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!
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.
Learn how to replace the battery in your first generation iPod Nano. There's a reason this is from somebody called "ConsoleZombie," and you'll see why.
This video shows how to use the click wheel to control and iPod. It demonstrates getting to the main menu, forwarding and rewinding, and playing and pausing using the click wheel. Use an iPod click wheel.
This video shows you how to replace the Hard Drive on your 4th Gen iPod in case you're seeing the sad faced iPod or file folder with exclamation point. Replace the hard drive on a 4th generation iPod.
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!
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, you'll learn how to fix an unresponsive Apple iPod Touch 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 just a minute's time. For complete details, and to learn how to force your own iPod Touch to reset, take a look.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to add songs to an iPod without using iTunes. Begin by opening your web browser and go to the website:
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to copy music and videos from an iPod to a computer. Begin by opening iTunes. Do not plug in your iPod device. Then click on Edit and select Preferences. This will make iTunes blind to the iPod. Now connect your iPod and open the drive folder. Click on Tools and select Folder Options. Now check the option "Show hidden files, folders and drives" and click OK. Then open the "iPod_Control" folder and open the "Music" folder. Now copy all the files into i...
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...
You have an iPod Touch, but it's broken. Why spend tons of money to have Apple or some dealer repair it when you can do it yourself? See how to disassemble the iPod Touch.
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 Classic is the iPod of choice for the serious music listener, but the covers are as annoyingly easy to scratch and break as ever. Watch this video to learn how to replace an iPod Classic cover, restoring yours to it's original look and functionality.
In this iPod Nano owner's guide, we learn how to fix a frozen or otherwise unresponsive iPod Nano by hard restarting it. For all of the details, including step-by-step instructions, and to learn how to unstick a stuck iPod yourself, take a look.
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 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.
Accidents will happen. This brief how-to will guide you through the process of disassembling, cleaning and reassembling an iPod Classic quickly and efficiently without damaging any of the components, the first necessary step of any successful repair. You'll then see how to go about fixing a faulty Hold button. 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.
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!
This video shows how to fix an iPod which is stuck in a loop between battery warning to the apple logo. You will learn how to fix your iPod by watching this video. The procedure used in this video is to sync the iPod to the computer. Lock the iPod in disconnect mode so you can let it charge. You then wait for it to charge. You then tell I-tunes to restore the iPod to factory settings. If these steps don't work you need to replace the battery.
Want to change your iPod background to something cool? This video shows you how to hack a click-wheel model to reset your iPod and gain access to the system center so you have the option to set a variety of different backgrounds and wallpapers for your iPod.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to transfer music from an iPod to a computer with using any software. Begin by plugging the iPod device into the computer. Then go to My Computer and open the Folder Options. under the View tab, check "Show hidden files, folders and drives". Now open the iPod device's drive. Click on iPod Control, select Music and copy all the files located in that folder. Those files are the music files, but they do not display the music names. This video will benefi...
Let's be honest. Who actually pays for their music these days? Take your internet piracy to the next level and become a certified bucaneer by watching this video on how to get free applications on your iPhone and iPod Touch.
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.
Learn to how store information onto your Ipod by turning your standard music player into an external hard drive. Access the iPod from your CPU to store and extract files without using iTunes. Turn your iPod into an external hard drive.
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.
Has your 8GB iPod Touch frozen or otherwise stopped working with no apparent physical cause? It may be corrupted, and you may have to restore it to factory settings if you want to keep using it. This video will teach you how to do just that.
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!
Need to know how to put your Apple iPod Touch or iPhone into DFU recovery mode? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in about four minutes! For details, including step-by-step instructions, watch this helpful video guide.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to boost the volume on an iPod Touch or iPhone. Begin by opening the iTunes program and select all the songs in your library. To select all the songs, simply press the Control and A keys. Then right-click and select Get Info. When a window pops up, click on Yes. Now click on the Options tab and set the Volume Adjustment to 100%. Finish by click OK. This video will benefit those viewers who have an iPod device, and would like to learn how to boost the ...
This video explains how you can watch YouTube movies and videos on your iPod. First of all you need to open your web browser and do a search for Realplayer (in this case Realplayer version 11). Next, click on the link for Realplayer. You will need to download and run the installation file. Once the installation has run you need to accept the default and then load your web browser (Explorer or Firefox). From here you can choose any YouTube video you would like then add "&fmt=18" to the url add...
To restore an iPod Touch from lockout or forgetting a password, pull up iTunes on whatever computer you are using. Plug the USB cord into the iPod touch and plug the USB cord into the computer. The iPod will say "locked out" or "access pass code" and the computer will says that it needs to be synched up to the original program. Hold down the top button and home button at the same time. A message will pop up. Ignore it and let the iPod turn off. Take your finger off the top button and leave yo...
To start resetting the iPod shuffle, disconnect it from the computer if it is connected. Slide the switch on the iPod shuffle to off. If the iPod is off the green coloring near the switch will not be seen. After you turn the iPod off wait six seconds before doing anything else. After six seconds move the switch to the play position. This will fully reset the iPod shuffle and fix the freezing problem.
This video shows you a straightforward way for Windows users to transfer music from an iPod to your hard drive, without extra software:
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Make your old iPod Video look like the new iPod Classic. This is a tutorial on how to change your iPod Video (5G/5.5G) to a iPod Classic interface. Your iPod must have the 1.2.1 firmware or lower. But don't worry you can downgrade your 1.2.3 by writing The Ultimate Background Hack 1.2.2 You get the background hack and it downgrades your iPod to 1.2.2. You can use any other custom firmware. Watch this video iPod tutorial and learn how to modify an iPod Video to use the iPod Classic interface.
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.
So you want to go home eh? Just can't seem to get there? Well, if you're dealing with a broken home button on an iPod touch this can be a frustrating challenge that can leave you wanting to hurl your device across the room. Well, worry no more. This video will get you home quicker than you can click your ruby slippers together. It's easy too, and doesn't require you pulling your device apart, soldering wires or buying replcement parts. Fortunately, the problem is a software one, so fixing it ...
Installing the Software Download the PC/Mac client from Dropbox for your computer. When installing the software you will also be prompted to create an account. Please do so at this point. This account gives you free access to 2 gigabytes (gb) of cloud storage that can be accessed from any PC/Mac or Dropbox Enabled Device.
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...