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IPod won't charge

My iPod would not charge, I tried reset, did not work. I purchased a new battery and install kit. The new battery was at 85% my iPod works just fine and is now at 50%, but again it will not charge. I purchased a new USD cable it still will not charge. I am using a computer that is on, not in sleep mode and I have charged it from this computer in the past. The USB port works fine for everything else. Now what? This iPod is only a year old.

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Firstly check if it will charge from the mains. Then as you already know how to take the back off, check your battery connector on the logic board. Is it loose at all. Sometimes, if this is a loose connection you can get juice to the iPod but not back in the battery. If this is the case, unless you're really good at fiddly soldering I would suggest a new logic board. Otherwise all I can suggest is that you've bought a **** battery.

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There is no sound or display on the screen when it is power on


The Apple iPod uses a rechargeable, lithium-based battery that can go between 10 and 36 hours between charges, depending on the model. You can charge your iPod using either an electrical outlet or your computer's USB port, but if you find that your iPod no longer takes or maintains a charge despite having the right connections, you should try some basic troubleshooting methods to restore the device's battery life.

Connect your iPod to a different USB port or wall outlet. If you use a USB port to charge your iPod, you may simply have a low-powered port, according to Apple. You can often resolve this by switching the cable to a different port, or using a wall charger (sold separately) to recharge instead. Charge your iPod for several hours. If you find your iPod completely unresponsive even as it charges, leave it plugged in for three or four hours and check again. If your battery life has been depleted completely, the iPod will need time before it can begin functioning again. Restart your iPod. A frozen or dysfunctional iPod may fail to charge, but a quick reset can fix basic functionality glitches. To reset a touch-wheel iPod, hold down the "Select" and "Menu" buttons until the gray Apple emblem appears on the screen. For iPod Touch, hold down the "Sleep" and "Home" buttons (the only two buttons on the device). Connect your iPod to your PC using the provided USB cable, open the iTunes software and click the "iPod" tab in the left column. Then click the "Update" button to search for and install the latest iPod software. Apple recommends keeping your software up-to-date to ensure that your battery life remains fully optimized. Purchase a new battery from Apple. If your battery fails to charge despite all your troubleshooting efforts, it may simply be too old and depleted to continue functioning. By taking advantage of Apple's iPod Out-of-Warranty Battery Replacement Program (see Link Below), you can send in your iPod and receive a replacement battery or replacement http://www.apple.com/support/ipod/service/battery/ iPod for a modest fee.

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Dos not work


Check to see if the Hold switch is on. It's located on the top or the bottom of iPod. When it's in the on position, you'll see an orange patch.

To turn the hold switch off, slide it until you no longer see the orange patch.

Press any button to turn on iPod.
Make sure the battery is charged
iPod won't turn on if the battery is empty. Instead, a low battery screen appears for about 3 seconds when you try to turn it on.

To charge your iPod, connect your iPod to your computer's built-in 6-pin FireWire or high-powered USB port or connect it to the Apple iPod

Power Adapter and plug the power adapter into an electrical outlet.

Note: iPod models without a Click Wheel cannot be charged via

USB. iPod shuffle requires a high-power USB port to charge. iPod nano and iPod (5th generation) can charge via USB or FireWire, but they require USB to sync with iTunes. If you're not sure what iPod model you have, click here.



If you are connecting via USB and the battery is completely discharged, there may be up to a 30-minute delay before iPod powers up. Click here for more information.

Reset iPod

If iPod still does not turn on or appears to be "frozen" you may need to reset it. When you reset iPod all your songs and files are saved. Some customized settings may be lost.

Let the iPod battery drain

In rare cases, iPod might get into a state in which it needs to be drained completely before it can be reset. If iPod didn't turn on after you reset it, follow these steps:


Disconnect iPod from all power sources and leave it disconnected for about 24 hours.

Reconnect iPod to the Apple iPod Power Adapter or computer and reset it.
Update iPod's software

If iPod turns on after you reset it, use the latest version of iTunes to update iPod.

hope this helps

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My i pod wount charge what do i do


The first step is to check wether its the battery or the device itself. Simply connect the device to the charger and if it works while connected then all you have to do is replace the battery. A kit to do this may be purchased here
http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Replacement-Battery-Screwdriver-Tools-iPod-Shuffle-2nd-Gen-2-ZVRB137-/300641221309?pt=Other_MP3_Player_Accessories&hash=item45ff9cfabd#ht_1374wt_1014

Otherwise you need to get a completely new device.

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My ipod will not charge


The issue with the is the battery, you can purchase a kit online, is this a ipod touch?

Oct 03, 2011 | Apple iPod touch

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I have two ipod video's a1099 and a1059, They were dead wont turn on wont charg,, I got two new battery's The a1099 came on with new battery and had about 1/2 a charge, charged it last night just...


Hi, answer a little bitlong, you can use this links to reset the ipod.



reset-ipod.com/reset-ipod-video.htm

or

support.apple.com/kb/ht1339


or
wikihow.com/Reset-an-iPod

or
support.apple.com/kb/ht1320.

Hope it helped. await your comment.

Take care.

Jun 06, 2010 | MP3 & Digital Media Players

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Change Battery


The battery life of your iPod is definitely diminishing
and eventually you are going to have to get the iPod battery replaced.

In order to fix your iPod Nano 2G by replacing the battery, you would either have to take it to an authorized repair service or if you are a daring do-it-yourselfer, you can purchase an installation kit from a website like kokopellimusic.us, who offers such battery replacement kits, complete with tools and instructions.

Link: Purchase Replacement iPod Battery Kits

Be forewarned however- Kokopelli Music does not recommend installing the iPod Nano 2g (2nd Generation) iPod battery without an experienced tech to install it, because the battery is actually soldered to the main board of the iPod.

However, there is also MilliAmp, which is a great online service, who for a small nominal fee, will allow you to send in your iPod and their professional technicians would actually replace the battery for you.

Here is the link for that online service for getting your iPod Nano 2G battery replaced.
Link: MilliAmp.com (iPod Replacement)

Hope this will help.

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I charged my 4gb nano 3rd gen ipod, but it won,t


slide the hold switch on and off a couple of times...then press and hold menu and center buttons till an apple logo comes on screen...connect to system and restore with itunes.

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Flashing icons while charging... am I really charging?


If the iPod is showing the "Sad iPod face" icon, this means that the hard drive inside the iPod (located on the logic/circuit board) has died/failed and needs to be replaced. If you plan on replacing this part, you may also need to purchase and solder a new battery to the iPod logic board if you were to do it yourself.

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My ipod says www.apple.com/support/ipod


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Ipod charges,heats up on bottom right.Battery dies fast.Replaced battery,still same problem


It sounds like the battery has shorted out. Ship this guy out and have his battery replaced ASAP! This is a giveaway with the heat. Please note that it is "problem solved!"

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