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  • warpaint Level 1 (0 points)
    Finally got the link to work and filed my complaint, I also mentioned the lagged, jerky scrolling
    when browsing podcasts.
  • 0DRK0 Level 1 (0 points)
    Hey guys, how do you downgrade to iPhone OS 3.0? I have a first-gen iPod touch, and I need the volume control back for the time being until Apple releases an update.

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  • Chaddymac Level 1 (25 points)
    In addition to that, there's also no reason to double click to go to search. At MOST, it takes three clicks to get there ANYWAY. Lame, lame, lame.

    Almost as lame as not including voice command in the 3.1 upgrade for older touch users. Am i crazy, or shouldn't that just be a software upgrade?
  • tomstitzer Level 2 (215 points)
    I actually ended up not downgrading to 3.0. I thought I could do a restore back but it didnt work, I ended up with 3.1 still. I assume you'd have to remove the 3.1 update file from the mac first which is stored... somewhere?
  • W.I.C Level 1 (5 points)
    A A P L wrote:
    1- *Option-click (shift-click on PC)* the Restore button.
    2- Browse to the 3.0 updater.
    3- Restore.
    4- Re-sync.

    I don't have a mac, but if you have an iPod Touch 2G search your computer/ elsewhere for iPod2,13.0_7A341Restore.ipsw . If you have an iPod Touch 1G, search for iPod1,13.0_7A341Restore.ipsw .

    You might have to manually put your iPod Touch into a forced restore mode prior to attempting to downgrade.

    Forced Restore:

    1) Turn iPod off by holding down the Sleep/Wake Button for about 5 seconds or until the Slide to Power Off slider appears.
    2) Slide Power Off slider.
    3) Open iTunes on your computer.
    4) Hold the Home Button down while you connect your iPod to your computer via a USB cable.
    5) iTunes should prompt you with a message saying an iPod has been detected in Recovery Mode and that you must Restore it to before it can be used with iTunes.
  • at211 Level 1 (0 points)
    I take it doing this means losing all the data on the iPod? I want to downgrade to 3.0 but I don't want to lose all my music, I've spent too long converting/retagging and sorting it to get it how I want.
  • ryantac Level 1 (0 points)
    I am an iPod touch 1st generation user and just noticed this new mishap. Being that we do not have physical volume controls on our 1st generation iPod touches, it is very inconvenient that this functionality disappeared with the 3.1.1 update. Sure, we can adjust the volume of music that is ALREADY playing, but we cannot adjust the volume of Apps CURRENTLY RUNNING. We have to close the Apps entirely and go all the way into Music, adjust the volume, leave Music, and re-open the App. Not cool. I hope this issue is addressed immediately for the sake of us 1st gen iPod touch users.
  • 0DRK0 Level 1 (0 points)
    Unfortunately the only restores I can find are some old backups on my external hard drive that are from version 2.x, and the one on my computer is a 3.1.1 backup. Hopefully if enough of us send Apple feedback about this they will resolve this issue.
  • VickiMouse Level 1 (0 points)
    I miss that functionality as well. I hope that it is restored soon!
  • A A P L Level 7 (21,730 points)
    Check this page out.

    Previous Updates

  • tomstitzer Level 2 (215 points)
    I have a WORKAROUND! Sort of. I can only confirm this works on my 2nd Gen 8GB iPod Touch, but it should work on other models as well. Additionally, this does not work in ALL cases for ALL apps.

    1. While listening to music/podcasts/etc and playing a game, or in any app, double tap the home button to bring up the iPod controls window. Pause the playback as normal and close the controls window. Resume whatever you were doing in the app.

    2. When you want the music to start again, press the power button off, locking the screen.

    3. With the screen now locked, double tap the home key. Your iPod should turn on and display the iPod controls. IF not, try double tapping again. The controls should show. Select play. Unlock the screen and you are still in the app you were in when you locked the screen. True, you have to pause your game, but it's still better than leaving the game entirely, going to the iPod app, and having to re-enter the game again.

    A note: This has worked in most of my games, mail, safari, app store. The games it hasn't worked in are games where the sound effects and background music in the game seem to be turned down rather than OFF. For example, Homerun Battle 3D shuts off all fx and background music when you are playing your own music. In that game, this workaround works. In the official Yahtzee app, you turn the volume down on the music and fx in the options menu and yes, technically I suppose that means the sound is off, but I think programming-wise, the game thinks sound is still on, just turned down. In that game, this workaround doesn't work, or hasn't for me at least. That's the best explanation I can come up with for now. It also hasn't worked for me with Paper Toss and that has constant ambient background sound and noise. SO for whatever reason, it won't work there either.

    Try this out for yourself and see if it will help you out. Perhaps someone can piggy back on this with more explanations even.
  • W.I.C Level 1 (5 points)
    That workaround and its downsides were previously mentioned on the first page of this topic
  • tomstitzer Level 2 (215 points)
    Oh you're right! I forgot! It was all spread over a few posts so I guess I didn't put it all together in my head correctly. Ah well. Keep filing bug reports people!
  • Chaddymac Level 1 (25 points)
    I discovered something that I didn't realize earlier, that doesn't satisfactorily resolve my issue, but does make it slightly less annoying until they fix it. If you have "iPod Controls" set to "On" (it doesn't matter what you have the home button set to) and there is music playing, it WILL bring up the iPod controls when you double click, but the music HAS to be playing. Once you pause it and click the controls away, you lose that functionality again.

    Again, doesn't solve most of these problems, but it does make it slightly less annoying.
  • HankTheAngryDwarf Level 1 (0 points)
    Another frustrated vote to please bring back the basic functionality that's been broken in 3.1(.1). Also sent a feedback form, but the more noise made, the faster a minor update will be put out (hopefully) to restore what shouldn't have been taken away in the first place.
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