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TS3281 ipod wont switch on?

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Mar 2, 2013 6:01 AM

ipod wont switch on, when attached to docking station apple logo displayed but unable to use any buttons. when attached to computer no respnse either from ipod or computer it doesnt recognise its attached.

iPod touch (4th generation), iOS 6.0.1
  • Diavonex Level 9 Level 9 (58,970 points)
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    Mar 2, 2013 6:03 AM (in response to Cheviot5)

    Try a reset:



    Hold the Sleep and Home button down until you see the Apple logo.

  • Diavonex Level 9 Level 9 (58,970 points)
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    Mar 2, 2013 6:04 AM (in response to Cheviot5)

    If the reset doesn't work, try and force the iPod into Recovery Mode



    1. Disconnect the USB cable from the device, but leave the other end of the cable connected to your computer's USB port.



    2. Turn off the device: Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button for a few seconds until the red slider appears, then slide the slider. Wait for the device to turn off.



    3.While pressing and holding the Home button, reconnect the USB cable to the device. The device should turn on.



    4. Continue holding the Home button until you see the "Connect to iTunes" screen. When this screen appears, release the Home button. iTunes should alert you that it has detected a device in recovery mode. Click OK, and then click Restore to restore the device.



    Note: Data will be lost. You may have to repeat the above many times.

  • lllaass Level 10 Level 10 (135,465 points)
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    Mar 2, 2013 9:58 AM (in response to Cheviot5)


    - iOS: Not responding or does not turn on

    - Also try DFU mode after try recovery mode

    How to put iPod touch / iPhone into DFU mode « Karthik's scribblings

    - If not successful and you can't fully turn the iOS device fully off, let the battery fully drain. After charging for an least an hour try the above again.

    - Try on another computer

    - If still not successful that usually indicates a hardware problem and an appointment at the Genius Bar of an Apple store is in order.

    Apple Retail Store - Genius Bar       


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