You may delete your iPod touch 5/4 photos by inadvertently clicking some button, or you have deleted some unwanted photos but later you did need them. Try iPod Data Recovery if you want to recover lost photos from iPod touch.
iPod Data recovery is a professional and easy-to-use data recovery program for Windows users (Windows 8.1/8/7/XP/Vista). It provides 3 smart modes for data recovery:
2. extract and restore iPod touch photos from iTunes backup files
3. retrieve iPod touch photos from iCloud backup files
Why Is It Possible for iPod Data Recovery to Recover Deleted iPod Touch Photos?
You can check to see the detailed answers below.
I: No Backup? Why Can iPod Data Recovery Directly Recover Lost Photos from iPod Touch?
iPod touch uses flash memory to provide spaces for data. When you delete photos, they still hide in space but invisible and iPod touch will reuse the space to store new files. As long as you haven't yet put new files into iPod touch, you can still recover camera roll from iPod touch in Windows by using iPod Data Recovery.
Note: when you delete photos without backup, stop using your iPod touch or do not put any new files into it to overwrite the space, or no tool can help you recover photos.
II: Having Backup? Why Can iPod Data Recovery Recover iPod Touch Photos from Backup File?
When you have backup your iPod touch photos, the data would be stored in your backup file. By extracting the backup file, iPod Data Recovery can easily recover deleted iPod touch photos or camera roll from backup file.
1. Here backup file refers to iTunes backup, as well as iCloud backup.
2. There are two ways to backup your iPod Touch 5/4 photos with iTunes:
I. Right-click (or Control-click) the iPod Touch in iTunes under Devices and choose "Back Up".
II. Sync iPod Touch with iTunes. (iTunes can automatically generate a backup for your iPod Touch when you sync with it.)
III: Using Mac? How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPod Touch 5, iPod Touch 4?
If you are Mac users, try iPhone Data Recovery for Mac. It is designed to recover lost photos from iPod touch on Mac OS X (10.9/10.8/10.7/10.6, 10.5). It can also restore any other data from iPod touch directly without backup files or retrieve data by extracting iTunes & iCloud backup files.
How to Use iPod Data Recovery to Recover Lost Photos or Camera Roll from iPod Touch 5/4? (The Steps of Using iPhone Data Recovery for Mac Are The Same)
Mode 1: Recover Photos from iPod Touch without Backup Files.
Step 1: Connect iPod Touch to Computer
Power off your iPod Touch and select "Recover Data from iOS Device" from top options.
Step 2: Scan iPod Touch
Click "Start Scan" and there will be a communication process for scanning your iPod Touch 5/4.
Note: The program will automatically start to scan your deleted photos after the communication process. You can "Pause" or "Stop" it.
Step 4: Preview and Recover Deleted Photos from iPod Touch 5/4
Mode 2: Recover iPod Touch Photos from iTunes Backup Files
Step 1: Scan iTunes Backup Files
Step 2: Preview and Recover Photos from iPod Touch 5/4
Mode 3: Retrieve iPod Touch Photos from iCloud Backup Files
Step 1: Log into your iCloud account. No privacy is leaking out.
Step 2: Download and recover photos from iPod Touch 5/4
Tips: If you have no iTunes to backup your photos, you can also use iPod Data Recovery (for Windows) or iPhone Data Recovery for Mac to backup your data since these two programs can help you transfer iPod Touch data into your computer.