I bought a replacement iPod battery for about $30 (plus shipping), and just replaced my battery. I was extremely scared to take my precious apart, but it all worked out. Then, the moment came after I snapped everything back closed to see if it’d turn on again. I plugged it in, and the Apple logo came up. Phew!
Bryan is a Trust & Safety Wrangler at Automattic. He's also a photographer, card magician, and cat whisperer. (Thanks to my friend and colleague Steve Blythe for the sweet photo!) View all posts by Bryan Villarin