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Ipod touch battery

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I have an ipod touch and I can't seem to find anything online that will help me with this problem. I plug it into my laptop and the battery icon comes up with the charging icon, not long after that the icon changes to what looks like a plug inside the battery icon. I never really lose battery even though it gives me the error message that it is 20% low. I still plug it in but it happens everytime, I don't know what to do or think.

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Have you tried a factory reset (in itunes, while your ipod is plugged in, click on the ipod touch icon to the left, then go to general, and go to "reset ipod to factory settings" or something similar)...this will only erase what is on your ipod...it won't affect your itunes. also, if you already tried reseting it and still not working...you could get the 2.0 firmware update...it's about $10 dollars to upgrade to that though (i'm not a fan of apple...especially not now) you can get the upgrade directly from the apple website here ....so try those solutions. also make sure you have the correct drivers installed..which would be ..and if those don't work, i would call apple and talk to them about that issue..if it is still under warranty, you should be fine to have it replaced (or if you bought it somewhat recently) and if not...you'll have to sharpen your voice to a almost threatening tone and apple will most likely give in and either replace it or give you money.. ((i called them when i got an ipod video 30 gig, and 1 week later they released the 60 gig for the same price as the 30....so i called them and yelled at them alittle bit...they gave me $50))....i hope this has helped....oh and do you have a mac or windows? is it 1st generation ipod touch or 2nd generation (very thin is 2nd generation)? also make sure the drivers are up to date (if your computer is connected to the internet, open itunes and plug in your ipod, it should tell you if you need new drivers...if not, you're good)

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