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Apple ipod black

I think there is a problem where you put in the headphones. i have to hold the headphones at the spot where the jack and headphones meet. Is there a solution to this problem And I have changed the headphones it doesn't work with all of them thank you

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  • vatrell Jun 26, 2008

    when i completely insert my ipod headphones or i hold them where the jack and headphones meet i still cant hear and i have used different headphones so the problem is the ipod

  • loulabell59 Jun 26, 2008

    my ipod is the first video ipod issued and its a lot weathered! wellis it worth a repair or a replacement?

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The middle botton doesnt work on my 80 gig ipod

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It's a hardware issue. hopefully you purchased the extended warranty because it has to be repaired. my 30 GB iPod has the same problem and any headphone I use has the same issue. How old is the iPod?

Posted on Jun 26, 2008

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    nsindian Jun 26, 2008

    I'd replace it and make sure to get the extended warranty, in case.

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Sounds like plugging the external speakers in has damage the spot were the headphones go in. If this is under warranty that bring it to apple store.

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Does this still happen with a different pair of headphones? If not, get another pair. If the same behaviour with any headphones you will need to contact Apple if still in warranty to get it repaired.

My bet is with the headphones not the IPOD.

Good Luck

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Connect the ipod to your desktop computer Rear USB port and charge it for at least 4 to 8 hrs

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Go here to see about replacing/fixing a broken headphone jack:

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I think it's probably a damaged audio jack. If you're still in warranty, get it off to Apple. If not, you've got 3 choices;

1. Attempt to fix it yourself. I managed to get stereo again by opening the ipod up and inserting a staple in the bottom of the jack, to fit between the headphone and the ipod's audio input. This took some fiddling around, using tweezers, and will probably not last long if I take it out somewhere. I might attempt removing the audio jack and seeing if I can bend the metal connects for the right audio channel so they touch the headphone cable again. An alternative to this method would be to put some cardboard in the audio jack socket and adjusting it so that it brings the hardphones back into contact. Someone did this and posted the results on their blog, but I forgot the URL...

2. Buy a new audio jack and replace it yourself. There's an ipod repair wiki out there, and several of the replacement jack suppliers have detailed instructions. It's about 40 UK pounds for the replacement though....

3. Get someone to repair it. Expensive, about 60 quid, but perhaps worth it if you're scared of further damaging your precious beast.


Note though that there have also been issues with software updates and audio output, search the apple discussion boards for more details...

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