This screen shows basic overview information about your iPod touch. It's also where you control what gets synced.
In the box at the top of the screen, you'll see a picture of your iPod touch, its name, storage capacity, version of the iOS it's running, and serial number.
Here you can:
- Check for a new version of the iOS and, if one is available, update your touch
- Restore your iPod touch to factory settings or to a backup (like two steps ago).
- Open iTunes when this iPod is connected - Check this if you want iTunes to launch and sync when you connect your touch. You may want to uncheck this if you connect your touch to multiple computers.
- Sync only checked songs and videos - You'll want to check this if your iTunes library is bigger than your touch's storage capacity. Learn how to sync only certain songs.
- Prefer standard definition videos - Helps you conserve disk space by syncing the smaller standard-definition version of a video when you have both HD and standard definition versions.
- Convert higher bit rate songs to 128 kbps AAC - Converts your music to the AAC format during syncing to conserve space. This only changes the files on your iPod touch, not in your iTunes library.
- Manually manage music and videos - This disables automatic syncing and lets you to manually add and remove all content on your device. For more advanced users only.
- Encrypt iPod backup - Put a password on your backup files so others can't access them.
- Configure Universal Access - Turns on accessibility options needed by users with hearing or visual impairments.
Displays your touch's storage capacity and how much space each type of data takes up. Click on the text below the bar to see additional information.
Across the top of the page, you'll see tabs that let you manage other kinds of content on your touch. Click those to get more options.