iPod's break down in many different ways, and if you don't immediately recognize the problem or if it's a complex problem. The best thing to do is contact a professional like Phone Repair Anaheim.
The first thing to check if your iPod won't work is the battery charge, it could be a drained battery if you haven't used it recently. Plug the iPod into a computer or an adapter to see if it recognizes it's connected to power. If it starts charging, leave it connected till fully charged. Should there be problems charging the battery, Phone Repair Anaheim sells batteries and will check your phone to make certain that is what is needed.
Another simple problem some people have is that the hold switch is activated and in this state the click wheel is ignored by the iPod. Turn off the hold switch.
When nothing is happening on the screen, the display could be bad. Listen for noises, if the hard drive is spinning and sounds normal then it's time to take it to Phone Repair Anaheim to see if they need to replace the display screen.
If you have a good battery and the iPod still doesn't respond when it is plugged in, you may have a bad logic board. Phone Repair Anaheim stocks logic boards and can install a new one for you at their location or yours. The technicians can travel to your location as long as its in Anaheim, California and when you call for service supply your model number to make sure he brings all the necessary tools and parts.
Sometimes the iPod refuses to boot. Make sure the bar on the click wheel is pulled completely down so that it makes a solid connection. If it doesn't seat correctly and then boot up after several tries, call your service man at Phone Repair Anaheim to see if you have a bad click wheel connection.
If your iPod works great but sounds bad on the speakers or earphones. You may have bad audio. Check another set of headphones to see if they work properly. When your sure the iPod's audio is bad, then the culprit is probably the audio plug in socket. At Phone Repair Anaheim they sell thin and thick headphone jacks and can easily replace your audio-out jack.
Like computers, iPod s should be backed up on a regular basis either on a computer, with USB thumb drives, or in a commercial cloud of your choosing. Restoring an iPod will erase every bit of personal files, applications, games, and whatever else that didn't come with it at purchase. When files are corrupted, the computer that has iTunes will send a message saying your hard drive is in recovery mode. Click the “restore now” option and follow directions.
Other problems include bad hard drives or bad logic boards. Listening to your iPod is the best way to diagnose hard drive problems. It should have a smooth whirring sound. Clicks and stop-start or grinding sounds are signs of trouble. Also, no sound may mean it's damaged and can't spin at all. The hard drive cable should be reconnected or replaced if the folder icon shows immediately at turn on. The hard drive may need replacing by our experts right her in Anaheim, California.