• Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint
Share this Page URL
Help

3. iPod Software > 34. Diagnose iPod Problems

Diagnose iPod Problems

Sometimes, things go wrong in iPod-land. This hack shows you how to figure out what the problem is.

It can happen to the best of us. You wake up one day, take a quick shower, and head off to work. On the subway, you pull out your iPod and hit play. Nada. Nothing. Your iPod is dead. Before you break into a cold sweat trying to figure out where the closest Apple store is, think back to this hack. While it won’t solve every iPod problem, this hack will give you access to the troubleshooting tools Apple’s technicians use to fix and diagnose problems.

On Hold?

The first thing you should check when your iPod appears to be dead is the Hold button. Don’t be insulted; we’ve all done it—cursed out the iPod and all things digital until we realize that the Hold button is on. There, now, with that out of the way, let’s continue with the next basic tool in your iPod’s self-repair arsenal: the reset.


PREVIEW

                                                                          

Not a subscriber?

Start A Free Trial


  
  • Creative Edge
  • Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint