Accidents will happen. This brief how-to will guide you through the process of fixing a broken headphone jack on an Apple iPod Classic quickly and efficiently without damaging any of the other components. This tutorial will also be of use to those who wish to learn more about the guts of their iPods without actually disassembling their units.
If something happens to your iPod or iPhone and you can't remedy it with a reboot, you will need to restore your device to factory settings. This is not difficult to do and requires only your computer and your device. You should only restore your iPod to default if absolutely necessary, because you will lose all of your files and folders. Make sure you backup your music and photos before you do it! Good luck!
This video describes the procedure of how to unfreeze, or reboot, an iPod Nano or classic. When an iPod of the Nano or classic design is frozen (not in temperature), and has a stuck screen, the procedure of how to unfreeze the iPod Nano or classic requires the user to press down the middle button of the iPod interface, and the menu button of the iPod. Keep the buttons depressed for the duration of approximately eight seconds until the frozen screen goes away, and is replaced with the Apple lo...
Jailbreaking an iPod Touch or iPhone can have its advantages. Some apps that you wouldn't be able to use before could be downloaded without a problem. Issues that you may have had with yoru phone about design or looks, gone! In this tutorial you'll find out how to jailbreak dna unlock your iPod Touch/iPhone with 3.1.2 firmware. But be advised that doing anything with you phone like this, can potentially damage it so be careful!
In this clip, learn how to access the super secret menus on your iPod Nano, 4th generation. These menus are full of options and different goodies to hack and in this clip, learn how to make your phone go crazy with funky color screens. This hack is super easy and won't harm your Nano if done right. Check it out!
Have a great movie stored on your iPod, and you really want to watch it on your TV? This tutorial shows you how! All you need is an RCA cable. Plug the red cable into the video slot and the yellow and white cables into the audio slots, and you'll be able to watch anything off your iPod on a televison set!
Accidents will happen. This brief how-to will guide you through the process of disassembling, cleaning and reassembling a sixth-generation iPod Class (A1238) quickly and efficiently without damaging any of the components, the first necessary step of any successful repair or restoration. This tutorial will also be of use to those who wish to learn more about the guts of their iPods without actually disassembling their units.
If you're 3rd generation 8GB iPod Nano has frozen or broken in some other software-related fashion, you probably have to restore it to factory settings. DOH! Fortunately this isn't a hard process, and this video will teach you how to do it.
Do you want to know how to sync an iPod with the XBox 360? You must have an iPod and a XBox 360. Connect your iPod with your XBox with the USB cable. Transfer the files from the iPod to the XBox XBox helps play AAC format as well as MPEG movies. The iPod must be connected to the portable device section. This will help you share movies, music, pictures and other data and you can even copy the downloaded data to your iPod from the Xbox.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make iPods go in disk mode and to stay in disk mode. This is a new technique on how to get and stay in disk mode so viewers can restore their iPod to factory settings and get it working again. Viewers will need an iPod charger adapter. To go into disk mode, viewers need to hold the center and Menu button the same time. Once the apple icon appears, viewers immediately need to hold the center and play button. This video will benefit those viewers who...
This is for those who really want to trick out their iPod. See how to install iPod Linux on your iPod and make your iPod capable of using hundreds of freeware applications.
PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They have helpful tutorials on most Apple products including the MacBook, MacBook Pro, PowerBook, iBook, iPhone, iPod, and more, covering topics from disassemblies, to RAM upgrades, to replacement hard drives.
After you've taken your iPod Nano apart and fixed it, you might want to put it back together. Check this video out to see how to assemble the iPod Nano Generation 2 with narration for each step.
The iPod Nano is a great little device, but if you've messed it up somehow you may want to reset it. This video will show you how to do just that on a 3rd generation 8GB Nano, allowing you to change your language settings and other basic options.
This video demonstrates how to delete songs off an iPod without deleting them from your iTunes menu. The video walks you through removing auto-sync and deleting the songs you don't want from your iPod.
Here is a little video on how to jailbreak your iPod Touch 1G, 2G, 3G, and the iPhone 1G, 2G, and 3G. Note, the 4G has not yet been updated for this jailbreaker. Get your iPhone or iPod touch out of jail with this simple how-to.
The iPod has become a common household item. With each new release, the iPod comes with more features, a steady progression from music to videos, and now as a phone. But did you know that there's a way to turn your iPod into a remote control? Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to give your iPod remote control features with some internal tweaking. You need a Logitech bluetooth wireless set in order for this mod to work.
Your iPod can function as more than just an mp3 player, it also works as an alarm clock. Take a look at this tutorial and learn how to set an alarm on your iPod and wake up to your favorite playlist.
This video shows you how to adjust the volume on your iPod and how to control the equalizer. It demonstrates raising and lowering the volume and adjusting the equalizer to optimize the sound of your iPod. Use volume and equalizer controls on your iPod.
If you want to make phone calls from your Apple iPod Touch, or send text messages, it's totally possible with a little app called TextNow. This apps turns your iPod Touch into an iPhone clone, allowing you to make phone calls and features like voicemail, call forwarding, text messages, picture messages and a whole lot more. See it in action!
A common problem with aging iPods is that they one day go frozen. Are you one of the unlucky? In this video, learn how to reboot or fix a frozen iPod with guidance from someone who's been in your shoes.
Household Hacker brings you fun hack how to projects in a variety of areas: electronic hacks, computer hacks, pranks, etc. Search Household Hacker on WonderHowTo for more videos by this creator. In this video, learn how to play WoW on your iPod.
This video will show you how to replace the click wheel in a first generation Apple iPod Nano. If the Apple warranty no longer covers your iPod, it may be more inexpensive to do this simple repair yourself, instead of purchasing a new iPod. Watch this video iPod tutorial and learn how to replace the click wheel in a first generation iPod Nano.
Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to take apart and put together the iPod Shuffle. First, you'll want to remove the control button. You can do this with a box knife or an exacto knife. Next, you'll want to take out the on and off button. Remove the USB case next. The case is glued onto the iPod, so you'll want to use the knife again to slice and wedge it apart. If your shuffle stops working, most likely the problem is due to a blown LED, a loose connection, or something si...
Watch this iPod tutorial video to learn how to extend your iPod's battery life by using disk defrag so your iPod doesn't work so hard. This how-to video offers tips that will have you listening for longer very quickly.
In this clip, you'll learn how to fix an unresponsive Apple iPod Classic MP3 player by hard resetting it. It's an easy process. So easy, in fact, that this how-to can present a complete demonstration of the process in under a minute's time. For complete details, and to learn how to force your own iPod Classic to reset, take a look.
In this tutorial video, hosted by harrymedan, you will learn how to fix a broken or nonfunctional select button on your iPod, as well as the common causes of the select button no longer working. According to the host this problem is usually caused by the battery in the iPod itself. He suggests opening up the back of the iPod and replacing the old battery, which is usually swollen from being charged so many times, and puts pressure on the select button causing it to become inoperable. If you a...
If you have lost your USB cable or have a broken drive, you may need to sync your iPod without one. In this tutorial, learn how to sync your iPod Touch or iPhone to your computer without any cords at all.
This video shows the process of removing scratches from an iPod. The video demonstrates the best way to remove scratches not only from the metal but from the front viewing screen also. One starts with the recommended Weiman Metal Polish and 100% cotton cloth. To achieve best results and a scratch free finish, the video also gives tips like shaking the polish before use. Your iPod as well as any other similar piece of equipment will look scratch free and as good as new by following these simpl...
Intro Everyone who has, or at one point in time owned an iPod or iPhone has used iTunes. And we all know the problems with iTunes. For example, sometimes it doesn't detect the device or thinks your iPod's just a camera, or there are bugs in the software.
In this clip, learn how to access the cool menu screens on your iPod that you never knew existed. This video will walk you through how to get to your 3rd generation iPod's cool colored LCD screen database. This hack is easy, doesn't require codes or tools and won't harm your device, so give it a try!
This video tutorial shows you how to reset your iPod to the factory default. This is something most iPod users could find useful. Sometimes when playing files through your iPod it will begin to skip, not work properly, or it will even have a corrupt file. This being said a reset of your iPod will bring it back to square one and get rid of these problems. Using these few steps shown in the video will reset your files and most likely, fix your problems. With this being said, its wise to make su...
If you're just using your iPod Nano for music, you're missing out. Watch this iPod tutorial video to find out about the sleep timer, alarm clock, and more. You'll be a pro at using your iPod Nano's hidden tricks after watching this helpful how-to video.
In this how to video, you will learn how to open a 6th generation Ipod Classic. First, make sure to turn it off and make sure the hold button is on. Take a prying tool to undo the clips inside the device by sliding it in between the cover and back. Once the clips are undone, place thumb tacks on the sides and tops while popping the base out. Be careful, as there are cables inside that you do not want to break. The orange part is the battery while the blue object is the hard drive. Once you ma...
Look at the Main Menu on our screen. If the Icons on the screen do not respond to your commands, it means that the system is corrupted. To fix this problem, hold and press down the Power and Menu button at the same time for about 6-8 seconds or until you see a black and white Apple logo right on the middle of the screen; after the icons disappear. This means that your system is rebooting without losing any of your original data. This ensures the system functioning properly again as soon as yo...
This how-to video will help you expand your iPod library. Rockbox turns your iPod into a FLAC- and OGG-playing, open-source monster. Learn how to install this custom firmware on your iPod to enable it to play all sorts of audio file types and even games. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to free your iPod with Rockbox.
In this tutorial, we learn how to reset and restore an iPod Nano. First, take your Nano and hold down the center button and the menu buttons down simultaneously. Continue to do this for several seconds until the device turns off. After this, hold down the middle button and pause button down simultaneously until you see a check mark on the screen of your device. Now, you can connect the device to the computer and open up iTunes. You can now set up all your songs and add new music to your devic...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to unlock a locked iPod. Begin by connecting the iPod to your computer. It should fix itself automatically. If it doesn't press the Start button and select Control Panel. Click on Appearance and Personalization. Under Folder Options, select Show hidden files and folders. Check the box that says "Show hidden files and folders". Click Apply and then OK. Go to My Computer and open the iPod device. Select the Controls folder and click on Device. Delete th...
This video shows you a straightforward way for Windows users to transfer music from an iPod to your hard drive, without extra software:
If you haven't bought one of the new Apple iPod's, you're probably pretty attached to your old one then. Like the iPod Mini. Compared to today's small iPods, it's a clunker, but to you, it's your baby. So if it ever needs fixed, you should do it yourself. See how to disassemble the iPod Mini, 2nd Generation.