How to Reset iPod 5th Gen When You’ve Forgotten Your Password

iPod nano (5th generation) and earlier Put the Hold switch firmly in the unlocked position. Then press and hold the Menu and Center (or Select) buttons for 8 seconds, or until you see the Apple logo.

In the world of technology, forgetting a password can be frustrating, especially if it means that you can’t access your device. If you’ve forgotten the password for your iPod 5th generation, don’t worry; there’s a way to reset it. In this blog post, we’ll show you how to reset your iPod 5th gen when you’ve forgotten your password.

First, shut down your iPod by holding down the power button until the menu shows up. Slide to turn off the iPod. Next, open up iTunes on your computer. It doesn’t matter which version of iTunes you have, as long as it’s some version of iTunes.

Grab your lightning cable and plug it into your computer and your iPod. As soon as you plug it into the iPod, hold down the home button. After a few seconds, a menu should appear, and a pop-up should appear on your computer saying that there’s a problem with this iPod touch that requires it to be updated or restored.

There are three options: cancel, update, and restore. Click “restore” and “update,” then click “next” and “agree.” The software will start downloading, and it will transfer onto the iPod. Once your iPod is fully restored, you’ll see an Apple logo along with a progress bar. And when it’s done, you’ll be greeted with a “Hello” screen, as if you just got a brand new iPod.

Unfortunately, this process includes erasing all your data, but at least you’ll be able to access your iPod again. With this method, you’ll be able to reset your iPod 5th gen when you’ve forgotten your password.


How do you factory reset a locked iPod touch 5th generation?
Locate your iPod touch in the Finder or in iTunes on the computer that it's connected to. ... Choose Restore when you see the option to Restore or Update. ... Wait for the process to finish.Disconnect your iPod touch from the computer, then set up and use your iPod touch.
How to factory reset iPod touch 5th generation without password or iTunes?
Download PhoneRescue and Connect iPod. ... Choose Reset Mode. ... Enter in recovery mode. ... Reset iPod Touch Successfully.