How do I fix a corrupted iPod classic 160gb?

How do I fix a corrupted iPod classic 160gb?

Connect the device to the USB cable, press MENU+SELECT like a standard reset but keep holding for 12 seconds. The device should reboot as normal and then the screen should go blank. Now open iTunes and try to restore again. If all else fails try Erase your iPod – The Super Fix for most iPod Problems.

How do I get my iPod classic to work again?

How to Restart an iPod Classic

  1. Press and hold the Menu and Center buttons at the same time for 6 to 8 seconds.
  2. Release the buttons while the iPod classic restarts.
  3. When the iPod has started again, check to see if it is responsive.
  4. If that doesn’t work, make sure the iPod’s battery has a charge.

What does it mean if my iPod is corrupted?

Data corruption usually occurs when you unplug the iPod without ejecting it first or if you drop the iPod while the hard drive is spinning (hard drive disk errors). Corruption errors can cause the iPod to freeze and may prevent CopyTrans and CopyTrans Manager from properly copying music back and forth.

How do I fix my corrupted iPod classic?

How do you factory reset an iPod Classic?

Slide the “Hold” switch on your iPod Classic to the “On” position, then slide it back to the “Off” position. Press and hold the “Menu” and centre buttons on the iPod Classic until the Apple logo appears on the screen. Release the “Menu” and centre buttons to complete the soft reset of your iPod Classic.

How to reset an iPod Classic?

Toggle the hold switch.

  • Slide the hold switch to the right, exposing the orange layer, to lock the buttons, and then slide it back to unlock.
  • Press the Menu and select buttons simultaneously and hold for at least 6 seconds or until the Apple logo appears; then release the buttons when you see the Apple logo.
  • How do I recover my iPod music?

    Double click the iPod in the ‘My Computer’ window and navigate to iPod_Control and then Music. Select everything in the folder ( Edit → Select All ). Drag the selected files into iTunes. iTunes will now import all of the music back to the computer; you can sort the files however you wish.

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