13. Maintaining an iPod and Solving Problems

In This Chapter

  • Maximize your iPod’s battery life and durability.
  • Update or restore your iPod’s software.
  • Identify and solve iPod problems.

The iPod is a well-designed device, and it is more likely than not that you will never have trouble with it, especially if you practice good battery management and keep its software up-to-date. In this chapter, you’ll learn how to do those two tasks, plus you’ll also learn how to handle problems in the unlikely event they do occur.

Maintaining Your iPod’s Power

Like any other portable electronic device, your iPod literally lives or dies by its battery. When not connected to a power source, your iPod’s battery is the only thing standing between you and an ...

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