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Cannot get my shuffle to charge.

I have used all the computers in our house and it will not charge on any. I took the shuffle back to Best Buy today and they tried with a new plug in the wall charger and the ipod would not respond.

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Either the usb cord is bad or the battery needs replacing.


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I have a iPod shuffle 2nd gen. But haven't used for a long time. Now its not switching on. What to do?? :(


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Connect the included USB cable to your iPod Shuffle.

Plug the opposite end of the iPod Shuffle cable into an open USB port on your computer, which must be turned on.


Check the light on the iPod Shuffle. If the light has turned on, the iPod Shuffle is properly charging.


Using iPod charger

Plug the iPod charger into a working electrical outlet.


Connect the included USB cable to your iPod Shuffle.

Plug the opposite end of the iPod Shuffle cable into the USB port on the iPod charger.


The iPod Shuffle should begin charging immediately.

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According to the manual found here: http://manuals.info.apple.com/en/ipodshuffleuserguide.pdf

"Remove the USB cap and connect iPod shuffle to a high-power USB port on your
computer. The battery status light on the back of iPod shuffle turns on.
The iPod shuffle battery is 80-percent charged in about two hours, and fully charged in
about four hours.
When the battery is charging, the iPod shuffle status light is amber. When the battery is
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Batteries also wear out from time to time, so if you find that it's not charging no matter what you do, it's likely that you need a new battery. Here's a link to more info on iPod batteries: http://www.apple.com/batteries/ipods.html

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To charge the battery using your computer:
Connect iPod shuffle to a high-power USB port on your computer using the included iPod shuffle Dock. The computer must be turned on and not in sleep mode (some models of Macintosh can charge iPod shuffle while in sleep mode). When the battery is charging, the status light on iPod shuffle is orange. When the battery is fully charged, the status light turns green.
If you don't see the status light, iPod shuffle might not be connected to a high-power USB port. Try another USB port on your computer.

To charge the battery using an iPod USB Power Adapter If you do not have then you have to buy the same from Apple Store) 1 Connect the AC plug adapter to the power adapter (they might already be connected). 2 Plug the USB connector of the iPod shuffle Dock into the power adapter. 3 Plug the power adapter into a working electrical outlet. 4 Put iPod shuffle in the dock. You can disconnect and use iPod shuffle before it is fully charged.

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My iPod shuffle will not charge


If iPod shuffle won’t turn on or respond
â If the status light blinks orange when you press a button, the iPod shuffle buttons are
disabled. Press and hold Play/Pause (’) for about three seconds, until the status light
blinks green.
â Connect iPod shuffle to a high-power USB port on your computer. Your iPod shuffle
battery may need to be recharged.
â Turn iPod shuffle off, wait five seconds, and then turn it on again.
â You may need to restore iPod shuffle software. See “Updating and Restoring
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Greetings bernince24,

Generally when an Ipod is charged, it is off and connected to a usb port with your computer. It simply draws power off the computer. It is all pretty intuitive, plug and play. Meaning the once you hook the ipod to whatever charging device you are using, it will charge on it own from there.

I hope this helps.

Dorothy
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How to charge when away from computer.


You can buy an iPod charger that fits into a wall plug

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2. Take out the cord
3. Bring it back to Wal-Mart and say you opened it and it didn't have a cord (you have to bring it back in like a week or so).

If you don't want to do that, i think you can call RCA and get a replacement

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