Question about Apple iPod shuffle Second Gen. Silver (1 GB) MP3 Player (MA564LL/A)

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Silver second generation shuffle brand new

Connected the ipod to my pc the orange light flashes on the i pod but on the charger it stays green meaning its fully charged but cant seemed to download any music

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Are you using itunes to collect then transfer your music to your ipod? that is how it is done

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I was given an i pod shuffle as a gift from a friend but when i went to apple support the i pod had been disabled. how do i fix it so that i can put my own apple itunes on. thanks anne marie


To reset iPod shuffle:
  1. Disconnect iPod shuffle from the computer (if connected).
  2. Move the switch on the iPod shuffle to the OFF position. Note that when iPod shuffle is off, the green stripe by the switch is not visible. ht1655_1.gif ht1655_2.gif ht1655b_3.gif ht1655--4th_shuffle-001-en.png
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  3. Wait five seconds. For iPod shuffle (3rd and 4th generation), wait ten seconds.
  4. Move the switch to the play in order or the shuffle position. The green stripe will be visible in either position. For iPod shuffle (2nd and 4th generation), slide the power switch on (and you can see the green stripe).

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It wont charge it blinks three times then stops


Hi,Okay, well, I don't want to be a shill for Apple (I mean, heck, I had to buy my Shuffle, so it's not like they're sponsoring this in any way! :-) so let's talk about the color sequences and what they mean.

First off, there are a number of different functions that are denoted by different color sequences, so flashing green might mean one thing when you're listening to music, and something else entirely when it's plugged in and charging or syncing with your PC.

The primary functions are powering on, charging, syncing, and general feedback. Let's look at each.

When you turn on your ipod shuffle, the light will indicate your current charge level:

green = 30-100% charge, you're good to cruise
orange = 10-30% charge, low, but still good for a short workout
red = less than 10% charge, time to plug it in
no light = too late, you've run out of juice

If you see an alternating pattern of green-orange-orange then your Shuffle's crashed or otherwise needs to be restored. Needless to say, that's not a good thing, but probably easy to fix when you hook it up to your PC or Mac.

When you're charging up your shuffle, there are three possible light states:

orange = charging
green = fully charged, unplug whenever you're ready to go
flashing orange = busy, either syncing or in use as a remote disk

When you're playing some music, you can see visual feedback on what's happening and what state you're in:

Press play and

solid green = you're playing music
flashing green = you're in pause mode

Press and hold play and

green-orange-orange-orange = you've disabled your buttons
orange-green-green-green = you've reenabled your buttons

That's bound to be one where people panic and fear that they've broken their shuffles, I bet. If your buttons aren't working at all on your Apple iPod Shuffle 2nd Gen, then press and hold your Play button to see what light sequence you're given. This is also shown by the Shuffle flashing orange when you push a button too.

If your player flashes alternating green and orange, you have no music in the shuffle. This can be because it's fresh out of the box, or because, well, something's happened and the music has vanished. Either way, time to sync with your iTunes library.

If you're seeing a flashing red sequence, you're just about out of battery and just need to plug it in so it can charge up.

Finally, Apple has some good tech notes on the new Shuffle too that you might want to check out if you're still a bit baffled by this tiny engineering wonder: Understanding status light behavior, Shuffle Second Gen, Frequently Asked Questions and iPod Shuffle Support Overview.

Feb 17, 2011 | Apple iPod shuffle Second Gen. Silver (1...

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My ipod shuffle 2nd generation is not charging, when i put it in the charger it has a flashing orange light and never reaches the green light help please!!!!!!!!11


The battery in your iPod Shuffle has apparently reached the end of its usable life.

There are directions, replacement parts, and tools available at ifixit to allow you to replace the battery:

http://www.ifixit.com/Guide/Repair/Installing-iPod-Shuffle-2nd-Generation-Battery-Replacement/3656/1

Please click the link above for the repair instructions and links to parts and tools needed.

Jan 05, 2011 | Apple iPod shuffle Second Gen. Silver (1...

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Can't turn on ipod shuffle


Try To Plug It Into The Computer.. This will Sometimes Turn It Back On

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Wont do anything but blink


Go to Did http://www.apple.com/support/ for the manual. It could be a variety of things. The songs could be in the wrong format. Did they come from iTunes?

Aug 31, 2008 | Apple iPod shuffle Second Gen. Silver (1...

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It could be a few things.

1, The Charger is bad
2. The battery is completely dead
3. There is an internal malfunction that would require factory service.

While this may not help try plugging the charger into another computers USB port and dock it to see if anything happens.

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I pod shuffle ( 2nd generation)


Start with these five simple solutions: Reset, retry, restart, reinstall, or restore
http://www.apple.com/support/ipod/five_rs/

If you need more asistance, let me know. Good luck.

Jan 06, 2008 | Apple iPod shuffle Second Gen. Silver (1...

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Hey plz answer me


try a different USB port on your PC.

Dec 13, 2007 | Apple iPod shuffle Second Gen. Silver (1...

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Charging my IPod


first thing its getting charge through pc'c usb> it will get charged through teh dongle>so connect the dongle to teh pc make sure pc is up and rounning and connect the i-pod and that will charged initially u can see the light orange blinking which means its charging and u can either turn on it or off it while charging thx rate me solved if its helps

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