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Ipod 8 gb nano froze

I have tried everything
the ipod is frozen and wont turn off or it wont charge
even if i plug it in to my computer

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  • Anonymous Mar 05, 2008

    Its frozen on hold. I just bought it today. What do i do?!?!? pleasee

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Mine froze just before - went onto another forum, and they suggested holding down the center button and the menu button for 6 sec - and done! it restarted and it's all good again- i hope this helps someone else out!

Posted on Jun 01, 2008

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Plug it into your computer and use the link in itunes to restore your ipod. This will usually work. If it doesn't, then it is time to contact Apple support to cover your warranty, or take it back to the store.

Posted on Mar 05, 2008

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