When was the iPod Touch first released?
September 13th, 2007
What size hard drives do iPod Touch's come in?
Current Generation comes in 8gb, 32gb, 64gb
How many generations are there?
There are now 4 generations. The latest one was released October 4th, 2011.
 
What’s different in the 3rd generation and 4th generation iPod Touch?
Apple has added an external volume control, an internal speaker, a contoured back, extended battery life and the new GENIUS feature. With the 3rd generation, Apple broadened the scope of Genius selections to include App Store recommendations and extended, genre-based playlists called Genius Mixes. After clicking on the App Store icon found on the main menu, you'll find Genius App picks in a separate "Genius" tab giving you a list of recommendations based on previous app purchases you've made. The 4th generation has a higher resolution(960 x 640) and battery life is longer. It has two cameras, a front-mounted camera designed to be used for video conferencing in conjunction with Apple's provided "FaceTime" software over a Wi-Fi network (it takes VGA quality photos and video up to 30 FPS) and a rear-mounted camera which supports HD video recording (720p up to 30 FPS with audio), and can take 960x720 still photos (roughly 0.7 megapixels). It has an integrated speaker and microphone and has a 3-axis gyroscope for additional gaming options, too. It also run on the Apple A4 processor instead of Samsung ARM.
What is the Springboard?
The Springboard refers to the home screen on your iPod Touch where you launch your applications from.
What is Jailbreaking?
Jailbreaking is a way to modify your iPod Touch software to run other free (in most cases) applications that Apple didn’t intend to run. You’ll be able to use new games, utilities, themes, etc.
Do I have to Jailbreak my iPod Touch to get free applications?
No. You can find many free applications updated daily in the App Store on iTunes.
How can I Jailbreak my iPod Touch?
You can check out our Jailbreaking section to learn how you can jailbreak your own iPod Touch.

Does Jailbreaking my iPod Touch void my Apple warranty?
Yes, absolutely. Apple does not promote jailbreaking. However the jailbreaking process can be reversed.

Is Jailbreaking illegal?
No. This is a misconception by many people. Jailbreaking an iPod Touch is not illegal since you have paid Apple for this device, it’s officially yours and you can do what you want with it. However, Apple would like to make you think it is illegal, although it is not.

How do I restore my iPod? 
1. Plug in your iPod Touch to your computer and open iTunes.
2. Create a back up of your iPod Touch data by right clicking on your iPod Touch device and then click Back Up.
3. Go to your Summary in iTunes, click on Restore and follow the instructions to finish restoring you iPod Touch.
What’s the difference between Recovery mode and DFU mode?
Recovery mode means resetting the iPod Touch to its original firmware. DFU (Device Firmware Update) mode is when you're preparing the iPod Touch to upgrade/downgrade to a new/old firmware of your choice. DFU is used in Jailbreaking.
How do I get my iPod Touch into Recovery mode?
1. Turn off your iPod Touch by pressing the hold and sleep button until the power off slider appears, then slide the slider. Make sure it is completely turned off.
2. Press the Home button while reconnecting the USB cable from your computer. When the USB is connected, the iPod Touch should power on.
3. Continue holding the Home button while the iPod Touch is starting up. You will see the Apple logo appear.
4. When “Connect to iTunes” appears on the iPod Touch screen, release the Home button and iTunes will tell you the iPod Touch is in recovery mode.
*Note: If “Connect to iTunes” doesn’t appear on your iPod Touch screen, disconnect the USB cable and repeat from Step 1.
How do I get my iPod Touch into DFU mode?
1. Turn on your iPod Touch and connect it to iTunes on your computer.
2. Hold down the Home button and the Standby button. Keep holding even when it says “slide to turn off” and then it should restart with a blank screen. Check on iTunes to see if your device has been removed from the list.
3. Lift your finger off of the Standby button. Keep holding the Home button until the iPod reconnects to iTunes. As soon as you see your device on iTunes, release your finger from the Home button. If you hold it any longer then it will go into Recovery mode which is not what you want. Your iPod Touch should have a blank screen.
4. iTunes will show that your iPod is in recover mode. You can now perform a manual restore.
*Note: Timing is essential when holding the buttons to put your iPod in DFU mode.
How do I fix a frozen application?
Hold down the home button until the application closes.

How do I fix a frozen iPod Touch?
Hold down both the home and sleep buttons until the Power Off slider appears. Slide off. Hold sleep button until apple logo appears, then release.

How do I rearrange my application icons?
Touch and hold an icon until they all start to wiggle. Then slide icons to desired order. Press home button to lock icons.
How do I delete an application using my iPod Touch?
Touch and hold an icon until they all start to wiggle. Press the "x" on the application you want to delete.
*Note: You cannot delete the original applications that your iPod Touch came with.
How can I save my ears from an accidental volume raise?
Go to Settings > Music > Volume Limit and adjust the volume limit.