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[Fixed]iPod touch Stuck in Recovery Mode

"My iPod touch stuck in recovery mode when I planned to update the iOS. I've tried many ways except for restore, because I don't want to lose my photo and video on it. Does anyone experience this? Please tell me how you've fixed it. Thanks a lot."

The way used most to fix this issue (iPod touch stuck in recovery mode) is to restore your iPod touch with iTunes, which can really bring your iPod touch back to normal, but the cost is giving up all data stored on your iPod touch. If you don't care about the data, you can adopt this solution. If you want to save your data, there is also another way.

iPod touch stuck in recovery mode. Fix it without data loss

Before starting anything, you need to get a third-party tool that can let you do this effectively and safely. Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Mac) or Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Windows) can be a good option. Both of the programs allow you to fix the issue with one click, and you'll don't lose any data on your iPod touch. They work well with iPod touch 5 and iPod touch 4.

Download the free trial version below to have a try.

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Download and install the program on your computer, and then follow the steps below to get your issue done.

1. Connect your iPod touch 5/4 to the computer, and run the program.

2. When your iPod touch is detected, the progam will lead you to fix the problem with one click.

Below is the window of Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Mac). You can click Set Up to restart your iPod touch to normal.

stuck in recovery mode ipod touch 

Below is the window of Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Windows). Click Restart to get your iPod touch back to normal.

my ipod stuck in recovery mode 

Your problem has solved and it's quite easy. If you want to check what else the program can do for you. you can read the guide below to get the details about how to recover data from iPod touch in steps.

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How to recover data from iPod touch 5/4

Step 1. Choose a recovery mode

Here, let's check how to recover data from iPod touch with Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Mac). If you're a Windows user, you can also take similar steps as follows.

When your iPod touch is detected by the program, you'll see the window below. There are two kinds of recovery modes for your choice: Recover from iTunes Backup File and Recover from iOS Devices. Let's try the later.

For the iPod touch 5 users:

ipod video stuck in recovery mode 

For the iPod touch 4 users:

stuck in recovery mode ipod touch 4g 

Step 2. Scan your iPod touch for data on it

If you use iPod touch 5, you can simply click Start Scan to begin scanning your iPod touch 5. 

If you use iPod touch 4, you need to follow the guide below to enter the device's scanning mode to scan your iPod touch 4:

1. Hold your iPod touch and click Start.
2. Hold the Power and Home buttons at the same time for exactly 10 seconds.
3. Release the Power button, and keep the Home button pressed, until you're told that you've entered the scanning mode successfully.

stuck in recovery mode ipod touch 

Step 3. Preview and save iPod touch data to your computer

The scan will take you a little while. After it, you'll get a scan result where all found can be previewed like photos, contacts, messages, notes, etc. Choose what you want and click Recover. You can selectively save them on your computer with one click.

my ipod stuck in recovery mode 

Note: For an iPod touch 4, you can recover deleted camera roll, photo library, photo stream, contacts, messages, notes, call log, reminders, calendars, voice memos and Safari bookmarks. For an iPod touch 5, you can recover deleted contacts, messages, notes, call log, reminders, calendars and Safari bookmarks.

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Further Reading

Recover iPhone messages: This guide shows you how to retrieve deleted text messages from iPhone in different ways.
Recover deleted photos on iPhone: This article shows you how to recover deleted photos on iPhone in different ways.
Recover iPhone iMessages: You can recover deleted contacts without a backup on iPhone with 3 steps at ease.

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