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Ipod shuffle wont work

Can you help me with the problem of my aipod shuffle?
i bought it 2 years ago, but lately my friend plug it in a diffrent usb charger. now my ipod wont work, i cant locate it either in my computer. ipod not found, and when i charge it, it turns hot. and wnt play anything. what would i do? is the ipod damaged permanently?

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  • bihl Jun 14, 2008

    i dont know what all these lights mean whan im charging it

  • dpenick05 Aug 27, 2008

    my ipod shuffle was given to me bye a friend and it wont turn on its not snycing to my computer and i dont know if its even chargeing so can someone help me please.

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The user's manual, which can be found at http://www.apple.com/support/, explains all the blink codes

Getting hot - too hot to touch = bad - player needs to be replaced

Try the 5 R's

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The computer must be turned on and set to not go to sleep.


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Verify the iPod shuffle is connected securely.


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Connect iPod shuffle to a high-power USB port on your computer using the included iPod shuffle Dock. The computer must be turned on and not in sleep mode (some models of Macintosh can charge iPod shuffle while in sleep mode). When the battery is charging, the status light on iPod shuffle is orange. When the battery is fully charged, the status light turns green.
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    3. iPod shuffle (1st Generation) is identified as a device in "Recovery mode." iPod shuffle (2nd Generation) is identified as a "USB DFU device."
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