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Old 11-04-2007, 09:17 AM
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iPod Touch is disabled. Anything I can do?

I work for a charter company that shuttles tourists around South Florida and a few days ago I found an iPod touch lying on the seat of our tour bus. Naturally, I turned it into our lost and found devision but since we handle a large number of tourists per day, our policy is if its not retrieved within a week we can take it with us. Unfortunately, when I got home, I found the device with a "iPod is Disabled please connect to iTunes" message. When I connected it, iTunes alerted me that it would be unable to unlock the player for me. Is there any way I can get around this, google has not been much help since anything with the word "disabled" in it relates to the new release of iTunes that disables modding and I am not an experienced person with iPods but I do have a pretty strong knowledge of computers in general. Any help is appreciated and I apologize in advance for my first post being one for help.
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Old 11-04-2007, 10:47 AM
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The original owner must have enabled the passcode lock. Restoring the iPod might remove it.
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Old 11-04-2007, 11:21 AM
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I would wipe it. Hold home and power and after the screen changes let go of power but not the home key. This should wipe the flash and prep it for setup again.
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Old 05-18-2008, 05:40 PM
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hahaha

yeah I have the same problem with mine. Have you done anything to your one yet?????? I would like to know what you have done..
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Old 05-18-2008, 06:24 PM
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Try a force restore using the instructions above.
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Old 06-17-2008, 01:56 PM
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yeah I have the same problem with mine. Have you done anything to your one yet?????? I would like to know what you have done..
it works but you have to do this while connected to itunes. doing so i tunes will find it after your " locked message" appears iTunes will give you the option of restoring it. leave it connect and everything should be fine
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Old 10-08-2008, 01:44 PM
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hello can you help me on how to unlock my ipod touch i have forgoten my password is there anything i can do about it or not ?
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Old 03-08-2009, 02:51 PM
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when i try to restore my itunes says there is no software available for this ipod please check to see if you have the most recent version of itunes and try again but i have the newest version and it stilkl wont find anything
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What is up with all these single-post people asking questions that are different from the thread topic (except for dugie but all they had to do was read the thread)?



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Old 07-12-2009, 12:34 AM
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thank you

Just wanted to say thanks for the advice. worked perfectly!!!!!
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Old 01-02-2010, 07:44 PM
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i have the same problem with DECORATIVA right now. any solutions? please share. thank you
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Old 03-10-2010, 06:31 PM
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here my ipods disabled for 12647585846 minutes what can i do ?
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Old 04-02-2010, 11:59 AM
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I work for a charter company that shuttles tourists around South Florida and a few days ago I found an iPod touch lying on the seat of our tour bus. Naturally, I turned it into our lost and found devision but since we handle a large number of tourists per day, our policy is if its not retrieved within a week we can take it with us. Unfortunately, when I got home, I found the device with a "iPod is Disabled please connect to iTunes" message. When I connected it, iTunes alerted me that it would be unable to unlock the player for me. Is there any way I can get around this, google has not been much help since anything with the word "disabled" in it relates to the new release of iTunes that disables modding and I am not an experienced person with iPods but I do have a pretty strong knowledge of computers in general. Any help is appreciated and I apologize in advance for my first post being one for help.
I had the same problem and youtube'd it and found this little kid that help me out a lot it is a simple process!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=reXQKt7jJMo
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Old 04-24-2010, 01:21 PM
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my ipod is disablei forgotten my password
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Old 09-17-2010, 06:09 PM
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hi, my little cousin has an ipod touch,
she change her password, but now she forgot the new password.
now her ipod is disabled! what i can do to help her!
her ipod has a note that say connect to itunes!
we already connected but doesn't work!
what we can do?
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