Restore ipod touch without updating
On the help page on Apple's website it says that when I try to restore, it'll ask me different options on how I want to restore it (i.e. However, I didn't get this option when I tried to restore it just a few minutes ago. The key language on that page is: You will be prompted with one or more restore options that may prompt i Tunes to automatically download the latest i Pod Software.The additional options are only offered if the older software is already stored on the computer; if not, the sole choice is to get the latest/greatest.A settings reset might solve problems you’re having with your device and I recommend trying this first.
On a side note, if you attempted to download an i OS update from within i Tunes and it failed, you may want to trash the file it downloaded.
Cydia Eraser works with i OS 9.3.3 all the way down to i OS 7.1.
This means that if you have pretty much any jailbroken i OS device, you can restore using this method.
It will work on the i Phone, i Pod touch or i Pad and doesn’t even require you to use a computer.
All you need to do is download the app from Cydia and run it.
The key language on that page is: You will be prompted with one or more restore options that may prompt i Tunes to automatically download the latest i Pod Software.