Have I bricked a 1st gen iPod Touch?

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by steveclecy, Dec 13, 2011.

  1. steveclecy macrumors newbie

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    Have been given a 1st generation iPod touch with the proviso I cleared all the personal data on it, so used the reset within settings clearing the data having read the warning about it taking an hour.

    Well since then I cannot get beyond the screen telling me to connect to iTunes. Neither the computer nor iTunes seem to recognise it. Have installed iTunes on a laptop and the same applies there.

    Is it now a brick?

    Steve
     
  2. Thetonyk123 macrumors 68000

    Thetonyk123

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    Try to put it in dfu mode
     
  3. mohammadkm95 macrumors member

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    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPod; CPU iPhone OS 5_0_1 like Mac OS X) AppleWebKit/534.46 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.1 Mobile/9A405 Safari/7534.48.3)

    When you have it plugged in into itunes hold the sleep and home button till a windows pops up saying its in recovery mode
     

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