How to Unlock an iPod Without iTunes

Save

Maybe you’re a parent whose taste in music isn’t exactly kid friendly. Or, maybe you just don’t want anyone to be able to use your iPod without your permission. Whatever the reason, the iPod has an option that allows you to lock it so that it can only be used by somebody that knows the combination. When you connect your iPod to your computer, it will automatically unlock. But you can also unlock your iPod without using your computer, by entering the four-digit combination you selected.

  • Press the center button--the circular button that’s in the middle of your iPod’s clickwheel. Doing this will bring up a four-digit lock screen.

  • Use the clickwheel to scroll to the first number of your combination.

  • Press the center button to select the number and move onto the next one.

  • Repeat the process to complete the four digit combination.

Tips & Warnings

  • Make sure to set the combination to unlock your iPod to a number that you will easily remember--unlike e-mail accounts, your iPod doesn’t offer any hints or tips to remember or recover the combination.
  • If you can’t remember the combination to unlock your iPod, you will have to reset your iPod back to its factory settings, which means any music, photos, videos or other content you have stored will be deleted.

References

  • Photo Credit musique image by Christophe Schmid from Fotolia.com
Promoted By Zergnet

Comments

You May Also Like

  • How to Unlock a Disabled iPod

    A general guide to unlocking unresponsive iPod devices, focusing on iOS lost passcode recovery for the iPod Touch and resetting other iPod...

  • How to Unlock a 16GB iPod Touch

    Apple's iPod Touch comes with a screen lock feature that allows you to set a four-digit security code to prevent others from...

  • How to Unlock Ipod Nano

    If you find you accidentally locked your iPod Nano and forgot the password, all is not lost. On the contrary, it's easy...

  • How Can I Unlock My iTouch If I Forgot the Password?

    Your iTouch, also called the iPod Touch, includes a pass code encryption feature, to prevent others from accessing any of your media...

  • How to Unlock Your iPod Touch

    Apple's iPod touch, a portable music player with a touchscreen display, is powered by a built-in rechargeable battery that provides up to...

Related Searches

Check It Out

Geek Vs Geek: Robot battles, hoverboard drag race, and more

M
Is DIY in your DNA? Become part of our maker community.
Submit Your Work!