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Screw in the headphone socket

There is a screw lodged in the headphone hole (bottom right) of my daughter's iPod. I think one of her friend's may have inserted it there. How do I get it out? Thanks.

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  • ams7047 Jul 10, 2008

    It is somewhat loose in the hole. It probably needs a thin forceps that I can use to grab the screw; however, I do not have one. I will try a watch repair store.

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To be honest i would see how well its jammed in there. if you cant extract it by hand then use a screw driver and undo it because either way its gonna be damaged.....only problem is you might not be able to put a headphone jack in the hole because the screw may of opened it up too much.

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