How to Recover Music from iPod Touch

If your music and songs are lost from iPod devices, this post can help you out. It shows you how to recover deleted music within a few clicks.

All songs in my iPod Touch got deleted out of unknown reasons. Really eager to want them back. Any advice? Thanks a lot!

Is iPod Music Recovery Possible?

There are different reasons that cause your iPod music to be lost, such as deleting, formatting, a system crash, and other human or non-human factors. No matter how iPod music is lost, the result is the same: you can't enjoy the music anymore.

At this time, there's one thing you need to know: when the music lost, only the space that it occupies is marked as free for new data. That means there's still a chance to find back the lost music before the space is taken by new data. Next, you can follow the below guide to recover deleted music easily.

Recoverit - The Best Deleted Music Recovery Software

To recover deleted music from iPod, you need to download a professional iPod music recovery program. If you're still looking for one, my recommendation is Recoverit Data Recovery. It can help you with iPod music recovery, no matter you're using iPod Nano, Shuffle or Classic. It supports the recovery of deleted or lost music in various formats, such as MP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, AAC, AIF(AIFF), M4A, MID, etc.

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Recoverit - The Best Music File Recovery Software

  • Recover lost or deleted files, photos, audio, music, emails from any storage device effectively, safely and completely.
  • Supports data recovery from recycle bin, hard drive, memory card, flash drive, digital camera and camcorders.
  • Supports to recover data for sudden deletion, formatting, lost partition, virus attack, system crash under different situations.

Video Tutorial on Recovering Deleted Files


How Do I Get Back Deleted Music from iPod Touch?

Download and install Recoverit music recovery software on your computer. Recoverit can work on both Windows and Mac computers. On the tutorial we will perform music file recovery with the Windows version.

If you need to recover deleted music from iPod Touch on Mac, please download the Mac version and check out the page: How to Recover Deleted Music on Mac.

Step 1 Select a data recovery mode

To recover lost music files from iPod, you can select the option "External Devices Recovery" to get started.

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Step 2 Select your iPod Touch to scan music

Make sure your iPod device is connected to the computer. Then select your iPod Touch and click the "Start" button to start scanning.

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Step 3 Scan iPod Touch to search deleted music

Recoverit Music Recovery will start to scan the iPod device. If you cannot find your music files after the scan, you can go to scan again with "All-around Recovery" which will search for more songs from iPod Touch.

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Step 4 Preview and recover deleted files

After the scanning completes, you can check and select the music files you want to recover. Then, recover deleted music with one click.

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It's better to save the lost music on your computer first instead of saving on the iPod directly, otherwise, your recovered music might be overwritten and lost again. Apart from music, Recoverit Data Recovery can also recover photos/videos and documents in all formats.

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