iPod not turning on or recognized by pc

This is a perfect storm of badness for a routine screen replacement. Everything was working until i broke the power button ribbon so that was bad, but then i got white screen of death, tried to restore it, but ipod has a passcode on it so itunes wouldnt't recognize it, then the ipod shut down completely, no response when i plug it in or press any buttons, i just have no idea what to do except by this person a new ipos, which is not exactly what i want to do

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Im in the same boat. Ive done plenty of them and My screen looked beautiful bu tthe digitizer wasnt working and it asked for a passcode. I took apart again and secured the digitizer but after I plugged it it was not recognised by my pc or itunes. someone please help

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Sucks but you have to replace the power button unless it already works then just pitbit into recovery mode buy holding power and menu button and plugging it in

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Unfortunately you can't do a hard restore on it without the lock/power button. I would try and leave it charging overnight (on a wall charger) and see it wakes up. If not then the other option to replace the power/volume button ribbon. Putting it into DFU mode might fix it but like I said you need the lock button.

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In the future I would fully test and rid the ipod of any passwords before you open it up. That way if this situation happens again you won't be stuck.

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