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IPod shuffle got wet in the washing machine

My son's ipod shuffle was left in his pants pocket and it went through the wash, and now won't respond. This just happened so should I let it dry or.....Any suggestions will help!

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  • bbygrl1994 Jan 10, 2009

    My ipod shuffle got wet in the wash machine about a year ago... it wont turn on or charge! what should i do?

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If you've been trying to turn it on, then it's unlikely to work again. If anything like that happens again, "DON'T TURN IT ON". Take the item apart carefully keeping the screws together and leave the parts spread out in a warm dry place like an airing cupboard for about a week. Then put it back together and cross your fingers.

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