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exampl

hi can anyone help me . i bought an ipod a few days ago from a friend and everythingworked fine but then i wanted to delete all of his songs off of my ipod so i used the ipod updater . and right after that the screen went blank . nothing . i let it charge buy connecting it to the computer , i tried connecting it to every ipod thing i have . nothing!!! i have tried everything people on here have said but can anyone help me . oh by the way i have a video ipod 30g

Subzero 7000

hello got an ipod problem i loaded the wrong firewire upgrade and now it wont turn on all i get is a click sound from the head phones and nothing on screen. i tried da reset method but my ipod nano dosent have the hold function it was woring fine before i tried to be mr smart guy. Please i need help i only got it 2 days ago in Zanzibar and am heading for Zambia they don have Apple there what shud i do? very desprate

ryder

hello i got an ipod nano a couple of weeks now and i have a problem.when i plug it in to the compter it skips yo the "do not disconnect"screen and stays there.it wont get any new songs on and i really need help

Dustin

I too have seen some design flaws in this. i have previously used the archos 100gig mp3 video player. found that it was too bulky and battery life went down way too fast when watching movies. so i moved over to the ipod. I found that after many freezes and such. that it wouldnt be reconized by my computer. after about 4 different attempts. i finally found the latelest version of firmware for the ipod itself and since then i have had no problems
Still you would think that apple would change the way they do things knowing that they have a incredible corner of the mp3 market

Dustin

I too have seen some design flaws in this. i have previously used the archos 100gig mp3 video player. found that it was too bulky and battery life went down way too fast when watching movies. so i moved over to the ipod. I found that after many freezes and such. that it wouldnt be reconized by my computer. after about 4 different attempts. i finally found the latelest version of firmware for the ipod itself and since then i have had no problems
Still you would think that apple would change the way they do things knowing that they have a incredible corner of the mp3 market

gisele

i have an ipod mini and when i reset it/unfreeze it the apple sign comes up and never goes away how can i fix this problem

beck

what worked for me was the reset holding down the select (center) and then the menu key for a few seconds I needed to get it back up cause i didnt have a backup and unplugged the device without it fully charging it then froze and I couldnt get anything from it. Thanx to this forum im up and running without needing to restore to original settings => YeeHaaa

DAVID

yo my 30 gig ipod video wont leave the apple sign screen all it does is turn on the light on that sign and then turn off and it wont recharge just does that and turns off helppp please!!!

dazz

my ipod is frozen wont turn off grrrrrr . some songs(files) it doesnt like and it powers down/cuts off. grrrr apple expensive and anoying lol

Laura

My ipod wont TURN ON PERIOD.
It said Do not disconnect and i disconnected it..so i took it to my uncles ..he fixed it and then he disconnected it..now it wont turn on connect to the computer..or ANYTHING!
what should i do??

ive tried to toggle the hold
and then push the menu buttons and center button for 12 secs.
but that dosent work.

T_Touch

wow, I thought I had broken my $300 Ipod video 30gb, I had a frozen screen and it wouldn't do anything, not even the lock sign would show up when you switch the hold button over, so I searched around and read {gisele's} comment and it worked, by simply holding the select (center) button and the menu button together. So by saying this I would like to shout out {gisele}, thank you VERY much

David

My ipod mini has been reset twice but is now as dead as a dodo. pc wont recognise it, reset procedures do not work, totally blank screen even under power....its dead 100% I think something went wrong during ttthe last reset, be careful when resetting,it can cause total failure of the unit...as i have found to my cost.

Stephen

I left my ipod mini on the charger a few days and then when I went to listen to it the screen was blank(no charging sign) and it wouldn't turn on.... Now it wont respond to any outlet I put it in and itunes doesn't recognize it, plus I try to reset it and it won't work, HELP PLEASE!!!!

danmeade

this guy right here has the right idea about frozen ipods.when your ipod just frezzes on a song and wont turn off and wont respnd at all.all you have to do is push the middle button and the menu button at the same time.omg the thing was frozen for about 2hrs before i could fix it,but thanx to this guys article im good

Posted by: Rutger | Apr 21, 2005 at 02:40 AM

I had the same problem. The screen froze at the end of a song. I tried everything. Eventually, I sorted it out.

You have to hold down the select and menu buttons simultaneously but the problem is you have to do this very precisely and I mean VERY precisely. Lay your iPod completely flat and hold one finger directly down on the select button (button in the middle) and one directly down on the menu button on the top of the clickwheel. Even the slightest deviation will prevent your Ipod from responding.

It seems simple but it can be tricky even for those that have become accustomed to operating an Ipod. I tried this step several times and it only worked when I acted like a surgeon and was really meticulous about holding my fingers at a 90 degree angle when pushing on the buttons. Remember to lay your iPod down FLAT.

elisa

GOD..I CHARGED MY NANNO IPOD LAST NIGHT FOR A FEW HOURS OR MINUTES AND I DISCONECTTED IT AND ALL BUT I DID LEAVE THE CHARGER PLUGGED IN IT THE WHOLE NIGHT, THE NEXT THING I KNOW I WENT OUT SIDE ABOUT TO GO RUN AND I TOOK OUT MY IPOD AD IT WENT TO THE SONG WHEN I PUT SHUFFLE BUT THEN THE SONG DIDNT EVEN START IT JUST STAYED WHERE ITS AT IT FROZEN ON THE NOW PAYING SCREEN. WHEN THE SONGS NOT EVEN PLAYING. IVE TRIED SHIFTING THE HOLD AND PRESSING MENU AND SELECT OVER AND OVER..ITS NOT WORKING..PLEASE HELP.I DIDNT PAY OR THE $30 EXTRA DOLLARS OF INSURANCE FROM BEST BUY FOR MY IPOD THAT THEY OFFERED CUZ I THOUGHT ID TAKE GOOD CARE OF IT.AND I HAVE. IT HASNT BEEN 90 DAYS

davion

my ipod video is dead completly and i charge proabaly for about 3 hours but still not even showing nothing and when i plug it into the computer it dosent say nothing like do not disconnect

dcool

Try hooking up to itunes, eject the connection, and then reset the ipod by holding the menu and select button for 10 sec. It will turn off and sleep for you. It worked for me???

eliza

Hi
I have an ipod 20GB and a few days ago it worked fine then the next day all im getting is a apple symbol then it goes to a picture of an ipod with a sad smiley face on it.

I dont know what to do,how can i fixed this problem?

jenn

My ipod mini will not go back to the menu previous when I press the menu button. In order to get back to the starting screen on my ipod, I have to reset it. What should I do?

wright right

Thanks i got my iPod nano to work after it froze by pressing the center and menu buttons at the same time

Debbie

This site was more helpful than reading through the Apple docs!

I was about to throw out my ipod mini. The menu resetting advice helped... thank you, thank you!

Debbie

You people have saved my musical life.

halim

thanks Posted by: Rutger | Apr 21, 2005 at 02:40 AM
it worked, I tried this step several times and it only worked when I acted like a surgeon and was really meticulous about holding my fingers at a 90 degree angle when pushing on the buttons. Remember to lay your iPod down FLAT.
thanks Man, champion

Mary

I have a 2nd generation iPod mini, and it's not working right now. It continuously sayd "Disk mode Okay to disconnect." but I've never put it in disk mode or anything???? It won't reset or restore, play music, or show up on my computer. Any suggestions of how i could fix it?

Kylee

My 6GB Ipd Mini worked fine! I took it to California and turned it off to go into a rest area...and now it won't turn on. I know it's ancient and I should update but i want this one to work! is there any way I can reboot it?

alex T.

Thankyou all above My I-pod 80 G froze on the menu page ang wouldn't turn off so I left it alone for about an hour it never shut down then I decided to look up the problem and as was said above just press the
menu button and the middle button then hold them down it should cut off with the apple sign wait then try to turn on again.
thanks to all.
alt

SAFETY

hello there can anyone help me ?

i resently got ipod photo 40gb

it worked ok first few days apart from the battery only lasting 2 hours,

anyways

yesturday it wouldint come on and today i have pluged it in and got it charged up and the IPOD APPLE LOGO is stuck on, and i dont know what to do i have tried doing menu and play buttion,

but still no luck

also i thought maybe i could update the firmwire or put it back to factory settings,

but when it is stuck on Apple Logo when pluged into the apple cable it will not come up i am using windows xp

www.myspace.com/djsafethedeckwizard

would be most greatfull if anyone could help me out,

thanks

djsafe

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