Updating ipod software without itunes
This free application replaces i Tunes as your music manager by allowing you to transfer files from your computer to your i Pod, create playlists and play music from the program.
Other features include track editing, an enhanced search function and automatic or manual synchronization. The Songbird program is linked with 7digital, an online music store that allows you to purchase i Pod-compatible music and video, and works similar to the i Tunes Store.
Also, if your i Phone is old, it may start to work a bit slower than before.
Although i Tunes is the default application used to manage your i Pod Mini device, there are third-party applications that can perform the basic functions of managing and updating your i Pod Mini.
Here is a look at how you can restore your i Phone without updating:1. Connect device to PC after Resetting and wait for it to unlock. Now gradually the apps will reappear after which you can disconnect the i Phone.
Back up in i Tunes after connecting it to your PC computer.2. In General section, press Reset option to continue. Then choose the "Erase all Contents and Settings".5. Then you will see the below promo dialogue and select Cancel option to continue the process. Bonus Part: Things to do before/after restoring i Phone First of all, know that if your i Phone is jailbroken, updating it would remove the jailbreak.
These programs can be downloaded for free and will allow music transfers between your i Pod Mini and your computer.
Download Copy Trans Manager (see Resources link #1).
There are quite a few apps in the market which promise to assist you in your endeavor, but, alas, they all fall short of their promise.