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How to Recover Deleted Files From iPod Touch

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Gabriel Hammond

May 21, 2016 (Updated: June 29, 2020)• Filed to: iOS Data Recovery

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iPod touch is great companion to store and play videos anywhere. With its ability to support different file formats, you won’t miss to store your favorite videos. Unfortunately, this iPod may be stolen or you may accidentally deleted files when trying to manage files.  In this case you will have to look for a way to retrieve this data. You can restore them from iCloud or iTunes backup. If you had not done a backup of file you can recover them directly from iPhone. These two methods are clearly discussed in this article.

The Best Way To Recover Files On iPod touch

The most appropriate way to recover files on iPod is using iOS data recovery software. A software that stands out as the best in restoring iPod files is iMyFone D-Back iPod data recovery or iMyFone D-Back iPod data recovery for Mac. This software supports all iOS devices including iPod touch. Moreover, it has ability to recover files from iCloud backup file and iTunes backup file. In a situation that you had not done a backup you scan files directly from your iDevice. Without further a do, let us now look at iMyFone D-Back features.

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The Best iPod Data Recovery Software

  • This software has the ability to restore over 22 file types on your iDevice. It can restore videos, photos, messages, call logs, Voice Memos and third party history like Skype and WeChat.
  • This software is compatible with iPod touch 4, iPod Touch 5, iPad Air, iPad Pro, The new iPad, iPad Mini, iPhone 6 series, iPhone 4 series and iPhone 5 series just to list a few.
  • It can restore data due to; accidental deletion, broken device, damaged device, lost device, iOS jailbreak, iOS upgrade, and when you have forgotten password of your device.
  • It allows selective recovery of files and has an inbuilt preview feature.
  • It has four recovery modes; Smart Recovery, Recover from iOS, Recover from iTunes and Recover from iCloud.

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Steps To Recover Deleted Files From iPod From Backup Or Without Backup

How to Recover without Backup: Recover Directly From iOS

When you have not done a backup of files on iTunes or iCloud, then the only convenient method is to scan files directly from your iPod.  Here is a clear guide.

1 Choose a Recovery Method

After you have launched iMyFone D-Back, select “Recover from iOS” as a recovery mode. Click on “Start” and begin selecting the file types you want to retrieve.

Choose a Recovery Method<

2 Scan Files

From there, connect your iPod touch and click on “Scan” button.

Scan Files

3 Preview and Recover Files

Immediately the scanning process is over, you will see the files that the program has retrieved. Preview the files, mark them and click on “Recover” to save them on your computer.

 Preview and Recover Files

How to Recover from backup: Recover from iTunes or iCloud Backup

This method only works if you had done a backup of files on iTunes or iCloud Backup file. We will introduce the steps to recover from iTunes backup, which is similar to recovering from iCloud backup.

1 Choose a Recovery Method

To begin with select “Recover from iTunes Backup” option.  Proceed and click on start to begin selecting the missing file types.

 Choose a Recovery Method

2 Scan Files

After that the program will prompt you to select a iTunes backup file that contains the missing files. From there click on the “Scan” icon that appears at the bottom of the screen.

Scan Files

3 Preview and Recover Files

iMyFone D-Back will then list the data types that it has restored from the iTunes backup file.  Go through the files before selecting them. Lastly click on “ Recover” button and save a drive or folder to save your files.

Preview and Recover Files

Once you have saved the files you can then transfer the files to your iOS device. Try iMyFone D-Back iPod data recovery or iPod data recovery for Mac now!

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