Backup apps restore data?

Coach G 29

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I was wondering if I had to restore my iPod then once I downloaded my apps again will all my data (such as private pictures from dot lock) be restored or is it lost forever?
 

snowtrooper1966

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From my experience, it depends on the app.
Also, if you backed up to iCloud before the restore, there are options to save app info in the cloud backup.....
 

owieh

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In my experience, if you've backed up via Mac then restore to that backup you do get the data that was saved by the apps. As an example, if I backed up my phone with iFiles
(App Store version, not Cydia) that contained certain files and if ever I restore my phone the app along with its data will be restored.

This could depend as per app's setting, some apps have a feature that could allow you NOT to back up its data... Check the app's setting.

Hope this helps. :)