Trouble updating ipod touch software
First, you should update the i Pod, as more apps are available for later i OS versions. You can update to i OS 3.1.3 or 4.2.1 depending on whether it's a first or second generation i Pod.To find apps compatible with those versions, see: Find i OS Apps Compatible with Older Devices. Now browse & select downloaded i OS 4.0 firmware and click on Open 5. It may take some time for i Tunes to complete updates, don’t remove your i Phone/i Pod Touch until i Tunes has complete its task. Sandip Dedhia is the founder of Blogsdna.com, he loves to write on technology, gadgets & web services.The i OS 4.2.1 have been made public by Apple and is now available to download or update. Now browse to the i OS 4.2.1 IPSW file and select it. Your i Pod Touch will now be updated to i OS 4.2.1. Almost a month ago, Apple released the i Phone 3.1 update. Once the i Phone 3.1 firmware update is done downloading it will start the installation process on your i Phone.Today Apple has released the i Phone 3.1.2 update for i Phone and i Pod Touch users. An i Phone OS 3.1.2 software update window will show up, click on the Next button. If you are having trouble downloading the i Phone 3.1.2 firmware through the i Tunes Application then you can directly download the appropriate firmware for your device using the below links: Note: Don't use Safari to download i Phone 3.1.2 IPSW files, instead use another browser. ZIP and i Tunes is not able to recognize the firmware that way.The first step here is to connect your phone to your computer, something that can easily be done via the trustworthy USB cable that you received in your package when you bought the phone.Once the phone is connected you should automatically see it appear in the i Tunes application.
You can also open a file explorer window in the OS in order to go to the "Library" folder and check out the files manually, as that is equally as important.
As you can see, restoring your phone without updating is not that hard to do, and even if you might encounter some errors from time to time while performing that process it shouldn't trouble you that much, because, in the end, you are going to have a successfully restored phone and that is the most important thing.
So, if you do encounter one of the situations presented above, just follow the instructions that we presented and you will surely solve the problems and start using your beloved phone the way you did before, with no crashes or errors. If you restore this i Phone from an i Pad backup, settings and i Pad-only apps will not be restored.
You do that by opening the "Terminal" and typing this command: "chflags nohidden ~/Library".
Now you should go back to i Tunes, hold down the "Option" key and at the same time click the "Restore" button.