Updating ipod without using itunes
The last option is most relevant for torn and frayed cables and for those using the cheapy third party cables that seem to fail.Did you complete those five easy steps and find i Phone or i Pad is still not recognized by i Tunes on the computer?There is a caveat here though, and that is the device must be running system software later than version i OS 5.0, so older hardware may be left out.In any case, if you are running i OS 5 or later, you can use OTA to update i OS with no attachment to a computer or PC whatsoever.
Just follow these simple steps and you will be able to use your i Touch again.
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You can download any i OS software updates for i Pad, i Phone, and i Pod touch without using i Tunes.
There’s more to try including reinstalling i Tunes, and for Windows users on PC to update the i Phone device driver – keep reading to learn how!
If the i Phone, i Pad, or i Pod is still not recognized by i Tunes, the next thing you should do is delete i Tunes and reinstall it with a fresh version from Apple.