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Won't Sleep I haven't used my iPod for about one and a half weeks, so I used it today, and tried to put it back to sleep but it didn't work. I pressed the sleep button and nothing happened. My iPod is 1 1/4 years old.

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Re: Won't Sleep

Is the sleep option on? hold the button down

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What button on the ipod is the sleep button?

Pressing the button on the top right side of the device puts it to sleep. Also, normally if you just don't touch the phone for a period of time it will put itself to sleep.

Hope that helps!

Aug 13, 2014 | Apple iPod touch

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Ipod touch screen is unresponsive but it makes sounds like normal

Fix an Unresponsive Ipod Screen
Many of today's electronic devices including cell phones, music players and portable game systems have a touch screen.
When a touch screen fails, it does not respond when you tap it with your finger or a stylus.
This can happen due to several reasons, such as a screen protector, dust or improper calibration.
You can often fix an unresponsive touch screen by cleaning it or resetting the device.
Remove the plastic touch screen protector sheet.
Some protector sheets are too thick and prevent the touch screen from responding to your touch. If you must use a protector screen, only use one that is licensed for your specific device.
Wipe the screen with a soft microfiber cloth.
Clean off any dirt, dust or fingerprints on the screen.

Dry your hands thoroughly.
The touch screen will not respond if your hands are wet.
Reset the device.
If your device does not have a "Reset" button, remove the battery, memory card or SIM card, then reinstall them.

Delete any third-party applications you recently installed.
Some third-party applications can cause your device to lock up or freeze.

Recalibrate the touch screen.
Look in the device's Settings menu for a calibration option and follow the prompts.
iPod touch: Hardware troubleshooting
If this fails to fix the problem
Press the "On/Off-Sleep/Wake" button and hold it for a few seconds, until a red slider appears. Press the "Home" button until the frozen app quits.
If this doesn't work, you can try restarting the iPod touch.
Press the "On/Off-Sleep/Wake" button if you need to restart the iPod touch, and hold it until the red slider appears on the screen.
Slide your finger over the slider to turn off the device.
Press the "On/Off-Sleep/Wake" button and hold it until the iPod touch turns back on.
If you can't turn off the iPod touch, you can try resetting it.
Press the "On/Off-Sleep/Wake" button while simultaneously pressing the "Home" button when you want to reset the iPod touch, and continue to hold the buttons for at least 10 seconds, until the screen goes black and the Apple logo appears.

Jul 31, 2013 | Apple iPod touch

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My ipod says disabled and try again in 21,345,432 minutes..please help

This explains how to do a hard rest on the IPOD, if you haven't tried it already

To perform an iPod Touch hard reset, start by turning the iPod Touch on. Press and hold down the sleep/wake button until you see the Apple logo on the screen. Next, you need to turn the iPod Touch completely off. Press and hold down the sleep/wake button until you see the red slider. Slide the slider to turn off the iPod Touch. This should fix any potential problems you are having with your iPod Touch.
If you are unable to turn off iPod Touch, you can try doing a manual reset. To do so, hold down the sleep/wake button and home button at the same time. Continue to hold them for at least 10-15 seconds. Wait for the Apple logo to appear.

Good luck!

Jul 19, 2011 | Apple iPod touch

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HI i am Isuru Medonza, i own an 8GB ipod touch 2G , a week ago, I updated it to the firmware 4.2.1, and I jailbroke it using Redsnow, Red snow asked me whether i wanted to put a new boot screen , and i...

There are a couple of things for you to try. First off just a couple of notes, the "Sleep Button" is the button on top of your iPod and the "Home Button" is the button on the front of your iPod. huntermaggar.jpg So to fix your problem you first need to restore it. But first we need to get iTunes to recognize it.
1.You can try restarting it by holding the sleep button and the home button until the whole iPod reboots. (Usually around 10 seconds)
  • After that try to plug your iPod into your computer again and try to restore it.
2. Try to put your iPod into "DFU" mode.
  • With your iPod powered off and plugged into your computer (plug it in and then power it off)
  • Hold the sleep button for 3 seconds.
  • While continuing to hold the sleep button, hold the home button and sleep button for 10 seconds.
  • Let go of the sleep button, but keep holding the home button for another 30 seconds.
After that your iPod should be in DFU mode which is factory settings and you should be able to use it with iTunes.
And the next time you want to downgrade it you should check out this video. This is what I used to downgrade my iPod touch 2g.

Good luck!

Jun 01, 2011 | Apple iPod touch

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When a video was done on my ipod, the internet went black and wont let me do anything. i cant change my site or get off the internet.

Try and restart your iPod, by holding the sleep button and then swiping the "slide to power off"

If that doesn't work, hold the sleep and home buttons for 10 seconds, then press the sleep button again to turn the device back on.

Hope I helped you.

Mar 07, 2011 | Apple iPod touch

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I have a a1236 model it's stuck on sleep.

First, if the ipod is stuck in sleep mode when it is off, then try pressing the center button and see if the apple symbol comes up on the screen. If it doesn't then try this: Toggle the hold switch and put it back in the off position. Then press and hold the center button and the menu button simultaneously for ten seconds and the apple symbol should come up on the screen. Then it should work like normal. Hope this helps you!

Oct 29, 2009 | Apple iPod nano

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Have 4th gen ipod nano, charged it up but dont

theres no switch of on ipod, only sleep, just dont forget to sleep and lock it if your not gonna use it.:)

Sep 30, 2009 | Apple iPod nano 3rd Generation

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39 years

Try a soft reset first. Press and hold the sleep button, slide the red slider, then press and hold the sleep button until you see the Apple logo.

If that didn't work you can try a hard reset. Press and hold both the sleep and the home buttons until your ipod restarts.

If that didn't work, you can try to boot it in recovery mode. Plug your ipod into your computer while holding the home button. In iTunes, it will say "an ipod has been detected in recovery mode" or somthing like that. Go to your ipod and click 'restore.'

Sep 01, 2009 | Apple iPod touch

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My ipod is disabled

While your itouch is connected to your computer, and itunes is open, press and hold the sleep/off button (the one on the top of the itouch) until the slider comes up on the screen. Slide the slider to turn off the itouch. Now, press and hold the home button (the one right below the screen) and at the same time, press the off/sleep button again. Hold both until you see your itunes page bring up a "restore" feature. Unfortunately, when restoring, you will lose all data (songs, etc..) Hopefully, you have this data in itunes and can easily download it back onto your itouch. This is the only thing that works. Sucks that you lose everything, but at least your itouch will once again work....

Jul 22, 2009 | Apple iPod touch

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My iPod won't go to sleep

try holding down pause and then move the hold switch sraight after. hope i was a help xx

Apr 05, 2008 | Apple iPod nano

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