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ipod nano on/off button

Postby Conrad Knight Socks » 20 Jan 2015, 16:22

has broken - i can't push it in. Again, but this time out of warranty. Is there anything I can do except buy a new one?
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Re: ipod nano on/off button

Postby JQW » 22 Jan 2015, 10:42

99 wrote:has broken - i can't push it in. Again, but this time out of warranty. Is there anything I can do except buy a new one?


Usually repairing or replacing such a part yourself is tricky, if not impossible. The button will most likely be a custom component, so the only means of acquiring a replacement will be to canibalise another Nano, and that may not always be practical.

There are some specialised iPod repair companies out there who may be able to help.
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Re: ipod nano on/off button

Postby Jimbo » 13 Nov 2019, 03:12

Same thing's happened to mine. I saw a fix on YouTube but it was way too wonky for me. One comment I read was that the guy chucked the thing into a drawer and left it there for some time and after a while the button un-jammed itself and now it is working again. So mine is in a drawer and a month or so after the on-off button quit it still hasn't fixed itself.
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Re: ipod nano on/off button

Postby ConnyOlivetti » Today, 05:28

Jimbo wrote:Same thing's happened to mine. I saw a fix on YouTube but it was way too wonky for me. One comment I read was that the guy chucked the thing into a drawer and left it there for some time and after a while the button un-jammed itself and now it is working again. So mine is in a drawer and a month or so after the on-off button quit it still hasn't fixed itself.


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