This article will help you learn about the three ways you can reset the i Pod touch and how to do each of them.
The instructions in this article apply to the following i Pod touch models: Apple is now calling this technique a force restart.
Sometimes this is enough to get things working again.
It is always a good idea to take a backup of your i Phone, i Pad and i Pod Touch before updating it with the latest i OS software update.
i OS is obviously going in the direction of not needing i Tunes at all, but in the meantime you still need to sync an i Phone, i Pad, or i Pod touch to copy over music libraries, videos, media, perform local backups, apps, and more.
Typically i Tunes will sync with an i OS device without incident, but sometimes things go awry, and i Tunes just won’t sync at all.
Before you start the download, plug in your device so the battery doesn’t drain during the update process.
It can take anywhere from a few mins to an hour for the update to download and install, depending on how Apple’s servers are handling the load and your internet connection.