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Effective Ways to Recover Deleted Music from iPod

Since Apple brought iPod to the mass market in 2001, iPod soon became one of the most popular MP3 players in the world. Along with the development of technology, iPod is equipped with more and more powerful functions. It is no longer a simple music player, it is a line of portable media players and multi-purpose pocket computers. iPod enables you to play songs, watch movies, play games, and take photos and so on. However, with more features, you are more likely to delete songs when you manage iPod data.

In this article, we will mainly show you how to recover the deleted music from iPod touch 6/5/4, nano 8/7/6, shuffle, classic, etc. We won't tell you the method to recover the lost iPod music with iTunes or iCloud. Because you definitely have already tried that way and it doesn't work. Instead, here we recommend a reputable iPod Music Recovery to help you to retrieve the deleted music from iPod.

Directly recover deleted music from iPod

At first, we will show the specific steps of restoring the deleted or lost songs from iPod directly.

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Step 1. Launch the software

Launch Software

Download and install this software on your computer. Launch it and connect your iPod to computer with USB cable. This powerful program will automatically detect your iPod.

Step 2. Scan iPod

Scan iPhod

Select the recovery mode of "Recover from iOS Device", and then click "Start Scan" to scan your iPod.

Step 3. Choose deleted music on iPod

Select iPod Music

After scanning, all iPod data are classified into categories on the left column. Tab "App Audio" and the songs including the deleted ones will be showed on the right window.

Step 4. Start to recover deleted songs

When you select all the selected songs you want to restore, click "Recover" button and then select the destination folder for the recovered iPod music from the pop-up window. Tab "Recover" again to start the restoring process.

Within a few seconds, the deleted music on iPod will be recovered to your computer.

Recover deleted iPod songs from iTunes backup

If you want to recover the lost music on iPod with iTunes, you have to restore iPod from the iTunes backup. However, this process will remove all the original data and settings on your iPod and take really long time. Aiming at this case, you can use the professional iPod Music Recovery to retrieve the missing audios from iTunes backup.

1. Run this iPod music recovering software on your PC/Mac and connect your iPod to it with USB cable.

2. Click "Recover from iTunes Backup File". Select the preferred iTunes backup and tab "Start Scan".

iTunes Recovery Mode

3. After a while, all the files on your iPod will be showed in the interface. Mark "App Audio" on left column and check the music on the preview window.

Recover Deleted Songs from iTunes

4. Select the iPod songs you want to recover and click "Recover". There will appear a pop-up window for you to choose the destination file folder for the restored music. After that, tab "Recover" again to retrieve the deleted iPod music from iTunes backup.

Restore lost music on iPod with iCloud backup

This powerful iPod Music Recovery also provides the third method for you to recover the deleted iPod songs from iCloud backup files. Similar to retrieving music from iTunes, it enables you to preview and select music on iPod before recovering. Here are the steps.

1. Launch this software on your computer and connect your iPod to it.

2. Choose "Recover from iCloud Backup File" and log into your iCloud account.

3. Select the suitable iCloud backup file and tab the "Download" button.

Select iCloud Backup

4. After downloading, click "Scan Downloaded".

Recover Deleted Music from iCloud

5. Then you can see all the iPod data in the interface, and you are able to recover the deleted music on iPod as the first two methods.

In this article, we show you three ways to recover the deleted music on iPod with trustworthy iPod Music Recovery. If you don't want to use iTunes/iCloud to restore iPod data, you can FREE download this recovering application to get the lost songs back to your iPod.