HT4623 I have an iPod touch 2nd gen running ios 4.2.1 and i can't update it cuz theres no 'software update' in my settings. pls help. is there any other way i can update my iPod?

I have an iPod touch 2nd gen running ios 4.2.1 and i can't update it cuz theres no 'software update' in my settings. pls help. is there any other way i can update my iPod?

No more updates for the 2nd Gen.
zyrako wrote:
I have an iPod touch 2nd gen running ios 4.2.1 ...
That is as far as your iPod will go.

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