Ipod touch does not detected by computer


Ipod touch does not detected by itunes computer

As I have explained 4 checklists for ipod does not recognized by itunes computer  in my previous post. Those are  
1) Make sure you have full installation of latest itunes software.
2) Check computer usb port/ universal serial bus controller working.
3) Trust setting of ipod with computer.
4.1) Manual update of apple mobile device driver support.
4.2) Standalone installation of apple mobile device driver support.
Now in this post I am going to explain 5, 6, 7 checklist those are
5) Activate apple mobile device services.
6) Reset and restore ipod ios firmware.
7) Computer usb port, usb cable and ipod usb port working fine.
8) for a time being turn off  Iphone,ipad or ipad passcode lock, disable auto screen lock of ipod and re plug in your ipad and trust the computer.

Above list is applicable to all apple ipod touch 4, 5, 6 generations, ipod shuffle all generation and ipod nano all generations.

ITunes does not detect ipod touch Checklist (5) in details
Activate apple mobile device services:-

This checklist require when your ipod recognize perfectly fine when you first time connect ipod to pc and installed itunes. But when you reboot the computer, itunes stop finding ipod or not recognizing ipod. If this is the case then
Go to run command prompt > type services.msc  or go to control panel> administrative tool > click on services.
This will open services dialog box, on right side panel there are list of services in alphabet sequence. Find the apple mobile device service mostly it should in first 10.

Click on apple mobile device services> at startup type change manual to automatic > then apply > then in service status click start > again apply and ok.

Now you ipod touch is permanently recognized by itunes computer. Normally this service is set as automatically by default but if you are using many ipod’s external software then it may happen that it twicks with this services and make it manual.

Ipod is not detected by itunes computer Checklist (6) in details
Reset and restore ipod ios firmware:-

Now you have done all software related troubleshooting at computer side.  Still ipod is not recognized by itunes computer.  Then you must reset ipod touch, enter into dfu mode and restore ipod ios firmware. I have created separate post for ipod reset, ipod restore and also I have explained restoring ipod touch ios firmware from itunes in my post
 ipod touch is disabled try again in 21 millions minutes . Just go through that post for completing checklist no 6.

Computer itunes does not detect ipod touch Checklist (7) in details
 Computer usb port, usb cable and ipod usb port are working fine:-

Now we have done all software related troubleshooting but still itunes does not recognize ipod. So now we are doing hardware related troubleshooting.

  •           First test that your usb port is enable from bios. To check this when you start your computer, presses del, f2 or f8 key so that you can enter to bios. Then go to advance chipset setting and make sure the usb function /controller is enabled.
  •          Now to check usb port of computer in working condition.
Insert your usb pen drive or any other usb device other than ipod at same usb port. If this new device is detected by computer then your usb port is working fine.
  •            Now to check your usb cable and usb port of your ipod working fine.

Use your friend’s computer where your friend’s ipod is easily recognized by computer and plug in your ipod with your usb cable. Still itunes does not find ipod touch. Then use your friend’s usb cable with your ipod and see the result. Even if your ipod touch does not detected by computer. Then visit authorized apple service center.

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