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Restore your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch Firmware

Warning: Following this method will erase all your data – including Contacts & Photos

 

  1. First you need to download your iPhone/iPod Touch firmware. Click “here” to download the firmware.
  2. Once the download has been completed – Open iTunes
  3. Click on your iPhone/iPod Touch (if using older version of itunes – on the left if not it is top right)
  4. Hold down SHIFT and left click the Restore button.
  5. A Browse for dialog will open – locate and select the downloaded iPhone/iPod firmware.
  6. Click Open
  7. iTunes will now verify the consistency and authenticity of the firmware file to verify it is a valid Apple firmware. Then start the restore process.
  8. Once completed your iPhone/iPod Touch should restart and you should now have a freshly reset iPhone/iPod Touch.
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