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How to Recover Data after Resetting Your iPod touch

Once resetting your iPod touch to factory settings, all data on it will be erased, and your iPod touch becomes like a new one. If you've ever synced your iPod touch with iTunes before the reset, there is still a way to restore the previous data. But the restore directly from iTunes will erase new data you've saved on your iPod touch 5/4. This is iTunes. It does all or nothing to your device. How to recover iPod touch data after restore and keep current data on it intact? There is a way. Read on.

How to recover iPod touch data after factory settings restore

Turn to another program: Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Windows), or Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Mac). Both of them enables you extract your iTunes backup for preview and selective recovery. You can choose any data in the iTunes backup and recover them with one click. How does it work? Let's check detailed steps below together.

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Here let's take Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Mac) for example. The Windows users also can recover data for reset iPod touch by taking the similar steps with Dr.Fone.

Step 1. Launch the program and choose a backup to scan

Launch the program after downloading and installing it on your Mac, and you'll get the primary interface as follow. To start the recovery, you need to choose a recovery mode first. Then you will have two recovery modes to choose from. Here let's try "Recover from iTunes backup file" mode.

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Then all your iTunes backup for iOS devices will be listed, if you have more than one device. Choose the one for your iPod touch whose data you're going to find and click "Start Scan" to check the content of it.

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Step 2. Preview & recover iPod touch data after restore

The scan will take you a few seconds. After that, all the content will be extracted and displayed in clear categories like Camera Roll, Contacts, Notes, etc. You can preview all of them first. Then mark those you want to recover and save them on your computer by clicking "Recover" button on the top.

recover ipod touch data after restore

If you're a Windows user, use Wondershare Dr.Fone (Recover from iTunes Backup File). You also can extract the content of your iTunes backup and recover them. Besides, both Windows and Mac versions of Dr.Fone for iOS provides a special function: Recover from iOS Device. This recovery mode allows you to directly scan your device and recover lost data before it's overwritten, even you don't have a backup.

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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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