Does doing the 3.0 upgrade kill contacts/bookmarks/etc.?

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by wesg, Dec 20, 2009.

  1. wesg macrumors regular


    Jan 2, 2008
    Toronto, ON
    My dad has an iPod touch that is still running 1.4. He wants to upgrade to 3.0, but the installer had a threatening warning about losing media and he doesn't really sync with his computer very often. If I plug it into my MacBook, and run the installer from there, will it backup his contacts/bookmarks before zapping the data? Can anyone confirm this?

    Also, is there a way I can force a sync from iPod -> computer? My dad's original computer is no longer around.
  2. old-wiz macrumors G3

    Mar 26, 2008
    West Suburban Boston Ma
    to go ipod to computer you need a program such as senutil.
    search google for "ipod to computer".

    Sync copies some stuff from the iPod, but not all of it and you need the computer that you loaded from

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