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What does the error “iTunes could not restore the iPod 'NAME' because the backup could not be saved on the computer.” mean?

My iPod was acting up (the clock was going out of sync, it often became unresponsive to touch) so before contacting Apple I decided to try a Backup & Restore. I plugged in my iPod and pressed ...
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FM Tuner for iPod Touch

Is there a way to add (or even enable) a FM tuner for the iPod Touch? The only thing stopping me from getting one is the missing FM tuner. By the way, I need the FM tuner to listen to TV shows at the ...
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App compatibility for first gen iPod touch

I have recently acquired a first-gen iPod touch updated to iOS 3.3. I'm having trouble installing apps from iTunes as it appears most require iOS 4 and above. So far I have managed to find two games ...
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Which 8GB iPod touch do not support iOS 5?

I wanted to upgrade the software to iOS 5 through iTunes but I've never been able to get past iOS 4.2.1 so I waited for a year to see if Apple release another update yet. I purchased the iPod touch ...
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Is there somewhere I can write my name on iPod touch, for if I lost it?

Where in my iPod Touch I can write my name and phone number, so if I lost it or it been stolen and found by the police (as I read that happened), someone could call me to go get it back?
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Verification required when attempting to purchase free app

When I'm trying to install a free app on my iPod, it'll say: Verification Required Before you can make purchases, you must tap continue to verify your payment info. Why do I see then when ...
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How can I tell what kind of iPod Touch I have if the case can't be removed?

I'm buying a gift that requires an iPod 3 or newer and I'm trying to get my brother to tell me what kind of iPod he has, but he is unable to open the case it's in. How can he, using software, tell me ...
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Why games claimed to be compatible with 3rd Gen iPod won't run on my 3rd Gen iPod 8GB?

I have an iPod touch 3rd Gen 8GB capacity MC086 model which was purchased from an Authorized reseller. I purchased several games from iTunes on my PC which was compatible with iOS 4.0/4.1/4.2.1 and ...
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Fast forward / backward on iPod Touch

Is there an easy way (that I didn't find yet) the move quickly from one place to another while listen to a podcast or a song (as it was possible on my provious iPod Nano whith the "wheel" button) ?
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Different types of USB cable

I have 30-pin-to-USB cables that came with iPod touch 3rd generation, 4th generation, and iPad 3rd generation. Are the cables different? If so, how can I identify which is which? I notice differences ...
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Is the iOS Voice Memos built-in app appropriate for recording an hour-long interview?

I have been sufficiently impressed with the sound quality of the voice memos app on my iPhone. I'm planning to interview several of my family members for up to an hour at a time. I have a 4th ...
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Does the new iPod Touch (iOS 4.1 / 4 gen) require that you jail break it to use a Blue Tooth keyboard?

I already have a BT keyboard and I don't really want to buy a new one, so my question is, will the BT keyboard I already have work with an ipod touch? Or will I need to use a proprietary Apple ...
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How do I see the currently running applications on an iPod Touch?

There is only one button at the bottom of my iPod Touch. To close applications, I press the home button. Does it really close applications, or does it just display the home page and an extra thread ...
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If on Wifi only, how does Mail work when not connected?

If I have an iPod touch, which will only connect to the internet via Wifi, how will it work with email? If I write an email on the bus, will it send when I get home? If I check an email with an ...
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How to take care of an iPod touch with a broken screen?

I have a 4th gen iPod touch that recently managed to escape my hand and embrace the floor. While the situation was rather comical, now the glass screen is broken. Everything else works fine, including ...
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How can I force an app to uninstall?

I just installed an app that was a waste of my time. The problem is, when I long-pressed the app to delete it, it didn't show an (x). How can I delete it? I've looked through the settings. I'm kind ...
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After upgrading to a newer iPhone, how does keeping the old one around for development purposes work?

I have an iPhone 3G and I may be upgrading to an iPhone 4 tonight. I'm on AT&T. Once I get up and running on iPhone development, I'm thinking I want to keep the old phone around to test how apps ...
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My iPod touch takes gigantic videos; how come it takes such tiny photos?

Is there any way to take higher resolution pictures with it? The videos are massive!
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Using iPhone as a iPod

I was recently given a used iPhone 3G as a gift, and I intend on using it as a iPod. I am told there are ways to do this, but I can not make sense of it. My phone is completely wiped with no sim card. ...
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What causes the “Unable to download application” error on an iPod Touch?

On some wireless networks, whenever I try to download or update an app I get the following message: Unable to download application. <Your App> will be available for download when you log in to ...
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Round iPod connector

My car stereo claims to support my iPod touch, and has an iPod connector that is round. The car is second-hand, and no cable was supplied. It isn't the specific adapter shown below - nor indeed that ...
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How can I write files to iPod's internal disk on Windows?

when trying it I get the "can't do that" icon How can I copy new photos to the iPod?
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Some apps do not display on iPod

I have installed 150 apps on my iPod Touch, but I have found that some apps do not display. Is there any limitation on the number of apps that can be displayed?
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After market car stereos with iOS 4/iPod Out support?

I have an iPod Touch that was upgraded to iOS 4. I am sick of my FM transmitter, and am looking for an after-market car receiver for my 1998 Honda Civic with iPod support, but am concerned because of ...
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iPhone/iPod Touch App Review Sites and Payola [closed]

Some of the iPhone/iPod Touch app review sites require developers to pay them to have a review posted. This raises obvious concerns about the independence and objectivity of the reviews. (See this ...
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Options for playing music wirelessly from iPod touch and iPhone?

What are the options for playing music from an iPod touch over speakers in multiple rooms, preferably with the ability to turn speakers off in a specific room using a remote? I currently have a basic ...
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Does hard reset downgrade device?

I just "repaired" an iPod Touch, 4th generation (MC540BT). A friend of mine didn't use it for a year because it didn't charge. After playing with it a little; I finally managed to turn it on and it ...
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Sync iPod Touch Automatically when on WiFi but not plugged in

I haven't seen this addressed anywhere, and I sort of understand why Apple would implement this but I want to see if there's any work around I haven't found yet. Basically, I have an iPod Touch I ...
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Connecting to the Internet with an iPad or iPod Touch, via public wifi

I was thrilled when the cafe at our local sport center started to provide free wifi. Everything was great for awhile, but a few weeks ago something changed, and now my devices cannot browse or check ...
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Can I charge a 4th gen iPod touch with the Galaxy tab's charger?

Can I charge a fourth generation iPod touch with Samsung Galaxy Tab's charger?
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Super simple accessibility app for iPad/iPod Touch

My mother is now visually impaired and I've got an old iPad which I want to turn into a "audiobook station" for her. However, with the vision problems, operating the Music App turns out to be ...
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WiFi connectivity on iPod touch

I have an iPod touch and its WiFi seems to have this "awkward" feature. Lets say that A and B are two WiFi networks to which I have the passwords or are free. When I move out of the range of A into ...
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Why don't I have a camera on my iPod touch?

Why do a couple of my friends have a camera on their iPod touch and I don't?
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As a developer, what if I don't support iOS 3.1?

I am currently developing an iOS application. I'm considering not supporting anything less than iOS 3.1. I was wondering, can I expect a huge backlash from customers that buy this application and try ...
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can you take out the iPhone's sim card and use wifi outside of america?

I'm traveling overseas and I wish I had a regular iPod touch so that I can just use WiFi to check emails without paying a roaming fee. I have an iPhone with an AT&T sim card. I was wondering if I ...
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What can you use the iPod 4th generation bluetooth for?

I am wondering what I can use the bluetooth capability in the iPod touch fourth generation for? I tried to pair it to a Motorola headset, but I was not able to pair it. Jailbreaking is not an option ...
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What's the difference between the different “generations” of iPod touches?

I've been looking at buying a used ipod touch from craiglist but I'm confused as to what's what. The adds all say things like "2nd generation 8gb" or "3rd generation 16gb" and I'm not sure what the ...
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How to prevent the black screen on iPod Touch?

Is there a way to not let the iPod touch switch the screen off? I want to use my iPod as a "count down" timer with the built-in clock app. But after some time, the screen turns black thanks to the ...
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Is it possible that my new iPod touch is a used one?

I've purchased a new iPod touch 4G last week through a 3rd party reseller. I saw the packaging is still good in white plastic around the acrylic box. The seller assured me that the product is new and ...
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Is it possible to create a folder in iBooks?

I have iPad and iPod touch. Both I bought just for reading books in pdf format. If it is possible, I want to create some folders to separate the books based on categories I will define.
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Why does “(null)” want access to my Twitter accounts?

Have anyone seen this message before, when accessing the official twitter app? "(null)" would like access to twitter accounts I have an iPod Touch with iOS 5, not jail-broken. Is it a virus?
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Where in the iPhone file system is iPhone's “Photo Library” found?

In the file system on the iPhone, Photos are located under /User/Media/DCIM/* But where should I found Images of "Photo Library" ?
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Where on my Mac are my iPod Touch photos stored?

I took some photos on my iPod Touch, and I want to use them on my Mac. I've synced the devices, but I don't know where the photos are. I looked in iTunes (since it seems to want to manage ...
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What is the maximum version of iOS compatible with the 2nd-generation iPod Touch?

I got an iPod Touch 2nd-gen. (Model # MC086LL) and all the fun games I find in the App Store require iOS 4.3. Is it possible for me to upgrade it to 4.3?
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Update iPod touch OS remotely

I currently live in an area that has very poor internet connection. I can log in to iTunes but it would cost a fortune to download the updates to the OS. Is there a way I can have somebody bring the ...
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How can I revive dead pixels on my iPod Touch (second generation)?

I've got lines on the top of my iPod Touch (2nd gen) and they won't go away. I've checked some other forums and they told me to: Turn the brightness all the way up and go to some funky strobing ...
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What are these iPod accessories?

I got these with my 1st gen iPod Touch, but I have never figured out how to use them? What are these for?
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How do I stop iOS 4 from draining the battery of my 2nd gen iPod Touch overnight?

Every since "upgrading" my 2nd generation iPod Touch to iOS 4, it seems to lose power overnight (when not plugged in). What can I do to fix this? I have tried a restore and that did not work. Seen as ...
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How do I get iOS 5 on my iPod touch?

I have a third generation iPod touch. I believe that it should be possible to run iOS 5 on this, and I have bought an app that requires iOS 5. However, in iTunes, when I click on the iPod device, it ...
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How can I make my iPod Touch home button more responsive?

I am finding that lately, quite often pushing my iPod Touch's home button doesn't generate any response - I have to push it again really hard. I'm not sure if it's an issue with the OS or with the ...