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Resetting an iPod if you forget your password

The iPod is a security measure to prevent unauthorized access to your personal media player. Apple included an option to set a password to be used to unlock the device at startup. If you draw a blank password, you can still have the ability to unlock the device, but the process depends on the model of the iPod. IPod Touch owners to restore the device to a password reset code. Other iPod owners need only plug it into iTunes to lock the screen around.


Lock the iPod

1. Connect your iPod to your computer you normally sync your device.

2. ITunes load.


3. Click the "Eject" on the right to offer your iPod under "Devices" in the left column of iTunes. The iPod will be unlocked.


4. Select the "Extras" on the iPod.


5. Select "Lock screen".


6. Select 'Turn Off Screen Lock. "


Unlock iPod Touch

1. Connect your iPod Touch to your computer.


2. Open iTunes.


3. Click on the iPod Touch icon on the left "Devices" section column.


4. Select the "Summary" tab.


5. Click "Restore" and confirm the prompt action in the resulting pop-up. Follow the wizard prompts for the restore process to complete.

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The iPod lock is a four-digit code that prevents unauthorized users from changing settings and configurations on your device.
When your iPod is locked, it does not display contents onscreen and is unusable until your enter the code.
If you have forgotten your code, you can unlock your iPod in one of two ways by connecting it to the computer you used to set it up or restoring the iPod's default factory settings.

Launch the iTunes program on your computer and click "Help" on the main menu.
Scroll down and click "Check for updates."
Close iTunes.
Connect your iPod to the computer using the supplied USB cable.
Launch iTunes, which will display your iPod on the left panel.
Right-click your iPod in the iTunes program and click "Eject."
Close iTunes and detach your player from the computer to unlock it.
Restoring your iPod
Connect your player to the computer and launch iTunes.
Click your iPod on the left panel and click the "Summary" tab.
Click "Restore."
Click "Backup" to save your current settings and select the restore option you want to use.
Select Option 3 or 4 if you want to install the newest iPod software.
Follow the prompts to finish the restoration and rename your iPod to restore the default factory settings.
http://www.apple.com/itunes/

Nov 07, 2013 | Apple iPod MA446LL/A MP3 Player

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The iPod lock is a four-digit code that prevents unauthorized users from changing settings and configurations on your device. When your iPod is locked, it does not display contents onscreen and is unusable until your enter the code. If you have forgotten your code, you can unlock your iPod in one of two ways--by connecting it to the computer you used to set it up or restoring the iPod's default factory settings.

b> Launch the iTunes program on your computer and click "Help" on the main menu. Scroll down and click "Check for updates." Close iTunes. Connect your iPod to the computer using the supplied USB cable. Launch iTunes, which will display your iPod on the left panel. Right-click your iPod in the iTunes program and click "Eject." Close iTunes and detach your player from the computer to unlock it. Restoring your iPod Connect your player to the computer and launch iTunes. Click your iPod on the left panel and click the "Summary" tab. Click "Restore." Click "Backup" to save your current settings and select the restore option you want to use. Select Option 3 or 4 if you want to install the newest iPod software. Follow the prompts to finish the restoration and rename your iPod to restore the default factory settings.

http://www.apple.com/itunes/

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The iPod lock is a four-digit code that prevents unauthorized users from changing settings and configurations on your device. When your iPod is locked, it does not display contents onscreen and is unusable until your enter the code. If you have forgotten your code, you can unlock your iPod in one of two ways--by connecting it to the computer you used to set it up or restoring the iPod's default factory settings.

b> Launch the iTunes program on your computer and click "Help" on the main menu. Scroll down and click "Check for updates." Close iTunes. Connect your iPod to the computer using the supplied USB cable. Launch iTunes, which will display your iPod on the left panel. Right-click your iPod in the iTunes program and click "Eject." Close iTunes and detach your player from the computer to unlock it. Restoring your iPod Connect your player to the computer and launch iTunes. Click your iPod on the left panel and click the "Summary" tab. Click "Restore." Click "Backup" to save your current settings and select the restore option you want to use. Select Option 3 or 4 if you want to install the newest iPod software. Follow the prompts to finish the restoration and rename your iPod to restore the default factory settings.
http://www.apple.com/itunes/

Feb 08, 2013 | Apple iPod touch

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Hello,

The iPod lock is a four-digit code that prevents unauthorized users from changing settings and configurations on your device. When your iPod is locked, it does not display contents onscreen and is unusable until your enter the code. If you have forgotten your code, you can unlock your iPod in one of two ways--by connecting it to the computer you used to set it up or restoring the iPod's default factory settings.
Connecting to Your Computer\Launch the iTunes program on your computer and click "Help" on the main menu. Scroll down and click "Check for updates." Close iTunes.

Connect your iPod to the computer using the supplied USB cable. Launch iTunes, which will display your iPod on the left panel.

Right-click your iPod in the iTunes program and click "Eject." Close iTunes and detach your player from the computer to unlock it.
Restoring your iPodConnect your player to the computer and launch iTunes. Click your iPod on the left panel and click the "Summary" tab. Click "Restore."

Click "Backup" to save your current settings and select the restore option you want to use. Select Option 3 or 4 if you want to install the newest iPod software.

Follow the prompts to finish the restoration and rename your iPod to restore the default factory settings.

Good luck.

Feb 17, 2011 | Apple iPod touch

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There's a possibility that the password that the network was asking is the 'network key' (e.g. WEP or WPA-PSK). If this is the password that the network is asking for, you need to contact the administrator of that network and ask for the Network Key, because that network is secured. They put this kind of security to prevent unauthorized users to connect to their wireless network.

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