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When i connect my nano to the computer it doesent show on screen and tells me to connect a device

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Try to reboot your pc.

http://www.ipodrefresh.com

Posted on Sep 26, 2008

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Remove password ipod


Depending on the model of your ipod it will differ

iPod Classic password
This works on an iPod 5 th gen
Click start control panel scroll to folder options tick in the box to show hidden files and holders

connect your Ipod to your computer
Click start click click on you Ipod to open
then go Ipod controls device there should be a folder saying locked

Right click select rename to open or delete the folder your Ipod should now be open
ipod touch password

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.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5uT8Utk5Tqg
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Unlock an iPod Model A1199
Although the second generation iPod Nano (also known as 2G) uses a four-digit pass code that prevents unauthorized access to your iPod by locking the screen, you can also unlock the device by plugging it into your computer's USB 2.0 port.
When the 2G iPod Nano is connected to the computer it is synchronized, and automatically unlocks the screen according to the official Apple site.
In order to successfully unlock the Nano it must be plugged into the primary computer used for synchronizing content.

Click "Start," "All Programs" and "iTunes" on your PC's desktop, or click "iTunes" on the Macintosh's desktop dock.
Plug the iPod Nano's cable into the docking port on the iPod Nano.
Plug the other end into the USB port on the computer to open iTunes.
Click "Controls" at the top of the iTunes' menu, and select "Eject iPod."
The iPod Nano's screen will be unlocked once it is ejected from your computer.

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Unlock


Unlock an iPod Model A1199
Although the second generation iPod Nano (also known as 2G) uses a four-digit pass code that prevents unauthorized access to your iPod by locking the screen, you can also unlock the device by plugging it into your computer's USB 2.0 port.
When the 2G iPod Nano is connected to the computer it is synchronized, and automatically unlocks the screen according to the official Apple site.
In order to successfully unlock the Nano it must be plugged into the primary computer used for synchronizing content.

Click "Start," "All Programs" and "iTunes" on your PC's desktop, or click "iTunes" on the Macintosh's desktop dock.
Plug the iPod Nano's cable into the docking port on the iPod Nano.
Plug the other end into the USB port on the computer to open iTunes.
Click "Controls" at the top of the iTunes' menu, and select "Eject iPod."
The iPod Nano's screen will be unlocked once it is ejected from your computer.

Manual Guide download
http://manuals.info.apple.com/en_US/iPod_nano_2nd_Gen_Features_Guide.pdf
Unlock an iPod Nano Code
With the latest iPod Nano model, you can set a four-digit code and lock all intruders from accessing your iPod.
In order to use the device's functions again, you need to enter the correct code.
However, if you happen to lose or forget the code, you will need to find another way to unlock your iPod Nano.

Plug the iPod USB cable into the bottom of your iPod Nano.
Plug the other end of the USB cable into a free USB port on your Mac or PC computer.
Open the iTunes program by using the Dock on a Mac or the Start menu on a PC.
Select your iPod Nano from the "Devices" list in the main iTunes window.
Click on the "Sync" button to make a connection between your computer and your iPod Nano.
Click on the "Eject" symbol once the syncing process is complete.
Remove your iPod Nano from the USB cable.
The iPod's lock code will now be reset and you will be able to access all features again.
Navigate to the "Screen Lock" option in the iPod menu to lock your iPod's screen again.
Since your iPod's lock code was just reset, you will be prompted to select a new four-digit code.


iPod Support
http://www.apple.com/support/ipod/

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IPOD NANO 8 G is locked. How do I unlock?


Plug the iPod USB cable into the bottom of the iPod Nano.
  • Plug the other end of the iPod USB cable into a free USB port on a Mac or PC computer.
  • Open the iTunes application by clicking on the Dock icon on a Mac or using the Start menu on a PC.
  • Click on the name of your iPod Nano under the "Devices" list in the iTunes window.
  • Click on the "Sync" button to establish a connection between your iPod and the computer.
  • Click on the eject symbol next to your iPod's name after the syncing process has finished.
  • Unplug your iPod Nano. The device will be unlocked and you will be able to access all normal features again.


    WARNING
    To unlock your iPod Nano, you must connect the device to the computer it has been previously synced with.

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    Ipod wont show up on itunes


    You can try connecting it to another computer and see if it works there. If it does then it is Windows or your computer or the USB port or driver. You could also uninstall iTunes and reinstall it and then check if it connects. If it shows up then, you can select to restore it on the info screen, it will reset it back to factory and wipe it clean.

    Hope this helps

    Nov 27, 2008 | Apple iPod nano 2nd Generation MP3 Player

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    Ipod wont show up on itunes


    first try reainstalling itunes if that dosnt work try restoring your ipod.

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    Ipod wont show up on itunes


    In order to get an Ipod to work on your computer never plug it into a USB hub. The hub does something to the power of the device that causes it to not perform, be recognized, or charge. Find a spare USB port to plug it in and see if it will find it.

    USB hubs do not work on external hard drive devices. Jump drives will work on a hub

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    Ipod wont show up on itunes


    For it to recongnize, maybe try:
    1: go to control panel
    2:add hardware
    3:connect your hardware device and click "yes i have connected the hardware"
    4:scroll down and select install new hardware device
    5:select install hardware that i manually select from a list
    6:scroll down to windows portable devices
    7:and choose MTP device
    this should make it so your ipod is now recognised by the computer
    ---John

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    IPod nano black mp3 won't turn on


    Get a new cable if everything else works that is your problem
    Usually, unplugging, replugging it and then rebooting solves the problem.

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    try reformatting the ipod. that might reset it.

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    You may have a memory allocation error. You can "format" the device thru My Computer, that should resolve it. Go to My Computer>Device name, right click and select format. This will delete all contents. Best of Luck.

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