How to fix an iPod Touch that won’t turn on
If you are having issues with your iPod Touch 5th Generation and the device is not turning on, we’ll help you to get the issue resolved. Here you will find some methods that will allow you to turn on your iPod Touch again. This issue seems to have affected a few users after they locked their iPod. Once they checked the device again, it didn’t turn on and remains unresponsive. Below you will find some options that you can try.
- Reboot your iPod.
- Press the power button and the home button at the same time and hold them down until the Apple logo appears. This may take a few seconds.
You can try to restore your iPod device using iTunes.
- Connect your iPod to your computer using USB cable and open iTunes
- Look for your iPod device in iTunes. Then select the Restore option in the summary panel.
- If your iPod doesn’t appear in iTunes, you can attempt to force the device into recovery mode. Just keep in mind that you should back up your iPod before restoring it, otherwise you may lose all your data.
If the issue persists, even after trying the above options, the best thing would be to contact Apple’s support.
If you are having issues with the Sleep?Wake button on the device, press it and hold it down. When you see “slide to power off”, turn off the device and then turn it on again.
If you are unable to turn off the device, you can try to force restart it. If the button is still unresponsive, remove the case of any other accessory covering the device and clean the button carefully, using a soft cloth.