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Broken ipod my ipod wont sync or it wont play any songs, vids, or let me play games :c

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    ipod serial no. JQ508MA7SAY model no:a1099 emc no.2022. has a problem with factory error

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Send it back to apple, try rebooting, smash it (if u have enough money to buy a new one)

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