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security code to unlock my iPod

help me out i have a ipod 4th generation but my lil brother enabel the password an know i cant get in my ipod

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Hi i just bought a ipod touch 2nd gen off my friend... and theres a passcode on it and my friend cant remember it... i know nothing bout them i no computer or itunes plz help


hi my girl make password in my ipod and cant remember what can i do


ok download iTune setup install in your computer and run it after that open iTunes app then connect your iPod4 with usb it wil detect your device click on the side bar you will see restore you iPod4 follow the istruction i think it will work.


What if the cpomputer isn't detecting the device. I get an unknown error message on the comp.


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amanda ramirez, you can restore the device on the the same computer that you normally use to sync your ipod. Put the device into DFU mode, then open iTunes. Select your iPod in the sidebar, and click restore. This will restore the device to factory setting but it will DELETE ALL YOUR DATA if you have not backed it up, it will be lost. You put your iPod in DFU by

Turn off iPod

Hold power button for 3 sec

Hold power and home button for 10 sec

Continue to hold home button until iTunes pops up a message telling you that it has detected an iPhone in recovery mode. The screen should remain black

The only other way that I know of that you might try first is to erase the password but I am not sure if this would work when you are already disabled. This will not erase any data on your device. I guess you can always try and hope you have a windows computer :-) anyhow you plug in your iPod. Open My Computer (or Computer for Vista). Click on Folder options and enable to view hidden files. Next go to iPod_control and click on the folder named Device. If your iPod is locked, there will be a file _locked . Rename the file to _unlocked. Remove your iPod and it will be cleared" you can also check on here My iPod is frozen says I pod disabled?... Good Luck.

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how do get on folder options


amie, not sure what you are asking. Give us more information.


i tried that and my screen won't come back on. what do i do?


where to find the control file?


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Thanks, renaming _locked. file to _unlocked. worked for me on a iPod video 5,5 on nonprimary computer.

It can be done on a Mac too just reveal hidden files.


defaults write AppleShowAllFiles TRUE


killall Finder

To hide files again use the same commands just replace with FALSE.


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how did you get yours to turn back on from the black screen


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First try to recover your password for that connect your ipod to computer via usb cable.

Now ipod is recognize by computer and find the folder named ipod. Now browse ipod folder and open ipod_control folder, inside that folder there is ipod _unlock file. Try to edit that file with some software to recover your password inside that file otherwise. Delete or rename that file and power of your ipod and restart it. There is other way to recover password but when I put such answer my answer marked as spam and deleted and some senior member using that answer method for their answer and get reputation.

If this will not work then go for below method

Ipod got disabled when you have entered wrong passcode many times. And to unlock this passcode either recover your passcode from ipod or restore your ipod via itunes.

For that connect ipod to computer and if ipod is recognized by computer then open itunes click on device tab then summary tab on right side pane you will find restore ipod. Click on restore ipod and ipod will be restored but this will erase all data on ipod.

If you don’t want to delete data then there is option to restore ipod from backup. So restore ipod from recent backup. For that open itunes - click on devices and right click on ipod there you will find option restore from backup.

If none of above method can solve your problem then enter into dfu or recovery mode. For that connect your ipod via usb cable to computer and then Power off your ipod, now press and hold power button and home button for 15 seconds, now release power button but keep holding home button now itunes will detect ipod in recovery mode now restore your ipod.

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