TS1441: iPod displays "Use iTunes to restore" messageLearn about iPod displays "Use iTunes to restore" message
TS1441 Screen on iPod 3g will not change from "plug into iTunes" and the computer says iPod needs to be unlocked.
Currently Being ModeratedTS1441 Re: Screen on iPod 3g will not change from "plug into iTunes" and the computer says iPod needs to be unlocked.Jul 19, 2013 4:51 AM (in response to queenb65)
Place the iOS device in Recovery Mode and then connect to your computer and restore via iTunes. The iPod will be erased.
If recovery mode does not work try DFU mode.
For how to restore:
To restore from backup see:
If you restore from iCloud backup the apps will be automatically downloaded. If you restore from iTunes backup the apps and music have to be in the iTunes library since synced media like apps and music are not included in the backup of the iOS device that iTunes makes.
You can redownload iTunes purchases by: