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How to Recover Lost Data from iPod touch/Shuffle/Nano/Classic?

If you are a music fancier and spending a large part of your life enjoying your favorite music on your iPod, you will know how pain to lose data from an iPod. iPod is an advanced portable media player, with which you can enjoy music, videos and store photos, contacts, notes, calendars, reminders, bookmarks, etc. If you handle your iPod not properly or reset it to its factory settings, or mistakenly deleted photos and other data from iPod, or your iPod is crashed, broken or lost, all these might cause a data loss issue. Then, how can we recover lost or deleted files without your iPod at hand? Don't worry. There is still a big chance to get back the data once they are not physically destroyed.

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First of all, you'd better stop using your iPod once you find your data lost from the device and never sync it to your computer again. The reason is that when the files lost or deleted from iPod, they won't erased really at once. iPod system will store them but mark them as invisible and inaccessible. This is the most suitable time to recover them back because later if you save new data into the iPod, these new files will take in the space where these lost files occupied originally. Then, these deleted files will be overwritten and there is no way to retrieve them back. If you sync your iPod with the new files, the previous iTunes backup will be updated. Therefore, choose is a professional tool to recover lost files from iPod before they have been overwritten.

Coolmuster iPod Data Recovery is a perfect program to be used in recovering lost or deleted iPod data accurately and quickly. It is an easy-to-use and effective program that can deal with all kinds of data loss problems and supports all iOS devices, not just iPod. Before we show you how the software works, let's have a look at its main features first:

* Supports to recover photos, videos, music, contacts, notes, voice memos, camera roll, calendars, etc. from iPod;
* Works well on all iPod models like iPod touch, iPod touch 4/5, iPod Shuffle, iPod Nano 3/4/5/6, and iPod Classic.;
* Compatible with all models of iPad and iPhone, including the latest iPad Pro and iPhone 6S;
* Recover data after an iPod reset or restore;
* Perform data recovery process without using your iPod;
* Explore more...

If you are runing Mac OS X, we also have iPod Data Recovery for Mac, which runs perfectly on Mac OS X. Download the Windows or Mac version of the program on your computer to get ready. Then, follow the steps as below.

3 Steps to Retrieve Lost Data from iPod touch without Quality Loss

The following steps are running on a Windows PC. If you are using a Mac, you can turn to the Mac Version and follow the same operations below as well because the software handling on Windows and Mac computers are almost the same.

Step 1: Launch the Program and Scan iPod Backup Files

Install and launch the program on your computer, then, you will get an interface of the program as below. All your iTunes backup files of iOS devices will be displayed on the main interface. Just select the one of your iPod and then hit "Start Scan" to begin to scan for files on the iDevice.

launch the program

Step 2. Preview Files You Want to Recover

When the scan finishes, contents inside the iTunes backup for your iPod will all be extracted and showed in categories as the image below shows. Select the folder where contains the files you want to get back and preview the contained data in the right panel in list or thumbnails. In this way, you can find the target pictures accurately and quickly.

preview photos before recovery

Step 3. Save Recovered Data on the Local Disk

Have chosen all the files you want to restore? If so, you can just press the big "Recover" button, choose an output location on the computer where you want to save the recovered files and then the software will launch the recovery process immediately.


We kindly suggest you sync and backup your iPad, iPhone and iPod data to iTunes from time to time, which create a bigger chance to recover lost files from these devices. Coolmuster iPad iPhone iPod Data Recovery is a wonderful and versatile recovery program helping you to retrieve all types of data from your iOS devices. Download a free trial version here:

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