- I've been working on iPods for quite a while since I had my first iPod 30gb. First I started working just on hardware issues but then moved onto fixing iPods for a side income. I tried everything with this stubborn shuffle (like the one pictured- 4th gen) and I figured I would try this again since the iPod reset utility and my computer were "seeing" the iPod but iTunes wasn't. I did exactly like the article said and Boom! I now have the iPod shuffle sitting clearly in my iTunes. Honestly, sometimes the simplest solutions are the best. My advice: iPods are like women, sometimes they're testy and on somedays they'll stop playing nice without giving a reason and other days they'll be perfection but in the midst of all of this if the woman's worth it then you stick it out and work it out. Seriously, I'm a woman and I'm saying this- just keep trying. I've had iPods break for weeks and then one day just start working again flawlessly like nothing happened. :) Good luck! Update: p.s. I used the hard reset. Also, I c...
- Although the home button is a separate entity and connects upon closing, if cable four is disconnected the it will not work.