How do you reset an iPod touch without knowing the password? factory reset iPod touch from settings like iPhone/iPad, but you should enter the iPod screen password to confirm the iPod factory reset, but if you forgot iPod password, factory reset iPod needs the help of EelPhone DelPasscode, which can hard reset iPod touch/classic without passcode.
iPod is one of apple product, and it's one portable multifunctional digital media player, till now, iPod has released series product:iPod touch、iPod nano、iPod shuffle、iPod Classic、iPod mini, and apart from iPod touch, other iPod series was discontinued.
iPod attracts many young users due to that it works with MP3, WAV, AAC/M4A, DRM protected AAC, AIFF, audiobooks, and AppleLossless audio formats, and play MPEG-4, MP4 and QuickTime video formats with the development of iPod, nearly one mini iPad. Same as other apple product, you can link iPod to the Apple ID same as iPhone/iPad, and you can set up screen lock password on iPod touch.
When you want to wipe all data on iPod, you can factory reset iPod, all data and settings on iPod will be erased, if you want to restore iPod touch to factory reset without password, EelPhone DelPasscode is the best choice till now.
- Method 1: How to Reset iPod Without Password-Effective
- Method 2: How to Reset iPod Touch Without Password or Computer from iCloud-Free
- Method 3: How to Reset iPod Touch Without Password from iTunes-Free
Method 1: How to Reset iPod Without Password-Effective
Without knowing iPod password, last hope is hard reset iPod touch from EelPhone DelPasscode, within clicks, you can factory reset iPod without password.
Step 1: Download and install EelPhone DelPasscode on computer, from the home page of EelPhone DelPasscode, click on Unlock Screen Passcode.
Step 2: Link iPod to computer via USB cable of iPod, and then the tool will scan iPod automatically.
Note: In the case that the iPod can't scan out iPod, you should follow the guide on the tool to connect iPod to computer manually.
Step 3: The tool will present the iPod ios version, check and then Start button to download the iPSW data package matching to the iOS version.
Step 4: When the tool is downloading the iPSW data package, keep the connection, after downloading iPSW data package with success, the software will unpack it automatically.
Step 5: Click on Unlock Now button when the iPSW data package was unpacked, the tool will reset iPod to factory settings without password.
With clicks you can reset your iPod touch to factory settings without passcode, it's the most effective way to reset a locked iPod without password.
Method 2: How to Reset iPod Touch Without Password or Computer from iCloud-Free
Factory reset iPod from iCloud needs the Apple ID and password to sign in iCloud, then you can erase iPod from iPod, all data and settings will be restored then.
Note: Find my iPod feature on iPod should be enabled, and you should have the iPod Apple ID and password, or you can pass this method directly.
Sign in iCloud.com with the Apple ID and password linked to the locked iPod, when Tind my iPod feature was already enabled, you can find out iPod from iCloud, click on Erase button to hard reset iPod.
Note: Activation lock on iPod will appear, just enter the Apple ID and password to bypass iPod activation lock, then you can set up and use iPod as a new one.
Method 3: How to Reset iPod Touch Without Password from iTunes-Free
Restore iPod to factory settings form iTunes is another freeway, but your locked iPod maybe can't be scanned out by iTunes automatically. So it's a little hard to link locked iPod to iTunes, but you can have a try if you've connected to the iTunes on the computer before, maybe no need of Trust Computer or unlock iPod before linking to iTunes.
Take out the USB cable, and plug it into the computer USB port, and launch iTunes on computer at the same time, just wait to check if locked iPod can be linked to iTunes or not, in the case that your iPod appears on iTunes, good luck, just click on Restore iPod button from the summary section, then you can get iPod to factory setting with all data and settings erased.
Whichever the method you've got, it's the best method if you had factory reset iPod without passcode. The easiest method is EelPhone DelPasscode, iTunes and iCloud can factory reset iPod for free but conditional, read the limitation carefully in advance.
This article was updated on 30 December, 2021