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How do i override the "slide for emergency" screen?

I got a new phone not an iphone and now i just want to use the iphone as an ipod touch. so im thinking the problem is that the screen where it says to plug into itunes wont let me access my iphone is there cuz i previously had a pass lock. so how do i override this to access the phone again?

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    Shoaib Rais May 11, 2010

    please state clearly ur rpoblem and ur model of phone in order to get help

  • JDTec
    JDTec May 11, 2010

    Is it an iPhone?

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Hi,

unfortunately you will have to restore your ipod. Just connect it to your computer, and within itunes select the restore option on the ipod page.

The ipod should be able to be restored by the computer that last synced it.

Otherwise, try to restore your ipod via DFU mode. Here is a great step by step guide to do that. http://iphonefreakz.com/beginners-guide/howto-dfu-mode/

I hope this helps,

Nathan.

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