What would you do if all the files on your iPod or iPod touch were gone? The iPod touch is not properly handled and cared, files deleted accidentally; The device was reset to its factory settings; update or restoration was performed by some third party software etc. All these might result in data loss. Losing your important iPod files is truly a nightmare – a dream you don’t want to wake up with.

In fact, recovering lost or deleted data from iPod (iPod touch) is an easy job. But recovering data from iPod and iPod touch is different. Usually, Most of data recovery software only work for iPod, not iPod touch. You need to check it clearly when you choose one. If you don't have idea, here is my recommendation: iSkysoft Toolbox - iOS Data Recovery for your iPod touch. Let's check what they can do for you next.

Part 1: How to Recover Data from iPod touch on Mac or PC

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Recover lost data from iOS 10 iPhone/iPad/iPod touch

  • 3 Recovery Modes: Allows to recover data directly from iPhone, extract iTunes backup and download iCloud backup.
  • Up to 20 File Types: Recover lost text messages, iMessages, contacts, photos, videos, notes, etc.
  • Various Data Loss: Retrieve data lost for deletion, factory settings restore, jailbreak failure, iPhone lost or broken, etc.
  • Preview: Lets you read and preview found data before recovery.
  • Flexible Recovery: Selectively recover any item you want from iPhone, iTunes and iCloud backup files.

Steps to recover data from iPod touch diretly

Step 1: Run the application connect your iPod Touch to the computer. Choose the Data Recovery option.

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Step 2: From the next window, choose the file types to recover. There are messages, contacts, photos, voicemail, WhatsApp, etc. Choose the wanted item and then click on the Start Scan button. During the scan, make sure that your iPod touch is connected all them time.

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Step 3: Once it's complete, you can preview to check all found data one by one in detail. Choose the category on the left side of the window and view the content on the right. When seeing the data you want to keep, just check the box in front of it. After that, click on the "Restore to Device" or "Export to Mac" button. You can save the checked data to your computer now.

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Steps to recover data from iTunes backup

When you choose this way, make sure that you've made iTunes backup for your iPod touch before. If yes, you don't need to restore the whole previous iTunes backup to your iPod touch. You can selectively recover what you want from the iTunes backup.

Step 1: Choose "Data Recovery" and then select "Recover from iTunes Backup File" when you launched the program. Then you can see a list of all your iTunes backup files on the computer. Choose the one for your iPod touch, and click "Start Scan" to begin extacting your iTunes backup for all its content.

Step 2: The extracting process will take you a little while. When it's done, you can preview then one by one and tick the item you want to keep. Then click "Export to Mac" to save them to your computer.

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Steps to recover data from iCloud backup

Still can't find your iPod touch data? Go to check your iCloud backup content and get your desired data back.

Step 1: Switch to "Recover from iCloud Backup File". Then sign in iCloud and you can see all your backup files in your iCloud account. Choose the one for your iPod touch and "Download" it.

Step 2: The download process will take you some time. After it, you can directly extract it by clicking "Scan Downloaded". Then preview your backup content and choose the items you want to "Recover" them.

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Part 2: How to Recover Data from iPod on Mac or PC

Recover deleted and lost data up to 550 file types

Anyone can handle it to recover deleted files from iPod and more devices.

  • 550+ File Formats: Photos, videos, music, docs, emails, .zip, etc.
  • Various Data Loss Situations: Recover deleted, formatted, or otherwise inaccessible files.
  • Portable Devices Supproted: Recover from hard drives, USBs, external hard drives, mobile phones, digital cameras, iPod, MP3/MP4 players and more.
  • 100% safe: Only help to find and recover data, no data damage, leaking and modification.

Before you started, make sure that your iPod has been set and can be detected as a hard drive by the computer. Then connect it well to the computer.

Step 1. Run the program, and choose "Lost Data Recovery". Then you'll see the your iPod. Choose it and begin scanning it.

Step 2. When the scan stops, you can preview all found data one by one. Choose the one you want to get back. Tick them and "Recover" them to your computer in one click.

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