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My ipods brightness doesnt work is very dim when i turn the brightness up or down nothing happens the screen just stays very dim all the time i restored the ipod and still the same

My ipod screen is very dim the brightness for some reason doesnt work . . . idk how to fix it i restored the itouch and still the same . . . can someone helpp me every time i change the brightness settings nothin will happen

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  • can_putt Apr 22, 2009

    even when i turn up the brightness n put back light on for always on i cannot see anyting unless i hold it under certian lights HELPPPP i need my ipod

  • ac3g Apr 24, 2009

    The other day i was running and i fell in some mud, I quicky retrieved my ipod, hoping that it was okay, i clicked the center button, and all was well. Once i got my self cleaned up a little, i took off my case, and started to wipe it down... then it wouldnt turn on. It wasnt until later that i realized that it worked, it was just very dim. (unless held up to the light at a certain angle.) I have rested my settings, and turned it off... still no change. Any suggestions??

    (FYI: I had bought the iPod used on craigslist, so suggesting to take it into apple with a warranty wont work.)


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Well as you probably figure, you're back light has probably crapped out. However I would reset it by holding both the menu and center buttons at the same time until you see an apple appear on the screen. If the back light does not come on then, try the settings one more time. If there is still no backlight at this point; I would go ahead and connect it to your computer and restore it using itunes. Sadly if you still cannot resolve your issue at this point you will probably want to call apple tech support about it at 1-800-APL-CARE (1-800-275-2273) If your still under warranty they should cover all expenses on the repair or replacement. (Just don't admit to any kind of accidental damage)

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You need to look inside your headphone jack at a little rectangular or semi moon strip.  If the strip is white, then you can go to Apple and claim ignorance for the screen issue.  If the strip is pink, then Apple will deny you under the no warranty for water damage clause.

Posted on Oct 24, 2009

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    adamhughes99 Dec 20, 2012

    half of mine is like a red color the bottom half so what do i do

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    adamhughes99 Dec 20, 2012

    the bottom half of mine is like a redish pink color. is that normal what do i do


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-my ipod touch fell in the toilet [ it was clean(: thank qod;! ] & ii wiped & dried it & put it in a bowl of rice to soak up any excess moisture & still nothinq ;? so far im about to call the apple tech support . my ipod is really dimmed & workinq perfectly fine but its basically really really hard to see the screen...

so is the problem my back liqht ?
messaqe me:
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thanks SOOOOO much (:

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I know for a fact that its dim because of water i suggest getting a new screen. but before you do that talk to apple support. or sell it to me.

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