HT2110: iOS: Understanding 'Erase All Content and Settings'Learn about iOS: Understanding 'Erase All Content and Settings'
Currently Being ModeratedMar 18, 2013 4:49 PM (in response to CodyP2000)
CodyP2000, the instructions you gave are to reset the iPod, not to place the iPod in DFU mode.
Connect the iOS device to your computer and restore via iTunes. Place the iOS device in Recovery Mode if necessary to allow the restore.
If recovery mode does not work try DFU mode.
For how to restore:
To restore from backup see:
If you restore from iCloud backup the apps will be automatically downloaded. If you restore from iTunes backup the apps and music have to be in the iTunes library since synced media like apps and music are not included in the backup of the iOS device that iTunes makes.
You can redownload iTunes purchases by: