Frozen iPod Touch? iPod Touch Won't Sync? Here are a few ways to perform a soft reset on the iPod Touch to get it up and running again.
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How To Reset an iPod Touch
1.) Method 1 – Hold the hold button at the top of the iPod until the slide to power off screen appears. Slide your finger to power off the iPod. Then, hold the hold switch until the iPod turns back on and the Apple logo appears on the screen.
2.) Method 2 – Hold the Menu and Hold buttons at the same time until the iPod restarts and the Apple logo appears.
3.) Method 3 – If your iPod boots, go into the Settings and then General –> Reset. There you will find several settings to reset the iPod Touch.
If your iPod Touch still will not sync to a computer, try these additional steps.
1.) Try another USB port on your computer.
2.) Restart your computer.
3.) If you don’t already have it, download the latest version of iTunes.