Do iPod batteries need to be replaced?
Apple formally states that “rechargeable batteries have a limited number of charge cycles and may eventually need to be replaced. If this doesn’t solve the problem — particularly if the iPod is a couple of years old — in all likelihood the battery has reached the end of its useful life and needs to be replaced.
Can I replace the battery in my iPod touch?
If your battery has a manufacturing defect and it’s covered by our warranty, AppleCare+, or consumer law, we’ll replace it at no additional cost. If you’re covered by AppleCare+ for your iPod touch and your battery can hold less than 80 percent of its original capacity, we’ll service it at no charge.
Is it OK to leave iPod plugged in all the time?
It won’t overcharge when connected to a power source for days on end. Some folks (other than Apple) suggest that it’s a good idea to undock the iPod once a month or so and let it work off the battery for awhile.
Can a 2nd generation iPod Touch battery be replaced?
Use this guide to replace a worn-out battery on your 2nd generation Touch. This procedure requires soldering. The glass front panel on the second generation Touch has a plastic frame glued both to its outer edge and also under the wide black strips at the top and bottom of the device.
How much does it cost to replace an iPod Nano battery?
If it is out of warranty, Apple will replace the battery in any iPod nano model for a cost of US$59 plus US$6.95 shipping. However, a variety of more affordable third-party services also are available.
What’s the front of a 2nd generation iPod Touch made of?
The glass front panel on the second generation Touch has a plastic frame glued both to its outer edge and also under the wide black strips at the top and bottom of the device. The frame also has a rubber strip that surrounds the edge of the glass panel.
Where is the battery on an iPod Touch?
Use an iPod opening tool to pry the display cable connector up off its socket on the logic board. Lift the metal display tray slightly (the battery is attached to its underside) and remove the display from the Touch, minding its delicate cable that may get caught. The display ribbon cable is routed under the metal display tray.