Using an iPod touch is being in the possession of one of the best devices. You can actually have fun with that device. Most of the time sit seems like a lengthy process to reset all the content on the phone, store some music, delete some others etc. in order to do that, you have to sync the iPod touch to your computer. The iPod touch can charge with the help of a FireWire but needs a USB port to sync. Let’s learn how to how to sync your iPod touch with a computer using a USB.
Before trying to sync you must sort out all the content that has to be removed from your device. A wrong file transfer or deletion may cost you a good deal. Especially with important music files once you have falsely synced the device, it can be difficult to regain music from iPod classic, iPod touch etc.
To sync your iPod touch, you need to take care of a few things about the hardware and software. But first of all, you need to know what can you sync your device. Here are some of the data that you can sync with iPod Touch:
- You can sync Songs, albums, playlists, movies, videos.
- Also, podcast books, TV shows, audiobooks, and tones.
- Contacts and calendars.
- You can also sync the device backup made using the iTunes.
To start the sync, follow the manual:
Check Your Device
The first step to take is to check the requirements for syncing and make sure you have all the requisite material
Make it certain that you have a USB 2.0 port on your computer.
If you do not have the latest version of iTunes, update your iTunes.
Check for the Mac version – If you have Windows 7, Vista, Windows 10, you have to update your PC.
Connect iPod Touch
Launch the iTunes application on your computer. – It is recommended that you do it before connecting the iPod Touch.
Connect the USB to iPod and plug the cable to the designated port on your computer. It must be a USB 2.0 port.
Make use of the doc connecter on the USB cable. – the doc connecter comes with iPod for the same purpose.
If there is an issue connecting your iPod disconnect and try reconnecting the device, relaunch iTunes. If the problem persists, make sure you have made a proper connection and restart the computer.
Sync the iPod
If you intend to sync the iPod automatically, you can do it using the iTunes.
Check for the name of your iPod device from the drop-down list in iTunes.
Check the storage space to sync the volume in your device.
Under the iPod name, select the sync option to sync music. – manage what you sync under that option and click “Apply”.
This will start the automatic sync process in your system and iPod.
The syncing of your iPod will erase all the existing content in your device memory, so make sure of taking a backup of all the relevant data,
Concluding the above, you should go for automatic sync your device. Every time, you have to be cautious with all your data during sync. If you want to perform a manual sync, it is possible you just have to check the “manually manage music and videos” option in the Options menu of your iPod. In order to sync your iPod touch, a backup is recommended.
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