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Old Apr 26, 2009, 05:39 AM   #1
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My ipod touch wont turn on!

I don't know if anyone can help me but my ipod just wont turn on, or charge, the computer doesn't even recognise i have plugged it in. It just happened randomly. It was low on battery and as usual i just carried on using it, it switched off and now it wnt turn on!
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Old Apr 26, 2009, 06:33 AM   #2
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You'll have to leave it plugged into the wall or your computer for around 30 minutes. This will give it time to get a charge to sync. This happened to mine as well and I thought that I'd messed it up but the procedure I mentioned worked for me. After about 30 minutes it turned on and mounted on my computer. Good luck.
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Old Apr 26, 2009, 06:37 AM   #3
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You'll have to leave it plugged into the wall or your computer for around 30 minutes. This will give it time to get a charge to sync. This happened to mine as well and I thought that I'd messed it up but the procedure I mentioned worked for me. After about 30 minutes it turned on and mounted on my computer. Good luck.
thank you, i will try it out and let you know. Thanks again.
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Old Apr 26, 2009, 06:37 AM   #4
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Yeah just leave it plugged in. It'll come to life eventually. Happened to me yesterday.
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Old Apr 26, 2009, 06:41 AM   #5
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Yeah just leave it plugged in. It'll come to life eventually. Happened to me yesterday.
I have had it on charge for about 30mins, and still nothing. How long should i leave it before i get worried?
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Old May 1, 2009, 09:25 AM   #6
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Not sure if you got this resoved or not, but this happens to my wife's Touch once in a while. Doing a reset brings it back (hold in the sleep/wake button and home button for roughly 5 seconds, until it reboots and you see the Apple logo). Give that a shot.
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Old Jun 8, 2010, 06:17 PM   #7
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reset ipod

the tip to hold the top button AND the main front button worked perfectly...except hold itt for at least 10 seconds. thanks for the tip. a real life saver!
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Old Jun 15, 2010, 01:23 PM   #8
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my ipod touch wont turn on

my ipod touch will not do anything. it had been working perfect before. the only thing wrong was the digitizer was broken. i went to plug it into the stereo in my truck. and the screen flashed white. and lines thru the screen, and it stayed white for a while. then it worked again for a minute, but the screen was faded, and i was listening to it. and it cut out and shut off. and wont turn on again. what do i do? why isnt it working?
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Old Jun 15, 2010, 03:51 PM   #9
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I don't have an iPod touch, but an iPhone that had the same problem a while ago. Completely drain the battery; don't touch it for at least a day. The next day, plug it into a wall charger. The apple logo should come on and boot right up. (I didn't even use the power button because it broke.)
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Old Aug 18, 2010, 04:58 PM   #10
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ipod touch wont turn on

my jailbroken ipod touch wont turn on...i tried chargeing it,hold the lock button... but still nothing can someone help?
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Old Aug 18, 2010, 09:11 PM   #11
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my jailbroken ipod touch wont turn on...i tried chargeing it,hold the lock button... but still nothing can someone help?
Have you tried holding the lock button + home button simultaneously?
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Old Aug 26, 2010, 10:54 PM   #12
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Hi my ipod touch wont turn on either. iwas playing a game it was half way dead. iwalked away from it and when i came back it was off . i left it on my dresser so it didn't fall or anything. help

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Old Dec 12, 2010, 09:10 PM   #13
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Have you tried holding the lock button + home button simultaneously?
hey thanks i tryed using geenpois0n to jailbreak it and then i couldnt turn my ipod on thanks it does work
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 06:27 PM   #14
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having the same problems, have it plugged in and all it has on the screen is the battery and like 1/10th of it red, with a lightning bolt below it. does that mean its charging? and how long do i need to leave it like this?


edit: its an ipod 4 and i just got it today in the mail. idk if there could have been internal damage from the transfer or whatever.
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