My ipod isn't recharging or even turning on.
try putting the ipod into disc mode before connecting it to your computer to restore. Just in case you are unsure on how to put an ipod into disc mode, I have posted step by step instructions below. This is the only other option to restore the ipod and not need it repaired or replaced.
I hope it works for you :)
Putting ipod into disc mode
Putting iPods with a Click Wheel into disk mode
Before placing the iPod into disk mode, you should verify that it is charged.
Toggle the Hold switch on and off.
(Set it to Hold, then turn it off again.)
Press and hold the Menu and Select buttons for at least 6 seconds until the Apple logo appears.
When the Apple logo appears, release the Menu and Select buttons and immediately press and hold the Select and the Play/Pause buttons until the Disk Mode screen appears.
Connect the iPod to your computer; the screen on the iPod will change and say "Do not disconnect"
If you are having difficulty putting the iPod model into disk mode, set it on a flat surface. Make sure that the finger pressing the Select button is not touching the Click Wheel. Also make sure that you are pressing the Play/Pause button toward the outside of the Click Wheel and not near the center.
If you are still unable to put your iPod with a Click Wheel into Disk Mode, use one finger from one hand to press the Select button, and one finger from the other hand to press the Play/Pause button.
Apr 25, 2009 |
Apple iPod nano 3rd Generation