Setting a background image on new video ipod

Discussion in 'iPod' started by lilrasta, Oct 26, 2005.

  1. macrumors newbie

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    Hi there...

    I was wondering if anyone knows how if there are ways to set background images to replace the plainess that is currently there...

    THANKS!!! :confused:
     
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    Flying Llama

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    What do you mean by background image?

    llama :confused:
     
  3. macrumors 6502

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    I think (s)he asked if you could change the backgrounds of the menus.
     
  4. macrumors member

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    No you cant change the background of the iPod
     
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    Josh396

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    Yeah that's what I'm thinking too. I don't think there is a way to do it unless you want to use some other operating system on it.
     
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    puckhead193

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    i know their is away to change i think the apple when u start it up to something else, i wish their was a way to change the background instead of plain white. with the new screen it would look nice IMO
     
  7. thread starter macrumors newbie

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    another feature that i'd say is missing..

    a background with my handsome picture would be much better than the plain white that i'm stuck with...

    what type of ext. sw can be added anyways?
     
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    pdpfilms

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    As far as I can tell, you cannot modify the existing iPod OS without replacing it (i believe the only alternative is Linux for the iPod... which looks pretty cool).
     
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    bankshot

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    You can't change the background itself, but you can change some of the built in icons and text by editing the firmware. I successfully used iPodIcons to change the "do not disconnect" icon of my iPod photo to a picture of my dog's face (then it was stolen, so some bastard is out there enjoying my puppy's cuteness :mad: ). Doesn't look like it's been updated for 5th gen, but who knows, maybe it'll still work? I seem to recall this program was smart enough to work with any iPod firmware at the time. Might be worth checking into.
     

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