Help me guys I really don't want to have to reset all my apps and everything!
You can backup
Place the iOS device in Recovery Mode and then connect to your computer and restore via iTunes. The iPod will be erased.
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If recovery mode does not work try DFU mode.
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You can restore from the backup you already have.
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