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IPod Won't Charge

My iPod Touch (8GB) won't charge if it's plugged into the computer, car, or wall. I bought a new charger for it, but it still won't charge. When I plug it in,
a little battery comes on the screen and it looks like it's charging but it's not. It also does that in the car, and in the wall. When I press the home button, a battery comes on again, but it looks like I have to plug it into the computer.(When it's not charging.) Plus when I plug it into the computer,
in iTunes, it does not come on as a device. (When I usually plug it in, it usually comes on as a device.) So please help me!

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  • drexelpbp Nov 15, 2008

    My ipod itouch battery wont charge.

  • derfer19 Jan 01, 2009

    when i plug in my 8 gb itouch to my laptop or pc it brings the battery on the screen and appears to be charging but the battery remains in the red and if i unplug the ipod it immediately says 20% of battery remaining and drains rapidly

  • heywazzup28 Jan 19, 2009

    i've only had my ipod touch since july 2008 and it has the same problem i dont know what to do.....

  • Anonymous Jan 26, 2009

    like i plug it in to my computer and it doesnt charge

  • Anonymous Feb 11, 2009

    me too i charge it and it charges for a second then it gos home screen saying its 20 percent battery and it drain rapidly

  • theunseen Feb 16, 2009

    me 2 but its with my ipod nano i plugged t in on my laptop but nothing happens HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous Feb 16, 2009

    my ipod wont charge



  • Anonymous Feb 19, 2009

    my ipod touch won't charge on the wall or with my new speakers that can charge it, it only charges using the computer

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I am assuming that this is the First Gen iPod Touch. My friend had this problem and the way that I fixed it for him is to drain the battery completely, so that it won't turn on. (Even the display shouldn't turn on and say VERY LOW BATTERY with a charge icon).
Plug it into the WALL SOCKET and charge it for 24-48 hours.
If this doesn't work, then the battery is defect. If it is still in Warrenty. Visit the Genius Bar in any apple store and see what they can do

Posted on Jan 01, 2009

  • dleep7 Dec 19, 2010

    Mine is not a first generation ipod touch, I just got it about 2 months ago and it is the newest ipod touch. The problems described above are the same problems that mine is experiencing and I do not have a wall charger. Is there anything I can do?

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SOURCE: 8GB iPod Touch Disabled

First you need to read this page and follow the instructions on settings the touch into recovery mode

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1808

ones in recovery mode you can remove the code by restoreing the ipod with itunes heres how


Restore

  • Note: Because Restore erases all of the songs and files on iPod, make sure to back up any files you've saved on the iPod disk. All of your songs, videos, podcasts, audiobooks, and games can be loaded back to your iPod provided that you have them stored in your iTunes Library.

How to restore your iPod:
For Windows:
  • 1. Make sure you've reinstalled the latest version of iTunes.
  • 2. Open iTunes, and then connect your iPod to your computer.
  • 3. After a few moments, it will appear in the source list in iTunes.
  • 4. Select your iPod in the source list and you will see information about it appear in the Summary tab of the main iTunes windows.
  • 5. Click the Restore button. You will be prompted with one or more restore options that may prompt iTunes to automatically download of the latest iPod Software. The 4 possible restore options are:
    • Restore Option 1: Restore - Restores with same iPod Software version already on iPod.
    • Restore Option 2: Use Same Version - Restores with same iPod Software version already on iPod even though a newer version is available.
    • Restore Option 3: Use Newest Version - Restores with the latest iPod Software on your computer.
    • Restore Option 4: Restore and Update - Restores with the latest iPod Software on your computer.
  • 6. A progress bar will appear on the computer screen indicating that the first stage of the restore process has started. When this stage is completed, iTunes will instruct you to leave iPod connected to your computer to complete restore.
  • 7. During the stage 2 of the restore process, the iPod will show an Apple logo as well as a progress bar at the bottom of the display. It is critical that the iPod remains connected to the computer or iPod Power adapter during this stage. Note: The progress bar may be difficult to see since the backlight on the iPod display may be off.
  • 8. After stage 2 of the restore process is complete and the iPod is connected to the computer, the iTunes Setup Assistant window will appear asking you to name your iPod and choose your syncing preferences similar to when you connected your iPod for the first time.

Posted on Aug 27, 2008

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SOURCE: 8GB iPod Touch Disabled

Hey,

read this page i posted
http://www.fixya.com/support/r977231-disabled_or_code_forgotten
Let me know if you need anything else.


Thanks,
Ekse

Posted on Feb 17, 2009

ipodslinger
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SOURCE: 8GB iPod Touch Disabled

you will have to restore your ipod to factory default settings in itunes.
or you can jailbreak the ipod with software like quickpwn.

Here is how to restore your ipod in itunes.
You will need to put the itouch in DFU/Recovery mode to get it to connect.

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Hold the Home Button down for 5 second (do not release it)
Then Press and hold the Power Button for approx 10 secs (count them out)
Your iPod will reboot.
Release the power button and continue holding the Home button for an additional 27secs.
You may see the screen go blank or not.
Plug the USB end into the computer with itunes open.
Your ipod will mount in recovery mode.
Restore it and Your all set.

if you need any further help let me know.
Good Luck

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

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SOURCE: My Computer and iTunes does not recognize my iPod Touch

Try resetting it while it is connected. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button at the same time for at least ten seconds, until the Apple logo appears.
If you have not already tried, I would also try the other ports on the computer.

Are you running iTunes 8?

And what kind of computer do you have?

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Disabled 8GB iPod touch, can't enter passcode

I KNOW WATCH U FIRST PRESS THE  OFF BUTON AND LET IT TURN OFF  THEN PRESS THE HOME BUTTON LET IT PRESSED THEN U PRESS THE OFF BUTOON AND TILL THE ITUNE LOGO WITH THE USB U LET GO  BUT UR IPOD HAS TO BE CONNECTED TO ITUNES

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