"My iPod stuck in boot loop! What do I do? I've tried to enter safe mode but it doesn't work! What can I do please help!" – From an iPod user
Apple are one of the most commonly used digital devices around the globe. There are high chances that you've also come to rely on them daily. You enjoy the convenience of the device you always get. However, from time to time you may scream on the device that stuck or not working. Just like iPad and iPhone stuck in boot loop after an iOS update, iPod may get stuck in boot loop, too. When you are beset with this problem, it means that you cannot get access to this iOS device. It might distress you as you have no idea about what to do. Don't worry, we are going to help you and provide 3 useful ways for you to fix it.
- Part 1. Why Is iPod Stuck in Boot Loop?
- Part 2. How to Fix iPod Stuck in Boot Loop?
- Method 1. Force Restart iPod
- Method 2. Restore iPod via iTunes [Data Loss]
- Method 3. Use Professional System Repair Tool – Joyoshare UltFix [100% Lossless]
- Part 3. The Bottom Line
Part 1. Why Is iPod Stuck in Boot Loop?
But firstly, you may be confused about the reasons behind this annoying issue. Well, as a matter of fact, a few situations can be applied to this issue. Sometimes, it could result from a software update failure due to poor network connection, etc. Besides, improper jailbreaking is also responsible for it. Finally, battery problems and iOS glitches are the culprits in some cases. In this way, how to fix this annoying problem? You can try out the solutions listed below.
Part 2. How to Fix iPod Stuck in Boot Loop?
Method 1. Force Restart iPod
Force rebooting a device is the most basic technical fix and it always occurred to people whenever in a trouble. Similarly, force restarting iPod may do the trick in fixing it stuck in the boot loop. Whether iPod touch 1, iPod classic, or 5th gen iPod touch stuck in boot loop, try restarting your device to give it a fresh start. The operations of various iPod models are presented here.
For iPod touch 7th generation:
Press down the Top and Volume Down buttons at the same time for several seconds until the Apple logo is displayed on the screen.
For iPod touch 6th generation and former:
Hold down the Top and Home buttons in the meantime till the Apple logo is shown on the interface.
If you have an iPod nano 7th generation:
Press and hold the Sleep/Wake and the Home button together until the screen turns off. Please wait a few seconds until your device is restarted.
If you have an iPod nano 6th generation:
Hold down the Sleep/Wake and the Volume Down button at the same time until the Apple logo shows.
If you have an iPod nano 5th generation or earlier:
Turn the Hold switch to the unlocked position. Press and hold the Center button (or Select button) for a few seconds until you see the Apple logo.
Step 1. Push the Hold switch in the unlocked position.
Step 2. Hold the Menu and Center (or Select) buttons until the Apple logo shows.
Step 1. Make sure your iPod shuffle is disconnected from everything. Turn it off using the Power button.
Step 2. Please wait a few seconds before turning on your iPod shuffle again.
Now, check to see if your device is back to normal because some users grumble to us that their iPod stuck in boot loop hard reset doesn't work as well. If yet persists, continue fixing it.
Method 2. Restore iPod via iTunes [Data Loss]
In addition, restoring iPod via iTunes is also worthwhile a try and won't restore problems. Through the use of the iTunes app, your device's system can be recovered but you have to make sure you have a backup earlier because every data will be erased and removed after the following steps.
Step 1. Connect your iPod to a computer and run iTunes meanwhile.
Step 2. Put iPod into recovery mode by keeping pressing the Home button.
Step 3. When a message asks you to restore your device, click the Restore button.
Method 3. Use Outstanding System Repair Tool – Joyoshare UltFix [100% Lossless]
If you don't want to lose data while getting your iPod stuck in boot loop completely resolved, then professional iOS repair tools are definitely your best choice. Here Joyoshare UltFix iOS System Recovery is recommended. Joyoshare UltFix is capable of fixing many iOS and Apple TV issues without any data loss. Apart from that, it is compatible with all iOS versions and almost all iOS devices. Lastly, it still supports downgrading iOS versions and one click to enter or exit recovery mode for free.
Come and follow the easy-to-operate steps of this software to fix your issue.
Step 1: Open Joyoshare UltFix on your computer and connect your iPod touch. Tap on "Start" to continue.
Step 2: Select the "Standard Mode" to fix your iPod touch stuck in the boot loop screen without losing data. Then you will be required to put the device to recovery mode.
Step 3: Confirm the information related to your iPod including the model and version. After that, just press the "Download" button to download and verify the firmware package matched with your iPod.
Step 4: Finally, you have to click the "Repair" button to start fixing the iPod OS. When it's completed, your iPod will be back to normal without getting stuck in boot loop.
Part 3. The Bottom Line
With the above information, it's sure that you must have some ideas in terms of settling down your iPod stuck in boot loop and won't restore matter. It is worth noting that the repair process of Joyoshare UltFix is quick, simple, lossless. It is ideal for Apple users who need to fix their device system. Your troublesome issue will be resolved on your device within seconds, just like a miracle. No matter which way you apply, we sincerely hope this guide can give you a hand, and any other questions, welcome to contact us.