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How To: Unfreeze an iPod Nano or Classic

This quick video tutorial will show you how to unfreeze an iPod Nano or Classic. To unfreeze your iPod, do the following: Hold the "Menu" and "Center" button for 10 seconds. Once you see the Apple Icon, hold the "Center" button, and the "Play" button at the same time, for 10 seconds. This should fix the problem, and your iPod is now ready to go.

How To: Reset and restore an Ipod nano to remedy freezing

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...

How To: Fix a frozen iPod in 55 seconds

You can fix a frozen iPod fairly quick. All you have to do is hold the menu and action buttons until your screen goes black. The top button on the click wheel is the menu button and it says menu. The button in the center of the click wheel is the action button. When you hold both of those buttons the screen goes black after a few seconds. What it is actually doing is restarting the iPod. It will take about 55 seconds for the iPod to reboot and when it does it will work fine again.

How To: Reset your 2nd gen iPod Nano

This is an Electronics video tutorial where you will learn how to reset your 2nd gen iPod Nano. The video plays a song for more than half the duration of the video clip. Then the presenter of the video clicks through the song and the iPod Nano breaks down. To reset it is a very simple and easy process. All that you got to do is to press set on the lower bottom of the control ring. Then wait for a little while and allow the iPod to reset. When it comes back on, select your song and play. You c...

How To: Fix an iPod with corrupted files on a Windows PC

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to fix an iPod with corrupted files on a Windows PC. To fix the corrupted files on an iPod, users will be resetting their iPod. Begin by holding the center and Menu button for about 10 seconds until the screen on the iPod turns black. Then immediately hold the center and Play/Pause button until a check mark appears on the screen. To prevent an iPod from getting corrupted files, do not disconnect an iPod when it is connected to the computer. This video...

How To: Take apart and fix a 6th generation iPod Classic

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...

How To: Restore an iPhone or iPod Touch to factory settings

This video demonstrates the steps to restore your iPhone or iPod Touch to original factory settings. This is a way to undo or repair any damage to your phone caused by downloading unauthorized files or corrupt files. Be aware that this will delete all the files that are on your device including music, pictures, videos and contacts, so use this method when all others fail. First connect the device to a computer via USB and select the device in iTunes as shown. Go to the device's information pa...

How To: Sync an iPod with the Xbox 360

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.

How To: Download music to a jailbroken iPhone or iPod Touch

TysiPhonehelp will show you how you can download music directly to an iPhone or iPod Touch for free. He states that he will be showing an example on how to do this using MewSeek Pro. Next he will walk you through the steps it takes in order to make this successful. Last he proves that this actually does work by playing downloaded music. If you follow the steps in this video, you should also be able to download music to an iPhone or iPod Touch.

How To: Delete unwanted apps on an iPod Touch or iPhone

In this video tutorial, learn how to delete unwanted applications on the iPhone or iPod Touch. Begin by finding the application(s) that you want to delete. Then, press the application(s) and hold it. All the applications will have an X on the top left corner. Click on the application(s) that you want to delete and select "Delete". Another window will pop up asking for a rating of the application. Users may choose to rate it or simply select "No Thanks".

How To: Disassemble and reassemble your iPod Shuffle

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...

How To: Jailbreak an iPod Touch 2G with Redsn0w

The iPod Touch 2G might seem outmatched and outdated in the presence of the iPhone, but they are dirt cheap and have many of the same functionalities once you jailbreak them. How do I jailbreak them, you ask? This video will show you how to do it quickly and easily using a program called Redsn0w, allowing you to do almost limitless things with your iPod Touch. Just follow these steps and you're good.

How To: Jailbreak an iPod Touch 2g with redsn0w

If you want to run homebrew apps on your second-generation iPod Touch or, as a moral issue, believe you should have root access to a computer that you yourself own, jailbreaking is the key. And this guide from Everything iPod Touch will show walk you through the jailbreaking process for a 2g iPod Touch running the 3.1.3 build of the firmware.

How To: Jailbreak an iPod Touch 2G firmware 3.1.1

Are you a Windows user who wants to jailbreak your iPod Touch 2G 3.1.1? George from the iPhone Press shows you how in this video. The needed firmware is on the Megaupload site. There is a link provided that will take you to the site so you can download the firmware. Next, it tells how to put your device into DFU mode using Pwnage Tool. Then it explains how you connect your device to your computer, and get iTunes to open up. After iTunes opens, the video shows how to navigate in iTunes to get ...

How To: Put photos on a jailbroken iPod/iPhone without iTunes

Have a jailbroken iPod Touch or iPhone? If so, adding pictures is a breeze. So breezy is it, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in about two minutes! For details, including step-by-step instructions, and to get started transferring images to your iPod without going through iTunes, watch this helpful video guide.

How To: Fix wifi on iPhone or iPod Touch

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to fix the Wi-Fi problem on an iPod Touch or iPhone. Begin by clicking on Settings and select General. Then scroll down to click on General and select Reset Network Settings. When a confirmation window pops up, click on "Reset Network Settings". The iPod device will then reboot. Now click on Settings and select Wi-Fi. Then select a network to connect to. This video will benefit those viewers who have an iPhone or iPod Touch, and would like to learn ho...

How To: Replace the battery on the Microsoft Zune HD

Repairs Universe demonstrates how to replace the battery on a Microsoft Zune HD. First, use a tri-ring screwdriver to remove the four screws on the back of the Zune. Then, remove the back cover. Next, remove the bottom cover by using your fingers to gently push it off. Then, use a T-5 screwdriver to remove the four screws on the back of the Zune. Release three ribbon cables from their pop connections with a safe pry tool. Use the pry tool to also release the battery from the Zune. Lift the mo...

How To: Replace an iPod battery without any tools

This how-to video demonstrates an easy, no anxiety, no pain way to replace an iPod battery that will have your iPod running for the other 2 years. These video instructions are good for: Ipod Video 30,60,40,80GB or Ipod Classic 80,160GB; as they all have the same structure. Watch this video iPod tutorial and learn how to change the battery on an iPod without using any tools.

How To: Scrub on your iPod

Scrubbing is when you fast forward through a song without actually listening to the song as you move through it. This video shows how to quickly scan through a song by scrubbing it. Just select the song you want to listen to, click the center button, and slide your finger along the click wheel until you reach the desired spot. Scrub on your iPod.

How To: Reset your iPod Shuffle

If your iPod Shuffle is acting strangely or not working at all, you may need to restore it. This video shows how to tell if you need to rest your iPod Shuffle, how to connect it to your computer, and how to reset it from iTunes. Reset your iPod Shuffle.

How To: Put an Apple iPod Classic into diagnostic mode

Need some help figuring out how to put your Apple iPod Classic into diagnostic mode? It's easy! And this iPod user's guide will show you how it's done. It's so easy, in fact, that this video guide can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in under four minutes. For details, and to get started testing and troubleshooting your own iPod, take a look.

How To: Fix a frozen iPod Classic or Nano

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...

How To: Replace a broken iPod click wheel

If your iPod click wheel needs to be replaced, don't fret. This "how-to" video teaches you a quick and easy way to fix it. In no time you'll think yourself to be an apple expert, and able to enjoy your music and videos again. This tutorial works best for fourth, fifth or sixth generation iPods.

How To: Restart a frozen iPod Classic or iPod Video with the Menu & Center buttons

If you still have one of the older iPods, like the iPod Classic or the iPod Video, then you might have some problems with them freezing up occasionally. If that does happen, this video will show you the quick steps to restarting your Apple iPod by pressing and holding the menu and center buttons. If you this doesn't work, you can try restoring the software via iTunes. If that doesn't fix the frozen iPod, then you'll need to contact Apple or a repair technician.

How To: Reconnect the ribbon cable on 4th generation iPod

Check out this instructional electronics video that illustrates the simple procss of reconnecting the ribbon cable on a 4th generation iPod. Sometimes the ribbon cable that tethers both halves of the fourth generation iPod during the battery replacement process needs to be reattached to the logic board. Watch as one of our technicians illustrates this process and start listening to music again!

How To: Open an iPod Video, Classic, and Nano

This video will show you how to open up iPod Video, Classic, 3rd generation, 4th generation and Nano 1st and 3rd generations. If the Apple warranty no longer covers your iPod, it may be more inexpensive to do simple repairs yourself, instead of purchasing a new iPod. The first step to any repair though, is getting the iPod open without damaging any of the pieces. Watch this video iPod tutorial and learn how to open the case on your iPod Video, Classic, 3rd generation, 4th generation and Nano ...

How To: Restart a frozen iPod Nano (5th Gen) with the Menu & Center buttons

One problem that happens quite frequently with most Apple iPod products is freezing. Nobody likes a frozen screen, because you can't do anything! Well, if you have an iPod Nano (5th Generation), then this video will show you how to reset and restart it by pressing and holding the Menu and Center buttons. If you this doesn't work, you can try restoring the software via iTunes. If that doesn't fix the frozen iPod, then you'll need to contact Apple or a repair technician.