Question about Apple iPod nano
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?
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
Posted on Jan 02, 2008
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.
Posted on Sep 16, 2009
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.
Posted on Aug 04, 2008
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...
Posted on Jul 10, 2009
My volume on my ipod is locked can some one help please
Posted on Dec 13, 2008
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.
Posted on Jun 26, 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
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!
Posted on Jul 01, 2008
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Posted on Apr 09, 2008
No me s el codigo
Posted on Feb 27, 2010
If you lock it unlock it by plugging into computer
Posted on Aug 02, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Posted on May 16, 2008
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.
Posted on Jul 11, 2008
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."
Posted on Aug 04, 2008
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Resetting the volume limit on your iPod Nano affects everything you listen to, from music to audio books. You can adjust the volume for each individual item on your Nano using the click wheel, but the highs and lows of the sound will depend on the overall volume limit setting. Volume levels will vary with different ear buds and headphones, and using external devices like docking stations to play your iPod Nano will also cause variation in the volume.
1 Press any button on your iPod Nano's click wheel and turn it on. Press the "menu" button at the top of the click wheel until you reach the iPod menu.
2 Select "Settings" from this menu by scrolling down until "Settings" is highlighted, then click the center button.
3 Select "Playback" from the menu choices that show up.
4 Select "Volume Limits." You will reach a screen with a speaker icon and dots indicating the level of volume your iPod is currently set on.
5 Scroll the wheel up or back to adjust the volume limits. Press the center button and you will have the option to lock in your settings by selecting a four-digit combination lock. This is not a necessary step; you can click on "done" and finish. Setting the combination allows you to have more control over any future changes to your iPod's volume limits. Scroll the click wheel to select your combination. Press the center button and you will revisit the volume limits; adjust it as you like and press the center button.
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