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Ipod lock code

Hi there my son put a code in his ipod to lock it and has forgetten it how can i reset it

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  • JenniK Feb 21, 2008

    I have the same problem. My daughter set a clock code on her iPod Nano and can't remember what it is.

  • Anonymous Feb 22, 2008

    IT JUST HAS THE ENTER CODE AND IT WONT TURN ON

  • Anonymous Feb 27, 2008

    Apple ipod Nano 4GB

  • Anonymous Mar 08, 2008

    I WAS MESSING WITH IT AND I DIDNT SEE WHAT CODE I PUT IN IT

  • amstry Mar 13, 2008

    my ipod is locked and i don't know the password.

  • Drulonlajeoo Mar 18, 2008

    i tried finding the password for two days and i want to listen to my music. Then i started guessing but then i plugged it into the computer then looked it up and cant find out what happened.

  • mr thomas Mar 21, 2008

    my son has a apple i pod like the one shown here on the screen everytime we try to use it, it says use a lock code and we dont even have a unlock code this a 2gb ipod can someone help me to unlock it

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2008

    i have forgotten my unlock code

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2008

    forgot password

  • Anonymous Apr 02, 2008

    lost code unable to unlock ipod

  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2008

    My friend brother had made acode to my ipod which is of 80 GB HD and he forget the code. How to open the ipod with out lock code / how to remove the lock code. pls sujest me to open my ipode

  • arturo1984 Apr 14, 2008

    my brother put a lock code to is ipod and forgot the code and he ask me if i could unlock it for him but i can't, so please suggest me something.

  • Anonymous Apr 17, 2008

    Sir/ Madam i have 80GB apple ipod and i have forgot the password of screen lock than please tell me a ans for this reason please tell me.

  • Anonymous Apr 17, 2008

    my idiot english friend swiped my ipod and changed the code and locked it....

  • Anonymous Apr 18, 2008

    i put a code and fogot it now its been a few weeks and i dont know my stupid code

  • Anonymous Apr 20, 2008

    hi am having i problem with my ipod is i dont know the lock code number so i can't lock in to my ipod if you can help me to figer out the problem please send me a message.

  • ngocbi Apr 29, 2008

    the same

  • Caitlin
    Caitlin May 14, 2008

    okay, i was looking at my ipod..and i was gonna click reset to change my lock code cause i didnt know it...but i acidently clicked on lock n now i dont know the code, soo my screen is locked n i cant unlock my code.!!

  • Anonymous May 22, 2008

    it totally sucks! i did it last night and forgot the combination! ugh!

  • manatee5565 May 23, 2008

    ya i have that exact problem i locked my ipod volume level and i want it louder and i forgot the lock code! WHAT DO I DO???????????????????????

  • Anonymous May 23, 2008

    my sister has put a lock code for the maximum sound ans she has now forgotten it. how do i reset it?

  • boonce May 26, 2008

    I've tried several codes and i still can't get it to unlock can you please help me it's a waste of money if i can't play the music.

  • Anonymous Jun 13, 2008

    my ipod is locked on the lock code and i dont kno the code and i cant listen to music unless i plug it in this sux

  • colts_gurl16 Jun 13, 2008

    My 6 year old brother put a code on my ipod,how do I remove it and prevent/stop it from happening again??

  • shelley1217 Jun 19, 2008

    my nephew locked my ipod and i don't know the code

  • Anonymous Jun 19, 2008

    i pressed a button and and locked it and have forgotten the code ,and know don't know what to do.

  • Anonymous Jul 01, 2008

    i was hangin around and i locked it

  • Anonymous Jul 05, 2008

    locked solution

  • Anonymous Jul 05, 2008

    lock mi ipod

  • papab12 Jul 08, 2008


    • i accidently locked my ipod when scrolling through the features. i remember the code, but when i put it in, i tried pushing the ok button in the middle, and it won't do anything.

  • Anonymous Jul 12, 2008

    well i was messing with my ipod and i don't remember what numbers i put in so now my ipod wont let me listen to music because its on lock

  • kmcox4 Jul 15, 2008

    young child put a code lock on and dont know what it is

  • Anonymous Jul 18, 2008

    i forgot the code to my iPod

  • Anonymous Jul 24, 2008

    my sister put a secret code on my ipod and i have no clue what the password is!

  • marvinmaywea Jul 29, 2008

    it is a app;e ipod nano 4gb mp3 player

  • Anonymous Jul 29, 2008

    i forgot my volume lock on my ipod how do i reset it

  • Anonymous Jul 30, 2008

    i forgot my code 2 my ipod nano how can i get around it or disable it



  • lucky12 Jul 31, 2008

    my ipod has locked i forget the lock what is it can u plzz help me



  • Anonymous Aug 07, 2008

    my daughter lock the volum in her ipod but she for got the code and i dont have a computer any more can i do something else or take it somewere else to get fixed

  • wali13394 Aug 11, 2008

    i need to change the password on my ipod

  • Anonymous Aug 20, 2008

    can you help me my son put a code on my ipod



  • kiwee Aug 31, 2008

    i locked my ipod by accident and i didn't know what my password was can you PLEASE HELP ME???!!!

  • alicia502 Sep 02, 2008

    well i had it or a little while now ; & i changed my code so i don't remember what it is. i changed it along time ago.

  • shelbyoo17 Sep 09, 2008

    i have locked my ipod and forgot the code and i dont have the same computer i had when i got it so how do i restore it to make it work??????

    please help

  • stephaniemar Sep 10, 2008

    i put a combination lock on to my ipod and now i have forgotton what the four digit number was

  • cluch__nets Sep 11, 2008

    set a cobination and forgot it

  • Anonymous Nov 06, 2008

    i got my ipod and the 4 diget code i set wont work and my i tunes is messed up help me plez

  • Anonymous Nov 07, 2008

    i changed my 4g ipods 4 digit password and locked it to try it out and now it wont unlock? can you help me unlock it?

  • starwing Nov 10, 2008

    forgot my unlock code

  • Lance hendon Nov 18, 2008

    my ipod is locked an i forgot my 4 digits who do i reset it

  • jessjes07 Nov 26, 2008

    HI MY DAUGHTER WAS MESSING WITH MY IPOD NANO AND NOW FOR SOME REASON MY SCREEN IS LOCKED AND I NEVER HAD A COMBINATION. HOW DO I UNLOCK IT?



    PLEASE HELP ME!!! I'M LOST WITHOUT MY MUSIC!!! ;(





    JES IN CHICAGO

  • tobytupper Nov 30, 2008

    My son entered a code on his nano and it is now locked

  • nenita631 Jan 12, 2009

    my brother was messing around with my ipod and he put a lock on it. and i dont know what to do because it won"t let me get out of the screen. what do i do?

  • Anonymous Feb 01, 2009

    hi i have a friends i pod and axedently put the screen lock on whatshould i doo??

  • HE LOVES Mii Feb 26, 2009

    OMG!!!!!!!!!!


    john_n4 REALLLY HELPED ME. I FOLLOWED HIS DIRECTIONS AND MY APPLE IPOD WAS UNLOCKED IM SOO HAPPY THANK U JOHN!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous Mar 02, 2009

    my ipod was locked by accident when i pressed locked and i dont know how to unlock it CAN YOU PLEASE TELL ME HOW

  • thirt Mar 03, 2009

    just bought the ipod can't find the turn off button and passcode

  • Anonymous Mar 05, 2009

    I can take music off of it but I can not put songs on to it. How do I fix this with out loosing all of the music that I have on it

  • Anonymous Apr 09, 2009

    i for got my lock code

  • Anonymous Apr 11, 2009

    i accidentally locked my ipod and then forgot my password

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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

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No,
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!!

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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!!!!!!!!!!!!

JOHN

If you don't understand, go to this website on you tube!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Au6H_u-q434

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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

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    Sorry, I usually have my solutions printed a bit more clearly

    You can read the same instructions here
    [better organized]



    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.





    Hope that is easier to read



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Hey
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.

the solution:
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

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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.

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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 ?

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Plug it in to the computer then take it off

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Unlock my 2 gigabite i pod nano

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Can you help me unlock the code to my ipod cause mii sister put a code in there and i don't kno it

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Here you go:

http://www.askdavetaylor.com/remove_max_volume_limit_apple_ipod.html

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.

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I need to unlock my ipod i miss it so much everthing is on it help me plzzzzzzzz


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how did you unlock it

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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.
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1339?viewlocale=en_US

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My i pod ( 80gb) screen get locked & i forget the code, please advice

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  1. Enable hidden folders.
    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".
  2. Navigate ("My Computer" to double-click on the icon of your attached iPod) to the hidden folder named "iPod_Control", and once there click on the folder "Device". Once there, delete the file named "_volumelocked".
  3. Eject your iPod. Then, restart your iPod. You can do this by holding down the center and menu button for at least 6 seconds.
  4. Once your iPod has rebooted, check and make sure that it worked. Simply go into "Settings", "Volume Limit". If it asks for a PIN, you did it WRONG. Retry the above procedure.

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