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How to enable a disabled ipod touch without itunes

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  • anna beth wolfe May 30, 2013

    i didnt get it and im a young person so dont juge

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SOURCE: 8GB iPod Touch Disabled

First you need to read this page and follow the instructions on settings the touch into recovery mode

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1808

ones in recovery mode you can remove the code by restoreing the ipod with itunes heres how


Restore

  • Note: Because Restore erases all of the songs and files on iPod, make sure to back up any files you've saved on the iPod disk. All of your songs, videos, podcasts, audiobooks, and games can be loaded back to your iPod provided that you have them stored in your iTunes Library.

How to restore your iPod:
For Windows:
  • 1. Make sure you've reinstalled the latest version of iTunes.
  • 2. Open iTunes, and then connect your iPod to your computer.
  • 3. After a few moments, it will appear in the source list in iTunes.
  • 4. Select your iPod in the source list and you will see information about it appear in the Summary tab of the main iTunes windows.
  • 5. Click the Restore button. You will be prompted with one or more restore options that may prompt iTunes to automatically download of the latest iPod Software. The 4 possible restore options are:
    • Restore Option 1: Restore - Restores with same iPod Software version already on iPod.
    • Restore Option 2: Use Same Version - Restores with same iPod Software version already on iPod even though a newer version is available.
    • Restore Option 3: Use Newest Version - Restores with the latest iPod Software on your computer.
    • Restore Option 4: Restore and Update - Restores with the latest iPod Software on your computer.
  • 6. A progress bar will appear on the computer screen indicating that the first stage of the restore process has started. When this stage is completed, iTunes will instruct you to leave iPod connected to your computer to complete restore.
  • 7. During the stage 2 of the restore process, the iPod will show an Apple logo as well as a progress bar at the bottom of the display. It is critical that the iPod remains connected to the computer or iPod Power adapter during this stage. Note: The progress bar may be difficult to see since the backlight on the iPod display may be off.
  • 8. After stage 2 of the restore process is complete and the iPod is connected to the computer, the iTunes Setup Assistant window will appear asking you to name your iPod and choose your syncing preferences similar to when you connected your iPod for the first time.

Posted on Aug 27, 2008

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SOURCE: how to enable a disabled ipod touch on different computer

i had to format mine cuz i couldnt get the solution earlier though am yet to get it back but i do doubt if it will work.

Posted on Sep 28, 2011

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SOURCE: ipod touch passcode problem!!!

Hey,

here is the solution to solveing your passcode problem
http://www.fixya.com/support/r977231-disabled_or_code_forgotten
Let me know if you need anything else.


Thanks,
Ekse

Posted on Aug 29, 2008

ipodslinger
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SOURCE: 8GB iPod Touch Disabled

you will have to restore your ipod to factory default settings in itunes.
or you can jailbreak the ipod with software like quickpwn.

Here is how to restore your ipod in itunes.
You will need to put the itouch in DFU/Recovery mode to get it to connect.

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Hold the Home Button down for 5 second (do not release it)
Then Press and hold the Power Button for approx 10 secs (count them out)
Your iPod will reboot.
Release the power button and continue holding the Home button for an additional 27secs.
You may see the screen go blank or not.
Plug the USB end into the computer with itunes open.
Your ipod will mount in recovery mode.
Restore it and Your all set.

if you need any further help let me know.
Good Luck

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

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SOURCE: Disabled 8GB iPod touch, can't enter passcode

I KNOW WATCH U FIRST PRESS THE  OFF BUTON AND LET IT TURN OFF  THEN PRESS THE HOME BUTTON LET IT PRESSED THEN U PRESS THE OFF BUTOON AND TILL THE ITUNE LOGO WITH THE USB U LET GO  BUT UR IPOD HAS TO BE CONNECTED TO ITUNES

Posted on Jun 08, 2009

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Itouch disabled


When your iPod Touch displays a message telling you to connect it to iTunes, it may be in recovery mode, or have been disconnected in the middle of an update.
To get rid of the screen, you must reset your device. If in passcode mode, an iPod Touch must be manually unlocked or fully restored to get back to the home screen.Forcing a Reboot
When your iPod Touch is stuck on a screen that is instructing you to connect with iTunes, a normal restart will probably not work, as the hard drive has become frozen.
You can still, however force the iPod to reboot using a process called resetting.
To reset an iPod Touch, hold down the "Sleep/Wake" and "Home" buttons at the same time until an Apple logo appears, indicating that the device is rebooting.
When an iPod Touch reboots, it always goes back to the lock screen. Passcode mode will still be enabled.

Unlocking With the Passcode
If you know the passcode for your iPod Touch, slide the "Slide to Unlock" arrow and then enter your code on the next screen.
Upon entering your password, you will be directed to the device's home screen. If you enter the wrong password too many times, it will become disabled temporarily.
The iPod Touch can also be set to erase all content after 10 incorrect passcode attempts if you previously enabled this feature, don't attempt more than 9 entries.


Unlocking Without Passcode If you have forgotten the passcode to your iPod Touch, the only way to unlock the device is by restoring it.
Restoring an iPod Touch returns it to the factory settings, meaning that any settings, applications or music you added to the iPod are removed.
Once the device is restored, you can re-add your downloads and other information using the backup copies in your computer iTunes program.
The passcode setting will be disabled unless you manually enable it again.

Consideration

If you don't have a backup of your music and applications in iTunes on your computer, you can also download another copy from the iTunes Store or App Store on your device after a restore.
Any photos that are deleted during restore, however, will be lost forever if a backup does not exist.
Always back up your information via sync on a regular basis to avoid this problem.

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Reset 8gb 4:13 ipod touch


If you want to restore it to factory settings: Restoring iPod to factory settings

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I have an ipod touch 8gb that is disabled. it belongs to my daughters friend and i am trying to enable it. she lost the password


You can reset it using iTunes. Open iTunes, plug the iPod in using USB, then turn of the iPod, once it's off hold down the home and lock buttons for 10 seconds, then release the lock button while continuing to hold the home button. After a few seconds iTunes should detect the iPod. Then you should be able to restore the iPod without the code.

Nov 27, 2011 | Apple iPod touch

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How to enable a disable ipod touch


In order to enable your disabled iPod Touch, you'll have to completely reset it. Turn off the iPod Touch and when it turns back on the first thing to appear will be an Apple logo. Connect the iPod Touch to the computer it is paired with when this logo appears. Once it appears in iTunes, choose the "Restore" option and that will update the software and restore the iPod Touch.

Jul 18, 2011 | Apple iPod touch

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My ipod touch says IPOD Disabled connect to itunes, i dont know the four password, what do i do to enabled my ipod touch?


I would preform a restore via iTunes. That should reset everything. Then resync to get your music back onto your iPod.

Jul 14, 2010 | Apple iPod touch

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IPod touch Digital Media Player: trying enable disabled ipod touch...


connect your ipod to itunes and then click on your ipod and then click on update. and then your ipod should be good ad new.

May 18, 2010 | Apple iPod touch

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It says connect to itunes ipod is disable


Which means that your ipod touch is disabled and in order to enable it you will have to connect it with the itunes installed on your computer

Feb 21, 2010 | Apple iPod touch

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"disabled" Ipod touch


connect it to your pc with internet enabled.
then using itunes upgrade its firmware.
this may solve your problem.
dont forget to vote.

Nov 20, 2009 | Apple iPod touch

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My ipod touch is disabled


Is it your ipod or your computer settings saying it's disabled? Because you can go to your firewall settings and make sure the itunes program is enabled or you can go to your control panel and enable it. You could at least try to check your settings.

Regards

Jun 14, 2009 | Apple iPod touch

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Ipod is disabled and i want to enabled


Hi,

Restore your IPT from within iTunes:

1. Connect iPod touch to your computer.
2. In iTunes, select iPod touch in the source list and click the Summary tab.
3. Click Restore to restore iPod touch to its original settings and erase all data and media on iPod touch. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the restore process.

Hope this helps...


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