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Ipod Nano My Ipod Nano (1st Generation) has a fixed white screen. The music still plays and it can still sync to itunes. I have tried resetting and restoring but nothing fixes the white screen - I have googled this to death and although lots of other users have the same problem, there does not seem to be a solution other than reset / restore. All ideas appreciated.

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  • sabrinaxo10 Dec 04, 2008

    Every time I turn on my ipod nano, the screen is all white. I can still hear the music, but i can't see anything. When I try to restart it, the screen just goes black. It doesn't restart. Help!

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Hi,
Bad news. Your screen is bad and needs replaced. Good news there are a number of companies that will fix that beside Apple. Bad news. It will cost about $60 unless you can do it yourself. Hope that helps.

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In the main iTunes browser window, select the Music tab. Select the checkbox labeled "Sync music" and verify that the "Include music videos" checkbox is also selected. You have the option to sync all songs and playlists or selected playlists.

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In the main iTunes browser window, select the Summary tab. Select the "Manually manage music and videos" option. This will deselect the automatic sync settings for the Music, Movies, and TV Shows tabs. Automatic syncing for Podcasts, Photos, Contacts, and Games can be individually disabled by selecting each of those tabs. Note: When manually managing iPod, disk use is enabled and iPod must always be manually ejected in iTunes before disconnecting.

Click Apply. To manually add music videos, movies or TV shows to your iPod, choose one of these categories under LIBRARY in the Source list. Select and drag items you want (to choose multiple items, Command-click items on a Mac or Control-click items in Windows), then drag them onto your iPod icon in the Source list. To add a playlist, select it in the Source list and drag it onto your iPod in the same ways as a video or song.

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Try this - it at least seems to have fixed the same problem, at least for now, with my 2nd generation Nano:

1. When you see the white screen, hold down both the Play and Select buttons together, pressing the Play button a little bit before the Select button.
2. When the white screen goes to black, release the two buttons almost simultaneously with the Select button released slightly before the Play button.
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4. Once you have recovered the screen, plug it into your computer to sync without turning it off and perform a complete sync. After I did this my Nano stayed in the normal screen mode. Before I had done this step, it kept reverting to the white screen.

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I'll be interested to hear whether my solution works for anyone else.


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Remember these five basic suggestions if you have a problem with your iPod nano. If
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â Reset your iPod nano. See “General Suggestions,” below.
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â Reinstall iPod and iTunes software from the latest versions on the web.
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one of the following doesn’t help, read on for solutions to specific problems.

â Reset your iPod nano. See “General Suggestions,” below.

â Retry with a different USB port if you cannot see iPod nano in iTunes.

â Restart your computer and make sure you have the latest software updates

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â Reinstall iPod and iTunes software from the latest versions on the web.

â Restore your iPod nano. See “Updating and Restoring iPod Software” on page whatever.

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â Reset your iPod nano. See “General Suggestions,” below.
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â Reinstall iPod and iTunes software from the latest versions on the web.
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