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Why won't iTunes update my iPod Touch from 4.0b to 4.1?

My iPod Touch shows the icon for "I won't do anything until you connect me to iTunes." When I obey, iTunes tells me: The software on the iPod has expired and must be updated to a newer version. ...
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Is there an iPod app to easily switch wifi on and off?

Is there an app whose only purpose would be to change the wifi prefs, by starting or stopping the wifi on iPod Touch? I would like to have an icon on the home page, and a simple click on it will ...
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Low Battery problems

I have and iPod touch 4th Gen. I got it when it was first out and it is 8GB. However whenever I use it, the Battery goes down to less than 20% in the First hour. This makes me very annoyed. How do I ...
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iOS 6.0.1 thinks all calendar events are invitations

Ever since installing iOS 6.0.1, it appears that all my Google Calendar events appear as invitations. Is this happening to anyone else? Is there any way for me to fix this? The only events that don't ...
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Issue with FaceTime and iMessage (iPod touch 4)

My sister bought an iPod touch yesterday. Everything seems to work fine except for FaceTime and iMessage. In both applications, after she signs in with her Apple ID, she can see the next screen for ...
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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 ...
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free way to stream to ipod touch without jailbreaking

Is there a free way to wirelessly stream content to an iPod Touch (if it helps, 4th gen with latest 4.3.5 installed) without jailbreaking? If not, will iOS 5 enable me to do this?
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Upgrade Apps from iPod to iPad

I'm considering buying an iPad 2. I already have an iPod Touch and was wondering if there is a way to upgrade apps, either for free or pay the difference, that I have already purchased in order to get ...
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when syncing with my ipod touch, why does itunes say “optimizing photos” even if nothing has changed .

every time i sync, i get a status saying "optimizing photos . .1 of xx". this is even if no photos have changed since my last sync. what is going on here? why does itunes keep trying to optimize ...
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Why did syncing with iTunes delete one of my photos folders?

I have an iPod Touch, and I tried to sync with apparently more room than my iPod Touch had on it. So instead of not syncing some new podcasts, it decided to delete one of my photos folders off of my ...
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iPod touch bad battery performance after updating to iOS 4

Hey, I own an iPod touch 2g which worked great until I updated to iOS4. After I did the update, it takes just a few hours for the battery to run out. Even if I´m not doing anything with it. I noticed ...
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WiFi Connection Lost Periodically - Must Reboot iPod Touch to Restore

I have a 2nd generation iPod Touch running OS 4 that I (usually) leave powered on 24x7. What I notice that I am unable to go online - I cannot check my email, browse the web, etc. My guess is that my ...
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If an app runs on the iPhone 4, will it run on the 4th generation iPod touch?

I've been developing an iOS application, and I've confirmed that it works fine on the iPhone 4. I have never tested it in a 4th generation iPod touch. Recently I distributed the app to several ...
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Why does my iOS device beep at noon every day?

I have an iPod touch (4th gen). A few weeks ago, it started making an alert sound (tritone) every day at exactly 12 noon. There is no on-screen alert, nothing in the Notification Center pull-down. ...
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Oldest laptop to have App Store

My sons have iBook G4 laptops and are wanting to upgrade to a Mac that has App Store and iTunes so they can manage their iPods. Can someone please tell me what is the oldest laptop to have those ...
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iPod no wireless networks problem

My daughter has an iPod Touch 4th generation I think it is with iOS 6. We have a problem with it whereby it doesn't show any wireless networks at all. Previously, it connected fine and would show ...
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How can I prove my friend stole my iPod w/o a serial number

My friend stole my iPod but I can't prove it. But he knows my account information, and I have the device on my Macbook iTunes, and the name is all of a sudden his name. Is there a way to be able to ...
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No master volume in the new iPod Touch 5?

I used to have an iPod Touch 3, then I upgraded to the latest iPod Touch 5 a few weeks ago. I noticed that there is no master volume. For instance, now, when I am just browsing Safari, and I change ...
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Why doesn’t the fourth generation iPod touch have a wireless window? [closed]

I was watching the keynote today and noticed that the fifth generation iPod touch has a wireless window. This was also on the 3rd and previous generations, and also on the cellular iPad. But why ...
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Best offline maps for iOS 4.2.1 (iPod 2G)

I have a jailbroken iPod touch 2G running iOS 4.2.1. I tried City Maps to go and oMaps. First on did not work, second one did not offer much functionality. Is there any other app that I can try? ...
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How can I disable the music player on an iPhone 4S lock screen

How do I disable the music player controls on the iPhone 4S lock screen? I've tried setting the "triple click home button" to "off", but it didn't help.
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Infinite loop “Are you sure you want to buy this item?” in the App Store

I have the latest Apple iPod touch. I just received a iTunes gift card and started downloading free apps. When I try to download apps that are $0.99 or higher, it asks me for my billing information. ...
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What RFID options exist for iOS devices?

If I wanted to use an iOS device (iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad) to gather data from RFID chips on equipment in a motor pool, what would I need? Is it even possible today?
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New password after restoring iPod Touch from backup

I restored my iPod Touch from an iTunes backup and my old password no longer works to get into the iPod. Any idea how I can figure out what the new password is? How can I change it back to the old ...
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When Updating or Downloading an App on my iPod touch, it Only Appears as “Waiting”

I have an iPod touch 4th gen and the software is all up to date. I've had it for about 14 months, but the other day I was updating quite a few apps (maybe 16 or so) because I hadn't used my iPod touch ...
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Is using my iPod touch always plugged in an OK thing to do?

I recently added an iPod interface to my Accord: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001JT5G4G/ref=oh_o02_s00_i00_details It has two connections: the regular Apple 30-pin iPod dock cable which plays ...
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Why won't iTunes copy my new mp3?

I have a new mp3 in iTunes, and despite how many times I sync it with my iPod, the new song will not be copied. I tried to remove all songs from that artist, and add again, but the new song is still ...
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What Apple iPhone have that iPod Touch doesn't? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any other major difference between iPhone and iPod Touch except telephone function? Short answer: Touch is not a cell-phone. I'm looking for long answer because I don't ...
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iTunes sync process

I find the whole iTunes sync process very confusing.. I have an iPod touch and an iPad, which I generally want to sync using my MAC Mini and my PC (Windows XP). I have only 1 iTunes account though ...
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Can I transfer my purchased apps from iPod Touch 2G to the new iPod Touch 4g?

I bought the iPod Touch 2g 8GB about 2 years ago and I now want the iPod Touch 4g 32GB. Is there a way that all the apps and music I bought on the iPod Touch 2g can be transferred to the new one I ...
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Why can't I open FaceTime on my 4g iPod?

I don't know how to get my FaceTime to work. It says "turn on FaceTime" when I open the app, then I click on it and it says "FaceTime Activation: An error occurred during activation. Try again." How ...
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Apple/iOS: record videos via iPod touch; reduce video size?

I have the latest gen iPod touch: which has an HD camera with mic. I want to record class lectures and such but the files are massive that it produces: 4+ gigs for 1 hour using the built in app. Is ...
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4th Generation iPod Touch Differences

Are there any hardware differences between the 8GB, 32GB and 64GB 4th Generation iPod Touches. Apart form the storage size.
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Create random playlist of albums not recently played?

Is there a way to create a smart playlist that consists of random albums and when I sync my iPod touch, will remove the music I just heard and replace it with new randomly chosen albums? If not, is ...
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how can i subscribe to a podcast series from itunes on my ipod touch

I see i can download individual podcasts one by one but i can't figure out how to subscribe to an entire podcast going forward on my ipod touch. is this possible or can you only do this from itunes ...
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How to sync the data structure of my iPod touch with that of my iPad?

I have two device: iPod touch and iPad. All of them use the newest OS. I have a folder in my Windows, call it c:\mybook. I put all my pdf books into this folder. No nested categorizing folder for ...
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iPod Touch G4 disconnects from Belkin N+ Router at random intervals

I have an iPod Touch G4 and a Belkin N+ Router F5D8235-4 v2, and for some reason the iPod Touch disconnects from the router at random intervals. Checking the settings in the iPod, it will read that ...
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iPod Touch 4th Gen dock with AC or USB power and audio out?

I have scoured the internet looking for a dock that will allow me to charge an iPod Touch 4th Gen which includes a jack to connect it to an external stereo system. I understand this can be ...
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Use iPod Touch bluetooth to connect mobile phone and use dial-up for internet

Is it possible to code a program which connects to my phone and use its dial-up service (GRPS/EDGE) to connect to the Internet?
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Can iOS 4 connect automatically to a closed network with a hidden SSID?

Problem: (stressing the "automatically" in the question title). I add the hidden network by selecting "other" and entering the SSID. There is no security right now in order to simplify ...
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iPod touch stuck on restore screen

My iPod touch (2G 32GB iOS 4.1) is stuck on this screen (image from the iPhone restore assistant page). I guess that means that I need to sync with iTunes, but unfortunately when I try I get ...
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Is it possible to upgrade my jailbroken iPod Touch 2G to 4.0 (not 4.0.2) without losing data?

I am currently considering update my second generation iPod Touch to the 4.0 firmware (not 4.0.2 because I need to jailbreak it). I know that if I update the firmware, I will lose the jailbreak. But ...
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un-sync iPhone and iPod Touch

I bought an iPod touch first. I registered it with iTunes, gave it a name, etc. All was well, it synced when I connected it, made backups, etc. Eventually I got an iPhone. I didn't need to register ...
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iPod Touch 4th Gen iOS 6 update

I have an iPod Touch 4th Gen that has iOS 5 by default. Now that iOS 7 has been released and this device does not support iOS 7, can I still update my iPod Touch to iOS 6 (i.e., is iOS 6 still ...
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in Ipod touch 4 (ios version 5.0.1), Is there a way to view volume as numbers and not as a slider?

I have a Ipod touch 4 (ios program version 5.0.1), Is there a way to view volume as numbers and not as a slider? I use it while I play the drums, and using the volume control as a slider is just not ...
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The space in the others section of iTunes is taking 1.85GB

I have an iPod touch 4g on iOS 6.0.1; 8GB. The others section in iTunes takes 1.99GB. I don't have more than 20 contacts, no email accounts, and not more than 5 notes. First what I backed up and ...
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Why is an un-deletable Springboard app on my screen after the iOS 6 upgrade?

I just updated to iOS 6 and I have this springboard app that I cannot delete. I've tried restarting, and opening the app just ends up in it closing itself. Any advice? By the way, I am using an iPod ...
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Can I have separate Game Center accounts on two different iOS devices registered to the same Apple ID?

Our kids each have an iPod touch and share my iTunes account. My son now has my daughter's Game Center info on his iPod touch.. Can we get a separate Game Center ID for him?
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Unsupported URL Error on iPod

I have an iPod touch 4th generation Jailbroken 5.0.1, and today I started getting this "unsupported URL" error within apps, and on the home screen safari shortcuts. I have noticed that the url's start ...
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Which processes / services need to be running to perform a local sync with an iPod Touch iOS5 with Windows 7?

I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit and the wifi sync used to work properly, but due to lack of memory, I shut down some of the processes / services that would run automatically to make my computer ...