Question about Apple iPod shuffle MP3 Player
My player suddenly stopped working, the LED on it blinks green-yellow, like there were no music files on it, when I push the play button. The computer(PC) recognizes it, but iTunes doesn't. I can't even use it as a removable device, Explorer can't open the drive. Apple Updater fails to update or restore the device. I heard that lot of people have this problem. Does anyone know a solution? My warranty is over...
Ur Ipod shuffles needs to be reset to factory setting, you will find the utility for Mac and windows machine at:
1. Reset the ipod using the utility
2. Run itunes application to create profile : after you have reset the Ipod just start itunes and it will ask you to provide a profile name, just provide any name and select okay.
I had the same issue, got it sorted using the windows utility.
Should work for u as well.
Posted on Sep 06, 2008
Place the Shuffle in your PCs USB.
A dialog box may pop up. Do not click it.
Do not click any dialog which pops up asking if you want to put songs from this pc onto this ipod, deleting the old ones.
Click edit, preferences, then select the "ipod" tab.
Check the box "enable disk use".
Move the slider to the right so that it is set to more data (maximum), and 0 songs.
Right click your start button and select "Explore".
Navitage to My Computer, and then seek the drive which represents the shuffle.
Right click the drive and select format.
Leave the options as they are.
After formatting, click eject ipod (icon in the bottom right of the itunes window).
Remove the shuffle.
Re-insert the shuffle.
Posted on Jun 22, 2008
First try resetting the ipod shuffle - Disconnect iPod shuffle from the computer (if connected). Move the switch on the back of iPod shuffle to the off position. Tip: When iPod shuffle is off, the green stripe by the switch is not visible. Wait 5 seconds. Move the switch on the back to the play in order or the shuffle position. The green stripe will be visible in either position. iPod shuffle is now reset. If after resetting iPod shuffle you are going to attach it to your computer, be sure place the switch in the off position. It it still doesn't work, Make sure all your software is up to date. Remove iTunes software and then reinstall iPod and iTunes software from latest versions on the web. Now try to restore your ipod again.
Posted on Mar 27, 2006
To fix while it is connected to my computer
Posted on May 15, 2006
Try to do a restore:
Connect to your computer and open itunes.
When you first open itunes you should be in "Devices"
Make sure you're in the "Summary" tab and you will have a button that says "Restore"
Click that and it will do the rest.
Posted on Dec 28, 2007
this is totally a error 1418. Search my answer regarding this problem, it is totally fixable. don't get rid of it. I just fixed one 2day and I'm now preaching the good news.
Posted on Aug 10, 2008
If the status light blinks orange when you press a button, the iPod shuffle buttons are
disabled. Press and hold Play/Pause (’) for about three seconds, until the status light
Posted on Sep 05, 2008
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