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Unlocking the volume control on 80G Classic ipod

Can't unlock volume control. It keeps saying incorrect combination

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  • Anonymous Jun 14, 2008

    my problem is volume locked and i forgot a password (kye).

  • MABOTSA Jun 14, 2008

    i can hear any sound from my ipod,volemu is locked.

  • Anonymous Jun 26, 2008

    i have forgotten the combination

  • gmaruashvili Jul 23, 2008

    low volium on ipod,hardly can hear in underground,or even outside

  • Anonymous Sep 08, 2008

    I never set a combination for my 80G iPod classic but it keeps telling me to put in the combination to change it. Please advise.:0

  • Anonymous Dec 04, 2008

    I also never set a combination nor did anything with the volume before. I just had is hooked up to the stereo (which) I've done before, and noticed that the volume was extremely low. So, I tried to increase it and it called for a combination.

  • Anonymous Dec 04, 2008

    Ipod Classic volume is locked even though I never set a combination

  • roy4fun Dec 15, 2008

    for some reason i cant unlock the combination,, it did work and i was lisistening to it threw bose speakers with the knob control, now i can barly hear it,,,,,,,,,any suggestions.....rsr1955@charter.net

  • Anonymous Feb 13, 2009

    i forgot my volume limit password 80gb

  • Anonymous Apr 08, 2009

    THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Heres how to unlock the volume control, Don't listen to music to loudly. It will destroy your hearing.

open my computer and then

  1. Enable hidden folders.
    Go to "Tools", "Folder Options". Then click on the tab called "View", and under "Hidden Files and Folders", click "Show Hidden Files and Folders". I honestly do not know how to do this on a mac. I'm simply stupid.
  2. Navigate 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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Hi,

How do I unlock the volume limit, from the ipod, not the computer?

Thanks a million,

Scott


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Ive tried what youve said but when i get to device there is no file called volumelocked?? any suggestions?

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Thank to send this idea is great to you knowledge thank lot

Posted on Jun 15, 2008

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Solved the Problem
Provided a good solution to unlock volume in IPOD Classic
Thanks to FixYa Community

Thanks Guru

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It keeps saying incorrect combination

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Ive deleted the "_volumelocked" file and tried to do what you've said it doesn't go ! i'll get back to you when it does

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THANK YOU :)

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  • boriszip19 Jul 13, 2008

    THANK YOU :)

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Your ipod volume is unlocked!!!!!!!!!!!!

JOHN

If you don't understand, go to this website on you tube! It's mostly the same, it will get you to the folder but make sure you delete the right file!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Au6H_u-q434

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