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Ipod is frozen on now playing w/out playing and wont connect to pc.Is there a reset botton or procedure?

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    I used suggestion #1 and reset. Worked ,Thanks

  • alphonse dinesh May 11, 2010

    I formated ipod. Now there is no songs in my ipod, When i copy songs from pc to ipod. that songs are not displaying in my ipod. please tell me how to store songs again?

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This is a common problem with the ipod mini. luckily it is easy to fix :) to reset the ipod; toggle the hold switch on then off, then hold the center button and play/pause at the same time until you see the apple logo this could take up to 10 seconds. you may need to repeat the procedure. and your ipod will still have all its data but should work like new!

contact me if you have questions or if it doesnt work as you hoped, and i can give you further help!

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