I accidentally deleted some photos stored on my iPod touch 5 one day when I was using it. I was wondering if there is any hope for me to get the files back since I don't have any backup of my iPod data. After searching Google, I found out a data recovery program which claims to recover lost data from iPod without backup. With the help of it, I finally had the iPod deleted data recovered. So here I would like to share the tips with you who are also facing the problem to recover deleted data from iPod touch urgently.
Firstly, you should note that the backup files of iTunes is a .db file which doesn't allow you to access directly or take any content out of it. In order to recover the files, you need to use an intermediate tool to help you extract the iTunes backup and recover your lost photos, videos, notes, calendars, songs, etc. from your iPod touch. And this magic tool is called iPod Data Recovery which can allow you to preview and recover all iPod data from the iTunes backup.
Both Mac and Windows version of iPod data recovery works in the same way to recover deleted data from iPod touch. You may download the proper edition to meet your system requirements. Then just follow the step-by-step guide below to restore iPod data.
Note: The following is the detailed guide on restoring iPod data on Windows. If you are running Mac OS X, you can refer to the guide on how to recover lost iPod data on Mac.
Note: Please don't connect and sync your iPod touch with iTunes when you run the program, to prevent lost files from being overwritten.
Launch iPod Data Recovery and choose the correct iPod model. Then choose "Recover from iTunes Backup File" recovery mode. All the backups of your iOS devices will be displayed. Select the one of your iPod touch that you want to extract and recover, and click "Start Scan" button to extract the files.
When all the files of the backup are extracted, you can preview them one by one before recovery. Select the data that you want to restore and click "Recover" save them on your PC.
More Words for You: To avoid deleting data from your iPod touch again, do remember to backup it on your computer. If you don't have a backup file, you can use iOS Data Recovery for iPod to directly scan your iPod touch and recover iPod data without iTunes backup.