Question about Apple iPod nano
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?
From the link Noggin posted I was able to unlock my iPod: Here is some brief explanation: 1. Connect iPod to your computer, it have to be the same one you used the first time to sync your iPod. 2. open iTunes. 3. disconnect iPod from the computer 4. It should no longer be locked. 5. Change the 4 digit passcode If this doesn't work you will have to restore it back to factory settings: 1. Make a backup, the restore process will delete all your songs and files! 2. Connect your iPod to the computer and wait until your itunes detects it. 3. Click the restore button and follow the instructions. * I have never done the restore process so I cannot help you further...
Posted on Jul 04, 2007
I had the same problem and looked all over the internet and saw those same answers. Ok that won't work. This is what you need to do. I have Vista by the way.
1)connet ipod to computer
3)got to top of page, click on the store drop down menu and click "authorize computer"
4) next you need to go start menu and click on my computer
5) click on your ipod
6)open the folder that says ipod controls. (This is where I got lost- if you don't see it you need to switch it to classic view- go to organize and click the folder and search options. Under the general tab switch it to windows classic folders. then click the ipod contols option
7) you will see a folder that says "locked". right click it and change "locked" to "unlocked". Thats it.
pretty simple when you do it, you won't lose anything on your ipod. hope it helps you.
Posted on May 03, 2009
Ok here is the solution for unlocking ur apple ipod
1- click on ur ipod folder
2-next click on ipod control folder (which is hidden just make it unhide)
3-next click on device folder .in device folder there will be a file named _locked .just delete that file and ur ipod will be unlocked .....
Posted on Jan 25, 2010
Ok plugging it into your computer wont help i locked mine and i cant remember my password and it is plugged in now it wont work bc its LOCKED ok im tired of hearing you just need to plug it in u problay need to call itunes and have them help u or u most likely wont fix it ok?
Posted on Oct 29, 2008
The password would be 1111
Posted on Apr 24, 2008
You can try the software at www.hiddenvision.co.uk/ipod
Posted on Nov 01, 2009
I accidently locked my ipod classic and this did the trick for me and I didn't lose any of my files
Posted on Oct 01, 2009
Haha i did the same basically go onto your ipod on my computer then go onto ipod control, then device then there should be a file called lock-DELETE IT dw it doesnt mess up ur ipod u can still lock it if u want to. wait for ur ipod to sync then unplug it wolla it should work :D hope this helps it worked for me
Posted on Jan 28, 2010
Forgot the 4digit combinaton
Posted on Dec 08, 2009
I just recently like right now locked it by accident if i were you i would go through all of the possible solutions lol could take a while but that how i got my bike chain undone
ex 0001 0002 0003 0004 0005 0006 0007 0008 0009 0010 ect..
Posted on Nov 24, 2008
I forgot my i pod password so what to do?
Posted on Dec 08, 2010
#8 is great
Posted on Mar 01, 2010
I have a Ipod nano and i forgot my 4 digit password how do i fix this problem
Posted on Sep 09, 2009
Yes all you guys have to do is plug it in and go to itune and then then click on the ipod icon shows up on screen then click on restore everything will be gone including videos music and the passcode photos all of them.....
Posted on Oct 25, 2009
When i wanted a passcode on my ipod touch i forgot it]
Posted on Jan 15, 2009
The BEST THING (i used this because this used 2 be m sis ipod, and the ipod did not sync wid this computer,and i didnt download itunes) is solution 8!!!
Posted on Dec 23, 2009
Lsten to da best solution al the way at da top by noggin
Posted on Dec 15, 2009
I cant unlock my ipod nano but everytime i search it gives me what i dont want
Posted on Aug 21, 2009
Well i was having fun with my ipod and.i accidently hit the lock button and i dont have a comdination well there it is
Posted on May 29, 2011
Connect to the computer and on the sync screen click restore this will reset all your settings and songs so make sure you got all your songs from that source
Posted on Aug 04, 2008
All u have to do is plug in ur ipod nano to ur computer get itunes opened and then itunes will automatically unlock ur ipod. trust me it works. :)
Posted on Feb 06, 2011
All I did was restore my ipod to the original settings
Posted on Sep 29, 2008
Get a new ipod
Posted on Feb 13, 2012
Pls send password 8gb apple ipod
Posted on Dec 26, 2010
I dont know who locked my ipod ......and now i a not able to open the lock code ........what can i do..????
Posted on Dec 02, 2009
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!!!!!!!!!!!!
If you don't understand, go to this website on you tube!
Posted on Nov 30, 2008
The only way to get rid of the password is to do a "Factory Reset" which will delete everything on the iPod. You hook it up to the computer and then when you select the iPod in the "source" panel of iTunes, select the "Summary" tab. There should be a "Restore" button. Just follow the instructions that iTunes gives you. For more detail, Apple support has a page that has every little thing on it, but this should be enough to get you through it.
Posted on Jan 18, 2009
You guys need to perform restore on the pc
Posted on Apr 30, 2008
If its the ipod Touch that is disabled, use Ziphone.
Use the Ziphone ipod touch and iphone jailbreak GUI to put the ipod in recovery mode. Then restore it using iTunes.
Posted on Jun 11, 2008
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