In order for the application to work, the i Pod touch 5, i Phone, or i Pad mini must be seated and connected into the sled.
Putting your i Pod Touch into its Device Firmware Upgrade mode bypasses the currently installed operating system, allowing you to upgrade, restore or downgrade your device's firmware.
Essentially what was discussed in this guide, however, was first updating to the latest version of i Tunes, which at the time of writing is i Tunes 11.1.
Then you will of course want to back up your device either through i Tunes or over the cloud.
The tool is compatible with Honeywell Captuvo SL22/SL42/SL62 for Apple® i Pod touch® 5th Generation and i Phone® 5th Generation and i Phone® 6th Generation/6th Generation Plus and Honeywell Captuvo SL62 for i Pad mini®. Once finished, you will have to setup your device again. You will see that the device is updated to 3.0 in the device screen in i Tunes.Apple released the final build of i OS 7 today to the public and you can now experience Apple’s completely overhauled user interface for yourself.This includes preparing to restore your i Phone, i Pod Touch or i Pad, as well as the actual i OS 7 updating process.If you haven’t already check out our official i OS 7 preparation guide that covers what to do before updating to i OS 7.For the most part you should be prompt to update to i OS 7 directly on your actual i Phone, i Pod Touch or i Pad.There should be no need to actually plug your i OS device into your computer and update to i OS 7 through i Tunes.Spanner Spencer has been writing since 2005 for a variety of print and online publications.Focusing on entertainment, gaming and technology, his work has been published by Eurogamer.net, "The Escapist," "Games TM," "Retro Gamer," "Empire," "Total PC Gaming" "The Guardian," among others.Spencer is a qualified medical electronics engineer with a Business and Technology Education Council certificate in technical writing from Huddersfield Technical College.I have an i Pod Touch 4th Gen that has i OS 5 by default.