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rename ipod touch?

4498 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Jan 23, 2010 4:26 PM by dcerr RSS
Skazzy Level 1 Level 1 (45 points)
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Dec 14, 2009 7:44 AM
I've taken my wife's ipod touch but can't figure out how to rename it...this is probably a stupid question..but anyone know how I can do this or is it forever going to be in her name..not a big issues, but still..

Also, the "mail" application is stuck on my wife's gmail account..how can I change it to my own gmail account. I've gone into settings and put in my info, but it always goes to my wife's account. help?

thanks!
MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.6), iLife 9
  • planb77 Level 7 Level 7 (32,255 points)
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    Dec 14, 2009 7:51 AM (in response to Skazzy)
    Hello skills,

    To rename the iPod, simply double click its current name in the left hand pane of iTunes, then type the new name.

    As to the mail account, have you tried deleting her mail account altogether before making configurations for your email account? Here is more information regarding deleting email accounts and other various settings.
    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1330

    Another solution, is to restore the iPod Touch via iTunes. This will erase all the content and settings from the iPod and set it back to its original default settings. This will be like starting all over. You will be able to rename the iPod, set it up to sync however you wish, and add your own new mail account.

    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1414

    B-rock
    13 .3" MacBook (Late 2008) 2.4GHz 4 GB RAM, Mac OS X (10.5.8), 80 GB 5th Generation iPod, 160 GB iPod Classic
  • planb77 Level 7 Level 7 (32,255 points)
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    Dec 14, 2009 9:07 AM (in response to Skazzy)
    Did you try deleting the email account using the instructions from the first Apple support document I provided above?

    If you have properly restore the iPod, there would be absolutely no user configured settings. It's basically like getting one brand new right out of the box. I would just try restoring it again using the instructions from the first Apple support document.

    B-rock
    13 .3" MacBook (Late 2008) 2.4GHz 4 GB RAM, Mac OS X (10.5.8), 80 GB 5th Generation iPod, 160 GB iPod Classic
  • dcerr Calculating status...
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    Jan 23, 2010 4:26 PM (in response to Skazzy)
    There was never a name given to this i touch, when I double click on where the name should be, nothing happens. I really don't want to reset everything. Any other ideas???
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