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Try this: turn off your ipod, hold the home button, and plug it into itunes while still holding the home button until the itunes symbol appears with a cable under it. itunes should say "ipod found in restore mode". Restore your ipod to either a backup of that ipod if there is one, or set up a new ipod. (setting up a new ipod will fix any previous problem) (hopefully)
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Place the ipod in to recovery mode ( power down and then plug in the USB cable to the computer with iTunes that is connected to the Internet, and then with the end that plugs in to the ipod, 0lug it in while holding the home button down) the ipod should boot up with a image on the display that shows iTunes symbol and a cable needing to be plugged in itunes should recognize that the ipod is in recovery mode, iTunes should say some thing to the affect of ipod has been detected in recovery mode, it needs to be restored before you can use it, ALL INFORMATION WILL BE LOST, no way around it
How to Fix an iPod Touch Stuck in Recovery Mode With a Free Program An iPod Touch's "Recovery Mode" is for alleviating major operating system issues. Recovery Mode rolls back your iPod's operating system, stripping problematic updates and downloads from the unit. The goal of this total system recovery is to revert the iPod to a stable, usable version. Before you use Recovery Mode, exhaust other troubleshooting methods. In some cases, Recovery Mode is triggered automatically after a failed system update or system restore. When it goes into Recovery Mode automatically, you cannot use your iPod until you complete the recovery process. You can get your iPod Touch out of Recovery Mode using Apple's free iTunes software.
Things You'll Need -Apple iTunes-USB cable
Instructions 1 Turn on your computer and open iTunes. If you are prompted to download any new iTunes updates, install the updates before proceeding. 2 Plug an iPod USB cable into your computer. Do not plug the other end into your iPod Touch yet. 3 Turn off your iPod Touch. If the iPod Touch is already shut down, skip this step. 4 Press and hold the Home button on your iPod Touch, and plug the other end of the USB cable into your iPod Touch. 5 Release the Home button after you see a white USB icon and the iTunes logo appear on your iPod Touch's screen. At this time, a pop-up should appear on your computer screen, explaining that the software has detected an iPod in Recovery Mode. 6 Click "OK." 7 Click on the iPod Touch from underneath the "Devices" heading on the left-hand side of your screen. 8 Click on the "Home" tab, and then click "Restore." Once it's restored, your iPod Touch goes out of Recovery Mode and you can start using it again. The restoration process takes a few minutes. Do not disconnect your iPod Touch until a prompt appears, letting you know the system restored successfully.
There has been an issue with the recent iPod update where it leaves
the device in Recovery Mode. Here are some steps that have been known to
fix this problem for Windows users:
1. Disconnect your iPod from the computer.
2. Restart the computer.
3. Connect the iPod to the computer.
4. Select Install Drivers Later on the dialog that appears.
5. Hold down the Windows Key and press R.
6. Type devmgmt.msc and click OK.
7. Right-click Apple Mobile Device listed under Other Devices and then select Properties.
8. Select Browse...
9. Point it to C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support and click OK.
The install should finish and your iPhone should now be all good.
If this doesn't resolve your problem, try this:
Open iTunes and connect the iPod to your PC or Mac.
Press and hold the Home button and the Sleep/Wake button at the same time.
After exactly 10 seconds release the Sleep/Wake
button. Continue holding the home button until you iTunes pops up a
message telling you that it has detected an iPod in recovery mode.
The iPod screen will remain black. Using iTunes, restore your iPod.
1.Make sure iPod is completely powered off. 2.Hold the home button while its off. 3.While holding the Home button, connect the cable. The iPod should power on. 4.Keep holding the Home button. 5.The Connect to iTunes image should come up. 6. You are now in Recovery Mode 7. Download RecBoot to exit recovery http://www.the0rkus.me/wp-content/plugins/download-monitor/download.php?id=1
JUST SHUT IT OFF AND THEN CONNECT YOUR USB CABLE TO YOUR PC AND IPOD, THEN HOLD THE HOME AND POWER BUTTON UNTIL YOUR SEE I TUNES ICON WITH THE USB CONNECTOR RIGHT UNDER IT, WHEN YOU SEE IT LET GO THEN IT'LL SYNC INTO ITUNES AND JUST FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS. RATE ME PLZ.
If you are the original owner of the iPod just connect it to the computer that you first synced the device with.
If you have found an iPod that had a lock code on it and have attempted to guess the passwords incorrectly too many times, I recommend you do the right thing and give it back to the original owner if you can.
If you cannot find the original owner I see no point in letting a good piece of technology go to waste so follow these instructions.
1) Turn off the iPod by holding down the power button (button on the top) and sliding the slider across to shut it off.
2) Find your Sync Cable and Plug it into the computer (just the computer, not the iPod yet)
3) Open iTunes
4) Hold down the home button. (Button at the bottom) While still holding down the button connect the sync cable to the iPod.
This should put the iPod into recovery mode. Once in recovery mode iTunes should pop up a message stating that it has detected an iPod in recovery mode and should allow you to restore it. This will delete all of the data/music on the iPod but will allow you to use it as if it were new.
Hold power and home to restart it (You might have to hold it for like 30 seconds) Hold the Home button down as soon as, and for as long as you see the little silver apple.
After about two minutes if it' still there release, and it'll enter recovery mode, and from there just plug it back in to the computer. You might have to repeat the process about 2 or 3 times, especially if it's jailbroken.
Also, try holding down the home button while plugging it into the computer. It'll try to bring the ipod into recovery mode as well.
What You have to do is hold the top button and the power button at same time for more than 25 second this will lead to recovery mode, on recovery mode you connect to your pc and then restore it , if is taking longer to get into recovery mode plug it in the power adapter and then put in recovery mode. once you have it restore it.
This happen to me, it got stuck on the apple screen and it was restarting on and off and i could connect it because it recognize it when it turn on and few a second later it turn off.
so just put it in recovery mode first and then restore it.