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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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How to do I keep music on an iPod when I have no access to the iTunes account that it was added with?

I have a rather difficult question. When I got my iPod I didn't have my own laptop, so my brother set up a joint account for both of our iPod's on his laptop - using his email and his personal ...
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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 ...
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Game Centre Apple ID help

I just bought a new iPod Touch and I want to give my old iPod Touch to my child. He uses the same games that I do which I am logged into in the Game Center. Is there any way that I can keep the ...
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ipod Touch Account Reset with a new user and Ipad 4 account currently used

I had my iPod Touch and created an apple id account. When i bought iPad4 i sold the iPod Touch but i used same apple id that was registered in my iPod. Will there be no conflict at all with regards to ...
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iPhone dock adapter- is it essential?

I have a 30pin dock clock radio I used with my 3GS with corresponding dock adapter. I just upgraded to a 4 (I know, I know- in the past right?). However, I am insistent on keeping my iPhone 4 in a ...
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Are there ways to set up advanced play count on iTunes, tracking total artist play count, etc?

I'm wondering if there are advanced ways to track play count in iTunes. I want to be able to see who my top played artists and composers are, not just songs. Is there a way to, say, at the end of ...
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iPod Classic Playlist To Shuffle Through Tracks I Want to Listen To?

I have some smart playlists defined thus: designed with the goal of being able to shuffle through all my podcasts and various other audio that I want to listen to. This works splendidly in ...
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Will it Work?.. Download querry for ipod

I have an ipod and have two accounts with Apple. I was wondering if I started to download an app with one of my accounts and then logged out of that account and used the other one, would the download ...
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How can I make sure that all songs sync to my iPod?

I have a 160GB iPod and it only syncs old music to my iPod. I buy new songs and it will not sync them. I have probably 150 songs that will not sync (purchased songs). I did run diagnostic and it ...
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ipod touch 4g is unable to play music on docking station

I am not sure how to word this or even if there is an answer. I have a iPod Touch 4th generation that I upgraded to 5.1.1 last week. Since then I have not been able to play tunes through my docking ...
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Audible alarm for iPod Touch low battery

I'd like my iPod Touch to play an alarm sound whenever the battery is low (for example, 10% power remaining). Is it possible to do this?
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Are cheap cable remotes for the iPhone and iPad good for listening to podcasts

I like to listen to podcasts while driving - but I can't use the iPhone's touch interface to play/pause podcasts because it requires looking at the iPhone long enough to cause an accident. I'm ...
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Can you use the iPad to manage your iPod?

I am about to get an iPad. My only other apple product is the iPod, and I do not have any windows computer (all Linux). The iPod has been shelved for some time: I don't sync it very often with my ...
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Why does iTunes always lose my iPod's sync settings?

I have my iPod set up to only sync certain playlists, so that I don't fill up the whole thing. However, iTunes keeps on losing my sync settings for my iPod across syncs. It doesn't remember any of the ...
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iPod failed during update

I have just bought an iPod Touch second hand. I tried to update it's firmware to the latest version using iTunes. The update failed and now I cannot access the iPod either directly or in iTunes. ...
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Exclude IPod from play count in iTunes

Is there a way for avoiding the update to my play counts when I sync my iPod?
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Music App crashes frequently under iOS 5.0.1

I'm running iOS 5.0.1, no jailbreaks, customizations etc. Last night I synced some of my music (I manually manage my videos and music). Probably transferred about 5.8 GBs of music. This morning, I ...
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Adding playlists to iPod Nano 6th generation

I recently found out that you can add playlists from within the Nano. Can I do that from iTunes? If so, how?
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Are there alternate OSes for the click-wheel iPods?

The firmware on the click-wheel iPod is very simple and doesn't have a lot of "extra" features. It also doesn't allow you to drop music on it; it has to go through iTunes. Are there alternate OSes for ...
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why doesn't my 4th gen ipod have the camera app anymore?

I restored my iPod because it had system failures and even the settings app crashed. Now after restoring it using my backup there is no camera app despite me having it before. Do I have to restore it ...
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Manually sync multiple devices through iCloud

We have an iPad and iPhone that I know we can set up to sync through iCloud. We also have several iPods. Will setting up iCloud for the iPad and iPhone affect our ability to manually sync the iPods?
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Scrobble to last.fm with iTunes home sharing

Is there a way to scrobble to last.fm what I play from my iPhone with home sharing? Edit: last.fm currently scrobbles when I play right from my iTunes. I am using the last.fm mac app. When I stream ...
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Can I load and play audibooks on the iPod shuffle 2GB?

Can I load and play audibooks on the iPod shuffle 2GB? If so, how many standard novels can I fit on there, am I only allowed to download from the iTunes shop or can I also load from the library?
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Is it possible to downgrade to ios 4.3.3 without SHSH?

I am trying to downgrade to ios 4.3.3 but each time I try this, my iPod Touch 3g goes in a recovery loop with an all black display and I can't do anything but restoring ios5. Is it possibile to ...
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iPod Nano 2G audio started skipping during music playback - what causes this?

My 5 year old iPod Nano "2G" 8GB has recently began skipping during song playback. It sounds like when a CD skips, a kind of digital glitching sound. But lately it's gotten really bad, where it will ...
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My iPod has fallen out with iTunes. What's the safest way to get them back on speaking terms?

My girlfriend moved her iTunes library into Dropbox and now her iPod Touch doesn't recognise it. I moved it back to where it had been before, but this wasn't enough to get it to sync without ...
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iTunes is not recognizing my iPod Touch 4th generation

iTunes is not recognizing my iPod Touch. I tried re-installing iTunes but that didn't help. At first, my iPod was recognized by the computer as a digital camera but this has already been fixed.
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iPod tells me to log in to iTunes account on a computer. What next?

But I am already loged in to my iTunes account and keep getting an error where my iPod tells me to log in to iTunes account on a computer I had originally pluged my ipod in to the computer as it ...
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Some SSH commands do nothing?

I've been exploring SSH on my iPod and have noticed that some commands seem to just leave the console hanging or do nothing all together. Some examples are 'simulatecrash' or when I try to launch an ...
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Are all iPhone/iPod accessories are compatible with iPad?

I bought an iPad 2 recently, and tried to buy some accessories such as a cigarette charger or something. What I found was that I can't find accessories for iPad, and the accessory box says it is for ...
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Ipod nano touch podcast sync issues (can't delete some podcasts)

As you can see in the photo, my iPod has several podcasts. But iTunes only displays one. It doesn't always show the subscribed podcasts, sometimes does, but not always. If I drag (copy) a podcast to ...
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Playback on ipod touch

When I synch downloaded podcasts eg BBC History magazine podcast, they playback so fast on the ipod touch it is unlistenable even though it sounds normal on my laptop. Is there some setting on the ...
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Video out on iPod dock: pre-iOS versus iOS

I have an iPod dock with Video Out. It says on the box that it only supports pre-iOS devices for that (iPod classic and the like), and it certainly does not seem to do anything with my iPod Touch ...
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Great iPod Click Wheel Games for Kids

My niece has got a used iPod nano (not the newest model); in the App Store are about 50 games for iPods with Click Wheel. What game can you recommend?
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Playlist on ipod nano 5th gen

I have been trying to sync my playlists from itunes with my new ipod nano 5th gen, but the podcasts don't sync (they did sync on my old 2nd gen). Any suggestions for how to fix this? The music ...
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Second gen nano won't connect to computer

I have a second gen nano that will not charge or connect to the computer. I see it charging when the screen is on, but when it goes to sleep, it stops charging. I've left the thing on overnight and ...
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Wifi shared from Macbook comes and goes

I have a new iPod Touch, and an old(er) Mac. To connect my iPod Touch to the internet at home, I set up my Mac to share its internet connection (ethernet) over wifi. I'm running Mac OS X 10.5.8 on ...
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Can I take a hard drive from an iPod Video and put it in an older iPod?

My 80gb iPod Video just died, and I'm pretty sure the hard drive still functions. If I buy an older black-and-white iPod, can I throw in the hard drive and expect it to Just Work?
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Connection adapter availability

How can I connect an older iPod touch second generation to a lightning dock? The iPod has a 30 pin connector and the dock is a lightning connection.
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need help with ipod classic hard drive diagnosis

I've started diagnosis mode on my ipod classic and went to SMART DATA. It showed me this on the screen: Retracts: 58 Reallocs: 16376 Pending Sectors: 0 PowerOn Hours: 643 Start/Stops: 8781 Temp ...
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How do I automatically add podcast episodes to my iPod Touch 5 from my iTunes 12 instead of having to get them from the cloud?

I have subscribed to a podcast added several of the older episodes to iTunes 12 on my PC and downloaded them from the cloud. Before syncing my iPod Touch 5, I have selected the that podcast to be ...
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iPod Nano 4G A1285 stuck at Apple boot logo

I have a iPod Nano 4th Generation (A1285) that I got used. When I first got it, it had low power, and it took a while to turn on, my iPod charger was broken at the time, so I couldn't charge it. Now, ...
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Restore iPod nano 4th gen for Windows

Is it possible to restore an iPod nano 4th generation using a Mac to be formatted for use on a windows computer? Windows computer is currently not recognizing the device however the Mac is able to ...
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How to save only the “configuration” of an iPod for later restore?

My iPod Classic 160GB is formatted "Windows" (presumably FAT32). I want to "Macintosh" format it (hfs+). Is there a way to save only the "configuration" of said iPod so I can more-easily restore it ...
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Does the iPod Touch 5th Generation have a magnetometer sensor?

The title says it all: I wonder, does the 5th iPod Touch generation have a magnetometer? There was an Availability matrix for iOS devices up to iPhone 4 / iPad 2 / iPod touch 4G — The 4G didn't have a ...
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How to forward iPhone messages to Macbook or iPod?

I'm currently studying abroad in England. I have an iPod touch, iPhone 5, and Macbook Air. I recently took the SIM card out of my iPhone and received a UK Sim card so I can use data and texting here ...