iPod. Restore Option

2: Use Same Version - Restores with same iPod Software version already on iPod even though a newer version is available. Restore Option

3: Use Newest Version - Restores with the latest iPod Software available. Restore Option

4: Restore and Update - Restores with the latest iPod Software available.

A progress bar will appear on the computer screen indicating that the first stage of the restore process has started.

When this stage is completed, iTunes will present one of two messages on screen with instructions specific to the iPod model you are restoring.
Restore Instruction 1: Disconnect iPod and connect it to iPod Power Adapter (typically applies to older iPod models).


Restore Instruction 2: Leave iPod connected to computer to complete restore (typically applies newer iPod models).

During the stage 2 of the restore process, the iPod will show an Apple logo as well as a progress bar at the bottom of the display. It is critical that the iPod remains connected to the computer or iPod Power adapter during this stage.

Note: The progress bar may be difficult to see since the backlight on the iPod display may be off.

After stage 2 of the restore process is complete and the iPod is connected to the computer, the iTunes Setup Assistant window will appear asking you to name your iPod and choose your syncing preferences similar to when you connected your iPod for the first time.


If this does not resolve your issue please do let me now. I am eager to be of assistance

Feb 20, 2009 | Apple iPod nano

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My ipod wont sync! HELP!!


I assume your iPod still functions OK as an MP3 player?

Are you wanting to automatically sync your iPod with your library, or drag the songs from your library onto your iPod?

You can modify the settings to auto sync or not, by attaching your iPod to your PC. In iTunes, highlight your device, and from the main window you can change the sync settings.

If this doesn't work, then try and reset your iPod - you do this by holding down the menu and center buttons until the "Apple" symbol reappears.

As a last resort (if the above doesn't work) you can restore your iPod, but this will set it back to it's factory state - wiping all of the music, videos etc off of your iPod (but it will not remove anything from your computer). In iTunes, select your device, and from the main window, click on the Restore button and follow the onscreen prompts.



Jan 16, 2009 | Apple iPod MA446LL/A MP3 Player

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I have locked my ipod classic and i can not remember the code, is there anything i can do


The easiest way to solve this is to connect it to the PC tht you usually sync to, wait for iTunes to load and then on the ipods main page on itunes press the restore button. Choose the bottom most option using the radio button and then restore it back to the default settings. This will reset any passwords and so on but keep your music intact (but only if you connect it to your usual pc.

All the best.
Sean
PiDigital

Dec 21, 2008 | Apple iPod classic MP3 Player

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Switching from apple to microsoft


Your ipod wont need to change.
How to make it work:
  1. Download and intall Itunes 8 from the itunes website
  2. Plug in your ipod, and run itunes
  3. Itunes will ask to set up your ipod
  4. Set it up and then hit sync
  5. A popup will open, asking you to erase and sync, or cancel
  6. Hit erase and sync
  7. Your ipod will now be set up to your microsoft pc

Oct 12, 2008 | Apple iPod MP3 Player

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