Are iPod classics still good?
Sadly, iPod Classics were quietly discontinued in 2014, despite much rage from Apple lovers worldwide. You can try your luck grabbing a secondhand one on eBay, otherwise Apple still offers a solitary iPod model: the iPod Touch.
Can you still buy an iPod Classic?
It’s not available anymore online, but it was available for in-store pickup at a couple stores in the Bay Area. And it looks like Best Buy might still have a few left. Apple still sells its other iPods. The largest capacity you can get is the $299 64GB iPod Touch.
What can I do with an old iPod classic?
What to Do With Your Old iPod: 6 Great Ideas
- Install New Firmware.
- Replace the Battery.
- Use Your iPod as a Portable Hard Drive. Even if you’ve already got a newer iPod or iPhone, you can still put your old one to good use.
- Replace the Hard Drive.
- In-Car Music.
- Sell It!
What generation is my iPod Classic 80GB?
iPod Classic Original (6th Generation) has an 80GB or 160GB hard drive, a widescreen color display and the last three digits of the serial are one of the following: Y5N, YMU, YMV or YMX.
Why was iPod Classic discontinued?
According to Tim Cook speaking at WSJD Live, the iPod Classic was discontinued because the parts were unavailable and a redesign was unwarranted given the small amount of consumer interest in the product.
Can an iPod Classic be repaired?
When you want a reliable, trustworthy repair services, look no further than CPR. Bring in your iPod Classic to your local CPR store, or send it to us by mail, for quick, reliable iPod Classic repair services. We have a fast turnaround time and will even offer you a trade-in deal if your device isn’t repairable.
How do I revive a dead iPod Classic?
Press and hold the Menu and Select buttons until the Apple logo appears, about 6 to 10 seconds. You may need to repeat this step. If this doesn’t work, you should try plugging your iPod into a power source and let it charge. Then repeat the steps.
Why was the iPod classic discontinued?
What generation is my iPod classic 80GB?