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iPod touch® for Dummies® by Tony Bove

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Chapter 15. Ten Tangible Tips

In This Chapter

  • Keeping your battery juiced and your screen clean

  • Rating your songs

  • Deleting apps, videos, and podcasts from your iPod touch

  • Using international keyboards for different languages

This book is filled with tips, but I've put in this chapter ten truly handy ones that didn't fit in elsewhere but which can help make your iPod touch experience a completely satisfying one.

Ten Tangible Tips

Saving the Life of Your Battery

Follow these simple rules:

  • Don't keep an iPod touch in a snug carrying case when charging — that snug case can cause overheating.

  • Top it off with power whenever it's convenient.

  • Set your iPod touch to automatically go to sleep by choosing Settings

    Saving the Life of Your Battery

Everything else you need to know is in Chapter 1.

Keeping Your Screen Clean

If the iPod touch display has excessive moisture on it from humidity or wet fingers, wipe it with a soft, dry cloth. If it's dirty, use a soft, slightly damp, lint-free cloth — an inexpensive eyeglass cleaning cloth sold in vision care stores or pharmacies is a good choice. By no means should you use window cleaners, household cleaners, aerosol sprays, solvents, alcohol, ammonia, or abrasives — they can scratch or otherwise damage the display. Also, try not to get any moisture in any of the openings, as it could short out the device.

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