Question about backing up/restoring

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by smirk, Feb 16, 2012.

  1. smirk, Feb 16, 2012
    Last edited: Feb 17, 2012

    smirk macrumors 6502a


    Jul 18, 2002
    Orange County, CA
    Hi, I've been googling for almost two hours now and can't find the answer to what seems like a simple question: Is restoring an iPod from a backup any different than if the restore was never done?

    My Touch has been acting up a little, it's hard to say if the cause is normal iOS 5 bugs or something else. Some posts say to restore to factory settings and then restore from the last backup -- but wouldn't this just copy whatever corruption existed back onto the iPod? How could anything be fixed if you're just copying all the backed-up data back into the iPod?
  2. thegreati macrumors regular

    Feb 22, 2012
    In my experience a restore is a restore really. As long as you back it up prior you should come out on the other side with at least your photos and maybe your apps(some of em)

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