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I have no sound on my ipod and apopup say generic volume running

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Damaged hardware is responsible for the most obvious iPod sound problems.
In such cases, Apple may be able to help you fix the problem, depending on the status of your warranty.
All iPods have a one-year warranty according to Apple's website.
Software problems can also affect your audio.
For example, downloading a non-certified Apple application can stop your sound from working correctly.
Returning your iPod to its original factory settings fixes many of these software glitches.

Plug in a different set of headphones and test the sound.
If that set works, your old headphones were the cause of your audio problems.
If your iPod still doesn't work, proceed.
Remove an application on your iPod Touch if you installed it right before your sound stopped working.
Hold your finger over the top left corner of the application.
It will shake.
Touch the "X." Touch the "Home" button.
Restore your iPod to fix other potential software problems.
Open iTunes. Plug the iPod into your computer with a USB cord.
Click on your iPod on the left-hand menu.
The iPod will be listed under the name you assigned it when you first set it up.
Click the "Restore" button on the menu.
Leave the iPod alone while it restores.
It may take several minutes.
Test the sound once the restore is complete.
The iPod syncs after restoration.
Once the sync is complete, the process is over.
Contact the Apple Technical Support line at 1-800-275-2273 if your audio still doesn't work.
Have your iPod with you.
Damaged hardware is responsible for the most obvious iPod sound problems.
In such cases, Apple may be able to help you fix the problem, depending on the status of your warranty.
All iPods have a one-year warranty according to Apple's website.
Software problems can also affect your audio.
For example, downloading a non-certified Apple application can stop your sound from working correctly.
Returning your iPod to its original factory settings fixes many of these software glitches.

Plug in a different set of headphones and test the sound.
If that set works, your old headphones were the cause of your audio problems.
If your iPod still doesn't work, proceed.
Open iTunes. Plug the iPod into your computer with a USB cord.
Click on your iPod on the left-hand menu.
The iPod will be listed under the name you assigned it when you first set it up.
Click the "Restore" button on the menu.
Leave the iPod alone while it restores.
It may take several minutes.
Test the sound once the restore is complete.
The iPod syncs after restoration.
Once the sync is complete, the process is over.
Contact the Apple Technical Support line at 1-800-275-2273 if your audio still doesn't work.
Have your iPod with you.

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Damaged hardware is responsible for the most obvious iPod sound problems. In such cases, Apple may be able to help you fix the problem, depending on the status of your warranty.
All iPods have a one-year warranty according to Apple's website.
Software problems can also affect your audio.
For example, downloading a non-certified Apple application can stop your sound from working correctly.
Returning your iPod to its original factory settings fixes many of these software glitches.

Plug in a different set of headphones and test the sound.
If that set works, your old headphones were the cause of your audio problems.

If your iPod still doesn't work, proceed.
Remove an application on your iPod Touch if you installed it right before your sound stopped working.
Hold your finger over the top left corner of the application.
It will shake.
Touch the "X." Touch the "Home" button.
Restore your iPod to fix other potential software problems.
Open iTunes.
Plug the iPod into your computer with a USB cord.
Click on your iPod on the left-hand menu.
The iPod will be listed under the name you assigned it when you first set it up.
Click the "Restore" button on the menu.
Leave the iPod alone while it restores. It may take several minutes.
Test the sound once the restore is complete.
The iPod syncs after restoration.
Once the sync is complete, the process is over.
Contact the Apple Technical Support line at 1-800-275-2273 if your audio still doesn't work.
Have your iPod with you.

Aug 01, 2013 | Apple iPod Audio Players & Recorders

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How do I make my iTouch Louder


<p>He the volume of the iPod Touch can be affected in some way, the definition of musical sound check the volume limit set in the settings device preferences. The tool of sound check, which can also be found on iTunes, check your iTouch music and video library for the stabilization of the equalizer song for a constant level, the volume limit reduces the volume to grow beyond a set point, which helps the potential adverse effects of hearing loss caused by loud music. <br /> <p><br /> <p>1. Press the button to the left of the iPod Touch. The volume switch top left of the iPod Touch increases the sound volume, and gives a volume icon on the screen as it grows. Accident on the volume button for the iTouch, it seemed sound problems. Touch the "Music" icon to start playing the song, press the volume for music to grow. <br /> <p><br /> <p>2. Adjust the volume control settings. Tap Settings on the iPod screen Touch, Touch "Music" and tap "volume limit." Slide the tab to the right of way to reduce the volume bar to change the limit of the maximum. Press the Home button to save and Settings. <br /> <p><br /> <p>3. Sound Check off. Tap "Music" in the Settings window and slide the guide Sound Check to the left to the sound check feature off. A Sound check song keeps playing very hard at the same level. While the function prevents sudden jumps in volume, can also lead to a series of songs to play very soft, depending on the quality of the music. <br /> <p><br /> <p>4. Adjust the volume to your headphones. Press the "+" button on your Apple headphones, the volume of a music or video playback to increase. If a song or video does not play, the volume control adjusts the volume on the iTouch. <br />

on Aug 05, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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My ipod doe not have sound and a popup says generic volume cannot be stopped


Follow these steps to reset an iPod Classic, or in fact any iPod with a Click Wheel.

Make sure the iPod Classic isn't simply paused or locked.
Check the screen for a lock symbol.
If you see a lock, unlock the Hold switch.
You should be back in business.
Put the iPod on a flat surface to stabilize it.
Slide the Hold switch on, then slide it off.
Hold down Select and Menu together for several seconds with two fingers.
Make sure your finger isn't touching the Click Wheel.
When the Apple logo appears, release Select and Menu.
If the iPod Classic doesn't reset, repeat the above step.
If that still doesn't get your iPod Classic to restart, plug the iPod into a power adapter or a computer and see if it starts up.

http://support.apple.com/kb/TS1382?viewlocale=en_US(URL)

Aug 01, 2013 | Apple iPod Audio Players & Recorders

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My ipod nano has songs but no sounds


Step 1:
Since entering the marketplace and revolutionizing the way people experienced personal audio, Apple's iPod has become the unquestioned leader in MP3 players. Available in several different models and versions including the original iPod, iPhone, iPod Nano and iPod Touch the iPod allows people to listen to any number of songs with just the click of the button. However, as is the case with numerous electronics, certain iPod users encounter issues with their device, particularly sound issues. These issues range from buzzing sounds through the headphones to low volume quality to no sound at all. Fortunately, there are ways to attempt to remedy these sound issues.

Volume and Song Selection Oftentimes, those iPod users listening to heavier music (such as rock or hip-hop) will encounter a buzzing noise when playing their device at maximum or near-maximum volume. Try lowering the volume a bit, as this will most likely remedy your buzzing issues. Also, try playing a different song from a different artist at the same volume to ensure sound quality is optimal across the board. Check the Headphones Before attempting to diagnose an iPod's sound issues, ensure the iPod itself (and not the headphones) are the culprit for these sound issues. Do so by disconnecting headphones from the iPod and playing them on another device, such as another iPod, a PC or laptop. If the quality is still not optimal, the headphones (not the iPod) are likely the reason for low sound quality. Also try connecting an iPod to an iPod listening dock. If the sound quality is optimal, but not so when connected to headphones, that would also indicate headphones as the cause of low sound quality. b> Reset the iPod Sometimes, simply resetting an electronic device such as an iPod, digital cable box or video game system will remedy the solution, as it gives the device a chance to reboot. Try resetting the iPod to remedy whatever sound problem you may be encountering, whether it's no sound or less-than-optimal sound. Not all iPods are reset the same way, so consult the user manual (either paper form or through Apple.com support) to learn how to reset a particular type of iPod. Adjust Sound Settings If sound quality is less than optimal, including too much bass, not enough bass, poor acoustics or any number of other issues, try altering an iPod's system settings to correct the issue. Do so by going to the "Settings" key on the main iPod menu, then going to "EQ." From there, test certain settings to see if they may correct the iPod's issue. EQ settings allow users to set their music to a certain type of genre (in terms of how the music is delivered), as well as lowering bass, increasing bass and altering acoustics. b> Make Sure Headphones Are Fully Connected As simple as it sounds, sometimes the reason iPods have no sound at all is because their headphones become somewhat detached from the device. Such is the case with physical activities such as exercising or doing yard work. If no sound comes through the iPod, make sure the headphones are plugged in all the way to ensure the lack of sound is not a simple oversight. Consult Apple Support Whatever the sound issue, if iPod users have tried everything possible to remedy the problem with no results, they can call Apple support or visit an Apple retailer to help further diagnose the issue. The issue could be a simple fix or might be so severe that purchasing a new iPod is the best course to travel.

Feb 09, 2013 | Apple iPod nano 3rd Generation

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Volume wont turn up on my mp3 - volume too low


How to Reset the Volume Limit on the iPod Nano
Resetting the volume limit on your iPod Nano affects everything you listen to, from music to audio books. You can adjust the volume for each individual item on your Nano using the click wheel, but the highs and lows of the sound will depend on the overall volume limit setting. Volume levels will vary with different ear buds and headphones, and using external devices like docking stations to play your iPod Nano will also cause variation in the volume.
Instructions
1 Press any button on your iPod Nano's click wheel and turn it on. Press the "menu" button at the top of the click wheel until you reach the iPod menu.
2 Select "Settings" from this menu by scrolling down until "Settings" is highlighted, then click the center button.
3 Select "Playback" from the menu choices that show up.
4 Select "Volume Limits." You will reach a screen with a speaker icon and dots indicating the level of volume your iPod is currently set on.
5 Scroll the wheel up or back to adjust the volume limits. Press the center button and you will have the option to lock in your settings by selecting a four-digit combination lock. This is not a necessary step; you can click on "done" and finish. Setting the combination allows you to have more control over any future changes to your iPod's volume limits. Scroll the click wheel to select your combination. Press the center button and you will revisit the volume limits; adjust it as you like and press the center button.

Tips & Warnings
If you set up a combination and forget it, you can reset your iPod Nano and start over again. Resetting will not lose any of your downloads, but you will need to restore or reset many of the settings you initially chose when you first set up your iPod.
Changing the volume limits on your iPod Nano covers everything on your player, but the sound levels for songs, audio books and shows will vary based on how they were recorded.

Dec 10, 2011 | Apple iPod nano

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Hi, I just got the new altec lansing ipod sound dock and a new ipod touch 3rd generation. The dock is not playing sound off of the speakers. Can you help me fix it?


have you turned the volume up from the speakers and the ipod?
thats usualy a problem people get
they think they have to turn volume up from ipod not dock

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My friend locked the volume on my ipod, how can I reset it?


hi there, in order to unlock the volume on the iPod, follow my directions. First, scroll down to settings on the iPod. There should be a thing for volume on the iPod. Click that and scroll it to the right. Then click enter and it should reset the volume. If he set a password, then you need to talk to that friend and ask him what password he set. If he doesn't know, then you need to restore the iPod.

Feb 15, 2010 | Apple iPod nano

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Works great , but Ipod dock only will give about half volume


All Ipod docks bypass the audio processor, so your volume and equalizer presets on the ipod will not work. Use the volume knob on the home theater unit itself.

Dec 20, 2009 | Audio Players & Recorders

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Accidently put in a combination number and have locked the volume so low it cannot be heard. unab le to unlock. is there a generic number i could try.


using itunes on the original machine you used it on you can restore and reset the ipod

failing that on another machine you can reset but you will probably will lose the information on it

Oct 16, 2009 | Apple iPod nano

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Generic problem for all MP3 and Digital Media Players


it sounds like when you formated it you removed the basic programs to run the ipod,if you go onto apples website you can download the factory settings to your ipod and it should then work when you have put music back on.

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