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Is there a way to enable disk usage on an 2nd generation iPod Touch without jail-breaking it?

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i'd love to know this myself. –  quack quixote Oct 15 '09 at 15:11
    
People voting to close, how is this off-topic for SU? –  Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Aug 13 '12 at 12:42
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Not that I know of. However, I have been using Air Sharing for iPhone/iPod Touch. Just google "Air Sharing iPhone"

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How about drop box. You can actually play music from the drop box folder. Limited in size but it is free. There is a app in the app store to download to Itouch...

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You can use Diskaid on a jailed, non-jailbroken; iPod Touch and read/write files from the Media partition. You will lose any data on the iPod if you use iTunes to update the OS or restore.

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However, the original poster did ask for this without jailbreaking. –  Dustin Oct 15 '09 at 18:13
    
Doesn't he say "jailed"... meaning "not jail-broken"? –  Chris Dwyer Oct 15 '09 at 19:14
    
Diskaid doesn't require you to jail-break your iPhone/iPod –  Chris Dwyer Oct 15 '09 at 19:14
    
it's payware ($10 after 14-day trial), but you only need to jailbreak if you want to access the root of the drive. it doesn't read music/video titles; use TuneAid (same company) for that. i can't tell for sure but assume the "lose any data" bit refers to stuff you've written to the drive with DriveAid. –  quack quixote Oct 15 '09 at 23:09
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I personally use Files (iTunes link - $5) and it works great. I can wirelessly transfer my data to my iPod Touch. It has some impressive file viewer utilities too.

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You can try using any app that has support for uploading files to it, but you'll have to have iTunes on both machines (source & destination). For example, I used a free movie app called FlexPlayer. I "upload" a sample .ISO file to it (in iTunes, under Apps, scroll to the area below where you can upload files to apps), then drag & drop it there. After that, I go to target machine, open iTunes, go to same area as before, click on Flexplayer app, in the list of files select the file then choose "Save to..".

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you can use ifunbox

http://www.i-funbox.com/

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