Q1: "I've had my iPod touch since 2019 and I'm trying to reset it from factory settings. When I click on restore from Mac or PC, it goes to the next page then it says connected to computer then does nothing. Even after I sync my entire library to my iPod. What should I do?"
Q2: "A friend gave us an iPod touch but we can’t use it as we don't know the passcode and t is now disabled. I try to connect it to iTunes but I get the message - iTunes could connect to the iPod touch because it is locked with a passcode. Any help anyone can suggest would be welcomed and thanks in advance for any suggestions!"
Resetting iPod touch to factory settings is not a difficult thing if you know the screen passcode on your iPod touch. You can factory reset on iPod touch directly without the assistance of a third-party application. However, if you forget or don’t know the screen passcode, then you can try these feasible ways introduced in this article. Let's go over how to factory reset iPod touch without password.
- Part 1. How to Factory Reset iPod Touch Without Computer
- Part 2. Best Method to Factory Reset iPod Touch Without Password
- Part 3. How to Factory Reset iPod Touch Without Apple ID Password
- Part 4. How to Factory Reset iPod Touch Without Password or iTunes
Part 1. How to Factory Reset iPod Touch Without Computer
For protecting the security of your iPod touch, you are prompted to set a screen passcode. Once you use a screen passcode to lock your iPod touch, this passcode will be applied in several situations, such as resetting iPod touch to factory settings. Learn how to securely erase information from your iPod touch and restore it to factory settings.
Step 1. Power on iPod touch and tap Settings → General → Transfer or Reset iPod.
Step 2. Then tap Erase All Content and Settings and tap Continue.
Step 3. Enter your passcode and confirm that you want to reset your iPod touch to factory settings.
Part 2. Best Method to Reset iPod Touch to Factory Settings
If you can remember the screen passcode, it's a snap to reset iPod touch to factory settings. It’s all right, though. Whether you got a second-hand iPod touch from your friend or forgot the screen passcode on your iPod touch, here you can make user of MagFone iPhone Unlocker to erase data from your iPod touch and reset it to factory settings without password.
MagFone iPhone Unlocker is a robust tool for unlocking iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch without passcode. It can also remove Apple ID without password, get rid of Screen Time passcode, and delete MDM restriction on Apple devices. When you want to reset your iPod touch to factory settings without password, MagFone iPhone can see the jog through instantly.
Key Features of MagFone iPhone Unlocker
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- Unlock various screen locks like Face ID and Touch ID on all iOS devices
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- Bypass Screen Time passcode and MDM restrictions without passcode
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With this tool, you can factory reset your iPod touch without using iTunes or password, here are the steps you can follow. Let’s get started with MagFone iPhone Unlocker.
Step 1 Connect Disabled iPod touch to Computer
Use a USB cable to connect between your disabled iPod touch and computer. Then launch MagFone iPhone Unlocker on the computer and select the Unlock iOS Screen option on the main interface of this tool then click on the Start button.
Step 2 Put Disabled iPod touch into recovery mode
After that, you need to put your disabled iPod touch into recovery mode. Simply press and hold the top and volume down buttons at the same time. Keep holding them until you see the recovery mode screen. Or you can follow the on-screen instructions to put it into recovery mode.
Step 3 Select the firmware package to download
Now you’ll find the device information of your iPod touch. Here you can check the information, including the device, device model, and series number. If the information is incorrect, correct it manually. Then click the Download button to download the firmware package.
Step 4 Start to reset iPod touch to factory settings
Once verifying the firmware package, click on the Unlock button to unzip the firmware package and start to remove the screen passcode on your iPod touch. Meanwhile, all the data on your iPod touch will be erased completely. Now your iPod touch is in the status of factory settings.
Part 3. How to Factory Reset iPod Touch Without Apple ID or Password
In addition to using MagFone iPhone Unlocker, iTunes is another tool that can help you factory reset on iPod touch. There are two options for you to use iTunes to reset your iPod touch. If you've ever connected your iPod touch to your computer, you can directly use iTunes with your device. If not, you can put your iPod touch into recovery mode for resetting it. Here's how to.
3.1 Reset iPod touch to factory settings via iTunes
Step 1. Connect your iPod touch to your computer with a cable and then launch iTunes.
Step 2. After iTunes detects your device, click the device icon on the iTunes and select Summary.
Step 3. Click on the Restore iPod, and then your iPod touch will be reset to factory settings.
3.2 Reset iPod touch to factory settings in recovery mode
Step 1. Turn off your iPod touch and connect it to your computer by using a USB cable.
Step 2. Then put your device into recovery mode and launch iTunes on the computer.
Step 3. In the pop-up window, click the Restore button. iTunes will start resetting your device.
Part 4. How to Factory Reset iPod Touch Without iTunes or Password
With the assistance of MagFone iPhone Unlocker and iTunes, you can reset iPod touch to factory settings on your computer. However, if you don’t have a computer, then you can reset it to factory settings through iCloud or the Find My app. The following methods work for users who want to factory reset iPod touch without computer.
4.1 Reset iPod touch to factory settings via iCloud
Step 1. Go to www.icloud.com and enter your Apple ID account and password to log into iCloud.
Step 2. Select the Fine iPhone option and click on the All Devices button on the top of the screen.
Step 3. Find your disabled iPod touch and click it. Then click Erase iPod touch to factory reset it.
4.2 Reset iPod touch to factory settings via Find My App
Step 1. Open the Find My app on your iPhone or other Apple device and tap the Devices button.
Step 2. Select your iPod touch and scroll down to tap Erase This Device then tap Continue.
Step 3. Enter your phone number and tap Erase. And your iPod touch will be erased to factory settings.
In conclusion, resetting iPod touch to factory settings is an easy thing if you find the feasible way. Here you can make use of MagFone iPhone Unlocker or iTunes to get it done when you forgot the passcode. Or you can remotely erase your iPod touch by using iCloud and the Find My app if you can remember your Apple ID password. Don’t hesitate, and have a try!