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Re: ipod mini won't work
Hi footguy....When you say "wet", do you mean that it took a short iRinse? Or did it go for an iSwim?
Generally, these types of electronic devices, including laptops will of course, shut down when drenched, or upon excess moisture detection. But they also operate properly once 100% dry again.
If your iPod did indeed go for an iSwim, you may still have excess moisture. You may want to minimally open it to assist with the exposure of fresh air to accellerate the evaporation. DO NOT use any heated fans or hair dryers. At most, just a plain 'ol fan will do. If you are absolutely confident that it is completely dry, and still experience this issue, you may have to surrender and take it to an iDoctor.
Please update your post with any further information and/or your progress.....good luck my friend
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YES! There may be something you can do! I give this solution a lot, but it seems to work most of the time. It may be that your ipod's software is simply corrupt. Just follow this guide to "Restore" your iPod's software.
If this solution doesn't fix the problem, I will be happy to provide further assistance!
Looks like the software just hanged-up on you. Try to reset the Ipod by following the procedures below.
Turn the Hold switch on, then back to off.
Press and hold the Menu and Select buttons for 10 seconds (until the Apple logo appears). You may need to repeat the reset several times. If the reset doesn't help, then put the iPod into forced disk mode.
2nd option (Disk Mode):
Plug the iPod into a high-powered USB port, let it sit for 2 hours, then disconnect it. If you have a wall charger, plug in the iPod, then follow these steps while it is still plugged in.
Turn the Hold switch on, then back to off.
Press and hold the Menu and Select buttons until the Apple logo appears Immediately switch your figures to press and hold the Select and the Play/Pause buttons until "Disk Mode" appears at the top.
For a lot of people, this solves the problem. Connect the iPod to the computer and (assuming it shows up) reset the iPod again to get it out of Disk Mode. If at this point you still have the white screen, restore the iPod using the restore function in iTunes under the Summary tab (this will erase everything on the iPod and put it at factory settings).
Note: Do not disconnect or eject the iPod until the store is totally done. After you think it's done, wait another five minutes.
I would attempt putting the ipod into disc mode and see if your ipod is recognized by the computer after you reconnect it.
I have researched this issue and found a knowledge base article on apples web site that may help you out with this.
Here are the steps to do it...
Putting iPods with a Click Wheel into disk mode
Before placing the iPod into disk mode, you should verify that it is charged.
Toggle the Hold switch on and off. (Set it to Hold, then turn it off again.)
Press and hold the Menu and Select buttons for at least 6 seconds until the Apple logo appears.
When the Apple logo appears, release the Menu and Select buttons and immediately press and hold the Select and the Play/Pause buttons until the Disk Mode screen appears.
Connect the iPod to your computer; the screen on the iPod will change and say "Do not disconnect"
If you are having difficulty putting the iPod model into disk mode, set it on a flat surface. Make sure that the finger pressing the Select button is not touching the Click Wheel. Also make sure that you are pressing the Play/Pause button toward the outside of the Click Wheel and not near the center. If you are still unable to put your iPod with a Click Wheel into Disk Mode, use one finger from one hand to press the Select button, and one finger from the other hand to press the Play/Pause button.
If it won't go into disc mode while not connected to your computer, try doing the above steps with it already connected to you computer. If none of these steps work, it is sadly probably time to get a new ipod. I hope that it does help you out though. Good luck :)
Connect the ipod to your computer and let it sit for about fifteen minutes. Then it should show up in your computer and under itunes. Usually, if your ipod dies completely, when you try to charge it using a wall or car charger, it will do that, just flashing the apple logo and going back off. Leaving it plugged up to the computer will allow the battery to charge normally, just enough so that it can come on and sync with itunes. While it is plugged into the computer and charging, it should say something like, battery very low, wait few minutes, charging. It should work after letting it sit plugged up to the computer.