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I turn my ipod shuffle on but it will not play songs!

I have charged it a million times, i have restored it just as many times. I just cannot get my ipod to play songs... i turn it on, the green light shows, i press play and nothing happens. I have also pressed and held the play button for three seconds at a time.

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SOURCE: charging my IPod

first thing its getting charge through pc'c usb> it will get charged through teh dongle>so connect the dongle to teh pc make sure pc is up and rounning and connect the i-pod and that will charged initially u can see the light orange blinking which means its charging and u can either turn on it or off it while charging thx rate me solved if its helps

Posted on Dec 06, 2007

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SOURCE: IPOD SHUFFLE NOT PLAYING MUSIC

green - orange 2sec

indicates that there is NO MUSIC on the Ipod.

go into itunes, connect your ipod.

when your Ipod connects you will see it apear in the left columb.

click on it. - if your library is now blank there is no music on it.

click 'autofill' at the botom to put songs from your album on to your ipod.

Posted on Dec 17, 2007

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SOURCE: My iPod shuffle will not charge

If iPod shuffle won’t turn on or respond
â If the status light blinks orange when you press a button, the iPod shuffle buttons are
disabled. Press and hold Play/Pause (’) for about three seconds, until the status light
blinks green.
â Connect iPod shuffle to a high-power USB port on your computer. Your iPod shuffle
battery may need to be recharged.
â Turn iPod shuffle off, wait five seconds, and then turn it on again.
â You may need to restore iPod shuffle software. See “Updating and Restoring
iPod shuffle Software” on page 26.

Posted on Jul 06, 2008

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i have the same problem. i tried everything but nothing worked .. sorry

Posted on Aug 16, 2008

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SOURCE: Ipod shuffle (2nd gen) completely dead

you are still under warranty...take it to the sony apple store...they will fix it /replace it or tell you there is cost if it not the battery (note do not tell them you charged overnight, and for the future do chage any gadgets more than 3-4 hrs) when you do charge over night you are actually shorten the battery life span or overcharge....so as soon as you come home from school,work,whatever cell/ipod or any other device needs to be charge...charge it now and unplug before you go to bed....

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