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4 Tips for How to Unlock iPod Touch without Password

Another person may have set a password on your iPod touch without letting you know. You forgot the correct information of the password and entered the incorrect password. Or you have never set a password on iPad touch while the device keeps asking for a password. Any situations above will lead to the iPod touch locked problem.

If you have no access to your disabled iPod touch, this post will help you unlock iPod touch without password. The 4 methods introduced here will erase all of your iPod touch data. That’s to say, you need to make a full backup of the device before trying the methods below.

1. Unlock iPod Touch without Passcode Using an iOS Unlocker Tool

It will be disheartening if you cannot fix the disabled iPod touch with iTunes or recovery mode. In such a situation, most users will be somewhat confused and have no clues what to do. FoneGeek iPhone Passcode Unlocker is a potential tool that can unlock disabled iPod touch without passcode. And this can be done in only a few clicks.

Why We Choose FoneGeek iPhone Passcode Unlocker?

  • Remove passcode from disabled/broken/locked iPod touch, iPhone, iPad.
  • Any 4/6-digit passcode, Face ID and Touch ID can be removed.
  • Remove iCloud activation lock when you forgot the iCloud account password.
  • It even supports the latest version of iOS devices, like iPhone 14/13 running on iOS 16/15.


Steps to Unlock iPod Touch without Password through FoneGeek iPhone Passcode Unlocker:

Step 1. Open FoneGeek iPhone Passcode Unlocker on your computer. Choose "Unlock Screen Passcode" and use the original lightning cable to connect the disabled iPod touch to computer.

unlock screen passcode

Step 2. To continue unlocking the device, put the iPod touch into DFU mode. The device will be recognized as soon as it is in DFU mode. Then click "Download" for downloading the firmware package.

download firmware

Step 3. After downloading the file, click "Start Unlock" to begin the unlock process. The disabled iPod touch will soon be unlocked in minutes.

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2. Unlock iPod Touch without Password via Recovery Mode

It is an efficient and robust method to unlock iPod touch if the official method of restoring from iTunes backup isn't working for you. Please note that this method will delete all the information on iPod touch.

Step 1. Open iTunes on your computer.

Step 2. Turn off the iPod touch and get it into recovery mode. Here are the steps to boot iPod into recovery mode:

  • Hold the side button or the top button until "Slide to Power Off" is appearing on the iPod screen.
  • Power off the device by dragging the slider from left to right.
  • Connect the iPod touch to computer, then hold and press the Volume Down button or Home button until the recovery mode appears on the screen.

Step 3. iTunes will soon detect that the iPod touch is in recovery mode. A small message will pop upon asking you to restore the iPad by tapping on "Restore" button.

put iphone in recovery mode

3. Unlock iPod touch without Password Through iTunes

There is a risk of losing data to unlock iPod touch through the way of iTunes. By using this way, the iPod touch shall be required to sync with iTunes previously, or the locked iPod will not be recognized.

Now following the official procedures provided by Apple to unlock iPod touch via iTunes.

  1. Launch the iTunes that you were used to sync the iPad touch.
  2. Attach the iPod with your computer and it will be successfully connected and recognized by iTunes.
  3. Click the iPod touch icon in the panel and navigate to the Summary page.
  4. Tap on "Restore iPod" to begin the restoring. The restoring process bar will be shown to you. When the process is finished, the iPod system will be restored and be unlocked as well.

unlock ipod touch with itunes

If you have not backup the iPod touch with iTunes before it is disabled, you can skip this method.

4. Get into Locked iPod Touch without Password Online

You can use this solution if it is not accessible to connect the iPod to computer. By this way, the password will be erased via the "Find My iPod" option on condition that the device has been registered with an iCloud account and this option has been enabled.

There is no way to make a backup of your iPod as you can unlock the device in remote control mode. That's to say, the iPod data will be erased.

  • Copy and paste the site of iCloud.com on an accessible iOS device or computer.
  • After opening that site, log into the iCloud account with the same Apple ID and passcode you used on your iPod touch.
  • On the top center of the main interface, click the "All Devices" option and your iPod touch will be displayed,
  • Tap on the "Erase iPhone" button and your iPod will start to be reset. It may take several minutes to end the reset process.

unlock ipod touch via icloud


It is a common occurrence to forget iPod touch passcode everyday. The content above have presented 4 effective ways to unlock iPod touch without password. Obviously, FoneGeek iPhone Passcode Unlocker is the most convenient option for you if you have never synced iPod with iTunes or enabled "Find My iPhone" previously.

Joan J. Mims

Joan J. Mims is interested in researching all tips about iPhone, iPad and Android. He loves to share useful ideas with all users.

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