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Old Nov 27, 2012, 12:44 AM   #1
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Frustration with iPod Touch and 5 computer limits

Recently purchase a new 64GB itouch,thinking would be breeze to install music, and synch with my computers.
So far have had to reinstall OS6, spent about 6 hours talking to the mac support people trying to de authorise computers, told have to wait 6 months to rectify problem XX!!!@@### because I authorized computers.
What is the matter with the people, I have about 6+ devises and want to access my music.
Mac rules are out of keeping with peoples use of computers, and lifestyle loss of computers. Then after all this told I could send an email to explain the failing of their system so help apple rectify their problem.

I want a refund.
This product is more problem than it worth.
2/10 for user friendliness.
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 06:35 AM   #2
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All IOS devices (Touch, iPhone, iPad) have always had a 5 computer limit. You should be able to get a refund if you are within the return window.
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 01:10 PM   #3
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Just contact iTunes support and they manually deauthorize all of your computers
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 02:10 PM   #4
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All IOS devices (Touch, iPhone, iPad) have always had a 5 computer limit. You should be able to get a refund if you are within the return window.
I agree with Plutonius. It isn't a ipt5 issue, but moreso what Apple allows with their iTunes. I believe the new Samsung Galaxy Tab is pretty user friendly if you're looking for a comparable device.

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Old Nov 27, 2012, 02:28 PM   #5
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You can authorize up to 5 computers for use with a single iTunes account. You can de-authorize each computer individually from within iTunes, or de-authorize them all once a year from your iTunes account. I'm not aware of any limit as to how many devices you can register with a given iTunes account.
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 02:35 PM   #6
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Recently purchase a new 64GB itouch,thinking would be breeze to install music, and synch with my computers.
So far have had to reinstall OS6, spent about 6 hours talking to the mac support people trying to de authorise computers, told have to wait 6 months to rectify problem XX!!!@@### because I authorized computers.
What is the matter with the people, I have about 6+ devises and want to access my music.
Mac rules are out of keeping with peoples use of computers, and lifestyle loss of computers. Then after all this told I could send an email to explain the failing of their system so help apple rectify their problem.

I want a refund.
This product is more problem than it worth.
2/10 for user friendliness.
Maybe you should try and explain the problem in more detail, because what you are describing shouldn't be as difficult as you are making it out to be.

The 5 computer limit only applies to PCs or Macs. Not iOS devices. You can sync unlimited devices to an iTunes library.
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 02:44 PM   #7
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Maybe you should try and explain the problem in more detail, because what you are describing shouldn't be as difficult as you are making it out to be.

The 5 computer limit only applies to PCs or Macs. Not iOS devices. You can sync unlimited devices to an iTunes library.
This is not true if you want to keep automatic sync of purchases. I believe it is up to 10 devices.
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 02:59 PM   #8
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This is not true if you want to keep automatic sync of purchases. I believe it is up to 10 devices.
I think that only applies to iTunes Match.
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 03:09 PM   #9
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I think that only applies to iTunes Match.
Not really iTunes Match, but rather an iTunes in the Cloud limit (including apps etc.)
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 03:12 PM   #10
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Not really iTunes Match, but rather an iTunes in the Cloud limit (including apps etc.)
Okay. Regardless, I was commenting on direct syncing with an iTunes library (Wired sync or iTunes Wifi Sync).
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 03:17 PM   #11
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Okay. Regardless, I was commenting on direct syncing with an iTunes library (Wired sync or iTunes Wifi Sync).
You are right. Sorry, I went too far from the main topic.
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 04:19 PM   #12
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As someone stated earlier, there is a limit of 5 devices, but that can be reset from iTunes. Use google, it's your friend. If you're still not happy then return it. Simple
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