Question about Apple iPod touch
I forgot my passcode for my ipod. And i got a new computer.. How do i unlock it?
It seems like you will have to restore it which i have researched and
seems to be the only way, this will sadly erase all content so if you
are willing to put back your music/videos etc.. back, then go for it
you do this by
1) Connect the iPod Touch
2) Press and hold sleep+home until the device reboots.
3) Keep holding until that "please connect me to iTunes"-screen appears
4) iTunes says something about having detected a touch in recovery mode. Allow it to do its thing.
If you get the -18 error, proceed:
5) Disconnect the iPod Touch
6) Close iTunes
7) Reconnect the iPod Touch
8) iTunes launches and shows message as in step 4, but this time, the recovery will work
Posted on Sep 30, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
if it is the first generation ipod touch try to connect it to the computer open itunes and the restore ur ipod touch that might solve your problem
Posted on May 15, 2009
So you forgot your password?
1. Hold power button and home buttons for 10 seconds. (it will bring you to DFU mode)
2. Connect you iPod to your computer
3. Open iTunes, and it will detect you iPod.
4. Click restore, and it will restore your iPod to the factory reset.
This may cause losing of some data.
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Posted on Jul 07, 2009
The only thing that could make your iPod touch work again is to put it to DFU mode and restore. I have a full instruction about that to guide you step by step, making sure that you're doing the right thing.
However, that process will wipe out all the data from your iPod, you won't even be able to sync or create a back-up because iTunes does not recognize any iPod that is passcode-locked.
That is also why you need to put your iPod to DFU mode first, so that iTunes can recognize it, to by-pass the fact that it is passcode-locked. And, once its in DFU mode, the only thing that you'll be able to do is to restore, nothing else. And you have no other choice.
Click here for instruction on how to put your iPod touch to DFU mode and restore.
For more iPod touch / iPhone tips, click here.
Posted on Feb 14, 2010
What you do is connect your ipod to your computer open itunes click restore ipod it will then erase all apps, music, movies picture, etc and will also erase your password.
Posted on Jul 29, 2010
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According to Apple, 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.
Apple also notes that company "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."
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Posted on Oct 04, 2010
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