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Cannot download Apps from the App store on my ipod

2686 Views 6 Replies Latest reply: Mar 11, 2009 6:28 PM by gabberman24 RSS
Nickel5 Calculating status...
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Jan 5, 2009 9:11 PM
Everytime i try to install an app on my ipod it always says "Authorization failed. Please connect to iTunes." can someone please tell me what to do
HP Media Center, Windows XP
  • Jim VanLeeuwen Level 6 Level 6 (18,820 points)
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    Jan 6, 2009 1:17 AM (in response to Nickel5)
    Sign in to your iTunes Store account on your computer, then sync your iPod.

    When you sync your iPhone or iPod touch, the iTunes application on the computer will share its current iTunes Store account ID with the device you are syncing. This account ID will be used to make purchases from the iTunes Store and App Store on the mobile device.

    The account ID that was synced to the device is displayed at the bottom of each page of the iTunes Store, so you'll always know what account you are using on the device. Simply open iTunes on your mobile device and scroll to the bottom of any page to see which account is currently in use.
    24" iMac 2.8GHz Intel Core Duo, Mac OS X (10.5.6), iPhone 3G - 5 iPods
  • ipedersen Calculating status...
    I have the same problem, but I don't have a VISA, so I can't get an iTunes Store account. Or am I wrong .. ?
    HP, Windows XP
  • Jim VanLeeuwen Level 6 Level 6 (18,820 points)
    24" iMac 2.8GHz Intel Core Duo, Mac OS X (10.5.6), iPhone 3G - 5 iPods
  • DBez Calculating status...
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    Mar 11, 2009 5:26 PM (in response to Nickel5)
    I printed out the instructions listed in the link because I am having the same problem. When I get to the step to select "none" for credit card, this selection is not there and won't let me go past without a cc. My daughter had here ipod first and she did not have put any cc info in and has no problems. How can I get past this?
  • LaustKause Calculating status...
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    Mar 11, 2009 6:02 PM (in response to DBez)
    I don't know why Apple decided to add credit card as a mandatory registration field. I recall signing up for an iTunes account with that part blank. Then again, it was a year ago, and things tend to become mandatory in the society that we live in now.
    Custom, Windows Vista, 2.6 GHz; 2GB Ram; Vista Ultimate 32bit
  • gabberman24 Calculating status...
    hey, its so dumb, only in Canada you have to have a cc , in the states you can use the itunes cards...i bought two already and have been scratching my *** wondering what to download, but Canada I tunes ***** no good tv shows or movies or anything
    Dell Inspiron 1535


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