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Ipod got wet wont hold a charge and wont switch to play list i accidentally left my ipod shuffle in my pocket and then it got wet in the washing machine it was in there for about 30 seconds please help

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  • Rustaveli Nov 06, 2008

    I did the same, only left in in a pocket for a full washing machine cycle, and a tumble on the low setting in the dryer!

    The iPod Shuffle will work, but after charging, the battery quickly runs down.

    I wonder if sending back to Apple for replacement of the internal battery would help... or would cost more than a new Shuffle...?



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My ipod shuffle was left in my pocket while washing my clothes it tooks an hour for me to remember that my ipod shuffle was in the pocket but it's too late it was wet already. It doesnt play the music playlist. Can it still be repair?

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Hi,
You probably already have the answer to this, but if you send it to Apple, they may just give you a new iPod. If they even think that it got wet, though, they won't fix it. You will have to replace the battery. There are a number of places that will do that for you. I hopw that helps.

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