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How to Back Up an iPod Touch From a Later Date

Create a backup of your iPod Touch so it can easily be returned to the ideal operating condition should it experience a hard drive crash or software error. ITunes includes a backup feature for your device so you won't have to manually reload your media library, apps or settings in the future. The en

How to Install a Zagg Side Shield

Zagg shields are clear plastic adhesive shields that are designed to protect cellphones, PDAs, tablet devices, media players and other devices from scratching. Zagg shields come sized for each specific device and include instructions and adhesive. While the piece covering the screen is the largest c

How to get iPad Apps

Apple's iPad provides a new mobile experience for surfing the Web, checking email, listening to music, looking at digital photos, watching movies and reading digital content. The iPad features a 9.7-inch LED touchscreen and up to 10 hours of battery life. Applications or "apps" are additional softwa

How do I Pair Bluetooth with iPhone?

The Apple iPhone expands its already impressive list of features with Bluetooth compatibility. This feature allows pairing of your iPhone with peripheral Bluetooth devices. Pairing your iPhone with a Bluetooth device enables two-way, wireless communication. Bluetooth technology lets you connect your

How Can I Figure Out if My iPod Is 2nd or 3rd Generation?

Apple frequently releases hardware revisions of their iPod portable media players without changing the names of the products. Each revision is a new "generation" of iPod, and Apple frequently adds more features from one iPod generation to the next. If you want to find technical specifications or get

How to Add Songs to an iPod With Drag & Drop

Trying to figure out all of the tips and tricks to getting your music on to your iPod can be confusing, especially if you have decided to manually update the iPod's library instead of letting it automatically sync to your computer. Fortunately, the manual update process is a drag and drop procedure

How to Troubleshoot WiFi on an iPod

While early iPods could only play music, the iPod Touch allows you to surf the net, download games and copy music straight from the iTunes Store. Most of these features, however, require you to access an available Internet signal using Wi-Fi. If the Wi-Fi connection on your iPod Touch does not funct

How to Change SMS Alerts for the iPhone

Sometimes setting the options is difficult on an iPhone. You may not know where to look to change your text message, or short message service (SMS), alert (a tone that plays when you receive a text message). Unfortunately, Apple did not make it possible to use a ringtone (musical tones that are long

How to Backup iPhone Apps to iTunes

When you sync your iPhone to a computer that has the iTunes software installed, you have an option to backup your phone applications. This allows you to keep a copy of your apps on your computer in case something happens to your iPhone. Each time you sync to the computer with iTunes, your iPhone wil

Apple iPod Model A1236 Instructions

The iPod A1236 or the 3rd generation iPod Nano features digital playback for your songs, pictures, audiobooks, podcasts and videos. Use the iTunes application included with the iPod to upload your content to the device's hard drive so you can enjoy your files while on the go. Once your content is o

How to Reset the GPS on an iPhone

If your iPhone is experiencing difficulties detecting your geographical location using its built-in global positioning system, you can turn the GPS reception off to reset it. The iPhone makes use of a digital compass and gyroscopic sensor to determine your physical location, and it may not be immedi

iPod Help & Support

While Apple claims that its products "just work," occasionally they just stop working. Fortunately, there are a number of different avenues to pursue if your iPod does develop a problem.

How do I Configure iPods?

An iPod can be configured to sync with a version of the iTunes software either manually or automatically. When the iPod syncs automatically, you can transfer large amount of files onto the device in one step. The device can only safely be synced with one iTunes library at a time, however. An iPod th

How to Remove an Ebook From iPod Touch Borders

Borders eBooks is a free application available from Apple's App Store that allows you to purchase and read eBooks from Borders on your iPod touch device. Once you purchase an eBook from the Borders, the eBook will appear on the home screen of your Borders eBooks application. You can delete your eBoo

How to Transfer Music From PC to iPhone

The iPhone is a touch-screen smartphone developed by Apple Computer, Inc. The phone contains a variety of built-in applications, including Apple's popular iTunes music player, and comes with up to 32 gigabytes of internal storage for music, videos and applications. You can transfer music from your c

How to Get Music Videos on an iPod Nano

The Apple iPod nano is a digital media player that has six generations since its initial release. The most current model, the sixth generation, offers a touchscreen interface, FM player and pedometer. If you have iTunes and a iPod nano that is of the third generation or later, you can add music vide

Unlocking Instructions For The iPhone 3G

To "Unlock" an iPhone is to hack it so it can be used with other cell phone carriers than AT&T. The most common carrier to switch to is T-Mobile as it is another GSM carrier. Companies like Verizon and Alltel will not work with the iPhone because they use a different radio signal known as CDMA. In o

How to Connect the iTunes Store to an iPod Touch on WiFi

The iPod Touch iTunes Store requires an active Wi-Fi or cellular service connection to function properly. Unlike the Apple iPhone, the iPod Touch lacks cellular data service capabilities. If you want to connect to the iTunes Store on your iPod Touch, you must first connect to a wireless Internet net

How to Make an iPod Touch a Mini PC

Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch have changed the way people use their smart phones and PDAs. The iPod Touch, while part of Apple's line of mp3 players, offers many more features and applications than just playing music and video. While the device cannot perform every function offered by a PC or Mac, w