Question about Apple iPod nano
Hi there my son put a code in his ipod to lock it and has forgetten it how can i reset it
I just unlcoked mine !
1- open my computer
2- go to your ipod
3- show all hidden files
4-click the folder "ipod control"
5-click the folder "device"
6-delete the data marked "-locked"
and bam ! you have to have it plugged into your computer then disconnect it the normal way you would if you put in new songs
Posted on Apr 29, 2008
plug ipod into any computer
go to computer
press your ipod
in the search box type locked
if it doesnt come up press ' search contents in file'
look for the white file called locked
left click it and press delete. problem solved it worked for me!!! and you still keep all of your files!!
Posted on Dec 30, 2009
Same thing but more detailed!
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!!!!!!!!!!!!
If you don't understand, go to this website on you tube!
Posted on Nov 30, 2008
OK, you do have a couple of options:
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.
Posted on Feb 23, 2008
my brother set a code to my ipod nano 2g a couple days ago
i searched over the internet for any possible sollutions without losing the data on it i couldnt find any
i also dont know the first computer i firstly syncronized my ipod with
i discovered a great way to do that.
1. plug in your ipod nano
2. search in the ipod disk shown in my computer for a file called "_locked"
3. delete the file
that just done it for me
Posted on Feb 28, 2009
If you have access to a Mac, the easiest way to remove the lock on an iPod is to use Terminal. Open a Terminal window and you will need to go into "/Volumes/(iPodname)/iPod_Control/Device". There will be a file in there called "_locked". type "rm _locked" and you will be returned to the normal terminal prompt. Eject your iPod and the lock will be removed.
Posted on Jul 05, 2008
I found this ipod nano and there is a lock on it and i have been trying to figure it out but i cant so now im trying to reset a new lock code but i dont know how ?
Posted on Dec 28, 2010
Plug it in to the computer then take it off
Posted on Aug 21, 2009
Unlock my 2 gigabite i pod nano
Posted on Sep 10, 2008
Can you help me unlock the code to my ipod cause mii sister put a code in there and i don't kno it
Posted on Oct 26, 2008
Here you go:
See the paragraph below on that page, you should be good to go!
If you don't know your code -- which is why you're reading this article in the first place, I bet -- then here's the bad news: the only way to get around the combination is to restore your iPod to the factory defaults, which means that it'll wipe out all your music, all your videos, photos, games, anything you've put on it. It'll end up as if you'd just pulled it out of a box, brand new.
Posted on Jul 04, 2009
I need to unlock my ipod i miss it so much everthing is on it help me plzzzzzzzz
Posted on Apr 05, 2009
SOURCE: ipod lock code
If you can't remember your lock code on your Nano, you will have to restore the Nano via iTunes, there is no other way around this, as there is no way to recover your lock code.
Restoring your Nano will erase everything on the player, and restore it to factory defaults, after this is done you can restore all your files and settings to your Nano.
Here is instructions on resoring your Nano in case you aren't sure how.
Posted on Mar 27, 2009
SOURCE: ipod lock code
In Windows Explorer,go to "Tools", "Folder Options". Then click on the tab called "View", and under "Hidden Files and Folders", click "Show Hidden Files and Folders".
Posted on Nov 01, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Mar 27, 2009 | Apple iPod nano
Oct 14, 2008 | Apple iPod shuffle Second Gen. Silver (1...
Sep 08, 2008 | Apple iPod nano 3rd Generation
Aug 20, 2008 | Apple iPod nano
Jul 03, 2008 | Apple iPod nano
12,757 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: