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How do I Unlock Ipod screen if I forgot the 4 digit password?

Hi I recently received an Ipod Nano from a friend and I set it up and everything worked great. I just locked the screen and I can't unlock it. I called my friend and he said that he forgot the 4 digit combination. Does anyone have a quick fix for this? Ihave i tried all the combination number but no i still couldnt.I also dont know my combination number? i had a password on it and i accidently locked it and i don't remember my password

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  • writetomahes Oct 11, 2008

     my  ipod has beesn loched by the four digit lock sistem. i need to unlock my ipod  model no:A1136

  • Anonymous Oct 31, 2008

    i forgot the password :(

  • loveualways Apr 07, 2009

    My friend let me use her ipod and i let anoyher friend use it and they locked it and now i can't give it back to my other friend without the screen unlocked

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No no no no no no no!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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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Hey :), Id be happy to help. Actually this problem is pretty tricky, what Id recommend for you to do is to soft reset the Ipod. To do this just hold down the menu button and the center button at the same time for about 10 seconds, until the screen goes black and then you'll see the apple logo show. (This will not wipe out you ipod or wipe out any of its music) thanks! and I hope this helps

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How do I Unlock Ipod screen if I forgot the 4 digit...
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  2. If you can't do that, then you can restore the iPod to factory default settings. Note that this will erase all music and data from the iPod, along with the Screen Lock password.
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