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iHome won't turn on ¶ 

No matter what you do, you can't get your iHome to turn on. The wall outlet is properly functioning.

iHome won't get power when AC adapter is plugged in ¶ 

Check that the connector is plugged into the power supply jack on the back of the unit. The A/C power adapter may need to be replaced. A new adapter can easily be installed.

Bad power cord ¶ 

If the cord has any visible damage, then you may need a new cord to allow your iHome to receive power.

iHome will not charge iPod ¶ 

Your iPod/iPhone connects and plays correctly, but it will not charge.

iHome is unplugged ¶ 

Check to make sure the iHome is plugged into the wall, and that it is receiving power.

Power to the adapter may have been severed ¶ 

Check that the adapter is receiving power correctly.

iHome dock is broken ¶ 

You can't physically get your iPod onto the device because the dock adapter is broken or warped.

Warped/Cracked Connector ¶ 

Installing a new iPod dock connector is very quick and easy.

iHome Clock isn't working right ¶ 

Clock loses track of time or has malfunctions.

Watch battery may be broken ¶ 

Your watch battery is likely dead, and can be easily replaced like a regular AA battery.

Speakers aren't emitting sound or the sound is muffled ¶ 

Make sure that the volume level isn't too high and turn off any bass effects.

Broken speakers ¶ 

The speakers can not be opened. However, new ones can easily be installed.

Bad Circuit Board ¶ 

The motherboard can be replaced, and a new one may need to be installed. Check the connection with the circuit board. It is possible that only the motherboard connection to the speakers is bad.

A button is Unresponsive or Broken ¶ 

"You click on a button and nothing happens; it doesn't function properly"

Broken Silver Control Buttons ¶ 

The silver control buttons may need to be replaced. New buttons can be installed.

Display is not working or it has artifacts ¶ 

The display behind the clear plastic never turns on or has strange marks.

Display can not be replaced ¶ 

The display is attached in such a way as to make replacement very difficult.

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