How to Recover Deleted iPod touch Files on Mac
Any hope to recover files from iPod touch?
There is a big chance to recover files from iPod touch, if you have ever use iTunes as your iPod touch manager. Being not only a data manager, iTunes can also automatically back up the content of every Apple device which has been synced with iTunes. Therefore, you are able to recover the lost files from iTunes backup files as long as you have ever synced them with iTunes before you lost them. Another chance is that you also can directly scan and recover files from your iPod touch, if you don't have a backup. Both ways are available for iPod touch 5 and iPod touch 4.
How can you recover deleted files from the iPod touch?
The bad thing is that the backup file of iTunes is a .db file, which you can't access directly or take any content out of. In order to use the file, you need an intermediate tool which can help to recover deleted videos, photos, notes, contacts and calendar, etc. from your iPod touch backup file.
Both of the programs help you preview and recover all contents from the iTunes backup, such as photos, videos, SMS, notes and contacts, etc. It also supports the recovery of iPad and iPhone. Additionally, you can use the software to scan and recover data directly from the iPod touch 5/4, which is a powerful function.
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Now, let's try Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Mac) to recover files from iPod touch on Mac. Windows users can take the similar steps with Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Windows).
Step1. Extract the iPod touch backup
Download and install the program on your Mac. Don't connect and sync your iPod touch with iTunes when you run this program, to prevent lost files from being overwritten. To start recovering, you need to select the "Recover from iTunes backup file" mode, and then all the backups of your device are displayed. Choose the one of your iPod touch that you want to extract and recover, and begin to "Start Scan".
Step2. Recover deleted files from iPod touch
When all the contents of the backup are extracted, you can preview them all as original before the recovery. Then check those you want and click "Recover" to save them on your computer.
To avoid losing data from your iPod touch again, do remember to backup it on your computer well. If you don't have a backup file, don't worry. Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS also allows you to directly recover files from iPod touch 5/4 without iTunes backup.
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