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Old 08-15-2005, 11:57 PM
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Just reading through the 101 iTunes Tips in the Free iPod Book (extremely helpful BTW, I'm relatively an iPod/iTunes newb and just today I learned a ton about how to make the most of iTunes, but I digress) and on page 118 there is a tip about how to show the actual voltage of the battery rather than the little battery icon indicator. I have a 2G iPod mini 4GB silver, and I tried following the instructions on my computer but could not for the life of me find "iPod_Control" among my hidden file like the tip told me to. Then I looked and saw that the title of the tip says "black-and-white iPods"...my mini is obviously B&W but I assume now that specifying "B&W" only applies to full-sized iPods now? Or am I wrong and I'm just not finding that dang hidden file?

Bottom line: Can you show the voltage on a mini, or only on a full-sized iPod? Help is greatly appreciated.
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Old 08-16-2005, 12:15 AM
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I think its only for the full sized ones
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Old 08-16-2005, 01:14 AM
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I suppose so. But has anyone actually tried this with a mini? I think it's a great idea and I would love to know if there was some crazy way to do it...
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Old 08-16-2005, 01:36 AM
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it worked on mini
mine is a 2g
make a file "_Show_Voltage"
delete the extension and put it in the
a folder call "device"
it should be inside the iPod_Control folder



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Old 08-16-2005, 01:50 AM
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Originally posted by DevilMayCry
it worked on mini
mine is a 2g
make a file "_Show_Voltage"
delete the extension and put it in the
a folder call "device"
it should be inside the iPod_Control folder
Where exactly did you find the iPod_Control folder? I followed the directions in the Free iPod Book and it told me to look for that, making sure that all the hidden folders were visible, and still I couldn't find a folder among the iPod folders that was named "iPod_Control".
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Old 01-31-2006, 11:19 AM
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This stopped working with 1.4.1?

I had this tweak enabled...but it stopped working with 1.4.1.

Any ideas why? Anyone else having this issue?
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Old 01-31-2006, 07:40 PM
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I hard that doing this voids you of your warranty.
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Old 02-01-2006, 08:26 PM
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theres a way to run a diagnostic mode on all ipods, try googling it. it may answer your question.



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Old 01-08-2019, 04:54 AM
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Thanks for the step by step tutorial. Works like a charm!
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