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Passcode for ipod touch

Got handed a ipod 8 gb and its passcode locked the screen is broke there is no since fixing the screen if I can not unlock it resetting it to factory setting is ok but itunes will not acknoledge that its hooked up becaues its blocked out

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Hi astrosrn
If you have forgotten the code, you can unlock the Ipod by doing the following:
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.
3. Open iTunes and synchronize.
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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Posted on Oct 26, 2012

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SOURCE: ipod touch passcode problem!!!

Hey,

here is the solution to solveing your passcode problem
http://www.fixya.com/support/r977231-disabled_or_code_forgotten
Let me know if you need anything else.


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Posted on Aug 29, 2008

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SOURCE: How to Unlock Passcode on Ipod touch

The way 4 it 2 not happen again, is if u don't get drunk, that was a mistake in the 1st place.
I don't know how 2 unlock it though, besides pluging it in 2 ur computer and going to your intunes, and it should automattically reset it, mind u it will erase all of ur data.

Posted on Mar 30, 2009

ipodslinger
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SOURCE: 8GB iPod Touch Disabled

you will have to restore your ipod to factory default settings in itunes.
or you can jailbreak the ipod with software like quickpwn.

Here is how to restore your ipod in itunes.
You will need to put the itouch in DFU/Recovery mode to get it to connect.

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Hold the Home Button down for 5 second (do not release it)
Then Press and hold the Power Button for approx 10 secs (count them out)
Your iPod will reboot.
Release the power button and continue holding the Home button for an additional 27secs.
You may see the screen go blank or not.
Plug the USB end into the computer with itunes open.
Your ipod will mount in recovery mode.
Restore it and Your all set.

if you need any further help let me know.
Good Luck

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

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SOURCE: passcode screen does not come on, says connect to itunes

Restoring it will not fix this problem. What you need to do is force it into recovery mode. Click the link and it will show you how. This happened to me while I was in a foreign country... I can feel your pain. This works!
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1808

Posted on Jul 06, 2009

dalegough
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SOURCE: Ipod touch 16gb, passcode forgotten screen reads disabled.

well you can conpleatly restore it by no luging it in and holding the power buton for 3 seconds then with out leting go of the power buton hold the home buton for 10 seconds then let go of the power buton and just hold the home buton for a further 30 seconds.....

after you have done this plug it in to your computer with iTunes allready running and a icon should say unresponcive ipod or somethin along those lines just click RESTORE

hope this helps

dale gough

Posted on Aug 13, 2009

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