HT1320: How to reset iPodLearn about How to reset iPod
Currently Being ModeratedJul 4, 2013 7:08 AM (in response to phoenixx56)
This article is for that exact situation.
iPod Displays a Red "X" Icon
Restore iPod from Disk Mode
- Disconnect iPod from your computer.
- Manually put iPod into Disk Mode.
- Open the latest version of iTunes and connect iPod.
- Restore iPod.
Setup Service for iPod
If you cannot force your iPod into disk mode and restore it, then your iPod may need service. Click one of the links below to setup an iPod Service Request online or make a reservation at the Genius Bar before visiting your local Apple Retail Store.
All the very best,
Currently Being ModeratedJul 4, 2013 9:16 AM (in response to phoenixx56)
Can you tell if your hard drive is spinning up? If not, then that's the cause. There are many ways to fix it, but what I found to help me was to tap on the top left of the ipod a little bit hard, just enough to the the head or whatever part it is to start spinning up.