Keeping your iPod running smoothly doesn’t require much work because iPods are generally very reliable. You can do a few things to keep your iPod in tip-top condition and to solve problems when and if trouble strikes.
The most important things you can do to keep your iPod running right is to use the most up-to-date software and to take good care of the battery. You can also use the same disk management tools you use to keep your computer’s hard drive running smoothly.
When trouble does strike, it’s a good idea to diagnose the problem before panicking or throwing your iPod in the trash. A few quick troubleshooting steps can save you lots of time and money.