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My iPod shuffle will not charge

When I plug the iPod into the computer the light immediately turns green as if it is already charged yet when I unplug the iPod it still has no power. I have tried restoring it but this has not helped. I also bought a power unit to charge it from an outlet and again, as soon as I plug it in the charging light turns green indicating it is already charged. I left it connected for over an hour and again the iPod had no power when I disconnected it. This is the first time I have tried to charge this iPod since I purchased it. (I used it initially with the charge that was already on the iPod).

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  • sarahu2rem Jun 30, 2008

    I have the exact same problem with my Mp3 shuffle, the green light remains on when it is charged via the computer but when it disconnects it does not work at all. I plugged it in overnight to my computer and sill no success!

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If iPod shuffle won’t turn on or respond
â If the status light blinks orange when you press a button, the iPod shuffle buttons are
disabled. Press and hold Play/Pause (’) for about three seconds, until the status light
blinks green.
â Connect iPod shuffle to a high-power USB port on your computer. Your iPod shuffle
battery may need to be recharged.
â Turn iPod shuffle off, wait five seconds, and then turn it on again.
â You may need to restore iPod shuffle software. See “Updating and Restoring
iPod shuffle Software” on page 26.

Posted on Jul 06, 2008

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Hi,Okay, well, I don't want to be a shill for Apple (I mean, heck, I had to buy my Shuffle, so it's not like they're sponsoring this in any way! :-) so let's talk about the color sequences and what they mean.

First off, there are a number of different functions that are denoted by different color sequences, so flashing green might mean one thing when you're listening to music, and something else entirely when it's plugged in and charging or syncing with your PC.

The primary functions are powering on, charging, syncing, and general feedback. Let's look at each.

When you turn on your ipod shuffle, the light will indicate your current charge level:

green = 30-100% charge, you're good to cruise
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red = less than 10% charge, time to plug it in
no light = too late, you've run out of juice

If you see an alternating pattern of green-orange-orange then your Shuffle's crashed or otherwise needs to be restored. Needless to say, that's not a good thing, but probably easy to fix when you hook it up to your PC or Mac.

When you're charging up your shuffle, there are three possible light states:

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When you're playing some music, you can see visual feedback on what's happening and what state you're in:

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Press and hold play and

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