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Forgotten the iPad password and now locked out. Help please.

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mckenzie Wed 20-Jul-11 12:30:12

we are on holiday and I put a password on the iPad to stop the DCs fighting over it. stupidly I then forgot the password and used up all the attempts so now it is frozen. If we wait until we get home and plug it in to the Mac will it be all okay? Is there anyway we can use it in the meantime? We have access to laptop and the Internet.

bran Wed 20-Jul-11 12:35:17

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

mckenzie Wed 20-Jul-11 12:54:32

Sort of. It was 5 mins then 15 then 30 etc but then it locked completely.

niceguy2 Wed 20-Jul-11 13:08:50

In that case you will need to plug it into the mac and restore the last backup.

mckenzie Wed 20-Jul-11 14:25:59

thanks for the postings. Apparently it's not registered as a device in i tunes. Will that matter once I'm back home on the mac?

niceguy2 Wed 20-Jul-11 15:59:56

I don't understand? Do you mean your ipad isn't registered on your laptop or the mac? The ipad should have been set up via iTunes on a computer (I assumed you meant your mac). Whichever it was, that's the computer you need to plug it into.

Hope that helps

SleepySuzy Wed 20-Jul-11 16:00:58

The niceguy is right

mckenzie Thu 21-Jul-11 12:21:57

Thank you. So no I pad for rest of holiday huh? I'm glad as it happens as it's one less thing for the DCs to argue about!

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