Restore ipod to factory settings without updating
I know a factory restore will completely wipe the phone and update the i OS to the latest available (and hence remove the jalbreak), but I want to keep the i Phone on i OS 9.
Is there a way I can un-jailbreak my phone, without having to update the software? The success of jaibreaking is to only do it on a device that doesnt receive updates often since updating erases the jailbreak.
You can erase all the memory off of your i Pad Touch without the password by connecting the device to i Tunes, and then placing the device in the Device Firmware Update mode.
While in DFU mode, you can perform a factory data reset, also known as a master reset, to delete all files stored in the device’s memory and restore original software and settings.
To create this article, volunteer authors worked to edit and improve it over time. If your i Pod touch won't play certain songs, continually freezes, or your apps are always crashing unexpectedly, try restoring it to its factory settings.
However, with Samg_is_a_Ninja’s new tool called Succession, you can unjailbreak and restore to factory settings without updating!
But any time it does release an i Pod software update, you should install it.
These software updates include bug fixes, support for new features and the latest versions of mac OS and Windows, and other improvements. In some (not very common) cases, you may need to restore your i Pod to factory settings before you can update its software.
If the Restore was part of troubleshooting to fix a problem with the device, you'll want to reload your data on the i Pod touch. Because i Cloud keeps a record of all your purchased music, movies, apps and other media, it isn't included in the i Cloud backup.
Those items download automatically from i Tunes over the next few hours.