Updating ipod touch without itunes
Step 2: Click on device button to the left of the i Tunes Store button in the top right corner in i Tunes.
If it says i OS 7.1.2 is the latest version then download the appropriate firmware file using download links provided in step 4.Step 4: You will get a popup message informing you the new update is available. If it says i OS 7.1.2 is the latest version then download the appropriate firmware file using download links provided in step 5.Step 5: Skip this step if you i OS 8.0 was available in Step 4.Download the firmware file for your device using the download links provided below [Note the download file could be as big as 1.7 GB]: Note: If you’re downloading the firmware file using Safari then ensure that auto unzip feature is disabled or use Chrome or Firefox.Note: You will be able to find the model number starting with at the back of your device.Apple has just released i OS 8 for i Phone, i Pad and i Pod touch.
If you’re not getting the OTA, then you can download the i OS 8 software update from the official download links provided below and use i Tunes to update your i OS device. take a moment to make sure you are using the latest version of i Tunes.
Click on i Tunes in the menu bar and then click on “Check for updates.” Once i Tunes is all squared away, it’s time to turn your attention to your i OS device and follow these instructions: Step 1: Connect your i OS device to your computer using an USB cable.
Wait for i Tunes to open and connect to your device.
Step 7: If you get a popup message informing you that i Tunes will update your i Phone/i Pad/i Pod touch to i OS 8.0 and will verify with Apple. Step 8: It will then show you the release notes for i OS 8. Then click on the Agree button for the terms and conditions.
Step 9: i Tunes will now download the firmware file (which can take a long time depending on your internet connection as it can be as big as 2.1GB).
After downloading the file, it will process it, extract the software, prepare the device for software update, and install the update.