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I restore my iPod touch very often. That’s primarily because I love to fiddle inside it and often mess it up. I dare to do that because I know this little toy simply won’t break. I read people “bricking” their iPod touch and wonder if they know what they are talking about. They simply don’t know how to break out of the mess they created and restore the device.

In any case, one thing I hate doing is to painfully re-arranged apps after restoration. My iPod touch is filled to the brim with App Store and Third-party apps, so re-arranging them is really tough.

Today I look into this matter. Sheesh. The solution is so simple! The iPod touch keeps track of an app’s Springboard location in the “~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.springboard.plist” file. Just back up this file and restore it afterwards! It’s as simple as that! 😛

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