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Where is the Library Folder?

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karinfrombedford Calculating status...
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Oct 21, 2011 5:58 AM

Apps downloaded from Itunes do not appear on the Ipod Touch because there is no library folder.  How can I access the library folder?

iPod touch
  • mberardinelli Level 1 Level 1 (30 points)
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    Oct 21, 2011 6:00 AM (in response to karinfrombedford)

    Hi there!


    We need a bit more information.


    Did you download the apps on your computer or directly on your iPod Touch? Have you synchronized your iPod Touch yet? Did you get any kind of error messages? What lead you to the Library folder?


    What versions of Mac OS and iOS are you running? If you are running Lion, the user library folder is still there, it is just hidden (mainly because most users do not need to access it).

  • Sjazbec Level 4 Level 4 (1,665 points)
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    Oct 21, 2011 6:02 AM (in response to karinfrombedford)

    iOS gives you no access to its filesystem. To install apps you need also none ( and for all other purposes you also don't need to peek into the under-the-hood-stuff.)


    Installing apps is just selecting them in the AppStore and click "install".


    Backed-up apps on your Mac can simply be dragged and dropped onto the device's icon in itunes and they will start installing, and show up immediately after on the iOS device's homescreen.

  • lllaass Level 10 Level 10 (135,430 points)
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    Oct 21, 2011 6:07 AM (in response to karinfrombedford)

    What do you mean by "library folder".

    In the Left has side of iTunes there should be sections for



    Maybe Downloads





    With the iPod connected to iTunes there is the various Pod panes and the include Summary, Apps and others.

    What generation iPod and iOS do your have?


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