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My brother locked his iPod

I bought a used iPod, which had music. I added more music and sent it to him. He doesnt have a computer. He somehow managed to lock it because he was curious as to what that screen was. Now he can't get it open. How can he reset it without a computer and without knowing the code?

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  • alejandrog Sep 04, 2008

    Well my friend was using my ipod and he lock it, he doesnt remenber the code so now I cant unlock it, what I do? is 4Gb ipod

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When connect ipod to computer, go to my computer. Click on ipod:-
-click on tools, go to folder options
-go to view tab
-check show hidden files
-a ghost like folder will apear: ipod control
-click on it and go to device
-there will be a locked file
-click and delete it

Your ipod is unlocked!!!!!!!!!!!!

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<p>Depending on the settings of your iPod, the iTunes software on your PC music on the device automatically every time you sync your iPod with iTunes. This can be avoided by changing the settings on your iPod so you can manually manage the files on the device. The ability to manually manage music on your iPod, you also have the option to sync the iPod with other computers without the music on your iPod automatically deleted. <br /> <p><br /> <p>1. Open iTunes. <br /> <p><br /> <p>2. Use a USB cable to connect your iPod to manually manage a computer's USB connection works. <br /> <p><br /> <p>3. Click the iPod in the category called "Devices" on the left side of iTunes. <br /> <p><br /> <p>4. Select the "Summary" tab at the top of iTunes. <br /> <p><br /> <p>5. Select the "Manually manage music and videos" box by adding a check mark in the box. <br /> <p><br /> <p>6. Click "Apply" at the bottom of iTunes and the iPod settings to be saved and you will be able to manually manage music on the device. <br />

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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.
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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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Connect your IPod to the primary computer you use it with (the first one
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If you can't unlock IPod using either [the code or connecting it to the
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If you want to change the primary computer that your IPod is associated
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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
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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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