Your iPod volume can be limited, and in many instances, a PIN number will be necessary to remove the limit. If you've forgotten or misplaced your PIN, you can still unlock your iPod volume limit using your computer.
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Things you need
- USB cable
Connect your iPod to your PC. Make sure your hidden folders are visible.
Navigate to the "iPod_control" folder. This will be a hidden folder. Once you've found the "iPod_Control" folder, navigate to the "Device" folder.
Locate the file named "_volumelocked" in the "Device" folder. Delete this file.
Eject and restart your iPod.
Navigate to "Settings" on your iPod. Select "Volume Limit." You'll be able to reset your volume limit with a PIN or password.
Tips and warnings
- Do not listen to your iPod at high levels for long periods of time; doing so can damage your hearing.