My ipod wont turn on

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rozzz26 - Jan 5, 2011 at 12:52 PM
 sof - Oct 9, 2012 at 08:40 PM
Hello, i have a ipod classic 80gb 6th gen and just randomly one day i try to take it off hold and the screen wont turn on.
it turns on when i charge it but as soon as i take it off it turns off again
can anyone help me solve this problem it would greatly appreciated if some one will help
thanks



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bionik Posts 4233 Registration date Thursday August 19, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen August 3, 2016
Jan 5, 2011 at 04:05 PM
Hello,

Try to reset it by doing this:


1 - Simultaneously press the top button + home (central) button.
2 - Keep both buttons until the Apple appears.
3 - Then release only the top button but still hold the home button pressed.
4 - The iPod goes into recovery mode and then you can restore it via iTunes

Good Luck!
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I have a dead ipod that won't turn back on. i tried holding down both buttons several times.. even with it plugged in to charge.. still no Apple logo. Do you think that that battery needs to be replaced and can i bring it to an apple store for that?
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bionik Posts 4233 Registration date Thursday August 19, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen August 3, 2016
Jan 9, 2011 at 08:47 AM
Hello Bill, if you did this instructions above and it didn't work, yes it can be a battery problem, Bring it to apple store to see if they can solved the issue.

Regards!
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Betti with an I
Mar 19, 2011 at 06:47 AM
Thank you for your suggestion

Worked like magic
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bionik Posts 4233 Registration date Thursday August 19, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen August 3, 2016
Mar 19, 2011 at 12:10 PM
Always a pleasure to help
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Thnx that really works! :)
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Thank you so much, my ipod is now working again, I thought it had died! You are a life saver (oh well iPod saver)!! :-)
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bionik Posts 4233 Registration date Thursday August 19, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen August 3, 2016
Jan 9, 2011 at 04:18 AM
Happy to help :)
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