iPod stuck in infinite boot loop due to Stacks and Shrink being installed. Help :)

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  1. Dabone

    Dabone Well-Known Member

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    Edit: I fixed it so if anyone wants to know how here it is:

    So earlier today, I bought shrink, and before it started downloading, it told me I had to delete stacks first. So after it downloaded and I had everything working, I became stupid.

    I forgot that stacks had to be deleted in order for shrink to work and I reinstalled stacks v3. Now my iPod is in an infinite boot loop and right as it is recognised by the computer, it make the respring circle and starts all over again. Please help!!
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  3. Dabone

    Dabone Well-Known Member

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    I would prefer not to restore
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    yanks111890 Well-Known Member

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    1) Get iphonebrowser or something similar for your computer. (SSH may be possible if you have it installed and your iPod connects automatically)
    2) Plug in iPod to computer. Exit iTunes when it comes up.
    3) navigate to var/stash/Applications.XXX(All devices have 4 unique digits)/
    4) Then delete the Stacks.app off your iPod and do a hard reset.

    It should work or at least when i had similar problems in 2.0 firmware it did, but I've never had a problem with 3.0
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    Dabone Well-Known Member

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    Ok. I'm guessing I will have to delete Stacks.app, Stacks2.app, Stacks3.app,and Stacks4.app?
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    yea anything that says stacks delete.
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    Thank you it worked!
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    yanks111890 Well-Known Member

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    No problem any time
  9. Aprosamurai

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    This just happened to me, but after I did the hard reset my iPod has gone into a reboot loop, and at times it'll sit at the Apple logo but never boot up.


    Not read under USB either.
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    What does USB mean? ifunbox/iphonebrowswer/ etc? And if you really want to shrink your icons, you could shrink them manually and throw them onto a transparent icon the same size so they wouldn't be distorted.

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