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My mini ipod freezing, showing charger sign i could not turn it to menu

Hello! my mini ipod freezing, when i turn it on, the apple sign appear, after the apple sign disappear then the charger sign shows and i could not turn it on to menu, its freezing, i tried to connect via usb to my laptop and its not detecting.. how to solve this problem? could anyone can help me? TIA!

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  • Madmama Nov 11, 2007

    Actually it has now gone completely blank, after the inability ti connect to PC and not holding a charge for more than 2 hours.Now, it will not charge at all or come on any longer. This was never used often and never dropped. I have had it plugged into the wall charger for 3 hours and it isn't turning on or getting warm.

  • ghty Nov 25, 2007

    it doesn't turn on at all

  • rangers-mich Jul 29, 2008

    My Ipod Mini will not turn on at all.. when i connect it 2 my computer the apple logo appears then goes away then the battery logo appears.. but after a few hours when i disconnect my ipod it still does not turn on..!
    HELP

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    After listening to a couple of songs, the iPod Nano freezes into the apple logo/sign and the background is pink. What is happening?

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    Why does my iPod Nano freeze after listening to a couple of songs, and the background is pink and the apple logo/sign shows up.

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    Why after listening to a couple of songs my iPod freezes into a pink background and the apple logo/sign.

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    My iPod only turns on till the apple shows and never completely turns on

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Try resetting the ipod, this usually works. As follows: How to reset iPod To reset an iPod with a Click Wheel, including: iPod nano (3rd generation) iPod classic iPod (5th generation) iPod nano (2nd generation) iPod nano iPod with color display (iPod photo) iPod (Click Wheel) iPod mini iPod mini (2nd generation) Toggle the Hold switch on and off. (Slide it to Hold, then turn it off again.) 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. Tip: If you are having difficulty resetting your iPod, set it on a flat surface. Make sure the finger pressing the Select button is not touching any part of the click wheel. Also make sure that you are pressing the Menu button toward the outside of the click wheel, and not near the center. If the above steps did not work, try connecting iPod to a power adapter and plug the power adapter into an electrical outlet, or connect iPod to your computer. Make sure the computer is turned on and isn't set to go to sleep. To reset iPod, iPod (scroll wheel), iPod (touch wheel), and iPod (dock connector) Toggle the Hold switch on and off. (Slide it to Hold, then turn it off again.) Press and hold the Play/Pause and Menu buttons simultaneously until the Apple/iPod logo appears, about 6 to 8 seconds. You may need to repeat this step. If the above steps did not work, try connecting iPod to a power adapter and plug the power adapter into an electrical outlet, or connect iPod to your computer. Make sure the computer is turned on and isn't set to go to sleep. If you are still unable to reset your iPod, use only one finger from one hand to press the Center (Select) button, and one finger from the other hand to press the Menu button. When you reset iPod all your music and files are saved, but some customized settings may be lost. Date and time is preserved (unless the iPod reset itself because it had no power and then was reconnected to power). Other customized settings, such as Bookmarks, On-The-Go Playlists, Shuffle, Backlight timer, and so forth are preserved from the last time the hard drive turned on. Good luck, and I hope this helps.

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My mini ipod freezing, when i turn it on, the apple sign appear, after the apple sign disappear then the charger sign shows and i could not turn it on to menu, its freezing, i tried to connect via usb to my laptop and its not detecting.. how to solve this problem?...

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SOURCE: mini ipod freezing showing charger sign

restart your pc press del key in your keyboard,
go to setup usb settings disable usb 2.0 setting

Posted on Feb 18, 2008

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SOURCE: my mini ipod freezing, showing charger sign i could not turn it to menu

try to plug it on the socket wall and charge it for about 2 to 3 hours and connect it to your pc it works

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