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Home button is stuck and iPod won't turn on

Home button is stuck and iPod won't turn on

The home button to my 5th gen ipod broke about two months ago, and just today the screen went black and wouldn't come back on. I know it was charged, and even if it wasn't, if I plugged it into the power adapter it would have come on, but it didn't. I read that pressing the home button and the power button at the same time usually fixes this probably, but my home button is broken so I cannot do that. is there anything else I can do?

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bert [Entry]

Same happened to me, I just followed the first few steps of the ipod display replacement guide until the screen is lifted then using a point or a pen hold down the contact under the home button and power button and you should be good to go assuming there is some power in the battery then just re-assemble and enjoy.
bert [Entry]

"This happens quite alot with mine. Usually happens because of not closing off apps and they have crashed which causes it to turn into black screen. As my home button is broke, what works with me is either leave the ipod for a few days depending how much charge it had in it and wait for the charging icon to appear, and then charge it, it should come back on. Or try charging it for an hour, see if the apple icon appears. The first idea i'd say is most useful.

If both your buttons work then hold them down together and apple icon should appear."
bert [Entry]

what i did was go on find my iphone and i clicked on lost mode and the apple logo appeared on my screen in like a few seconds! That also does work
bert [Entry]

Same happened to me. A lot of times and I had it on fully charged. The first time i just left it alone and after 3,4 days i plugged it on the charger, and in a couple of minutes it turned back on. But it happened again a month later and recently last week on full charge so what i did was put it in the freezer, facedown(i heard its safer that way) and it only took one day to drain. #FREEZERTRICK
bert [Entry]

my friend told me to plug my ipod in and let it charge so I left it plugedd in and it turnd back on so try leving it pluged in