I don't want to say my ipod is bricked, but I'm afraid it might be...

Discussion in 'iPod touch Firmware 2.X' started by TheSinMuffin, Dec 18, 2008.

  1. TheSinMuffin

    TheSinMuffin New Member

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    I wanted to unjailbreak my ipod cause I'm going to sell it. I tried restoring it on my Macbook but since I didn't have Wi-Fi then, I couldn't, I tried resetting and then deleting everything but now it never gets passed the Apple sign during start-up. When I connect it to my Macbook, it won't even detect it. What do I do now?
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    itouchnathan New Member

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    LOL. iPod touches can't be bricked.

    Force it into DFU mode, and what does not having Wi-Fi have to do with restoring?
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    TheSinMuffin New Member

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    I can't even make it go into DFU mode...Unless I'm doing something wrong. I just couldn't restore it so I just did it manually on the iPod.
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    Ryan Well-Known Member

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    FYI ipod touches technicaly can be bricked

    But yeah, not from what he has done.


    He means he has no Wi-Fi on the laptop which means he cannot download the firmware in order to restore with. A work around is to download the firmware on a computer which has internet and put it onto a USB stick then restore using Shift+click on the restore.


    Now about not being able to get into DFU.

    Step One
    Open iTunes and connect the iPhone to your Mac.

    Step Two
    Press and hold the Home button and the Sleep/Wake button at the same time.

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    Step Three
    After exactly 10 seconds release the Sleep/Wake button. Continue holding the home button until you iTunes pops up a message telling you that it has detected an iPhone in recovery mode.

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    The iPhone screen will remain black like this:

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