How do you fix a corrupted iPod classic?

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.

Can you force update an old iPod?

You can update your iPod touch manually by going to Settings > General > Software Update. On the screen, you can see whether iOS has an update or not. You can turn off automatic updates by going to Settings > General > Software Update.

Can iPod classic be updated?

Can You Update Ipod Classic Software? The software can be updated using iTunes on an iPod nano, iPod shuffle, or iPod classic, and you can also update iOS on your iPod touch using iTunes. You will see the Summary sync page after connecting the iPod to your computer and clicking the iPod button.

Is the iPod classic obsolete?

On September 9, 2014, Apple officially discontinued the iPod Classic. The sixth-generation 160GB iPod Classic was the last Apple product in the iPod line to use the original 30-pin iPod connector and the Click Wheel.

Why is my iPod Classic 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.

Why won’t my iPod Classic connect to my hard drive?

If checking the connections does not work, you may have a bad hard drive. If no information is being sent to the iPod from the hard drive, it makes the iPod quite unhappy! Note: iPod Classics have unique connectors, and only specific hard drives will work in them.

How do I know which 160 GB version of my iPod?

If you are unsure which 160 GB version you have (as some parts are not interchangeable between models), perform the following steps: 1) Locate the serial etched on the rear panel of the iPod 2) Go to Apple’s Online Service Assistant and enter your serial number and country

How do I know if my iPod Classic is thick or thin?

2) Go to Apple’s Online Service Assistant and enter your serial number and country 3) Look at the text under the picture on the left. If it reads “iPod Classic,” you have the thick version. If it reads “iPod Classic (Late 2009),” you have the thin version. No matter what you do, you can’t get your iPod to turn on.

How do I Hard Reset my iPod Classic to factory settings?

If you are unable to restore your iPod using iTunes, you can hard reset your iPod. iPod Classics can be hard reset by booting while holding the menu and play/pause buttons. This should result in a quick dark screen followed by the standard Apple boot graphic.