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Forgotten Password Fix IPod.

So, you forgot your password huh? Well, the best way to unlock the iPod when the screen lock code was forgotten is to connect it to your computer and view it in My Computer. Go to folders, make sure you can view hidden files then go to ipod control click device then delete the file named _locked. unplugged ur ipod and its unlocked.

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i forgot password for screen lock on ipod


The only way I can think of is by connecting it to iTunes and trying to restore it. If that fails, maybe try updating it to the most recent iOS for your generation of device.

Mar 09, 2014 | Apple iPod touch

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i forgot my password and i dont no how to get in.


if you have locked the screen and forgotten the code, then connecting it to its "home" computer will unlock it.

Oct 21, 2011 | Apple iPod touch

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forgot the screen lock password to my ipod


According to Apple, if you have forgotten the code, you can unlock the IPod by doing the following:
Connect your IPod to the primary computer you use it with (the first one IPod synced with), and open iTunes.
When you disconnect iPod from the computer, it will no longer be locked.
If you can't unlock IPod using either [the code or connecting it to the computer you use to manage its songs]. . . you can restore your iPod to factory settings using iPod Updater. Please note that this will erase all data on your iPod.
Afterwards, you can add your music and data back to your iPod.
If you want to change the primary computer that your IPod is associated with, do this:
1. Restore your iPod. WARNING: The restore process cannot be undone.
All of your songs and files will be deleted. Always make a backup of your important data.
2. Connect your iPod to the computer that you want to be the primary computer.
3. Open iTunes and synchronize.
Apple also notes that company "representatives cannot unlock an iPod if you forget your combination. If you can't unlock your iPod and you don't have access to the primary computer, your only option is to restore the IPod, which will erase all music and data."
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Sep 23, 2010 | Apple iPod nano

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i forgot the pass word to my ipod nano


the best way to unlock the iPod when the screen lock code was forgotten is to connect it to your computer and view it in My Computer. Go to folders, make sure you can view hidden files then go to ipod control click device then delete the file named _locked. unplugged ur ipod and its unlocked,

Mar 10, 2010 | Apple iPod nano

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apple ipod nano (screen lock) and I don't know the code


plug it into your comp and iTunes will unlock it for you
This support document also provides additional information on locking and unlocking the iPod. According to Apple, if you have forgotten the code, you can unlock the iPod by doing the following:
Connect your iPod to the primary computer you use it with (the first one iPod synced with), and open iTunes. When you disconnect iPod from the computer, it will no longer be locked.
If you can't unlock iPod using either [the code or connecting it to the computer you use to manage its songs]. . . you can restore your iPod to factory settings using iPod Updater. Please note that this will erase all data on your iPod. Afterwards, you can add your music and data back to your iPod.
If you want to change the primary computer that your iPod is associated with, do this:
1. Restore your iPod. Warning: The restore process cannot be undone. All of your songs and files will be deleted. Always make a backup of your important data.
2. Connect your iPod to the computer that you want to be the primary computer.
3. Open iTunes and synchronize

Jan 09, 2008 | Apple iPod nano

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