Is your iPod being bad? Is it having problems syncing or talking to iTunes? Let’s try to troubleshoot some common problems why your iPod won’t sync.
Having syncing issues with your iPod is a common problem. For example, here’s a letter from a MethodShop.com reader named Kate:
AutoSyncing the music from your computer back onto your iPod shouldn’t be a problem. The fact that your iPod is freezing during this process means your iPod probably has an issue with its hard drive. Here are some common fixes.
Erase Your iPod
Hopefully your iPod’s hard drive is just fragmented. An easy way to fix a number of issues with an iPod is to erase it.
If your iPod is acting really weird, then maybe you should try erasing it. This erase iPod tutorial will cure most iPod problems.
Replace Your iPod’s Hard Drive
If erasing your iPod doesn’t work, you, unfortunately, could have a bad hard drive. If your iPod is still under warranty, please contact Apple about getting it replaced. If your iPod is no longer covered under warranty, please contact the guys at RapidRepair. They not only colorize and customize iPods, but they can also replace bad parts and make repairs.
Tweak Your iPod AutoSync Settings
For more information about AutoSyncing your iPod with your computer, please check out this page.
Have you ever plugged your iPod into a computer and watched in horror as all the music on got erased? If so, it sounds like you have an “Auto Sync” problem.
Hopefully your iPod will be back from the dead in no time.