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I cannot unlock my ipod touch it says too connect to itunes while itunes says to put in the code the pad does not pop up to put in the code how do i unlock it?

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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."
Good Luck, I hope this helps
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My ipod is disabled and says connect to itunes but it also says itunes could not... so what do i do?


Step 1:
Apple's iPod Touch comes with a screen lock feature that allows you to set a four-digit security code to prevent others from using your iPod. Every time the iPod locks, you must enter this code to unlock the screen and access the user interface. Entering the wrong code too many times, or simply forgetting your security code, can cause you to be completely locked out. When this happens, you can quickly unlock your iPod Touch.

Connect your iPod Touch to the computer you usually sync it with. When you disconnect your iPod, it should now be unlocked. If Step 1 does not work, you have to restore your iPod Touch. Be advised that restoring your iPod Touch returns it to the original factory settings. This means that all your songs and files will be deleted and lost. You can resync your files to your iPod from iTunes once you have finished restoration. Connect your iPod to your computer and open iTunes. Make sure you have the latest version of iTunes before proceeding. In the left navigation panel in iTunes, select your iPod under the "Devices" section. Click the "Summary" tab and select "Restore." When iTunes prompts you about backing up your data, click "Back Up." In the following window, click "Restore." After the restore process completes, you will see the Apple logo on the screen of your iPod. Leave your iPod connected to your computer until it shows up again on the iTunes navigation panel. Your iPod touch is now unlocked. In iTunes you will be able to setup your iPod. Select the backup you made in the drop-down menu to restore your data files. Click "Continue" to finish the restoration. iTunes: Restoring iOS software
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How to unlock an iPod Touch if you forget the password


<p>If you have an iPod touch, you have the option of a password that Apple calls an access code, protecting your data set. Someone trying to access your iPod, after unlocking it or put it, the access code required to do so. However, if you forget your password or the wrong type, you will eventually see a warning that the iPod touch has become disabled. In order to unlock the iPod touch after you forget the password and still access your content, you must connect to the computer that was last synchronized. <br /> <p><br /> <p>1. Connect your iPod touch to the computer the last time you synced the music. Open iTunes if it does not open automatically. <br /> <p><br /> <p>2. Select your iPod touch in the Devices list and click the "Summary" tab in iTunes. Click "Restore" and when prompted, click "Back Up" button to make the backup to store your iPod touch in iTunes. <br /> <p><br /> <p>3. Click "Restore" when prompted, after the backup saved. After the restoration, click "OK". <br /> <p><br /> <p>4. Choose the most recent backup from the drop-down in the "Set up Your iPod" screen. Click "Continue" to restore your iPod touch. <br />

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Resetting an iPod if you forget your password


<p>The iPod is a security measure to prevent unauthorized access to your personal media player. Apple included an option to set a password to be used to unlock the device at startup. If you draw a blank password, you can still have the ability to unlock the device, but the process depends on the model of the iPod. IPod Touch owners to restore the device to a password reset code. Other iPod owners need only plug it into iTunes to lock the screen around. <br /> <p><br /> <p>Lock the iPod <br /> <p>1. Connect your iPod to your computer you normally sync your device. <br /> <p>2. ITunes load. <br /> <p><br /> <p>3. Click the "Eject" on the right to offer your iPod under "Devices" in the left column of iTunes. The iPod will be unlocked. <br /> <p><br /> <p>4. Select the "Extras" on the iPod. <br /> <p><br /> <p>5. Select "Lock screen". <br /> <p><br /> <p>6. Select 'Turn Off Screen Lock. " <br /> <p><br /> <p>Unlock iPod Touch <br /> <p>1. Connect your iPod Touch to your computer. <br /> <p><br /> <p>2. Open iTunes. <br /> <p><br /> <p>3. Click on the iPod Touch icon on the left "Devices" section column. <br /> <p><br /> <p>4. Select the "Summary" tab. <br /> <p><br /> <p>5. Click "Restore" and confirm the prompt action in the resulting pop-up. Follow the wizard prompts for the restore process to complete. <br />

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My ipod touch is disabled and wont let me put in my pass code to unlock it when i get to itunes, what do i do ?


Follow the next steps
  1. Turn off your iPod
  2. Hold on the menu button for a 5 secs
  3. While your are pressing the th button connect the iPod to the USB cable already connected to the PC with the iTunes opened
  4. iTunes send you a message that says: "iTunes has detected and iPod in recovery mode an you have to restore before using with iTunes"
  5. Just wait a little to get the iPod restored

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Cannot unlock


There is not a master code to unlock the ipod- You will need to force restore the ipod to get it unlocked watch the video to learn how. This is your only option !


May 15, 2010 | Apple iPod touch

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How do i unlock an itouch without my password?


How to unlock IPod touch Password? You can unlock your IPOD Touch passcode or password by following these simple steps.
  • Connect your IPOD Touch to iTunes
  • Press or Hold the power and home keys 10 seconds.
  • Screen goes black, now release the power button
  • Make sure you do not release the Home key until your iTunes says "We have detected an itouch in recovery mode."
  • After this its simple all you got to do is a simple restore using your iTunes

Apr 19, 2010 | Apple iPod touch

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Why is my iPod touch disabled for 5009752 minutes


The iPod touch is disabled when the incorrect unlock code is entered too many times. The time the iPod makes you wait increases each time an incorrect unlock code is entered.

There are two ways you should be able to unlock the iPod.
First, connect the iPod to the computer it was last synced with. After iTunes recognizes the iPod, you should be able to enter your unlock code and unlock the iPod.

If the first method doesn't work or you don't remember your unlock code, then do this:
1) Turn the iPod off.
2) Hold down the Home button and connect the iPod to the computer it was last synced with.
3)Release the Home button when the iTunes image appears of the iPod's screen.
4)Wait for iTunes to recognize the iPod and then follow the onscreen directions to restore the iPod.

If neither method works, you will need to contact Apple Customer Support.

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I forgot my unlock code for my Ipod touch and really need a default code.


There is not a default code to unlock any locked iPod. This would defeat the purpose of the iPod's security.

You can unlock the iPod touch by putting the iPod touch into recovery mode, connecting the iPod to the computer it was last synced with, and then restoring the iPod.

To do this:
1) Turn the iPod off.
2) Hold down the Home button and plug the iPod into the computer it was last synced with.
3) Release the Home button when the iTunes image appears on the iPod's screen.
4) Start up iTunes and after it recognizes that the iPod is in recovery mode, follow the on screen instructions to restore the iPod.

Note: This may cause you to lose some of the data stored on the iPod.

If this doesn't work, call Apple Customer Support.

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