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Wet iPod Is there a way to rescue an iPod nano that has gone through the washing machine? I have had it in a bowl of uncooked rice for a couple of weeks, but nothing happens when I turn it on or connect it to the computer.

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  • justin15 Dec 04, 2007

    it was washed

  • justin15 Dec 05, 2007

    my ipod was accident ly submerged in water for about 3 minutes

  • Anonymous Feb 24, 2008

    my ipod also went through the wash, and now all it shows is the apple logo

  • ycelle May 20, 2008

    two weeks ago, my itouch took a swim for like a second or so...
    i quickly fished it out of the water then dried it up with a towel... i opened it and checked if it still work... the photos are still there, including the videos and music... the only problem was that i cannot hear what was playing...
    a few hours later, it was back to it old self... i really thought that everything was ok till this afternoon... i cannot turn it on and the itunes in my computer cannot recognize it...


  • sidhant May 23, 2008

    my ipod nano went into washing machine is there any rescue????????

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Well here's my help......

Start mowing lawns, babysitting, or get a job
your ipods toast start saveing up for a new one!
NOTE: this happened to me!

Posted on May 05, 2010

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My ipod was left out in the rain for a day can i fix it... yea i put it near a bowdryer for 10 min them stuck it in a container of rice will it work i think so their is a suggestion

Posted on Jun 22, 2008

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I have heard (not sure if its true) but for phones if they get wet you put it in a sock and then in a dryer it will work, maybe it will work for a ipod but i have no idea if it works. Thats just a suggestion.

Posted on Nov 11, 2007

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