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Ipod Nano can't unlock volume lock

HELP!!! I have tried everything! I can't un lock the volume lock, that appears on screen when I adjust the wheel to the far right/maximum volume. I have tried entering two, different default codes... 1234 & 0000 and still no luck... CAN SOMEONE PLEASE HELP ME?

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  • Anonymous Feb 20, 2008

    my ipod model num is a1199 emc no 2115

  • 9751214 Feb 24, 2008

    i cant unlock my ipod volume and i forgot my password. how do i unlock it??

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2008

    I let my sister use my ipod and she locked my volum who do i unlock it

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2008

    umm.... some idiot in my study hall locked the volume... ME.... and forgot the password

  • Anonymous May 07, 2008

    my husband was fooling around with volume control and entered some unknown number unknowingly. We have tried every combo that we can think of and nothing. Can you help?

  • Anonymous May 07, 2008

    Hubbie locked volume unknowingly and we have tried every # combo possible and can't unlock. Can someone help please?

  • Anonymous May 11, 2008

    CAN'T UNLOCK MY VOLUME CODE

  • Anonymous May 11, 2008

    can't ulock my volume code

  • Anonymous May 18, 2008

    my i pod nano will not allow me to raise my volume. when I turn the wheel to the right, a little lock appears and the volume doesn't raise. I tried resetting it and that didn't work, Can you please help me?

  • megannnn May 21, 2008

    One time(stupid me) locked my iPod volume and now it is too quiet. I have tried 1234, 0000,0001,0003, and i just remember it having a 3 and a 1 in it... but how do i reset this volume lock? i want to listen to my iPod normally!!!!



    PLEASE HELPP

  • Anonymous May 24, 2008

    did you ever get an answer to this as I have the same problem

  • Anonymous Jun 15, 2008

    can't unlock volume on my ipod nano 2gb

  • Anonymous Jun 18, 2008

    My Ipod volume is locked.Even after trying the solution of deleting the file "keypad locked" ,the pin code is asked.Can anybody help me?

  • Anonymous Jul 04, 2008

    UNLOCK

  • summer_hail Jul 11, 2008

    i cant nlock the volume limit on my ipod i ve tried lots of diffrntcodes but no luck heellp

  • ladyburton26 Jul 11, 2008

    my volume is locked on my I-Pod, volume very low.... please help me..

    my e-mail addr is ladyburton267@yahoo.com

  • Anonymous Jul 22, 2008

    cant unlock volume code

  • Anonymous Aug 06, 2008

    I can ajust the volume setting but it will not lock on the volume setting even though im entering the code, does th ipod nano default back to the volume setting ?

  • dlilly1819 Aug 08, 2008

    I'm having the same problem, what can I do? I don't know how the volume lock was put on to begin with.

  • scoates96 Aug 15, 2008

    the ipod nano has a volume lock from the factory, and i don't know the code to unlock. Help...

  • Anonymous Aug 15, 2008

    I have tried every suggested solution that Apple IPod Nano has to offer and I cannot find any solution to the locked volune on my Ipod Nano.

  • Anonymous Aug 16, 2008

    my volume limit is locked and i can't remember the code

  • Travonna Carter Sep 05, 2008

    My Volume code has been forgetten and i don't have an ITunes

  • Anonymous Sep 06, 2008

    i forgot my friends screen lock and i don't have itunes

  • lulu12345678 Sep 09, 2008

    my volume lock is loked and i forgot the code

    yess i have itunes

  • cip_nas Sep 24, 2008

    forgot volume code

  • Anonymous Oct 12, 2008

    dsame thing, volume is locked and I have no code, I also tried 000 and that didn't work

  • robinsonterr Oct 12, 2008

    i forgot my password

  • Anonymous Oct 13, 2008

    my ipod isnt working wont log me in invalid code what should i do already tried 1234/0000 help please

  • anichols3 Oct 15, 2008

    volume limit is locked can't hear

  • toria80 Oct 25, 2008

    I have apple Ipod Nano 30gb. I am unable to unlock volume control. please help

  • Anonymous Dec 03, 2008

    nano ipod volume is locked. Can someone please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2009

    Trying to unlock volume, forgot code!

  • shamidshrff Jan 16, 2009

    my i pad is not playing hard enough and when i go to setting , then to volume limit and select it say to enter code, i try 1234 and am not getting through

  • Anonymous Jan 18, 2009

    MY IPOD NANO

    IS LOCK I NEED NUMBER CODE

  • jessicapitts Jan 20, 2009

    my ipod nano is locked

  • Anonymous Feb 02, 2009

    i forgot my volume unlock code on my ipod nano 2gb?

  • mohyaseen72 Mar 23, 2009

    I tried to unlock the combination of my ipod. but it was incorrect. I don't know the combination

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2009

    i cant turn up my i pod as it is locked and i dont know the code

  • anschweigh Apr 11, 2009

    lock button icon appears to right of volume

  • Anonymous Apr 27, 2009

    can't unlock volume code

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    tried to ajust valume on the ipod.no luck tryed a few times siad try agin in three minutes, tried and it said tri again in te minutes, tried again said try again in 60 minutes lost code, dont remember still not working.

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First make sure your hold switch isn't on. It's on the top or bottom and slides back and forth. It needs to be switched to the left. Once it is to the left, here's how you reset:

You can reset your ipod by holding down the menu and select (round button in the center) buttons down for at least 10 seconds. You'll see an apple logo flash, that's when you stop pressing the buttons. It will shut off, then back on.

If that doesn't work, try a restore. This will return it go factory settings.

How to restore iPod

  1. Ensure that you have an active Internet connection as new versions of iTunes and iPod Software may need to be downloaded to your computer.
  2. Download and install the latest version of iTunes if you do not already have it installed.
  3. Open iTunes, and then connect your iPod to your computer using the USB or FireWire cable that came with your iPod.
  4. After a few moments, your iPod will appear in the Source panel in iTunes.
  5. Select your iPod in the Source panel and you will see information about your iPod appear in the Summary tab of the main iTunes windows.
  6. Click the Restore button. You will be prompted with one or more restore options that may prompt iTunes to automatically download the latest iPod Software. The 4 possible restore options are:
    • Restore Option 1: Restore - Restores with same iPod Software version already on iPod.
    • Restore Option 2: Use Same Version - Restores with same iPod Software version already on iPod even though a newer version is available.
    • Restore Option 3: Use Newest Version - Restores with the latest iPod Software available.
    • Restore Option 4: Restore and Update - Restores with the latest iPod Software available.
  7. If you are using a Mac, a message will appear prompting you to enter an administrator’s name and password.
  8. A progress bar will appear on the computer screen indicating that the first stage of the restore process has started. When this stage is completed, iTunes will present one of two messages on screen with instructions specific to the iPod model you are restoring.
    • Restore Instruction 1: Disconnect iPod and connect it to iPod Power Adapter (typically applies to older iPod models).
    • Restore Instruction 2: Leave iPod connected to computer to complete restore (typically applies newer iPod models).
  9. During the stage 2 of the restore process, the iPod will show an Apple logo as well as a progress bar at the bottom of the display. It is critical that the iPod remains connected to the computer or iPod Power adapter during this stage. Note: The progress bar may be difficult to see since the backlight on the iPod display may be off.
  10. After stage 2 of the restore process is complete and the iPod is connected to the computer, the iTunes Setup Assistant window will appear asking you to name your iPod and choose your syncing preferences similar to when you connected your iPod for the first time.

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If you have forgotten the lock volume control combination, plug your Nano into the computers USB port. Open Windows Explorer or the my Computer icon on your desktop and locate the Nano. It will be listed with your other devices with a letter in front of it like the hard drive and CD/DVD drives. (ex. E:\Nano or Nano (E:) ). Make sure you have your folders set to view hidden files and folders. If not, in Explorer go to Tools > Folder Options > View > select radio button Show hidden files and folders > OK. Click on the Nano to show all folders. Open the dimmed folder iPod_Control and then open Device and look for a file called _volumelocked. Delete this file and close Explorer. Use the Safely Remove Device in the icon tray in lower right of screen. Disconnect the Nano. Now, on the Nano, press and hold the Menu and then Center button at the same time for about 5 to 10 seconds until the Apple icon appears on the screen (it's dimmly lit so look carefully). This resets the Nano. Volume limiter should be unlocked.

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This is unbelievable , my ipod nano 4gb and i can still barely hear music except out of one ear and even at max volume!!! maybe it got dropped and something inside is permanently damaged.

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OK.. so here goes... my nephew had his ipod nano screenlocked by a freind... we tried all the on line fixes to unlock it... no go... very simple fix is to hook it up to computer on usb port, PC in my case... find the "file" under root ipod... devices.. whatever.. am not sure .. "locked" and just delete the file called "locked"... unmount using the safely remove hardware and bingo... ipod fixed no need to reinstall... all songs were there.. hope this helps...

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My volume on my ipod is locked can some one help please

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Jmorgan 123 you solved my problem, right on the money. you rule. if your ipod volume control is locked, restore your ipod using his/her advice. thanks so much. y.

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Try this
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Please help me my ipod is on lock that is the problem can you help to unlock the volume on my ipod it a 2GB ipod nano sliver

Posted on Sep 07, 2008

Can any one help me because my ipod volume is lock and i am trying to unlock i forgot my code and can anyone show me how to unlock volume on a ipod nano

Posted on Aug 07, 2008

Totally worked, thanks! this has been driving me crazy! i suggest setting the volume right away with a combo you'll remember so you don't have to go thru this again! whewww!

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If you lock it unlock it by plugging into computer

Posted on Aug 02, 2008

Please help me my ipod is on lock that is the problem can you help to unlock the volume on my ipod it a 2GB ipod nano sliver

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  • sundar_ki7 Oct 05, 2010

    pls help me i cant able increse my volume

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Thank you so much jmorgan123

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From my experience with iPods, the only way to get rid of lock codes that you can't remember is to do a restore on your iPod. This will result in all data being removed from it however. But if you have a backup on your computer of everything you have, then you should be fine. You will have to reload all your music and stuff.

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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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