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HT4859 can i restore my ipod from icloud if it isnt new

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i recently backed up my ipod to icloud and would like to restore it to that backup. is it possible?

iPod touch (4th generation), iOS 6.1
  • randers4 Level 9 Level 9 (53,330 points)

    Yes.  You have to erase it first, then go back through the setup screens to access the backup.  If you have anything on it now that isn't in the backup that you want to save, do that first.  Then go to Settings>General>Reset, tap Erase All Content and Settings, go back through the setup screens, and when given the option choose Restore to iCloud Backup.  You might want to connect it to your external carger first as this may take a while to finish.

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