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Ipod died Hi, I was using my Ipod 30G video when it suddenly 'died'. I thought I would be able to fix it by connecting it to my computer/Itunes when I got home however that does not seem possible. There is no life in it. I can vaguely see the screen's content. What can I do to fix it? Thanks Best regards, Cathrine Moller

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Hi! Try to reset your ipod by pressing menu and center button for 6 seconds. If still doesn't work then there might be a problem with your battery. If your ipod is under warranty then get it replaced else you can go for battery replacement. This link will prove helpful-

http://www.apple.com/support/ipod/service/battery

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My ipod screen is blinking & won't turn on...even when I plug it into my comp. or hold down the buttons to restart it. it is a 5th gen. click wheel 30g


1. Try a 'Restore'. Connect your iPod with the cable that came with it to the USB port on your computer. In iTunes, click and (Restore). 2. It's possible that the hard drive is dying. Google "iPod repairs" in your country and you should be able to find someone who can fix it. The usually have a self diagnosis on line so will get an idea of the cost before you begin

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IPod 30G when switched on Contact iPod support mess appeared


Sorry, but I believe the sad mac is usually fatal for iPods. Give Apple a call and see what they have to say, but magnetized... So sorry for your loss

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Please can you help I have a white 30G ipod, trying to coonect to laptop running Vista. I have itunes installed and it wont reconize the ipod


You might need a new USB cord. Try launching iTunes before connecting the iPod, and using a different USB port. If that doesn't work, try a different cord ( maybe borrow one )

Oct 10, 2009 | Apple iPod MA446LL/A MP3 Player

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Trouble with ipod touch


when you signed up with itunes you had to enter a password to buy apps and music. This is what it is asking for to verify that it you wanting to have access to itunes store.

Jul 21, 2009 | Apple iPod touch

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Ipod will not restore


according to the apple website here is some help with the solution.
this is taken straight from apple.

Symptoms When restoring or updating an iPod in iTunes 7 or later, you may see a dialog reporting "An unknown error has occurred" followed by the error number 1415, 1417, 1418, 1428, 1429, 1430, 1436 or 1439.
Products Affected iPod, iPod mini, iPod shuffle, iPod nano, iTunes 7 for Windows, iTunes 7 for Mac, iTunes 8 for Mac, iTunes 8 for Windows
Resolution If you are experiencing these errors, begin by updating to the latest version of iTunes. When you have the current version of iTunes, try the following:
  • Disconnect and reconnect your iPod and then attempt to restore.
  • Restart your computer and then attempt to restore your iPod.
  • Disable or Enable Disk Use on your iPod and then attempt to restore.
  • Try connecting your iPod to a different USB port and then attempt to restore.
  • Remove any third-party USB devices you have connected to your computer (it is not necessary to remove your keyboard or mouse).
  • If you use Windows, re-register .dll files as described in article iTunes displays -50 error message when syncing iPod on Windows XP
  • For Windows users, update or reinstall your Windows USB drivers.

May 22, 2009 | Apple iPod MA446LL/A MP3 Player

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Videos won't load from itunes to ipod.


go to http://www.handbrake.fr

use that to convert the videos into the correct format for that ipod and it should work

May 06, 2009 | Apple iPod MA446LL/A MP3 Player

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My ipod is frozen!


Don't worry, before you call it broken you should try a hard reset: press menu and center buttons together for 5 sec. That will turn it off and restart it. If it keeps freezing on you, there may be a hard drive issue. There are ipod repair guides online that show you how to replace it.

Apr 10, 2009 | Apple iPod MA446LL/A MP3 Player

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New replacement battery won't charge.


Hi,

What you can try is to connect it to your Desktop computer USB port at the rear of you computer and charge it for 8 hrs atleast..

then try this step once

  1. Toggle the Hold switch on and off. (Slide it to Hold, then turn it off again.)
  2. Press and hold the Menu and Center (Select) buttons simultaneously until the Apple logo appears, about 6 to 8 seconds. You may need to repeat this step
and also try this at last

  1. Ensure that you have an active Internet connection as new versions of iTunes and iPod Software may need to be downloaded to your computer.
  2. Download and install the latest version of iTunes if you do not already have it installed.
  3. Open iTunes, and then connect your iPod to your computer using the USB or FireWire cable that came with your iPod.
  4. After a few moments, your iPod will appear in the Source panel in iTunes.
  5. Select your iPod in the Source panel and you will see information about your iPod appear in the Summary tab of the main iTunes windows.
  6. Click the Restore button. You will be prompted with one or more restore options that may prompt iTunes to automatically download the latest iPod Software. The 4 possible restore options are:
    • Restore Option 1: Restore - Restores with same iPod Software version already on iPod.
    • Restore Option 2: Use Same Version - Restores with same iPod Software version already on iPod even though a newer version is available.
    • Restore Option 3: Use Newest Version - Restores with the latest iPod Software available.
    • Restore Option 4: Restore and Update - Restores with the latest iPod Software available.
  7. If you are using a Mac, a message will appear prompting you to enter an administrator’s name and password.
  8. A progress bar will appear on the computer screen indicating that the first stage of the restore process has started. When this stage is completed, iTunes will present one of two messages on screen with instructions specific to the iPod model you are restoring.
    • Restore Instruction 1: Disconnect iPod and connect it to iPod Power Adapter (typically applies to older iPod models).
    • Restore Instruction 2: Leave iPod connected to computer to complete restore (typically applies newer iPod models).
  9. During the stage 2 of the restore process, the iPod will show an Apple logo as well as a progress bar at the bottom of the display. It is critical that the iPod remains connected to the computer or iPod Power adapter during this stage. Note: The progress bar may be difficult to see since the backlight on the iPod display may be off.
  10. After stage 2 of the restore process is complete and the iPod is connected to the computer, the iTunes Setup Assistant window will appear asking you to name your iPod and choose your syncing preferences similar to when you connected your iPod for the first time.

Nov 12, 2008 | Apple iPod MA446LL/A MP3 Player

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IPod Syncing problem


Hi There!! Im having some trouble with my iPod i'd love any help i can get! I have a 30g iPod and it has trouble syncing. When i plug it in it, it only syncs around 195.5mb of songs, even though its capacity is 30g. There is nothing else on it. When its taken in this amount of music

Aug 24, 2008 | Apple iPod MA446LL/A MP3 Player

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IPod Photo (30g) needs Firmware update


I beleave you should be able to use itunes to download the newest version and then restore (restore / upgrade) the ipod.

here are the instructions on how to perform a restore

How to restore your iPod:
For Windows:
  • 1. Make sure you've reinstalled the latest version of itunes.
  • 2. Open itunes, and then connect your iPod to your computer.
  • 3. After a few moments, it will appear in the source list in itunes.
  • 4. Select your iPod in the source list and you will see information about it appear in the Summary tab of the main itunes windows.
  • 5. Click the Restore button. You will be prompted with one or more restore options that may prompt itunes to automatically download of the latest iPod Software. The 4 possible restore options are:
    • Restore Option 1: Restore - Restores with same iPod Software version already on iPod.
    • Restore Option 2: Use Same Version - Restores with same iPod Software version already on iPod even though a newer version is available.
    • Restore Option 3: Use Newest Version - Restores with the latest iPod Software on your computer.
    • Restore Option 4: Restore and Update - Restores with the latest iPod Software on your computer.
  • 6. A progress bar will appear on the computer screen indicating that the first stage of the restore process has started. When this stage is completed, itunes will instruct you to leave iPod connected to your computer to complete restore.
  • 7. During the stage 2 of the restore process, the iPod will show an Apple logo as well as a progress bar at the bottom of the display. It is critical that the iPod remains connected to the computer or iPod Power adapter during this stage. Note: The progress bar may be difficult to see since the backlight on the iPod display may be off.
  • 8. After stage 2 of the restore process is complete and the iPod is connected to the computer, the itunes Setup Assistant window will appear asking you to name your iPod and choose your syncing preferences similar to when you connected your iPod for the first time.

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