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My ipod says www.apple.com/support/ipod When I hit menu the apple logo appears and then is replaced by the X and the apple support message but is not reconized by itunes. Help

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95% of the time, when you get the sad face or now on the new 6th generation classics and 3rd and 4th generation nanos it's a cross, it means that you have a faulty hard drive. You can buy hard drives for reasonable prices on ebay. You'll be looking for a Toshiba MK8010GAH if you're using a 5th generation iPod video, and if you're on the 6th generation classic you'll be looking for either a Toshiba MK8022GAA or a Samsung HS081HA. The Samsung's are more reliable.

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What do I do if all my music disappeared from my iPod Classic while I was trying to sync and now my computer no longer recognizes my device?


It could be a failing hard drive. if windows doesn'd see it in my computer, or it doesn't show up in finder, and it doesn't show up in iTunes especially, these are all signs. Try restarting the device by pressing and holding menu and center until the apple logo appears. now press and hold center and >ll as soon as the logo appears. this is disk mode. you may try to connect the device when it is in this mode. to exit this mode, simply reset again by pressing menu and center and holding till the apple logo appears.

secondly, try restarting the device by pressing Menu+center at the same time till the apple logo appears. when the loo appears hold center and << . hit menu once you're at the diagnostic screen. scroll to IO. scroll to hard drive. perform a test.

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I have a flashing apple on the screen of my ipod nano and I can't get it to switch on.


  • Hold down Select / Menu (to reboot the iPod)
  • As soon as the Apple logo appears, hold down Rewind / Select until...
  • ...you see a backwards Apple Logo.
  • At this point, you will have entered Diagnostic Mode. It'll test the RAM, and then tell you to HIT PLAY TO CONTINUE. Hit 'Play'.
  • You'll be in a menu that you advance by hitting FF (Fast Forward). Advance to the 'DISKMODE' entry.
  • Hit 'Select.' This will put you into Firewire Disk mode. The screen should change to the familiar 'Do Not Disconnect' mode. At this point, connect it to the computer.
  • Run the restore utility; it should now recognize the iPod and offer to Restore the factory software. Do so. You'll lose whatever's on it, but you'll avoid having to send it back in to Apple and pay them $49 or whatever to do basically the same thing. :-)
from: http://www.sharp-tools.net/archives/000240.html

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I turn the ipod on an it keeps on showing the apple an has a big red x and says www.apple.com/support/ipod


You need to restore your iPod from Disk mode:
  1. Before placing the iPod into disk mode, you should verify that it is charged.
  2. Toggle the Hold switch on and off. (Set it to Hold, then turn it off again.)
  3. Press and hold the Menu and Select buttons for at least 6 seconds until the Apple logo appears.
  4. When the Apple logo appears, release the Menu and Select buttons and immediately press and hold the Select and the Play/Pause buttons until the Disk Mode screen appears.

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  5. Connect the iPod to your computer; the screen on the iPod will change and say "Do not disconnect"
  6. Open iTunes.
  7. After a few moments, your iPod will appear in the Source panel in iTunes.
  8. Select your iPod in the Source panel. You will see information about your iPod appear in the Summary tab of the main iTunes window.
  9. Click Restore.
Hope that helps.
Cheers.

Dec 27, 2010 | Apple iPod classic MP3 Player

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Ipod froze request me to go to www.apple.com/support/ipod


There are three reset variations for ipod's, depending on how old they are:

  1. Toggle the Hold switch on and off. (Slide it to Hold, then turn it off again.)
  2. Press and hold the Menu and Select buttons until the Apple logo appears, about 6 to 10 seconds.
Or:

  1. Toggle the Hold switch on and off. (Slide it to Hold, then turn it off again.)
  2. Press and hold the Menu and Middle buttons until the Apple logo appears, about 6 to 10 seconds.
Or:

  1. Toggle the Hold switch on and off. (Slide it to Hold, then turn it off again.)
  2. Press and hold the Play/Pause and Menu buttons until the Apple/iPod logo appears, about 6 to 10 seconds.
I hope that helps.

Dec 30, 2009 | Apple Audio Players & Recorders

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My apple 20gb ipod it does'nt work and apple logo appear on screen.i do reset my ipod and after that it turns to normal but after a minute it hang up and apple logo appear.


It sounds like you may need a new hard drive for your iPod. The Apple logo appearing over and over can signify that your iPod cannot communicate with the hard drive where your music is stored.
You can find replacement drives on websites like ebay or by searching Google.
Hope this helps!
TechRestore http://techrestore.com/ipod

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I pod Hanged...


if you have an Apple logo stuck on the screen) try the following sequence of steps:

  • Hold down Select / Menu (to reboot the iPod)
  • As soon as the Apple logo appears, hold down Rewind / Select until...
  • ...you see a backwards Apple Logo.
  • At this point, you will have entered Diagnostic Mode. It'll test the RAM, and then tell you to HIT PLAY TO CONTINUE. Hit 'Play'.
  • You'll be in a menu that you advance by hitting FF (Fast Forward). Advance to the 'DISKMODE' entry.
  • Hit 'Select.' This will put you into Firewire Disk mode. The screen should change to the familiar 'Do Not Disconnect' mode. At this point, connect it to the computer.
  • Run the restore utility; it should now recognize the iPod and offer to Restore the factory software. Do so. You'll lose whatever's on it, but you'll avoid having to send it back in to Apple and pay them $49 or whatever to do basically the same thing. :-)

Jul 09, 2009 | Apple iPod MA446LL/A MP3 Player

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MY SILVER CHROMATIC IPOD IS FROZEN AND WON'T PLAY.


To reset iPod nano:
1 Toggle the Hold switch on and off (slide it to HOLD and then back again).
2 Press and hold the Menu and Center buttons for at least 6 seconds, until the
Apple logo appears.

If you want more details, go to:

http://manuals.info.apple.com/en_US/iPod_nano_4th_gen_UserGuide.pdf

Aand look under troubleshooting, or try this:

http://www.ipodmanual.org/ipod-restore.html#more-23

Jun 29, 2009 | Apple iPod nano MP3 Player

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My iPod 160 GB Classic is stuck with just Apple logo on screen. Initially, my MacBook recognised my iPod but now it won't even recognise it. It won't restore it and message suggested I need to use updated...


Try forcing the iPod into disc mode to restore.
Putting ipod into disc mode http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1363 Toggle the Hold switch on and off. (Set it to Hold, then turn it off again.) Press and hold the Menu and Select buttons for at least 6 seconds until the Apple logo appears. When the Apple logo appears, release the Menu and Select buttons and immediately press and hold the Select and the Play/Pause buttons until the Disk Mode screen appears.
Connect the iPod to your computer; the screen on the iPod will change and say "Do not disconnect" If you are having difficulty putting the iPod model into disk mode, set it on a flat surface. Make sure that the finger pressing the Select button is not touching the Click Wheel. Also make sure that you are pressing the Play/Pause button toward the outside of the Click Wheel and not near the center.
If you are still unable to put your iPod with a Click Wheel into Disk Mode, use one finger from one hand to press the Select button, and one finger from the other hand to press the Play/Pause button.
If this does not make the iPod connect to your computer, I would suggest checking out www.rapidrepair.com for further ideas and options to your issue.

Jun 22, 2009 | Apple iPod classic MP3 Player

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Ipod shows the help screen with a website


Try thisout and restore th ipod
  1. Before placing the iPod into disk mode, you should verify that it is charged.
  2. Toggle the Hold switch on and off. (Set it to Hold, then turn it off again.)
  3. Press and hold the Menu and Select buttons for at least 6 seconds until the Apple logo appears.
  4. When the Apple logo appears, release the Menu and Select buttons and immediately press and hold the Select and the Play/Pause buttons until the Disk Mode screen appears.
  5. Connect the iPod to your computer; the screen on the iPod will change and say "Do not disconnect"

Feb 08, 2009 | Apple iPod MA446LL/A MP3 Player

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Ipod troubles


Put the switch on hold then unhold it
now press the center and the menu button simultaneously for about 6 seconds
till the apple sign appears.

May 27, 2008 | Audio Players & Recorders

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