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Nano skipping song

My nano is skipping over one song that I bought off of itunes. It will play in itunes and if I have my ipod hooked up to another computer it will play off the list of songs on my ipod. I have restored my ipod, deleted the song and bought it again, reinstalled itunes and it still skips the song. I called apple support and they said that I was out of luck, so hopefully someone else may know what's wrong.

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  • Anonymous Mar 05, 2008

    I am having the same problem...I downloaded low by T-Pain and it skips matter how many times i re-download it! I WANT MY SONG!! :(

    Help..Please :(

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2008

    My nano skips to the next song before it finishes the last. I tried to roll back to previous updates to no avail. I think it is an engineering problem and not repairable.

  • mcmima Apr 02, 2008

    i have had my red for a little over a year and it just started skipping songs..on shuffle, off shuffle regardless. I t does it to a bunch of songs...all off of Itunes...I am not gonna re-rep them...thats a waste of time..why buy the right unit and songs to have to re-rep?

  • jackyk19 Jul 17, 2008

    I found a solution....
    slide the hold button back and forth 3 times and then hold the Menu and Select buttons for about 10 sec.  I had to do it twice but it worked!!!!

  • nsomasom Oct 24, 2008

    I have the same problem with my 2GB iPod nano. It has suddenly started skipping ALL of the songs I purchased from iTunes. Rebooting hasn't helped.

  • Dan Mar Feb 07, 2009

    I have an apple ipod model A1136. It skips songs that i try to play, but plays fine through my computer when connected to it. Weather its on shuffel or i go to select it directly to play it. All I see when this happens is the Song information on the screen and the moment the album art is displayed it just goes to the next song. So far no tricks fix it, even the hold menu and center button for 15 sec. one.

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    How do I delete songs from my iPod nano without connecting to iTunes?

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    How do I delete songs from my iPod nano without connecting to iTunes?

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    5th generation ipod nono skips&repeats songs.

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    ipod 5th generation skips&repeats songs

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    repeats same song over and over again. Can only change manually.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    repeats song over and over again.

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    Apple IPOD shuts down after playing every song.



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Hello there! Wow... sounds like you've really been through the proverbial wringer with this issue already! You have indeed tried almost every step I would have suggested already, but here's another thing or two to try: 1) Burn an audio CD of this song. It's a true waste of a CD, but fortunately CDs are quite inexpensive! 2) Eject the CD. 3) In iTunes, find the problem song and add something to the title to make it differentiate it... for instance, if the song was, "Freebird", I would rename it, "Freebird CORRUPT". 4) Re-insert the CD, and now rip this new version of the song into iTunes. 5) Sync up your iPod and see if the issue is resolved. Hope this helps you out! =)

Posted on Sep 28, 2007



Right click on the song, and click "Convert to AAC" that should help

Posted on Apr 14, 2008


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