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This has been bothering me for days. My iPod one day decided it didn't want to charge when the battery was about 42%. So I kept playing with it and it eventually died. So I plug it into my wall charger overnight and went to sleep. In the morning the red empty battery icon was still there and my ipod was really cold. So I changed cable and wall block and nothing. I tried charging with the computer and nothing. I decided to restore it and still nothing. I've restored it twice and left it charging overnight. The only way I got it too turn on once was by doing a tethered boot. I even tried letting it charge in dfu mode and nothing. ANY HELP IS APPRECIATED!!!

asked 06 Mar '12, 17:40

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You might have to take it to an Apple Store to get it fixed... (I dunno of any fix)

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answered 06 Mar '12, 17:43

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edited 06 Mar '12, 17:44

Do you think they'll fix it if I don't have warranty or anything?

(06 Mar '12, 18:10) reV17 reV17's gravatar image

Sounds like a hardware failure, either the battery is dead, or the dock connector.

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answered 06 Mar '12, 18:02

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That's what I thought, maybe it was a hardware failure but the thing is the dock connector works since I can jailbreak and restore with it.

(06 Mar '12, 18:11) reV17 reV17's gravatar image

that's a good point, probably the battery then.

(06 Mar '12, 18:14) JuergenWest ♦ JuergenWest's gravatar image

keep in mind on the dock con it "can" charge and not restore, and sometime they can fail to charge but restore okay..

(06 Mar '12, 18:15) JuergenWest ♦ JuergenWest's gravatar image

I was just saying. Thanks I'm going to keep trying. If it doesn't work then oh well.

(06 Mar '12, 18:57) reV17 reV17's gravatar image

Just revisiting my unanswered questions: Here was the fix for me, I left it charging for two days with a Philips Cable and charging block and it turned back on.

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answered 26 Jun '12, 10:12

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