Register FAQ / Rules Forum Spy Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   MacRumors Forums > iPhone, iPod and iPad > iPod touch

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Jan 23, 2013, 08:30 PM   #1
TaiO89
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
iPod touch turns on then shuts off

Hi, all
I've got the first generation iPod touch. I am not sure if the battery is dead or something. I cant turn it on at all if I dont plug it in. If I plug the charging cable in, I manage to get to the Apple logo, then after like 1 sec, it shuts down. What could be the issue? Do you think it's the battery or some other hardware issue?

Also, I have replaced the front screen like 3 years ago. I don't remember if the device stopped working after that.

I just want to get a diagnostics on what could be problem so I could buy the part and fix it myself.

Apple said it costs $150 to replace the 1st gen iPod touch, and $80 for the battery! I can find the battery on eBay for $2!!

Anyways, help would be much appreciated, thanks.
TaiO89 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 23, 2013, 08:39 PM   #2
aPple nErd
macrumors 68000
 
aPple nErd's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Jailbreaks/IOS Hacks
That's obsurd! Get a 4th gen running iOS 4-5 off eBay for like 110...
__________________
iPhone 6 space grey, iPhone 5 White/Silver, iPad Mini Space Gray, iPod Tough 5 Blue, iPad 3 White, iPod Touch 4 White -- All Jailbroken except the 6 :P
iMac Mid 2011 21.5"
aPple nErd is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 23, 2013, 08:51 PM   #3
TaiO89
Thread Starter
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
I'd rather repair this 1st gen iPod so I could use it for my car stereo. I already have an iPhone 5, no need to buy a new overpriced device.
I just wanna fix this iPod, but I dont know what exactly is the issue.
TaiO89 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 24, 2013, 03:11 PM   #4
jmac3
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
sounds like a hardware issue, are you plugging into a wall adapter? start with the most simple problem iliminations, make sure its not your usb cable, try another cable, try another wall adapter, try cleaning out your docking port with acetone or the highest % alcohol you can get. Then try DFU restore. If all that fails and you know how to dissect it, you really need a multi meter. test the battery contacts. your pc wont even reconize the device until 3.7v are present at the battery solder pads.
jmac3 is offline   0 Reply With Quote

Reply
MacRumors Forums > iPhone, iPod and iPad > iPod touch

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
iPhone 5 Shuts Down Due To Battery-Turns back on at 50% niblet iPhone 18 Jul 2, 2014 12:48 PM
iPod touch stops charging when it turns on. Fatigue iPod touch 0 Feb 28, 2014 10:24 AM
iPod Touch 4 turns on differently than others Shift Option K iPod touch 7 Nov 30, 2013 02:30 PM
iPod touch turns off when connecting specific accessory tarryweather iPod touch 0 Jun 3, 2013 10:06 PM
iPod Touch turns off after sleep *Help* PlankingBob iPod touch 0 Jan 16, 2013 03:54 AM

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:05 AM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC