HighQuality Tutorials demonstrates how to change your iPod Touch alpine default password. Changing the default password is useful when using your iPod Touch in a public setting to make it less vulnerable to hacking. To change the default password, first open up your internet connection and search for Putty. Download the Putty program. Open and run the Putty program. Your host name will be your IP address for your iPod Touch. Select port 22 and SSH and open up the program. Log in as root and choose alpine as the password. You will now be into the system. Type in CD / etc / to get into the proper directory. Next, type passwd which stands for password. Next, select and type in your new password. Exit out of Putty. Your password for your iPod touch will now be changed.