iPod Nano 5th Generation

ipod modile a1320 kids set pass word.but forgot it is there a way to reset the password.

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You could try this and see if it works. It will not delete your existing data. Now there is a way to erase the password but I am not sure if this would work when you are already disabled. 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, again not sure if it works for a disabled one. Just thought of something else. Make sure you have your library backed up. Sorry if you use a Mac....can't help you with the steps on there :-) the other thing you can do, if you have the computer that you always use for this ipod, is to simply restore it. I believe if you plug it into your computer and iTunes should pop up, just go to the restore and it SHOULD get rid of your password. Hope this helps, good luck

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I followed the directions as you stated and renamed the file and it worked. Thank you very much.


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If you encrypt an iPod Nano backup on iTunes and then forget your password, you will not be able to restore from backup and your data will be unrecoverable. If you forget the password, you can continue to back up and use the device, however you will not be able to restore the encrypted backup to any device without the password. You do not need to enter the password for your backup each time you back up or sync.

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