The iPod lock is a four-digit code that prevents
unauthorized users from changing settings and configurations on your device.
When your iPod is locked, it does not display contents
onscreen and is unusable until your enter the code.
If you have forgotten your code, you can unlock your iPod in
one of two ways by connecting it to the computer you used to set it up or
restoring the iPod's default factory settings.
Launch the iTunes program on your computer and click "Help" on the
Scroll down and click "Check for updates."
Connect your iPod to the computer using the supplied USB
Launch iTunes, which will display your iPod on the left
Right-click your iPod in the iTunes program and click
Close iTunes and detach your player from the computer to
Restoring your iPod
Connect your player to the computer and launch iTunes.
Click your iPod on the left panel and click the
Click "Backup" to save your current settings and
select the restore option you want to use.
Select Option 3 or 4 if you want to install the newest iPod
Follow the prompts to finish the restoration and rename your
iPod to restore the default factory settings.