IPOD Red X fix
melissa

Detroit, MI

#21 Jul 26, 2009
This really does work !!! I had to try it a few times, and nothing then I banged it on the floor instead of my hand cause it was hurting already lol, but then it came on, Thanks Thanks Thanks, don't give up keep trying it and it will work, after I dropped it i could hear something moving in there, I thought there was no hope.But it worked
Tim

Las Vegas, NV

#22 Aug 2, 2009
This Really does work.
I was doing bout 50mph on my cbr
and laid it down. i velcrow my 80gb ipod to the gas tank. for better reaching. and yea my ipod took a hit.
reset it and gave it a hard tap. took like 10 trys but it works
Dee

Gainesville, FL

#23 Aug 2, 2009
Wow!!! This really works. I got an ipod 80gig that was not clicking but if you started it, it came up with restore from itunes but when I plugged it in it came up with the big red x. Well just for the heck of it I tried hitting it on my palm and sure enough it worked great. THANKS!!!
wendy

Saint John, Canada

#24 Aug 6, 2009
can you repost the address for the blog, for some reason it is not there. thanks so much;
wendy

Saint John, Canada

#25 Aug 6, 2009
sorry wrong post....
DennisMom

Katy, TX

#26 Aug 7, 2009
I just used this to fix my son's 80 gig. He was planning on buying a new one. He doesn't deserve me. Really, he doesn't. :D
Casey

Satellite Provider

#27 Aug 8, 2009
I'll be damned! This just saved me from buying a new ipod tonight! Thank you for the pro tip sir.
Richard

Bend, OR

#28 Aug 8, 2009
Thanks Alot, crazy thing to do to your ipod, but it works thanks.
Alisa from Afghanistan

Hong Kong

#29 Aug 15, 2009
THANK YOU SOOOOOOOOOOOO MUCH YOU ARE THE BEST... I GAVE UP AND THEN I WENT TO GOOGLE AND FOUND YOUR BLOG. THANK YOU SO MUCH I SMACKED IT AT LEAST TEN MINUTES STRAIGHT AGAINST A HARD SURFACE AND IT WORKED, BUT MAKE SURE U PUT AT LEAST A TOWEL UNDER IT. IT WILL WORK 99% . JUST DONT HIT IT TOO HARD BE PATIENT. GOOD LUCK AND THANK YOU AGAIN FOR SAVING MY 160 GB IPOD.
Scott C

London, UK

#30 Aug 15, 2009
LOVE YOU DON IT ACTUALLY WORKED IT MADE A BEEPING NOISE AND THEN IT WORKED!!!!!!!!!! FOR EVERYONE WHOS TRIED THIS WORKS - TURN IT OFF THEN HOLD THE PREVIOUS BUTTON AND THE CENTER BUTTON AND IT SHOULD GO INTO A SETUP THING NOW CLICK AUTO TEST AND THEN HOLD THE MIDDLE AND MENU BUTON TOGETHER HOLD THE iPOD UP 2 UR EAR AND LISTEN 4 SOME CLICKING NOW GRIP THE iPOD IN UR RIGHT HAND AND SLAM IT INTO UR LEFT PALM AND U WILL HEAR A WEIRD NOISE BUT THIS IS GOOD THEN IT SHOULD TAKE U O UR BELVED HOME SCREEN AGAIN!!!!!!!!!!
Scott C

London, UK

#31 Aug 15, 2009
SORRY ALMOST FORGOT U MUST PLUG UR iPOD INTO iTUNES AFTERWARDS AND RESTORE IT OR THE BIG RED X WILL APPEAR AGAIN
lol

Brantford, Canada

#32 Aug 20, 2009
yoon wrote:
:/ i think i hit it too much and hard and now it just resets on the apple screen every 7 seconds and keeps on doing a never ending cycle.
put it into disk mode then plug it in worked for me
Eazy

Belden, MS

#33 Aug 25, 2009
It actually worked, it took a couple times, bit it actully worked, I'm so happy cause I thought I had to buy a new one, but just try it, it works!!!!
krysta

Hampstead, NC

#34 Aug 26, 2009
yes this indeed work, i wasnt sure if it would i tried like 6 times and then i literally beat the poop out of it on its side on my counter and it started working, i had tried everything up to this point to fix it, and this is the only method that works. Thankyou so much!!
Spicky

Pittsburgh, PA

#35 Aug 29, 2009
Thank you so much, I dropped my iPod an it wasn't working for a day and I almost went mad without my music, thank you so much!
chris

Vancouver, WA

#36 Aug 30, 2009
WOW!!!!! I am pretty sure this is not an apple approved fix but i'll be damned it worked like a charm! I too had to bang it a few times against my tile counter tops (actually continuously) while it was resetting. It made a noise like a cat caught in a blender at the next door neighbors house, but now my ipod works just like it did an hour before i read this post. Thank you thank you thank you!
Atticus

Plymouth, NH

#37 Sep 1, 2009
I can't believe this worked! It only took me one try! I have a classic and it worked, so I assume most iPods will react the same. You're a life saver, thank you so much!
Speck

Brisbane, Australia

#38 Sep 3, 2009
You are a wonderful, wonderful man. Thankyou.
whoa

Honolulu, HI

#39 Sep 7, 2009
holy spam blasting ninja butlers! this works. just tried it about 30 seconds ago took me 3 times and i had to whack it pretty hard but it worked. thank you so much
iPod believer

Scituate, MA

#40 Sep 7, 2009
I bought it used for parts for $30 and it worked the first time. Now I will need to find another for parts.

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