iPod classic will only charge through computer?

Discussion in 'iPod' started by iisdmitch, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. macrumors member

    Nov 5, 2007
    Southern California
    I have a 120gb iPod classic that is about 1 year and a half old. For some reason it will only charge via PC or Mac. I have tried a wall charger for an iPad with no luck and I have a new Belkin car charger that will not charge it. Anyone seen this?
  2. macrumors member

    May 22, 2008
    Funny, I thought it was my charger's fault. Yes, my 160GB (one generation prior to yours) does not charge on my Incase car charger either. I will try with an iPhone/iPad charger as well.
  3. macrumors 68020


    Mar 26, 2004
    Some car chargers only charge older or newer versions of Apple hardware, if you have an Apple USB charger it should charge things fine.

    I think this all started around the time they made it so Firewire chargers no longer worked with newer iPhones but I cannot recall the specifics.


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