ipod 4g /20gb click wheel charging problem

Discussion in 'iPod' started by active1345, Aug 20, 2008.

  1. active1345 macrumors newbie

    Aug 20, 2008
    hi all
    i bought secondhand ipod yesterday.it came with usb charger only.anyway i bought usb 2.0 data cable and connected i-tunes first time on my laptop,i used to see ipod icon on i-tunes .i-tunes automaticly searched my computer for music files and tranfered into ipod,i didnt like songs and decided to delete files from i-tunes.i think i restored my ipod by accident that time,suddenly noticed my ipod's stopped working and i noticed a wall charge icon on ipod's screen before put it into charge i tried to connect i-tunes several time but didnt find ipod nowhere on pc,uninstalled everything which associated with ipod and tried reinstall but nothing pc cant even find a hardware auto.....after all ,i plugged it on the wall but didnt charge,still this icon coming on and i have no idea what to do,please if anyone knows about this issue /help me
    thanks ever so much :)
  2. Tmacfan4321 macrumors regular

    Dec 21, 2007
    University Park, PA
    In my experience, you need to use the adapter that came with the iPod. I have never been able to do it any other way. In order for the iPod to restart, it has to be plugged into the wall.

    Good luck.
  3. active1345 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Aug 20, 2008
    thanks for help
    but i dont have a wall charger came with ipod i have only usb cable
    thanks anyway
  4. iParis macrumors 68040


    Jul 29, 2008
    New Mexico
    I've had the same problem.
    Just plug it into something that's not a computer or won't put it in hard disc mode.
    Mine if formatted for Windows.
    I took it to the Apple store, they plugged it into a Macbook Pro, and everything was fine.
    So if it's formatted for Windows, plug it into an OS X
    If it's formatted for OS X, plug it into Windows.
  5. active1345 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Aug 20, 2008
    i dint try on macbook pro
    only tried it on my pc (windows)
    also i took it to phone repairs and he said
    the battery might be faulty.
    i looked at it today
    and saw another different type of empty battery icon on which like a very tiny battery and there is warning sign on
    i have no idea i tried with original apple ipod wall charger but didnt work
    if i take it apple store
    i am sure it will cost me too much
    wait see i maybe find a different way to sort it out
    thank you very much all of you
    you all very kind
    thanks ever so much

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