O'Reilly logo

The iPod touch Pocket Guide by Christopher Breen

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

2. Setup, Settings, and Sync

As much fun as it is to fondle your new iPod touch (and smudge its shiny silver back in the process), it’s time to stop admiring the sheer awesomeness of its design and start doing practical things with it. In this chapter, you do just that.

Setting up the iPod touch

You begin by establishing a relationship between the iPod and iTunes to make the iPod comfortable with your media, email accounts, and personal information.

Get iTunes

iTunes is, in nearly all instances, the conduit for passing information between your computer and the iPod touch. Without it, your iPod will be a pretty limited hunk of technology. Therefore, if you don’t have a copy of iTunes 9 or later, now’s the time to make a beeline for www.apple.com/itunes/download ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required