Question about Apple iPhone 3G
When I formatted my laptop and re-install the iTunes application, I lost all my playlists. Tried to connect my iphone to modify some songs with new playlists but I lost all the songs that I had before on it ((On the ipod )) can I take it back or not. I know that if I restore it’ll locked again.
We briefly mentioned using junk data to overwrite the iPhone's flash as a last-ditch method of securely clearing off your user data yesterday, and although we were half-joking, that's more or less your only option until Apple provides a proper secure erase feature. Security researcher Rich Mogull has helpfully laid out the steps for you, and they're basically what you'd expect: restore your iPhone, don't sync any personal data to it, and then manually transfer three different playlists large enough to fill the flash. Essentially you're doing a manual three-pass overwrite, which is pretty much exactly the long and tedious process it sounds like -- but we wouldn't dream of selling or giving away our iPhones (or any other phone with personal data on it) without struggling through it.
Posted on Aug 28, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Step 1: Launch iTunes and plug in your iPhone.
Step 2: Create a new "playlist" in iTunes. Name it whatever you want-say, "My iPhone Playlist" or something like that.
Step 3: Drag the songs you want from your iTunes library to your new playlist-in this case, "My iPhone Playlist"
Step 4: Click on your iPhone and go to the Music tab. "Sync Music" should already be checked. Now click on the button "Selected playlists", then tick off "My iPhone Playlist" (or whatever your playlist is named).
Step 5. Sync your iPhone and when it's done, the songs from "My iPhone Playlist" should now be on your iPhone. If you want to make any changes to your mp3 library on your iPhone, you'll have to modify the songs within your playlist, then re-sync again. Yes, I know it can be a pain.
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