When you forgot your iPod password...

You won't be able to get into your device and use it as usual. Besides, if you try to unlock the iPod with a wrong password for two many times, you will finally get a disable iPod and you will have to factory reset it to make it usable again.

If you are troubled by such an issue, it's necessary for you to learn how to unlock an iPod (iPod touch only) without password. Afterward, you can set up your device and use it again.

How to Unlock iPod Touch Without Password

All the ways to bypass the iPod password will erase the data on your iOS device. That means if you didn't make a backup of your iPod before, you will lose everything on your iPod touch. But if there is no chance for you to recall your iPod touch passcode, unlocking your iPod by resetting it is your only solution.

What's more, removing the lock screen passcode doesn't mean getting rid of the Apple ID and password you use on the device. You will need to remember the Apple ID account information to use the iPod touch.

Read on to learn how can you unlock an iPod without password and apply one of the methods to get into your locked iPod within minutes.

Method 1. How to Get into a Locked iPod touch with an iOS Unlocker Tool

With the help of a third-party iPhone unlock tool like EaseUS MobiUnlock, you can easily unlock an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch without password. Whether you are using a four-digit code, six-digit code, Touch ID, or Face ID on your device, you can remove it from your iDevice using this tool. Then you can set up your iPhone, iPad, and iPod and use it as normal.

To unlock an iPod touch without password:

Step 1. Open EaseUS MobiUnlock on your computer and connect your device, select "Unlock Screen Passcode" from the home page of EaseUS MobiUnlock. 

Launch EaseUS MobiUnlock

Step 2. Once EaseUS MobiUnlock recognizes your device, click "Start" to proceed.

connect your device to computer

Step 3. Check your device model and click "Next" to download the latest firmware version for your device. If you've downloaded the firmware before, you can directly click "Verify" to continue.

Download or select firmware

Step 4. Once the firmware verification comleted, click "Unlock Now." This will bring up a warning screen, from where you need to enter the needed information. Proceed by enterring what it needs and then click the "Unlock" button.

Unlock the device

Step 5. After a few seconds, your iPhone or iPad will be unlocked successfully.

Wait for the process to complete

Method 2. How to Unlock an iPod Touch Without Password Using iTunes

Using iTunes is undoubtedly the official way to factory reset an iPhone, iPad, or iPod without passcode. To get into a locked iPod via iTunes, you need to enter the recovery mode on your iPod manually. What's more, depending on your iPod touch generation, the steps to bypass your iPod password vary.

To get into an iPod without password using iTunes:

Step 1. Make sure your iPod touch and computer are not connected.

Step 2. Enter the recovery mode.

  • On a 7th generation iPod touch: Press and hold the "Top" button until you see the power off slider. Turn off the iPod touch. Connect your device to your computer while holding the "Volume" down button. Keep holding the button until you see the recovery mode screen.
  • On a 6th generation (or earlier) iPod touch: Press and hold the top button until you see the power off slider. Turn off your iPod. Connect your iPod touch to the computer while holding the "Home" button. Keep holding the button until the recovery mode screen appears.

Step 3. Locate your iPod touch on your computer (Mac) or in iTunes (PC). When you see the option saying there is a problem with your device, choose "Restore" to continue.

Step 4. When the restore process has finished, set up your iPod touch and use it again. If you have made a backup of your iPod touch before, you can choose to restore the device from an iTunes or iCloud backup during the setup process.

How to unlock iPod Touch without password using iTunes

Method 3. How to Bypass iPod Passcode Using iCloud

Using iCloud is also workable as long as you have enabled the "Find My [device]" option on the iPod. With iTunes, you will be able to unlock an iPod touch without a password wirelessly. Therefore, it's a quite convenient way to get into a locked iPod touch.

To factory reset an iPod touch without password:

Step 1. Go to visit iCloud.com on your computer and sign in with the Apple ID you use on your iPod touch.

Step 2. Choose "Find [your device]" and go to "All Devices".

Step 3. Select your iPod in the list of your devices and click "Erase iPhone".

How to unlock iPod Touch without password using iCloud

The Bottom Line

Briefly speaking, when you forgot your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch password, you will have to unlock it by performing a factory reset. That's because the factory reset will remove all data and settings, including your lock screen password, on your device. By doing so, you will be able to set up your device again and use it.

All three ways above are also applicable to unlock an iPhone or iPad without a password.

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Updated by Myra

Myra joined EaseUS in 2017. As a big fan of Apple products, she mainly focuses on iOS data transfer and iOS troubleshooting tips. Meanwhile, she is expanding her knowledge and skills in other fields like data recovery and disk management. Myra is open-minded and likes both extensive and intensive reading. Other than reading and writing, she is also fond of mobile games and K-pop stars.

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Written by Sofia Albert

Sofia has been involved with tech ever since she joined the EaseUS editor team in March 2011 and now she is a senior website editor. She is good at solving various iPhone and Android issues, such as iPhone or Android data transfer & recovery. Rich experience in software companies helps her create a lot of popular articles.

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