A digital passcode can prevent your iPod touch from unauthorized access and stealing. But it is a great hassle to remember the passcode, especially when it is not in use for a long time. If you can not remember your iPod touch passcode, Apple suggested using iTunes to restore your iPod, which only works if you have synced your iPod touch with iTunes. In this article, we will break through the limitation, and introduce how to unlock iPod without computer or iTunes.
How to Unlock iPod without Computer (Unlock Remotely)
If you are locked out of your iPod on the go, this method allows you to unlock your iPod without connecting your iPod touch to the computer. You can use the Find My iPod touch feature on iCloud to remove and reset your iPod touch remotely. You should meet the requirements and follow the steps below.
The requirement for unlocking iPod touch by iCloud:
- Find My iPod touch has already been enabled.
- You can clearly remember your Apple ID and password associated with your locked iPod touch.
- Your iPod touch can connect to strong and stable Wi-Fi.
- You have another mobile device, which is used to sign in iCloud.
How to unlock iPod without computer by iCloud:
Step 1. Go to www.icloud.com on your mobile device. Type your Apple ID and password to sign in.
Step 2. Choose your locked iPod touch from a device list.
Step 3. You can view your iPod location. Choose "Erase iPod".
Step 4. Enter your Apple ID password again to reset your iPod touch remotely.
How to Unlock iPod without iTunes (For All Situations)
If you cannot meet the requirements of iCloud, you can refer to the most versatile iOS software. iMyFone LockWiper allows you to unlock your locked or disabled iPod touch in all situations. This software is quite simple to use. Your iPod touch will be unlocked in 5 minutes with up to 99% success rate!
Key features of iMyFone LockWiper:
- Unlock iPod touch without any requirement in all situations.
- Remove screen locks permanently, whether it is digit passcode, Touch ID or Face ID.
- The unlocking process just takes less than 5 minutes.
- It is very easy to use and does not require any technical skill.
- It can also be used to remove Apple ID and iCloud account on pre-owned iPod touch.
- Compatible with all iPod touch, iPad and iPhone; great for all iOS versions including iOS 13.
How to unlock iPod without iTunes by iMyFone LockWiper
Step 1. If you don't have a computer, just borrow one. The whole process will just take 5 minutes.
Step 2. Launch iMyFone LockWiper on a PC or Mac. Choose "Unlock Screen Passcode" then click "Start".
Step 3. Connect your locked or disabled iPod touch to a computer.
Step 4. Download the firmware files for your iPod touch.
Step 5. Tap "Start to Extract".
Step 6. Click on the "Start Unlock" button. Then enter "000000" to start the process.
Step 7. LockWiper will unlock your iPod touch in a few minutes.
Unlock Your iPod touch by Jailbreak iOS (with iTunes)
You can jailbreak the iOS system to access your iPod touch again. This method is not recommended if you understand little of the iOS system. Because there is a certain risk of bricking your iPod touch. Please follow the steps below carefully.
How to unlock iPod without iTunes by jailbreaking iOS:
Step 1. Check the back of your iPod for the model number and write it down.
Step 2. Go to ipsw.me on Windows PC.
Step 3. Click on "Identify My iOS Device" on the left side.
Step 4. Select the iPod touch from the list.
Step 5. Enter the model number into the box provided.
Step 6. Click on "Download The Latest" to download the latest firmware for your iPod touch model on your PC.
Step 7. Click here and download the software, and unzip it.
Step 8. Copy the unzipped files to your desktop screen.
Step 9. Move the downloaded firmware file to the unzipped folder on your desktop.
Step 10. A new file will be created on your desktop which will be used to restore your iPod touch.
Step 11. Connect your iPod to the PC using a USB cable.
Step 12. Restart your iPod touch by pressing the Home and the Side buttons at the same time until you see the Recovery Mode screen.
Step 13. Launch iTunes on your PC. Hold down the Shift key and select "Restore iPod".
Step 14. A file manager will pop up. Navigate to the folder where you unzipped the software. Double click on the newly created file.
Step 15. Select "Restore" and wait until the firmware is upload to the iPod via iTunes. The iPod touch will show the Apple logo with a progress bar.
Step 16. Your iPod touch will reboot and iTunes will appear that the iPod has been reset to factory settings.
Step 17. Your iPod touch will reboot again. After that, your iPod will be unlocked completely.
This method can only be used on Windows PC.
This article tells you how to unlock iPod without computer or iTunes. iMyFone LockWiper is a versatile and safe iOS software. It is designed to remove any passcode on your iPod touch with simple steps in 5 minutes. It is safe and reliable without any damage or crash to your iPod touch. Now, you can download iMyFone LockWiper to take a free trial!