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    Default How do i download apps onto a 1st gen iPod?

    I have a 1st generation iPod and I cant seem to be able to download apps on it
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    Do you mean a first gen iPod touch? Probably. Anyways yes you are going to have issues, a getting it to a version that supports any apps, and THEN b, finding apps that support an older version. This Ask Different Q&A provides some tips....

    ios - If I have an iPod touch (1st gen) can I install apps? - Ask Different

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    Default re: How do i download apps onto a 1st gen iPod?

    Do you mean a first gen iPod touch? Probably. Anyways yes you are going to have issues, a getting it to a version that supports any apps, and THEN b, finding apps that support an older version. This Ask Different Q&A provides some tips....

    ios - If I have an iPod touch (1st gen) can I install apps? - Ask Different
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    Default Re: How do i download apps onto a 1st gen iPod?

    Given the old iOS version supported by the first iPod, it's difficult to find working version of the apps. You can try, however, to download old, compatible versions. In order to do so you need a PC/Mac with iTunes: once in the iTunes's App Store section, just download any app that you need, to make them appear in your purchased list; then search for the same app on the device, and if there's an old compatible version, you should be prompted to download that. I advise you to try with free apps, at least at first, or with apps that have been around for a long time (they most likely were running on that device)
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    Default Re: How do i download apps onto a 1st gen iPod?

    It's going to be an uphill battle for sure! lol
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    Default Re: How do i download apps onto a 1st gen iPod?

    Good luck. Even if you manage to upgrade and install old versions of some apps, all those that depend on an online service might be broken anyway. But I have a second gen iPod touch and it's fine for doing things offline.
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