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My ipod is locked.cant find the reason why.

It just shows the padlock kind of thing on the screen.

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  • Lalit Varadpande
    Lalit Varadpande May 11, 2010

    try connecting to the  computer you use i tunes in..


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First thing to try is a reset

To reset your iPod: 

  • 1. Toggle the Hold switch on and off. (Slide it to Hold, then turn it off again.)
  • 2. Press and hold the Menu and Select buttons until the Apple logo appears, about 6 to 10 seconds. You may need to repeat this step.


If that doens't solve the problem try this
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Posted on Nov 28, 2008

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