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OK to Disconnect

My Ipod Nano apears o be stuck on the "OK to Disconnect" screen. I am able to charge it through USB and an AC adaptor (that I have from another iPod) but unfortunately it will not let me actually play any songs. Any idea how to remove the OK to Disconnect screen or just reboot the whole thing? Thanks

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Re: OK to Disconnect

Fixed it myself! Reset by holding down Menu and centre button until soft reset complete. All working fine now.

Posted on Feb 21, 2006

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

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Hey, watch this tutorial and try the things it suggest.

Id highly recommend, restarting, and returning the device into the original state.

All this is covered in the video here:

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