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iPod classic wont charge when ejected from pc or via mains charger

So about ayear ago I replaced my ipod classic battery and everything has been perfect but this morning the ipod refuses to charge unless its in the "connected" mode.

If the ipod is ejected the charging icon disapears and gets no charge, the only way to get around this is to enable disk mode when keeps it connected until i manually eject.

This is not ideal as it also means mains usb chargers wont work or USB power banks.

Any help would be great as its driving me crazy trying to fix this.

I have tried a complete reset, new cable, cleaning the ipod connector, multiple chargers and multiple usb ports on my pc.

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Ok so here is how i *fixed* this problem in case anyone has the same problem in the future.

iTunes 12.5.5 seems to have removed the ability for the old iPod classic to charge when not "connected" to your pc. It must have updated a few weeks ago without my knowledge and its this thats been tripping me up.

Thinking back I don't think my classic was ever able to use an external usb charger (unless it was an official apple one) so this threw me also.

Anyway I just uninstalled iTunes and installed the best version (imo) 12.3.1 and imported my library and BAM charging like normal again.

What a complete PAIN, took me so long to figure out why this was happening.....

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i Think Only in direct current ur device is working

Issue With The Battery

Its Time To Change the battery

100% Device ll work after Changing Battery without connecting to pc or usb

iPod Classic (Thick) Replacement Battery

Hope it Works

Thanks

Varun

iPod Classic (Thick) Replacement Battery Image

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I don't understand how it can be the battery when it charges up and holds a charge just fine?

Care to explain how that works as I dont have a lot of cash right now and cant afford to be buying a new battery if its not 100% guaranteed to be the problem.

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As u said only when it connect to usb or pc only device getting on so its dam sure ur device only working with direct current .there is issue with battery or battery connector plz have a look into that

Hope it Works

Thanks

Varun

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When you say Direct Current what does that actually mean, are you saying there is 2 power lines into the ipod, one for when its in the "connected" state and one when its ejected?

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sir first check your charging adapter may and see if any dust inside the charging dock.

clean the dust and try it will work

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As I said on my question I have cleaned the ipod connector with isopropyl alcohol as well as an airblower. As for the cable I have tried 3 and its all the same so I can rule the cable and dirty ipod connector out.

It charges perfectly fine when the screen says "connected" but as soon as I eject the device it stops charging which never used to happen. Also true with any sort of non pc input, if the ipod isnt "connected" then it doesn't charge at all.

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sir dock connector is fine right

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Yes its perfect, if it wasn't then surely it wouldn't charge when in the "connected" state unless its got 2 different 5v power lines.

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