Users may decide to use factory settings when they want to solve arising issues on the iPod touch. Apple iPods are artificially made therefore they are bound to develop different issues especially with the software. To resolve the issue, experts have advised users to restore their iDevice to factory settings and surprisingly; several issues have been solved this way. The downside of doing this results in data erasure. First of all, let's see the process of resetting iPod touch to factory setting:
a. Launch settings from your iPod touch and select general
b. Proceed by scrolling down to the bottom and finally tap reset
c. Tap erase all content and settings
d. The device will request for your passcode and once you have confirmed it, tap erase iPhone to begin the procedure.
e. Once its done, the device will inform you so that you can set it up again by following onscreen instructions.
It is important to note that before starting this process, you need to back up all important data such as messages, contacts, music playlists, videos,photos, apps and other settings. The reason you need to do this is that the factory resetting process will erase all data from your iPod touch. However, it is possible to recover those lost data from iPod touch due to factory resettings. What you need is the Coolmuster iPod Data Recovery. It is able to retrieve data from iOS device's iTunes backup, including contacts, text messages, notes, call history, photos, videos, music and many more, no matter they are lost due to deletion, device loss, jailbreak, iOS upgrade or factory setting restore.
With the help of iPod Data Recovery, you can choose any data in the iTunes backup for your iPod and recover them with one click. Download the free trial version below to take a try.
Step 1: Launch the program and choose a backup to scan
Launch the program after downloading and installing it on your computer, and you will get the primary interface like the following picture. To start with, you can choose the backup file for your iPod and click "Start Scan" to let the program find all backed up files for your iPod touch.
Step 2. Scan the backup file for your iPod touch
The scan will take you a few seconds. After that, all contained files on your iPod touch will be displayed in clear categories like Call history, contacts, messages, notes, bookmarks, calendar, reminders, voice memos, camera roll and photos. You can select a category and preview the files in details so as to select those you want to recover.
Step 3. Recover data after resetting iPod touch
To make those you want to recover and save them on your computer by clicking the "Recover" button on the bottom right.