The gadget has proved to be very famous after its launch but a fare share of users complain that they frequently have to reset their iPods. This is due to the iPod freezing or not responding to any commands. They usually freeze on the last frame that was on the screen or fade away leaving the screen dull or black. The gadget buttons also do not respond leaving the user confused on what to do next.
When this happens to your iPod, you may need to reset it. Resetting iPods can be done by restoring the operations of the gadget.
We can find information on many ways to reset our iPod. It is recommended to use the following steps to conduct the restoration safely without damaging the iPod. It is important that the user be advised that resetting iPod Touch may result in losing all information and data like music, movies, pictures, that was stored prior to the troubleshooting. The gadget will be restored to the company settings and only factory installed operations will be available on the gadget after restoration.
Resetting is almost the same but has a less devastating effect on the software or data that has been stored on the gadget. It resembles switching of the iPod by severing the power supply.
Resetting iPod Touch
It can be done by pressing both the sleep and the home buttons simultaneously. Continue pressing them for ten to fifteen seconds to reset iPod. The second and rather radical way to reset the iPod is removal of the power supply and in this case, it would be the battery. Modern gadgets have data clipboards that store any material that was in use at the time of the freeze. Even in the worse case scenarios, the user may lose the information that was not stored at the moment of resetting. This is considerably a minor effect compared to restoring the iPod were we lose all the stored information. This method should only be used for resetting iPods as a last option but ensure data recovery through data clipboards that are installed to save information in case of sudden power loss or battery failure.
The above measures sound radical to use on an expensive gadget but sometimes there is no other alternative and we need to try. These recommendations can be tried for minor troubleshooting but with cases of continued problem, the user is required to contact the nearest service port, for they will know exactly how to reset your gadget.
Ample information on different approaches on how to reboot an iPod Touch can be found on the internet but some seem too radical to follow. These two iPod Nano reset styles will cause least harm to your iPod but if you are near a service centre, it is best for you to consult them before trying any of the above since they provide guarantees on the products and have professional trained personnel to solve trouble shooting problems that happen on iPod Touch.