why won't my computer detect my ipod??

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by just-being-me, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. just-being-me macrumors newbie

    Sep 26, 2011
    hi guys so finished backing up my ipod but failed =.= (OMG technology hates me) anywayss i was trying to try it again but it ijected my ipod and now when i try to plug it into my computer my computer wont detect it!!!! :mad:
  2. Johnnyboy711 macrumors member

    Sep 24, 2011
    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPod; U; CPU iPhone OS 4_2_1 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/533.17.9 (KHTML, like Gecko) Mobile/8C148)

    Is your computer on?

    If its on then i got nothing, meow
  3. linkedPIXEL macrumors newbie

    Feb 27, 2011
    Is it your entire computer that can't detect the iPod, or just iTunes? Also, are you on a Mac or PC? I ran into a similar issue recently where the device showed up under My Computer (Windows PC) but not on iTunes. It ultimately boiled down to a USB conflict and also required a reinstall of iTunes. I found this support article from Apple to be beneficial in helping troubleshoot the problem.
  4. cfli1688c1 macrumors newbie

    Sep 2, 2011
    have you restarted itune? reboot the computer? just a couple of things to try

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