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iPod classic won't play in right earbud

334 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Apr 30, 2013 10:49 AM by Kenichi Watanabe RSS
ourladyofsorrows Calculating status...
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Apr 30, 2013 6:09 AM

It's not the earbuds because I've tried multiple pairs.  Yesterday I was listening to my music & I put my iPod on pause to talk to someone.  When I pressed play the right earbud was not working.  I've had my iPod for a year and a half so I don't have a warranty anymore.  This has happened 2 times before with other iPods & I was wondering if there is anything I can do to fix the iPod before buying a new one (that will also probably break).

iPod classic 160GB (Late 2009), Mac OS X (10.4.11)
  • Kenichi Watanabe Level 7 Level 7 (29,995 points)
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    Apr 30, 2013 10:49 AM (in response to ourladyofsorrows)

    You can try doing a Restore on the iPod in iTunes.  The Restore button is on the iPod's Summary screen.  This will erase the iPod, re-install its software, and set it to default settings.  If there is a software or settings issue causing this problem, a Restore should fix it.


    Otherwise, there may be a hardware problem with the iPod's headphones jack.


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