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How to Fix Your iPod When It Freezes

Alex Scott,  18 September, 2020
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When iPod has frozen and won't turn on/turn off, you can restore from iTunes to unfreeze an iPod touch screen, but the way will erase all data and settings in iPod. The chance to fix a frozen iPod touch without restoring it is the standard mode on EelPhone OSFixit, with 3 clicks, fix iPod will not turn off frozen.

“my iPod nano has frozen when I was playing music, I have tried to turn it off but doesn't work. how do I unfreeze an iPod nano? And I don't want to lose data in my iPod nano, help me please!”

iPod frozen, check the power on iPod, charge iPod at first of all, then power it off, if it can be powered off, restart iPod to use it. But when you can't turn it off, it's the iOS system issue, you should use the EelPhone OSFixit to fix a frozen iPod touch without losing data.

Part 1: iPod Touch Screen Frozen How to Fix Without Data Loss

In the first part, you should know the EelPhone OSFixit, which has the way to fix frozen iPod without losing data with the standard mode.

Step 1: Download EelPhone OSFixit, from the home page of the fixer, click on Standard Mode to fix iPod frozen screen without losing data.
how to fix your ipod when it freezes

Step 2: Link the frozen iPod to computer via USB cable, mostly, the iPod can be scanned out by the fixer automatically, or follow the guide on the tool to link frozen iPod to the tool manually. Check the iPod iOS version information on the tool, click on Start button to switch to the next page.
how to fix your ipod when it freezes

Step 3: According to the iOS version, the fixer will download the iPSW data package, what you should do is keep connecting.
how to fix your ipod when it freezes

Step 4: After downloading of iPSW data package,the unpacking of the data package is also automatically, click on Repair Now button to unfreeze iPod.
how to fix your ipod when it freezes

Wait and be patient during the whole process, disconnection will make the failure of the repair process. If the standard mode can't fix the frozen iPod, turn to advanced mode, 100% successfully, but lose all data, the steps are totally same as the standard mode.

Part 2: How to Reset a Stuck iPod from iTunes-Lose All Data

It's one free way to fix frozen iPod screen, but only works on iPod touch, it's a little difficult to link frozen iPod to iTunes by recovery mode, if you want to fix frozen iPod for free, you can have try.

Hold on power and home button at the same time for a few seconds, when “connect to iTunes” logo appears on frozen iPod, it's time to connect iPod to computer, locate frozen iPod on iTunes or Finder, when pops the window, click on Restore to reset stuck iPod, it take a few minutes to restore from iTunes.
how to fix your ipod when it freezes

Note: When iPod stuck on restore screen, you can't stop the restoration process, return to the first part to fix iPod system issue.

Alex Scott

This article was updated on 30 December, 2021

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