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Screen lock combination, forgot n tryin to reset but it wont let

I reset my ipod but the combination lock on screen keeps appearing, original computer use to set up no longer avble.

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You will need to hook your iPod up to itunes and Restore the iPod software to the original factory settings.
When your iPod mounts to iTunes, you will see a button that says "Restore"
Press the restore button and your iPod will be restored back to it's originally state.
Here is the draw back, You will lose your music and have to resync or reload your music
and any other files.
Good Luck

Posted on Mar 05, 2009

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My ipod is screen locked and now as i dont know the password i cant unlock it.since many days ive been tryin so many combinations but still it cant be unlocked. wat am i suppose to do????


Taken from the apple website.
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1350?viewlocale=en_US
Unlocking iPod

You can unlock iPod in one of two ways:

  • Enter the combination on iPod using the same controls you used to set the combination. If you do not enter the correct combination, the digits onscreen flash red. When you enter the combination correctly, iPod will unlock and return you to the last viewed screen.
  • Connect 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 of these methods, you can restore your iPod to factory settings. Please note that this will erase all data on your iPod. Afterwards, you can add your music and data back to 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.

Mar 05, 2011 | Apple iPod nano

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Ipod touch is locked forgot password cant unlock


plug it into your computer and through itunes on your original computer you will be able to reset it. If it is not the original computer that you are using you will be able to reset it but will probably lose the information on it.

May 05, 2010 | Apple iPod touch

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My ipod is lock and i forgot the combination can


if you mean the button lock where the safe-dial is on screen - just plug it into the computer and iTunes cancels the lock

Jan 17, 2010 | Apple iPod nano

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My daughters 2g nano is locked, we dont know the number, how do we unlock it? there is a safe combination dial on the screen which we can`t get past.


Unlocking iPod
You can unlock iPod in one of two ways:
 Enter the combination on iPod using the same controls you used to set the combination. If you do not enter the correct combination, the digits onscreen flash red. When you enter the combination correctly, iPod will unlock and return you to the last viewed screen.
 Connect 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 of these methods, you can restore your iPod to factory settings. Please note that this will erase all data on your iPod. Afterwards, you can add your music and data back to 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.

Important: Apple representatives cannot unlock an iPod if you forget your combination. 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.

Nov 08, 2009 | Apple iPod nano

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I Locked my ipod and forgot the combination and


Unless you want to reset it and sync it to another computer, you can't. Sorry.

Oct 13, 2009 | Apple iPod nano

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I can not unlock my ipod


I CANT UNLOCK MY IPOD NANO ITS A DIFFERENT LANGUAGE AND I CANT UNDERSTAND IT HELP ME

Nov 07, 2008 | Apple iPod nano

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How do I Unlock Ipod screen if I forgot the 4 digit password?


no no no no no no no!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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!!!!!!!!!!!!

JOHN

If you don't understand, go to this website on you tube!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Au6H_u-q434

Sep 30, 2008 | Apple iPod classic MP3 Player

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Wont work


There is a hold switch somewhere on your ipod. It is a black (or silver) oval switch. I have an ipod classic 80GB and my switch is on the top of my ipod. Since your ipod is different, it might be somewhere else. When you find it, push it to the left and orange should appear on the right side. Your ipod won't be locked anymore.

I hope you didn't mean that you forgot your combination on the screen lock. If you did, sorry I don't know what to do.

I hope this solution was helpful. Please rate it.

Aug 09, 2008 | Apple iPod nano

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Unlocking my ipod nano


There is only one way - and it will erase all your songs:

If you lock your iPod nano screen and can’t unlock it
Normally, if you can connect your iPod nano to the computer it is authorized to work
with, your iPod nano automatically unlocks. If the computer authorized to work with
your iPod nano is unavailable, you can connect iPod nano to another computer and
use iPod Updater to restore your iPod software. See the next section for more
information.
If you want to change the screen lock combination and you can’t remember the
current combination, you must restore the iPod software, and then set a new
combination.
Updating and Restoring iPod Software
You can use iPod Updater to update or restore your iPod software. Apple periodically
updates iPod software to improve performance or add features. It is recommended that
you update your iPod nano to use the latest software. You can also restore the software,
which puts iPod nano back in its original state.
â If you choose to update, the software is updated, but your settings and songs are not
affected.
â If you choose to restore, all data is erased from your iPod nano, including songs, files,
contacts, photos, calendar information, and any other data. All iPod nano settings are
restored to their original state.
To update or restore iPod nano with the latest software:
1 Go to www.apple.com/support/ipod and download the latest iPod Update. The update
has the latest software for all models of iPod.
2 Double-click the software installation file and follow the onscreen instructions to install
the iPod update.
3 Connect iPod nano to your computer and open iTunes. The iPod Updater application
opens.
If you’re using a Windows PC and the iPod Updater application doesn’t open
automatically, you can find the updater by choosing Start > All Programs > iPod.
4 Follow the onscreen instructions to update or restore iPod software.
If you use the iPod Updater application and it doesn’t recognize that iPod nano is
connected to your computer, reset iPod nano (see page 45).
If you want to restore iPod software and you don’t have an Internet connection, you
can use the iPod Updater application that was installed on your computer when you
installed the software from the iPod CD.

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

May 28, 2008 | Apple iPod nano

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Nano i pod has locked silver ipod nano


i forgot my ipod code
help me

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