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IPod Nano screen on and blank

I have a first generation ipod nano that is having a strange issue. It plays music fine but the screen is not functioning properly. When I turn it on it blinks with a bright blank screen. I have no way of telling what is playing. everything else works fine. Can you help?

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Re: iPod Nano screen on and blank

Try these steps:

Reset, retry, restart, reinstall, then restore. In that order. If one doesn't work, go on to the next.

If you call apple support these are the things they'll tell you to do.

Posted on Nov 14, 2007

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Re: iPod Nano screen on and blank

This is all I could locate: Reflash it using the updater program or call apple. Also see:

Posted on Nov 13, 2007

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go exchange it for another faulty product i had the same problem

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