iPod touch problems

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  1. viral_variance

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    Hi Guys,

    Have some couple of issues with my iPod touch and i hope someone out there can help me =)

    1. It seems that my iPod touch is not updating its metadata properly or none at all. I played a lot of tracks today and when I plugged in my iPod to my mac and sorted the Last Played, it showed August 1. I played a whole RATM album on August 4 of morning. The Play Count is not updated as well

    2. Some of my tracks does not display its Album Artwork on the iPod touch even though when I added one and it can be viewed on my Mac

    My iPod Touch is not jailbreaked, and is running on firmware v2.0. It is already 4 months old, but i'm not sure if it happened before, for this is the first time that i gave it an attention :)

    Thanks everyone
     
  2. PatrickGaerlan

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    Have you tried restarting your iPod (turning it completely off, then on again)?

    Or, do you always turn it off, before you have a chance to sync it?
     
  3. viral_variance

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    yap i've restarted my iPod touch several times, more often than not, because the Apps are crashing :D i've even restored it. Still no luck.

    for #1, it seems that the iPod DB is delayed or something. clueless.
     
  4. viral_variance

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    my bet here is that this is somewhat related to tags or firmware issues
     
  5. PatrickGaerlan

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    In my case, when I listen to podcasts and I have to restart my touch (for some reason or another) BEFORE I have a chance to sync to iTunes, it loses all the play count for the podcasts I've listened to in that session the next time I sync. That's the reason I asked if you had to restart before you had a chance to sync to iTunes. It seems that when you restart the touch, you might lose any play count info for that session.

    Try to listen to a few songs then sync immediately after that, see if it's reflected in iTunes.
     
  6. viral_variance

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    still no success on that item :(

    i'm quite lazy when it comes to building playlists, i often rely on smart playlist, thus the importance of play count to me
     
  7. PatrickGaerlan

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    Hmmm. In iTunes, your songs have checks in the boxes before the song titles?
     
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    there was something weird that happened to my iPod touch today. when i used one of the apps, my itouch hanged. normally when that happens, i usually turn it off (slide off) then it's back to normal again. but that didn't work today. my iPod touch hanged for almost 3 hours and eventually the battery got drained. i have already updated my itouch to 2.0 few weeks ago but i haven't encountered this problem before. is this normal?
     
  10. PatrickGaerlan

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    Yup, that's the next thing I was about to suggest. But I was hoping we missed something obvious (something with a quicker solution than a complete restore) :)
     
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    you can try resetting your phone if it hangs, and you don't have to wait for three hours. try hitting the home button and the sleep/wake button at the same time and hold it for around 10 or so seconds. It'll restart. hopefully by then whatever hung wouldn't hang anymore when you restart
     
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    1. may i ask if you're using the latest itunes version? i don't know if metadata concerns have anything to do with itunes versions but i just wanna know your itunes version.

    2. hmm, try clearing the album art and putting it back again. then sync again. it's happened to me before and that's what i did (it was a small glitch i experienced once in my lifetime) :)

    hope this helps!
     
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    damn, my ipod touch was in the middle of updating apps... when all of a sudden i see it frozen on the black scren with the silvery white apple logo....

    i've treid reseting it by holding down sleep and home for 10 secnds, it does blink but then goes back to that apple logo screen...

    i tried connecting it to my mbpro and when it opens itunes, itunes hangs! ipod stays the same at that logo screen

    but when i yank out the usb, itunes goes back to normal... ipod stays the same at that logo screen...

    what gives?

    do i have to drain the ipod touch?
     
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    I also had problems viewing album art on the Ipod touch and what I did was to synch the Ipod without the songs or deleting all the songs by unchecking the synching of songs. Afterwards, when my Ipod is empty of songs, I synched it again now with all songs included and voila, all the album art appears.
     
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    i've been having the same problems. i have restored my iPOd touch almost 5 times already since the 2.0 update. it usually hangs when trying to install/update the apps. I'm not really sure what is causing this..
     
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    Had the exact same problem. I was synching applications when it suddenly stopped. I tried resetting by holding down sleep button & home and the white apple logo just appeared. After a few minutes, my wallpaper was up but the slide (to unlock) doesn't want to work. There is the white, small round icon though (which cyles) at the center of the screen which usually appears while synching.

    Should I just drain it? Please help!:redface:
     
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    hi all,

    i just noticed this with firmware 2.2, play count now syncs properly with iPod to iTunes!
     
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    my uncle's ipod touch 2nd gen has this problem:

    it keeps on playing the songs in the loud speaker even though an earphone is already connected on it though I already tried restarting the ipod but still no relief.

    I tried the apple earphone that came with the purchase, also tried it with my x-mini and my senn cx500, unfortunately, none of them worked.

    I would bring this back to apple service center once i get back there in manila.
     
  19. dashwood03

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    of course it will. that's why it's the latest. there are bug fixes. :slanted:
     
  20. alanis_junkie

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    recently i noticed that the home button of my first gen is somewhat hard to press, that is, when pressing it sometimes (most of the time) it will not react. i had to press it very hard.

    this is specially annoying when my ipod is locked and would like to go to the music 'mini' menu :) by pressing home button twice :(

    anybody experience this? my ipod is 10 months old...

    where can i bring it for check up? it is still under warranty anyway.
     

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