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Disabled my itouch

Forgot my password and tried to unlock it so many times it disabled itself,its telling i have to wait four hundred million minutes in order to try again.....please help

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  • artfulandrew Nov 18, 2008

    someone stole my iPod turned out it was my friend and i'm guessing he tried to unlock it but didn't know my password so finally i found it in his truck and when i charged it my background came up with the text "iPod Disabled" in red and i says connect to iTunes but when i connect it says i need the passcode. and i can't enter the passcode because it's disabled...??? so how do i get to enter my passcode or whatever.

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Try to plug it into itunes and hitting the restore button.

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Unlock my disabled itouch


just restore you iPod using iTunes

Oct 27, 2011 | Apple iPod touch

Tip

Fix Disabled ITouch that ITunes will not recognize


If your itouch reads "disabled connect to itunes" and shows the "locked" icon and your itunes will not even recognize the device and itunes says your itouch is locked and enter password, Here is what you do to restore your itouch: (you will lose all itouch contents but it is worth it as almost all say it is broken and worthless)
1. Turn off your itouch or ipod. Do not have charger / usb connected to ipod or itouch.
2. With device off, connect the charger end of the cable to the itouch / ipod but do not plug the usb into the computer.
3. Open Itunes
3. While holding down the menu button (and I mean keep holding it down), plug the usb into the computer.
4. Wait to see the new wonderful graphic on your device and computer screen that shows that your ipod / itouch is recognized.
Your itouch will start immediately restoring itself and you are ready to fill it up with wonderful images, photos and videos again!
So happy to share this tip. It saved me money and time.

on Jun 29, 2010 | Apple iPod touch

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My iTouch says ''Ipod is disabled....try again in 20977436 minutes''


when u have you password typed wrong three time it goes into disable mode, so after u wait and the minutes are over go to your option and turn of disable mode

Feb 23, 2010 | MP3 & Digital Media Players

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I forgot my password and now it's disabled


well just wait until it is not disabled and then type in the password, every time it disables you only have one try!

Nov 08, 2009 | Apple iPod touch

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My ipod is disabled


While your itouch is connected to your computer, and itunes is open, press and hold the sleep/off button (the one on the top of the itouch) until the slider comes up on the screen. Slide the slider to turn off the itouch. Now, press and hold the home button (the one right below the screen) and at the same time, press the off/sleep button again. Hold both until you see your itunes page bring up a "restore" feature. Unfortunately, when restoring, you will lose all data (songs, etc..) Hopefully, you have this data in itunes and can easily download it back onto your itouch. This is the only thing that works. Sucks that you lose everything, but at least your itouch will once again work....

Jul 22, 2009 | Apple iPod touch

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My itouch is not working


The Ipod becomes disabled if you fail to put the correct code 10 times. Can you restore the ipod? see if that works

Jun 10, 2009 | Apple iPod touch

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My iTouch is disabled but my dad deleted my iTunes off my laptop:


if your father deleted your song library then you will have to download your music again.
same with your apps
if your restore all that will do is load a new copy of your ipod software in the ipod.
it won't help with getting your songs back
it will help with removing the password lock.

May 19, 2009 | Apple MP3 & Digital Media Players

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Itouch disabled


plug in your iPod touch then close itune and hold the power and home button until the logo (apple)
appears the let go of the power button but keep holding onto the home button until an itune sign appear then push restore on you itunes...........

Sep 26, 2008 | Apple iPod touch

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My itouch is locked with a four number password and i that i dont know and i cant unlock it cause its disabled.


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  1. Connect the iPod to your PC using a USB cord.
  2. Open iTunes.
  3. Click the Options button in the lower right corner of the iTunes window.
  4. Click Enable USB disk use. (sometimes optional)
  5. Go to "My Computer" and select your iPod.
  6. Select tools and the folder option.
  7. Select the "view" tab.
  8. Select "Show hidden files and folders".
  9. Search for the file (file name differs in earlier versions) but on all models it will be located in the "Ipod_Control" folder aka Settings
  10. Look in a folder that is sometimes called "Device" find a file named "_locked".
  11. Change the file name "_locked" to "_unlocked".
  12. and listen to the good old tunes"
From
wikiHow
Check also
Unlock iPod Screen "

Sep 17, 2008 | Apple iPod touch

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My itouch is disabled and i dont remember my password. i try 2 connect it to my computer thru itunes but it wont show up because it says it is locked.


i had the same problem. this is all the steps needed, calling apple isnt necessary.
first: press down on the top power button and on the menu button
second: keep pressing, eventually the screen to turn it off will pop out. ignore it and keep pressing.
third: the itouch will turn off completely but dont stop pressing
fourth: the apple sign will come out. you may now release.
fifth: now you should be able to connect to itunes that will restore your ipod.

your welcome.

oh and get some ice for your fingers . lol.

Jun 30, 2008 | Apple iPod touch

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