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The hold button popped of my ipod nano while it was on hold, how do i turn it back on?

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You could take a look inside the player, and see where the hold switch would have slid and use a toothpick to press the lever that the slider ordinarily would have depressed.

Or, you could just replace the player.

Posted on Sep 07, 2008

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There are several reasons why your iPod Nano may not turn on or awake out of its "Sleep Mode." This can be extremely irritating if you wish to use your iPod Nano, but the device is constantly malfunctioning. You may not need to take your iPod Nano in to be repaired if the player doesn't turn on as normal. There are a variety of different fixes that you can attempt as a way to get the Nano to turn on.

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Flip the iPod Nano's "Hold" switch to "OFF."

The iPod Nano cannot be turn on if the switch is set to "ON."


Reset the iPod Nano. Move the "Hold" switch to "ON" and then "OFF."

Then, press down the "Select" and "Menu" buttons on the Nano. Hold those buttons for about eight seconds.



The Apple logo will then become visible on the iPod Nano. Once this occurs, try turning the iPod Nano on once again.


Connect the iPod Nano to an iPod charger or a computer that is turned on via the iPod Nano's USB cord. Charge the Nano for at least 30 minutes.



Then, try to turn the Nano on.

Update the iPod Nano's software.



Connect the Nano to your computer via the player's USB cable. Open iTunes, and click the iPod Nano's name on the left part of iTunes.


Click the "Summary" option at the top of iTunes. Then, click on the "Check for Updates" button that's positioned in the middle of iTunes.


Follow the instructions that appear inside iTunes in order to install the updates on the Nano.


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To turn off the iPod Nano
Press and hold play/pause button.

If it's not working and if you doubt something is wrong, a simple reset could solve the problem.

For resetting the iPod Nano

Slide the Hold switch to HOLD and back again. Press the Menu and Center buttons at the same time for about 6 seconds, until the Apple logo appears.
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i have a few things for you to do first are simple and 2nd is to try a hard reset. make sure it is charged
hold down the "select" and the "menu" buttons together until the apple logo pops up.
if this doesnt work then lets try a hard reset To reset an iPod with a Click Wheel, including: iPod nano (4th generation) iPod nano (3rd generation) iPod nano (2nd generation) iPod nano 1. Toggle the Hold switch on and off. (Slide it to Hold, then turn it off again.) 2. Press and hold the Menu and Center (Select) buttons simultaneously until the Apple logo appears, about 6 to 8 seconds. You may need to repeat this step. Tip: If you are having difficulty resetting your iPod, set it on a flat surface. Make sure the finger pressing the Select button is not touching any part of the click wheel. Also make sure that you are pressing the Menu button toward the outside of the click wheel, and not near the center. If the above steps did not work, try connecting iPod to a power adapter and plug the power adapter into an electrical outlet, or connect iPod to your computer. Make sure the computer is turned on and isn't set to go to sleep. if that doesnt work take it to a store that sells them and see what they say. If it is under warranty get it repaired for free. If it is not look into how much it will cost to have it repaired versus replacing and figure out what is more cost effective. also this website guarantees there work on ipods click here for ipod repair site
*note that a hard reset may cause you to lose some or all of the data so make sure your library file is backed up..
if you need further assistance on any of the steps please let me know and i will be glad to assist you. Thanks and have a great day.

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i would recommend a reset note however this will most likely to cause you to lose the data and that you should back it up before.
hold down the "select" and the "menu" buttons together until the apple logo pops up.
if this doesnt work then lets try a hard reset To reset an iPod with a Click Wheel, including: iPod nano (4th generation) iPod nano (3rd generation) iPod nano (2nd generation) iPod nano 1. Toggle the Hold switch on and off. (Slide it to Hold, then turn it off again.) 2. Press and hold the Menu and Center (Select) buttons simultaneously until the Apple logo appears, about 6 to 8 seconds. You may need to repeat this step. Tip: If you are having difficulty resetting your iPod, set it on a flat surface. Make sure the finger pressing the Select button is not touching any part of the click wheel. Also make sure that you are pressing the Menu button toward the outside of the click wheel, and not near the center. If the above steps did not work, try connecting iPod to a power adapter and plug the power adapter into an electrical outlet, or connect iPod to your computer. Make sure the computer is turned on and isn't set to go to sleep. if that doesnt work take it to a store that sells them and see what they say. If it is under warranty get it repaired for free. If it is not look into how much it will cost to have it repaired versus replacing and figure out what is more cost effective. Yo0 can also get it repaired by people online for cheap who guarantee there work. click here for ipod repair
if you need further assistance on any of the steps please let me know and i will be glad to assist you. Thanks and have a great day.

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2 Press and hold Menu and the Center button for at least 6 seconds, until the
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â The iPod nano battery might need to be recharged. Connect iPod nano to your
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You have to reset your iPod. (Note: This is for the 3rd generation iPod Nano)

To reset iPod nano:
1 Toggle the Hold switch on and off (slide it to HOLD and then back again).
2 Press and hold the Menu and Center buttons for at least 6 seconds, until the Apple logo appears.


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- Make sure the Hold switch isn’t set to HOLD.
- The iPod nano battery might need to be recharged. Connect iPod nano to your computer or to an Apple USB Power Adapter and let the battery recharge. Look for the lightning bolt icon on the iPod nano screen to verify that iPod nano is receiving a charge.

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