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Wihte screen on old ipod touch

My old ipod touch isnt working. first, when i press the top button the screen turnes white and after a few seconds, it freezes and i have to let it die. after that i reset it and it works but everything is really dark and when i press the top button it freezes. It wont connect to itunes so i cannot restore it.
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Try doing a hard reset by holding the power and home button for at least 10 sec or till the ipod resets no doing a hard reset dose not erase your ipod

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My ipod touch 4th generations says ipod disabled connect to itunes, but screen is locked


Like all electronic devices, iPods sometimes freeze and become unresponsive. Sometimes iPods lock up when they're dropped on the ground or come in contact with water, but less destructive accidents may also cause them to stop working. All versions of the iPod have a way to reset their hardware should they stop playing music or refuse to turn off.

Check the "Hold" switch on the top case of your iPod to be sure it isn't activated. An iPod will appear frozen and unresponsive if this feature is activated. A lock symbol will appear on your iPod's screen if it is in Hold mode. Switch the "Hold" button on and off once. Place one finger on the "Menu" button and another on the center button. Press both buttons at the same time and hold them for up to 8 seconds. Release the "Menu" and center buttons once the Apple logo appears on your iPod's screen. Try releasing the buttons and pressing and holding them a second time if the logo does not appear, as it can sometimes take several tries to reset a severely frozen iPod. Press and hold the top button and the center "Home" button on a frozen and unresponsive iPod touch to reset it. Hold the buttons for at least 10 seconds and wait for the Apple logo to appear on the screen, then release the buttons. Connect your iPod to its powerblock or a computer if it is still frozen. Wait 5 minutes and then try to reset it. Sometimes an iPod can appear frozen when its battery runs out and just needs a few minutes of power to start working again. Hope this helps.

Jan 19, 2013 | Apple iPod touch 4th Generation MP3 Player

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My Ipod touch screen suddenly began to display everything huge. What happened?


Hi mariaelenaga,

To set a minimum font size for messages:


Choose "Mail, Contacts, Calendars" > Minimum Font Size, then choose Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large, or Giant.


Also, you may need to try the following:


Restarting and Resetting iPod touch

If something isn't working right, restarting, force quitting an application, or resetting iPod touch will likely solve the problem.


Restart iPod touch: Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the red slider appears.

Slide your finger across the slider to turn off iPod touch. To turn iPod touch back on, press and hold the Sleep/Wake until the Apple logo appears.


If you can't turn off iPod touch or if the problem continues, you may need to reset. A

reset should be done only if turning iPod touch off and on doesn't resolve the problem.


Force quit an application: Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button on top of iPod touch

for a few seconds until a red slider appears, and then press and hold the Home button

until the application quits.


Reset iPod touch: Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button at the
same time for at least ten seconds, until the Apple logo appears.

This information was sourced from the iPod Touch official user guide at:

http://manuals.info.apple.com/en_US/iPod_touch_3.0_User_Guide.pdf


Hope this helps.

Best regards,

CellPhBuddy.

Mar 17, 2011 | Cell Phones

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Cannot use the slide button


Try resetting your iPod by:
  1. Holding down the home button (button on the face of the iPod) and lock button (button on the top of the iPod) at the same time for a few seconds. An option to turn off the iPod should appear at the top of the screen.
  2. Slide the slider to turn off, and wait until screen is totally blank.
  3. Press and hold the lock button (button at the top of the iPod) until an Apple icon appears. Let go, and try the slider now.
  4. If that does not work, it is most likely that you damaged the touch sensor on a certain part of your screen - go to Apple to get it repaired. If you bought it within less than a year, it may be covered under warranty - which means you can get a free replacement on the spot.

Feb 01, 2011 | Apple iPod touch

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My iPod touch wont charge at all and it wont turn on or anything


Try one of these steps:
- Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button on top of iPod touch for a few seconds until a red slider appears, then drag the slider. Then press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the Apple logo appears.
-press in the sleep/wake button on the top left of the device, and the big circular home button on the front face on the bottom. Do this for roughly 10 or more seconds and the device should shut down/off. Give if a moment and then restart the device.
-*WARNING* This method can erase all of your personal content on iPod...
  • Reset iPod touch settings. From the Home screen choose Settings > General > Reset > Reset All Settings. All your preferences are reset, but your data and media are left untouched.
  • If that doesn't work, erase all content on iPod touch. From the Home screen choose Settings > General > Reset > "Erase All Content and Settings." All your preferences are reset, and all your data and media are removed from iPod touch.
  • If that doesn't work, restore the iPod touch software. See "Updating and Restoring iPhone or iPod touch Software."

Mar 11, 2010 | Apple iPod touch

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My 8g touch will not charge!


Try one of these steps:
- Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button on top of iPod touch for a few seconds until a red slider appears, then drag the slider. Then press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the Apple logo appears.
-press in the sleep/wake button on the top left of the device, and the big circular home button on the front face on the bottom. Do this for roughly 10 or more seconds and the device should shut down/off. Give if a moment and then restart the device.
-*WARNING* This method can erase all of your personal content on iPod...
  • Reset iPod touch settings. From the Home screen choose Settings > General > Reset > Reset All Settings. All your preferences are reset, but your data and media are left untouched.
  • If that doesn't work, erase all content on iPod touch. From the Home screen choose Settings > General > Reset > "Erase All Content and Settings." All your preferences are reset, and all your data and media are removed from iPod touch.
  • If that doesn't work, restore the iPod touch software. See "Updating and Restoring iPhone or iPod touch Software."

Mar 10, 2010 | Apple iPod touch

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Won't charge


Try one of these steps:
- Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button on top of iPod touch for a few seconds until a red slider appears, then drag the slider. Then press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the Apple logo appears.
-press in the sleep/wake button on the top left of the device, and the big circular home button on the front face on the bottom. Do this for roughly 10 or more seconds and the device should shut down/off. Give if a moment and then restart the device.
-*WARNING* This method can erase all of your personal content on iPod...
  • Reset iPod touch settings. From the Home screen choose Settings > General > Reset > Reset All Settings. All your preferences are reset, but your data and media are left untouched.
  • If that doesn't work, erase all content on iPod touch. From the Home screen choose Settings > General > Reset > "Erase All Content and Settings." All your preferences are reset, and all your data and media are removed from iPod touch.
  • If that doesn't work, restore the iPod touch software. See "Updating and Restoring iPhone or iPod touch Software."

Mar 10, 2010 | Apple iPod touch

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Its frozen and it won't unlock


Try one of these steps:
- Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button on top of iPod touch for a few seconds until a red slider appears, then drag the slider. Then press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the Apple logo appears.
-press in the sleep/wake button on the top left of the device, and the big circular home button on the front face on the bottom. Do this for roughly 10 or more seconds and the device should shut down/off. Give if a moment and then restart the device.
-*WARNING* This method can erase all of your personal content on iPod...
  • Reset iPod touch settings. From the Home screen choose Settings > General > Reset > Reset All Settings. All your preferences are reset, but your data and media are left untouched.
  • If that doesn't work, erase all content on iPod touch. From the Home screen choose Settings > General > Reset > "Erase All Content and Settings." All your preferences are reset, and all yourdata and media are removed from iPod touch.
  • If that doesn't work, restore the iPod touch software. See "Updating and Restoring iPhone or iPod touch Software."

Feb 16, 2010 | Apple iPod touch

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My ipod screen just stays White. My daughter can play Music on the chargeable station. But i turned it off and on and it goes to Clear White Screen everytime.


Try to reset the ipod:

- iPod Classic: Press Menu & Center button at the same time for at least ten seconds
- iPod Touch: Press Center button & top button at the same time for at least ten seconds

Apple logo will appear, and the iPod will be reset (you won't loose your music)

Oct 08, 2009 | Apple iPod touch

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My ipod touch wont work


If iPod touch won't turn on, or if the display freezes or doesn't respond
  • iPod touch may need charging. See "Charging the Battery" in the iPod touch Features Guide.
  • Press and hold the Home button for at least six seconds, until the application you were using quits.
  • If that doesn't work, turn off iPod touch and turn it on again. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button on top of iPod touch for a few seconds until a red slider appears, and then drag the slider. Then press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the Apple logo appears.
  • If that doesn't work, reset iPod touch. Press and hold both the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button for at least ten seconds, until the Apple logo appears.
If iPod touch continues to freeze or not respond after you reset it
  • Reset iPod touch settings. From the Home screen choose Settings > General > Reset > Reset All Settings. All your preferences are reset, but your data and media are left untouched.
  • If that doesn't work, erase all content on iPod touch. From the Home screen choose Settings > General > Reset > "Erase All Content and Settings." All your preferences are reset, and all your data and media are removed from iPod touch.

To reset the iPhone or iPod Touch, press and hold down the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button simultaneously at the same time for at least ten seconds, then the LCD display will clear and the Apple logo appears on the black background. When Apple logo appears, reset is done.

Sep 22, 2009 | Apple iPod touch

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Stuck on black and white Apple logo screen


Hi,

Solution 1) Press Hold/Sleep & hold buttons at same time for 20 seconds, This may fix you problem.

If problem is still alive follow solution 2

Solution 2) Press Hold/Sleep & hold buttons at same time for 10 sec. & then leave only Hold/Sleep button keep home button pressed & connect you ipod to PC, That means you have to bring your ipod in DFU mode (Recovery mode) Check out this video for getting ipod touch in DFU mode http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bITIiGswjFI
. itune must be run on PC.
It will ask you for restore. Accept Restore you ipod touch request by itune. Wait for few minutes while ipod being restored.

This process will solve your problem 100%. I have solved same problem for ipod touch. Follow this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQk4-krrNVk

Thanks.
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May 22, 2009 | Apple iPod touch

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