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HT4113 what do i do if i forgot my passcode

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Feb 19, 2013 4:47 PM

I cant remember my passcode Does anyone know what I need to do to get into my ipod?

iPod touch (4th generation)
  • Philly_Phan Level 6 Level 6 (11,010 points)
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    Feb 19, 2013 4:59 PM (in response to emschic007)

    Restore, if iTunes will let you.  Everything except the password will be restored.  Connect via cable to the computer that you use for sync.  Be forewarned that it takes a long time.  From iTunes, select the iPad/iPod and then select the Summary tab.  Follow directions for Restore and be sure to say "yes" to the backup.  You will be warned that all data (apps, music, movies, etc.) will be erased but, as the Restore finishes, you will be asked if you wish the contents of the backup to be copied to the iPad/iPod.  Again, say "yes."

     

    At the end of the basic Restore, you will be asked if you wish to sync the iPad/iPod.  As before, say "yes."  Note that that sync selection will disappear and the Restore will end if you do not respond within a reasonable time.  If that happens, only the apps that are part of the IOS will appear on your device.  Corrective action is simple -  choose manual "Sync" from the bottom right of iTunes.

     

    If you're unable to do the Restore, go into Recovery Mode per the instructions here.

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