How to bypass the screen with a "usb cable pointing to an itunes" (on new ipods)

Discussion in 'iPod touch Accessories' started by bobthebanana, Sep 13, 2008.

  1. bobthebanana macrumors newbie

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    I just bought an iPod touch and unfortunately don't have a Windows or Mac system.

    Is there a way to bypass that initial screen which forces you to connect to iTunes?
     
  2. Ivan P macrumors 68030

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    There is but...you need a Windows or Mac computer. And it voids the warranty.

    I'm confused as to why you bought one when they're the only systems that are supported.
     
  3. Darth.Titan macrumors 68030

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    Because there are a few good Linux apps out there that are just as easy to use with an iPod as iTunes is.

    To the OP, do you have any friends or family with a Mac or Windows PC that you can "borrow" long enough to activate the iPod? Also, how do you plan to handle future iPod software updates?
     

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