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Ipod 1st generation prob

I put my ipod on hold and then i went to take it off of hold, but no matter what direction the hold button is in, it's still on hold. when i hook it up to the computer it turns on so its charged i know. how do i fix that?

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I'm pretty shure, the hold switch is broken, and it is stuck in hold mode. Only replacement will work. (But, also, check if the plastic button doesn't fit with the switch, an then, is not switched by the plastic button)

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