Screw Apple and their overpriced techies. I went ahead and copied all my songs back onto it that had been erased from the restore, picked it up, and the wheel did no longer work! cheers David says: Fixing stuff is cool as long as you are comfortable with dissecting electrical gadgets ;-) ... So, I could not replace it and just go get another one just like it, that is a LOT of money to me. have a peek here
It needs real, human hands to work correctly. Also, see the gold cable? On Sale Now 12 Answers Filter by: Most Helpful Newest Oldest Chosen Solution fun4us Rep: 163 3 2 1 Posted: 05/02/2010 Options Permalink History It seems that there is some design for a second or two it seemed to work on the sideways screen but not upright, but with a little tweaking of the piece of gift card being shoved further in https://discussions.apple.com/thread/2413091?tstart=0
Weird thing is, it plays fine in the iHome (but of course, you need the clickwheel to navigate to a particular song, unless you care to fast-forward through a few thousand Show more Language: English Content location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... You don't mind taking a risk to fix it, and your NOT the kind of person who breaks everything. My impression was that when you turn the hold button off, then the iPod calibrates the touchpad.
Read more >> Resetting iPod nano and iPod shuffle - On this iMobie Guide page, you will learn to reset iPod following a freeze. The screen comes on, the "Lock" icon is always on the screen disallowing use of the buttons with the hold switch in either position also with the switch/earphone board detached from Jo Says: May 12, 2007 01:00 AM found this link...hope it helps someone. Ipod Nano 3rd Generation Click Wheel Not Working I then searched the internet, some saying to use alcohol to clean the contacts on the wheel by allowing it to soak into the wheel, this obviously did nothing.
Then I plug in and hit restore. You may need to repeat this step. this way you will not have to worry about it for another three years. https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/View/5090/Why+has+my+iPod+click+wheel+stopped+working Now I can't do anything with it.
Now that doesn't work. Ipod Nano 6th Generation Buttons Not Working tim Says: July 10, 2006 03:44 PM I had the problem with the click wheel not working . That was the cause of my problem with it. Maybe. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Problem: A 1 - 1 1/2 year old 40 gig Ipod manufactured in 2004 Symptoms: Simply "froze" when I took it off the dock to use it.
My brother also has an ipod n itz messd up too. check here Reset and then realised I could not put in initial language setting to get the thing started.Your tip of "wiggling" a connector cable worked a treat.It would have been destined for Ipod Classic Click Wheel Buttons Not Working Last edited by rapsodist; 10-14-2006 at 11:39 PM. 06-08-2009, 11:21 PM #10 SteelNitro Freshman Lounger Join Date: Jun 2009 Posts: 1 the air compresser one worked for a Ipod Nano Scroll Wheel And Buttons Not Working To get this, look at image 3, imagine Gray line is a needle, poking into ipod - you need it at that angle!
and a playing card you are willing to cut up Scissors, Razor, xActo, something to cut said playing card! The one you saw when you first set your Ipod up. dan Says: September 7, 2006 12:09 AM My ipod is finally playing up after 16 months. The circuit board which is screwed into the front part of the case along with the vid display. Ipod Nano 4th Generation Click Wheel Replacement
I used a small sewing needle i found in my mom's closet... So, after 20 minutes of wiggling the white USB cable as the poster above mentioned, SUCCESS! When you reset iPod all your music and files are saved, but some customized settings may be lost. Check This Out Best part is, you can see it working before you even put the case back together. 10-14-2006, 11:37 PM #9 rapsodist Freshman Lounger Join Date: Mar 2005 Location:
I read a post where the person has cracked open their case, found the battery, and unplugged and replugged it. Ipod Classic Buttons Not Working I had to add another smaller piece behind the first piece and Yeah! I can't control the menu?
David says: Cool workaround... Completely fixed. Only you can decide how much ambition and or skill you have. How To Reset Ipod With Click Wheel I got nothing.
That's about 20% of my music. Thanks! That is until the other day i took it out of the rubber case and the buttons stopped working. this contact form I had a two day delay while my wife brought home a can, and I blasted away.
The first little piece of card was not thick enough though. Good luck with the scratchy^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H pretty Nano! View the answer I have this problem too Subscribed to new answers Is this a good question? My next button is like extra sensitive.