TouchCopy does not detect my iPod.

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TouchCopy does not detect my iPod.

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A recent update to iTunes means that you must ensure you have the latest version of TouchCopy installed. If you are using iTunes version 12.1 or higher, please download and install the latest version of TouchCopy.

  • Download the latest version of TouchCopy for PC.
  • Download the latest version of TouchCopy for Mac.

  • If TouchCopy does still not detect your device please follow these trouble shooting steps:

    If you're using an iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad...

    iOS Lock screen

     

     

    If your device has a passcode on the lock screen, disconnect your device from your computer, enter the passcode and then re-connect your device to the computer.

     

     

    Click trust this computer

    For devices using iOS7 or higher, tap Trust on your device to trust your computer. If you choose not to trust the connected computer, you can charge your device, but the connected computer won't be able to access any content on your device.

    If your problems persist, ensure that iTunes can find your iPod, iPad or iPhone. For further help with getting iTunes to find your device visit http://support.apple.com/kb/TS1538. Once iTunes has found your iOS device, close down iTunes and try using TouchCopy again.

    You may also find that re-installing iTunes solves your issue. If you're on Windows, uninstall iTunes and all it's components by going to Control Panel -> Uninstall a Program. From there, remove all programs installed by Apple Inc. When this is done, download the latest version of iTunes and try using TouchCopy again.

    If you are using an iPod *not* running iOS...

    Note that TouchCopy for PC will not be able to find Mac formatted iPods (except iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad). For details please see here.

    If you are using an iPod with a click wheel...

    Make sure your iPod is disconnected from your computer.

    Reset iPod

    Reset your iPod by pressing and holding the center key and Menu key. You need to hold these keys down together for about 5 seconds until your iPod resets.

    Reboot iPod

    As your iPod resets the Apple logo appears on the screen, press and hold the center key and Play/Pause key together until a check mark appears on the iPod screen. You can now let go of the iPod keys.

    Now connect your iPod to your computer and start up TouchCopy.

    When you're done...

    Reset iPod

    Reset your iPod by pressing and holding the center key and Menu key. You need to hold these keys down together for about 5 seconds until your iPod resets.

    If TouchCopy still does not find your iPod...

    If your problems persist, please ensure that iTunes can find your device. Occasionally, if the iPod database gets corrupted for some reason, neither TouchCopy nor iTunes will be able to find your device. Once iTunes has found your iPod, close down iTunes and try using TouchCopy again.

    If you continue to have problems with TouchCopy detecting your device, please submit a support ticket from here.

    Publisher: Wide Angle Software

    Any Questions? Contact a member of our support team at our helpdesk.

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