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IPod touch 1st gen - frozen on reset

by IPODIDIOT / August 7, 2011 8:39 AM PDT


<span id="INSERTION_MARKER">i bought my 12yr old one of the above second hand and it was working fine but as it was second hand and i wasnt sure what was on it i decided to reformat it back to factory settings.. as it was jailbreaked with spirit jailbreak not sure what this was exactly and didnt want my son messing around on it... it started to reset and had now been stuck for 3 hrs on the apple logo. occasionally the screen blacks out then comes back on and the little symbol so say its doing something is there then it freezes (the symbol) then it goes and comes back... can anyone please help i can make it black screen with the sleep button but thats all... i have one very unhappy little boy Sad itunes wont even recognise it as connected.

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 7, 2011 8:41 AM PDT

Talk to the seller about un-jailbreaking it. It's modified so anything I know does not apply.

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Thank you and result :)
by IPODIDIOT / August 7, 2011 8:31 PM PDT
In reply to: jailbreaked

Hi thank you for taking the time to reply.. i did actually contact apple store this morning and they told me how to sort it... so for anyone else that has this problem i thought i would post how i resolved it with help from apple.

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jailbroken ipod touch 1g - hangs at apple logo
by dhruv84 / May 18, 2013 10:08 PM PDT

After years of successfully using a jailbroken ipod touch 1st generation (jail broke using redsnow), I decided to take my old ipod touch 1g out of the closet and use it again.In the ipod menu, I clicked the reset button hoping it would remove the jailbreak and restore it to factory settings. To my utter shock, whenever am starting the ipod touch it gets stuck at the apple logo (also shows a thin line indicating jailbreak) and then restarts and again gets stuck at the logo.

I am in the midst of trying the process highlighted above but am not sure if new itunes version recognize the ipod touch 1g...

any other ways to reset it would be much appreciated.


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never mind...its sorted
by dhruv84 / May 20, 2013 4:22 AM PDT

It seems that when I had clicked the reset button the software may have become corrupt. So I used redsnow to jailbreak it again and success. I was able to access the ipod touch and used itunes to restore to the original ipsw file. thanks.

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