1 Archived Guide
These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.
Identification and Background ¶
The iPod Touch is a portable media player, personal digital assistant, and Wi-Fi mobile platform by Apple Inc. The iPod Touch adds the multi-touch graphical user interface to the iPod line and is available with 8, 16, or 32 GB of flash memory. It includes Apple's Safari web browser and is the first iPod with wireless access to the iTunes Store.
The iPod Touch 3rd Generation was updated to include the upgraded internals from the iPhone 3GS. It features external volume controls, a built-in speaker, a contoured back, built-in Nike+, and Bluetooth support.
Use the iPod identification system to help you identify your iPod. They tend to look very similar, and it's important to know which one you have before ordering any replacement parts.
- Track down a number of hardware problems using the iPod Touch 3rd Generation Troubleshooting page.
- Diagnose and repair screen backlight issues with our iDevice Backlight Troubleshooting Page.