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I forgot my passcode to my 8gb ipod touch. When i tur it on it says connect to itunes. so i did and now its saying it doesnt recognise it. what should i do

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This is what you should do:

  1. Plug/connect your device to a computer (PC or Mac)
  2. Turn it OFF
  3. Press and hold the POWER and HOME buttons together for EXACTLY 10seconds
  4. Release the POWER button but keep holding the HOME button until the computer beeps indicating that a USB device is recognized.
  5. Open iTunes and restore your device.

Warning: Restoring will delete all data on your device but this is the only way for you to recover it.


If you don't get it at first, try holding the buttons for lesser time or see the other procedures on my tip (link below):

http://www.fixya.com/support/r5541493-put_iphone_ipod_touch_dfu_mode_restore


For more iPhone / iPod touch tips like jailbreaking and unlocking, click here.


If you need online help about jailbreaking and unlocking, you can contact me personally at this email: sale-47hyk-1863377234@craigslist.org


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Posted on Aug 27, 2010

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