will not turn off the ipod is frozen and I have connected it to the computer and wall charger and neither will kick it out of frozen and the light stays on and will not turn off
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Will not turn offPress the Sleep/Wake button.Learn how the Sleep/Wake button works on iPod nano (6th generation).If the screen does not go dark, try resetting the device.
copied from iPod nano (6th generation): Hardware troubleshooting
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