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What can be done more with an old ipod touch(First generation)

Hi I had an I pod touch (first generation) with version : 1.1.5(4B1) which I bought from EBAy long time back in 2008 I had installed latest ITunes and browsing if I can find any applications that ...
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Why won't my iPod Touch play in Bose SoundDock speakers anymore?

I have owned and enjoyed the Bose SoundDock speakers for a number of years; during this time it has worked great with my iPod Mini, Video iPod, and iPod Touch. The speakers have an iPod dock that you ...
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Error 3194 while restoring jailbroken iPod touch 4g

I'm trying to restore my Jailbroken iPod touch from ipsw file, but at the end of restoring process, when itunes going to verify. The error 3194 occurs. I've also took these steps which apple ...
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Will a “Mac format” iPod nano (2gen) work on a PC?

I have an old 8GB iPod nano (2nd gen, I think). When I plug it into iTunes, one of the things on the status page is "Format: Macintosh". I no longer use this iPod, so I'm thinking of giving it to my ...
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How can I stop my iPod connecting to my computer when I plug it in?

Seems like a strange question, but here is the situation: when I arrive at work, I want to recharge my iPod. The easiest way to do that is via the USB connection on my computer. But if I plug it in, ...
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Proper backup procedure for upgrading to iOS 5?

I keep telling my Dad to upgrade his iPod touch from iOS 4 to iOS 5, and his response is "but I'll lose all my data". Can I be confident that simply backing up by right clicking in iTunes and clicking ...
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Why doesnt my iPod show album art?

I have the iPod 160GB Classic Black. In my music library, each music album is organized into folder on my hard disk, each folder having album art. Why doesnt my ipod display that album art while ...
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Can I tell itunes to download a specific podcast on Saturdays only?

So there is this one podcast I like but I only want to get the episodes published on Saturdays. Is it possible? They publish a podcast everyday but I am only interested in the ones that are on ...
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Decrypt iPod Music Files

I recently moved computers and don't have all my music in my iTunes (and honestly don't need it there anymore). I have all my music on my iPod and while I know how to get the music files off of it, ...
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In the event of a Jailbreak, Which I'm considering, What website/s should I trust? And do the risks out weigh the benefits?

Some of my friends have jailbroken their Apple devices, but I'm not sure myself. Here, I'll give you some background info: I got my Ipod 4th Gen. as a Christmas present last year from my parents, and ...
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iPod touch 4G is stuck and cannot be restarted

My iPod Touch 4G got stuck while syncing with iTunes on a Mac Mini. I canceled the sync using the slider on the iPod but "Canceling sync" remained on the screen. I was able to open some apps, but ...
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Extracting text notes from an iOS 5 backup file?

So, I have backuped my ipod touch ios 5, and downgraded to iOS 4.1 (the only with SHSH available) Now i can't restore my backup to iOS 4... I am only interested to my notes, do I have anyway to ...
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ipod songs all show as -0.00 seconds long

Ive come across a problem with my 5g ipod nano. For some reason all of the songs come up as being -0.00 seconds long. Ive tried the normal soft reset, but this doesnt seem to have done anything. Any ...
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What devices is the iPod to Firewire 400 adapter meant for, and for what purpose?

I have this adapter: Is it completely useless? I'm not quite sure what it is. I've had it for years.
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How can I update my 3rd generation iPod touch from iOS 5.1.1 iOS 6.0

My itunes keeps on telling me that my iOS 5.1.1 iPod touch is up to date when I click Check for Update: iTunes 11.0.2 OS X 10.8.2 iPod 3rd gen (MC008LL) I recall that back in the day I used to ...
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Why have 3 songs from a recent download from iTunes got a ''! next to them and won't sync to playlist?

We paid for and downloaded an album from iTunes store and 3 of the tracks have an exclamation mark next to them and we cannot move them to the playlist to sync with the ipod. Does anyone know what we ...
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Why does my iPod Classic cut off the end of certain songs?

I have an iPod Classic from 2007 (Generation 5.5, 80GB hard drive). Something that I've been noticing happening more and more is that some songs will play just fine but then at some point they'll ...
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How to remove scratches from 5th generation iPod?

I own a 5th generation iPod with a lot of scratches on its acrylic-like surface and display that I'd like to be removed (please note it's not a touch-screen iPod). What should I buy (preferentially on ...
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Stop notifications from a deleted app

I got the app Baby Story for my iPod Touch a while ago, and then decided I didn't like it and deleted it. Part of the reason I got rid of it was because it would pop up random messages with things ...
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What is the best way to open an 80GB iPod classic?

I'm looking for the best way to open an iPod classic, meaning taking it apart. Mine got wet and now doesn't work and I would like to open it up and check that everythin's in place. I would like to do ...
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What are the pros and cons of using iTunes to manage my iPod?

I've heard people talking about using alternative software to manage their iPods. My iPod came in the post today and I was wondering what the pros and cons of using iTunes (as opposed to popular ...
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How do I add a song to a playlist on an iPod Device (running iOS4)?

It seems like this should be simple, but I can't seem to find the right place to click. I see how I can go into edit mode for a playlist and remove songs. I just can't figure out how to add songs to ...
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Is it possible to synchonize my iPod with iTunes on one computer and drag-drop ad-hoc files on another?

I have iTunes installed on both my work and home computer. At home I want to keep it synchronized with my extensive library of music ripped from CDs, but for large files like videos and podcasts I ...
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iPod dock with amplified line out and charging?

I have an Aux connector in my car that I'm plugging my iPod into via the headphone outputs. It's almost OK, but the sound quality isn't what it could be - the levels are too low, and cranking up the ...
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I've got one iPod touch, but two iTunes accounts on two separate computers

When I first joined iTunes (just a month or two ago) I made a new Apple ID and iTunes account. My sister had an Apple ID/iTunes account that my mother, sister, and brother used for their devices, but ...
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Use old iPod touch screen

So I have a cracked ipod touch 4 Gen screen. Is there any use for this now? Is there possibly a way to get an adapter to HDMI or something similar? The screen works fine besides the cracked glass.
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How do I delete podcasts in iTunes without deleting them from my iPod?

I'm running into a sync behavior that I need to find a way around. Here's how it worked before (in iTunes 10): Using iTunes, I would download a podcast from the internet onto my computer. In ...
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Why is the iPod Touch 5th gen able to record 1080p yet the iPhone 4 isn't?

Looking at the specs, both the iPod Touch 5th gen and the iPhone 4 have five megapixel rear facing cameras. Why, then, is the iPod Touch 5th gen able to record 1080p while the iPhone 4 is only able ...
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My iTunes sync completes, but my iPod doesn't get any music. What can be done?

Device : iPod Shuffle 2nd Second Generation OS : Windows 7 64 bit My steps were as follows I checked the "Sync only checked songs" Even though i checked some songs before syncing, i did ...
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iPod touch 3rd-gen won't play videos in Safari

My iPod touch 3rd-gen won't play videos in Safari. It shows a play button with a line crossing it. It used to play but now there's this problem. What can I do?
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AppleCare on the prizes from the new iPad contest?

This question could technically go on meta, but I think it makes more sense here on AskDifferent proper. So the new iPad contest was awesome. I even won something. Here's the question: When I go to ...
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How do I disable the “Syncing iPod. Do not disconnect.” warning in iTunes?

When syncing my iPod to iTunes, I always get this message: I've had my iPod for several years now and I'd like to disable that warning, so I can see what's copying, how long it will take, etc., ...
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iPod Dock Charge Adapter

I have a nice stereo system that can dock and charge an iPod Nano 2nd generation. I also have an iPod Touch 4 and a 6th gen Nano (or something). The old docks charge using the firewire pin out and ...
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changed password but still can't access my account

My original computer with my itunes account crashed and burned. I am trying to make sense of the account on my new computer. I was able to buy musice and movies but now I can't do anything. I changed ...
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Can't connect to iPod: iTunes claims iPod Touch needs passcode entered

At some point my daughter entered the wrong passcode too many times on her iPod Touch 2nd gen. I'm trying to reset the iPod as follows: Unplug the cable from the ipod turn the iPod off by holding ...
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iPod Nano 5g recording specs?

What are the specs for voice recording on the Ipod nano fifth generation (such as how long can the iPod record until its battery runs out, what are the mic specs, does it continue recording until it ...
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Why do playlists I create in the iPod app disappear?

Every playlist I have made in the iPod app has at some point vanished. What causes this and how do I make them persist?
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Connecting an iPod Touch 4th generation to a projector?

Is it possible to view all applications using a projector with an iPod Touch 4th gen? This Apple support page indicates it is possible, but when I connect the projector to my iPod it did not receive ...
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Any way to extract notes from iPod Touch backup?

Is there any way for me to extract notes from an iPod Touch backup? I had forgotten to back up the notes on my old iPod Touch and subsequently lost all my notes on it. It's been a year and a half now, ...
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Can iPods (3rd gen) brick completely if left uncharged?

I have an old 3rd generation iPod, barely used it since I got an iPhone a couple of years ago. I wasn't expecting the battery to hold its charge anymore (I've replaced it once or twice already, ...
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How do you view more than 20 podcasts in the iTunes app on the iPhone?

When viewing a podcasts on the iPod app on the iPhone, there's an option below to "Get more episodes". When you click on that, iTunes app is launched, and you're shown the latest 20 episodes. Is ...
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Inexpensive AC charger for iPod 3rd gen / 4th gen

I have a couple of iPod Touches, a 3rd generation and a 4th generation. I would like to get an AC adaptor so that I can plug them into the wall to charge. The Apple charger is $30, which seems quite ...
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Equalizing volume of different songs in itunes

I have enabled the option to equalize volume but it doesn't seem to do anything. Neither does it work for itunes, nor for the songs on my ipod. Is there some option/setting I am overlooking?
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How do you prevent an iPod Classic (and other iPods) from losing ratings on sync

On a number of occasions I have synced my iPod after several months of ratings only to have all of my meticulously applied stars get erased from the iPod Classic. I switched from the more convenient ...
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Twitter for iPhone dead after update

I updated Twitter for iPhone on my second generation iPod Touch running iphone OS 3.1.2. After the update, the icon was nowhere to be seen, and I had to restart my iPod to get it back. Attempting to ...
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Will upgrading my iPod touch 3g erase any data or settings?

My old iPod nano was completely erased, (losing some unrecoverable songs) when I last updated iPod firmware. Is there a way to upgrade my iPod touch 3g without losing all my data?
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Is iPod docking station just a USB with a different connector? [closed]

Let's say I'm building a device with an iPod docking connector. Can I use standard software for USB on the device side? Are there any special considerations? The device is supposed to play audio. ...
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Using iFile to change lock screen passcode

I would like to know where to go in iFile to be able to see your ipod passcode and be able to change the 4 digit code through iFile. I am running iOS 5.0.1.
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What is the oldest model iPod Touch to support Airplay in browser

I want to use an iPod touch as a common interface for the office music - streamed through Grooveshark in Safari. The iPod will be glued to a post in the center of the office, so I'm looking for the ...
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Can I restore my iOS 5.1.1 iPod Touch from a backup from an iOS 7 iPhone?

Long story short, I'm likely going to have my iPhone 5 replaced today. I want to ensure that my messages are transfered to the new phone (or at least saved in some way - it could even be a text file ...