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Why is my iPod not connecting to iTunes?

Why is my iPod not connecting to iTunes?

Restart your computer, as well as your iPod, iPad, or iPhone. Update all the software on your devices: iOS, macOS, Windows, and iTunes. Try a different cable and different USB ports, also try a different computer. Disable third-party security software and make sure Windows Firewall isn’t blocking iTunes.

How do you fix a disabled iPod that says connect to iTunes?


  1. Disconnect all cables from your device.
  2. Turn off your device.
  3. Press and hold the Home button.
  4. Continue holding the Home button until you see the Connect to iTunes screen.
  5. iTunes will alert you that it has detected a device in recovery mode.
  6. Click OK, then restore the device.

How do I get my iPod to connect to iTunes?

Sync your content using Wi-Fi

  1. Connect your device to your computer with a USB cable, then open iTunes and select your device. Learn what to do if your device doesn’t appear on your computer.
  2. Click Summary on the left side of the iTunes window.
  3. Select “Sync with this [device] over Wi-Fi.”
  4. Click Apply.

How do you fix an iPod classic that won’t connect to iTunes?

All replies

  1. Update iTunes to the latest version.
  2. Click on your windows start menu.
  3. Check the USB cable.
  4. Verify that Apple Mobile Device Support is installed.
  5. Restart the Apple Mobile Device Service and verify that the Apple Mobile Device USB Driver is installed.

Why is iTunes not connecting to store?

If you are unable to connect to iTunes store, it may be due to an issue with your device. This problem can be caused majorly by 2 reasons which include; incorrect date and time settings and obsolete software.

How do you add iPod to iTunes?

Plug iPod into computer via USB cable, and launch iTunes. iTunes will recognize your iPod and display the iPod icon at the upper right corner. Click “File > Devices > Transfer Purchases” at the upper left corner, and iTunes will transfer the purchased items from iPod to iTunes library.

Do you have to use iTunes with an iPod?

No, you do not NEED iTunes. You should be able to upload most any folder of music onto your iPods- so theoretically, as long as the music file you have downloaded is compatible with the iPod, youcan download music form any source and put it in your iPod. But iTunes is nice- directly connnected, automatic file names,…

How do you enable a disabled iPod Touch?

In order to enable your disabled iPod Touch, you’ll have to completely reset it. Turn off the iPod Touch and when it turns back on the first thing to appear will be an Apple logo. Connect the iPod Touch to the computer it is paired with when this logo appears.