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Ipod touch 1st gen locked keypad chinese language

Hi i have a now got a locked ipod touch its 16gb 1st gen, my ex has changed the language to chinese and locked keypad, i have tried to reset but it doesnt do anything goes clear then apple logo appears and still have same problem. all that changes is a number on the front amongst the chinese lettering.counting down.

is there a way i can do a complete style format? or something similar. as its just sat there now doing nothing.

if anyone can help please email me

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  • nuttytart9 Jan 10, 2009

    many thanks for that. but still doesnt work.

    when i have downloaded itunes, it tells me to enter a passcode? before it can connect. any idea how i can find it or get it to work?

    the keypad has the usual logo at top with lock, and th echinese writing. on but he wont tell me the passcode. or do i have to just keep trying all 4 digit combis..thanks

  • nuttytart9 Jan 10, 2009

    uninstalling now, how do i not install chinese lang? thanks

  • nuttytart9 Jan 10, 2009

    in UK, just having to restart comp, thanks for your help but i still struggling.

  • nuttytart9 Jan 10, 2009

    this sucks. i have done that and it still isnt working.

    its the ipod thats locked itunes is set to us english, and all it says is that the ipod needs a pincode to be entered. which he wont give to me. as we are not on speaking terms.

    i have looked at the apple web, and it says that when codes are entered it the more you enter it wrong the more it takes to reset to enter another,

    when connected to computer all it says is something about do i want to down load pictures . i thank you for your help but i am thinking more and more that i will just have to keep guessing the pincode until i get the right one. lol this could take a while



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I can help.plug in and boot computer.In my computer click on the ipod and format.After format, open itunes it will recognize it and reinstall needed files.load music and again enjoy your ipod. Confused or need further help?contact me.thanks for using FixYa.please vote.RICHARDM69

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    Uninstall itunes save nothing Reinstall latest version.DO NOT SAVE ANYTHING WHEN UNINSTALLING.Do not reinstall chinese language,us only ..this works i know it does.RICHARDM69

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    Hey mate, all is well.Relax....just download itunes.Make sure the old one n all files were gone. reinstall intunes.get back..RICHARDM69

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