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Topic: What do I do if I forgot my iPod's passcode?

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Old 09-05-2006, 01:21 AM
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What do I do if I forgot my iPod's passcode?

I don't often use my ipod's lock/passcode, and I eventually forgot it. Does anybody know the solution to that, is there a way to get rid of the old passcode without knowing the old passcode?
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I'm pretty sure once you connect it to the computer it will unlock



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If you've locked the screen and have forgotten the code, then connecting the iPod to it's "home" computer will unlock it.

If the iPod has a code set, it asks you for the old combination before you can change to a new one. The only way to reset this would be to restore your iPod.

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Can't you just acess the ipod in diskmode and remove the text file with the password?



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I don't often use my ipod's lock/passcode, and I eventually forgot it. Does anybody know the solution to that, is there a way to get rid of the old passcode without knowing the old passcode?

I totally cant do anything coz the passcode is required, please giv me some means to reset it.

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please get some help for me
Everything you need to know was already covered in this thread.
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But not everything I need to know!

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Everything you need to know was already covered in this thread.
Somebody gave me their old touch 16 gb 'cause they couldn't charge it. I immediately plugged it into the computer via firewire and it started. Trouble is, they passcode-locked it and he can't remember the passcode. iTunes doesn't recognize it so I can't restore it in iTunes. The screen basically only says: "iPod is disabled connect to iTues" and turns off. Is there a simple step here that wasn't already covered in this thread?
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This worked excellent for me,

Plug in your iPod

Go to "My Computer"

Open your iPod's drive (F for me)

Make sure you can see all hidden folders (If you aren't sure go to Tools, Folder Options, View Tab, and check Show)

Open the folder "iPod_Control"

Open the folder called "Device"

Rename the file "_locked" to "_unlocked"

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Old 09-23-2010, 06:01 PM
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see my friend bought an ipod touch and its disabled im trying to fix it...i know the passcode but i dont know how to enter it.
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Old 09-23-2010, 07:58 PM
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The iPod touch should prompt you for the passcode when you turn it on, so I'm not really sure how you could miss knowing how to enter it...



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This worked excellent for me,

Plug in your iPod

Go to "My Computer"

Open your iPod's drive (F for me)

Make sure you can see all hidden folders (If you aren't sure go to Tools, Folder Options, View Tab, and check Show)

Open the folder "iPod_Control"

Open the folder called "Device"

Rename the file "_locked" to "_unlocked"

Hope this helped

Yey, I forgot my password so I was looking for a solution. I've tried it this way and it worked!
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Old 09-27-2010, 02:17 PM
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i got my ipod touch stolen, and the person synced it to their home computer, and put a pass on it. anything i can do?
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Hi and welcome to iLounge.

There's no easy way to bypass the passcode on an iPod touch as there is on click wheel iPod devices. You're pretty much limited to simply restoring your device back to its default factory settings, at which point you can reload your backup of your device and your media content from your own iTunes library.



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Old 10-13-2010, 02:51 AM
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This worked excellent for me,

Plug in your iPod

Go to "My Computer"

Open your iPod's drive (F for me)

Make sure you can see all hidden folders (If you aren't sure go to Tools, Folder Options, View Tab, and check Show)

Open the folder "iPod_Control"

Open the folder called "Device"

Rename the file "_locked" to "_unlocked"

Hope this helped

my laptop isnt displaying my ipod as a device with removable storage.

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Old 10-13-2010, 10:31 AM
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Hi and welcome to iLounge.

What model of iPod are you using? The iPod touch will not appear as a removable hard drive and as noted above there is no easy way of bypassing the passcode on it.



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