When you connect the iPod Touch to iTunes library, iPod freezes or crashes and it turns to the recovery mode. iTunes asks you to restore your iPod Touch. You did it and lost all the data stored in iPod Touch including photos, notes, contacts, etc.
Is it possible to recover iPod Touch photos, notes, music and other files due to factory restore? Absolutely yes if you can find the correct tool to help you.
In general, your iPod Touch will be automatically synced with iTunes and create a backup file each time you connect it to your iTunes library. iTunes Data Recovery for Mac is a helpful iPod Touch backup file extractor tool. It can extract the latest backup file and recover iPod Touch file lost after iOS 7.1/7 update, jailbreak, or factory restore. Using this tool, you can retrieve the data and store them on your Mac OS X 10.9, 10.8 and lower. Download Mac iPod Touch Recovery and install it on your Mac machine, or try iTunes Data Recovery (iPod Touch Recovery for Windows software) if you are using Windows 8.1/8, 7, Vista or XP.
Follow the steps below to recover lost files from iPod Touch.
Run iPod Touch Recovery Software - iTunes Data Recovery, in the interface, find the name of your iPod Touch, check it and then click "Start Scan" to start.
Here comes the last step, preview lost data in this window. You can see Contacts, Call History, iMessages, Photos, and Notes. Check what you want to recover and click "Recover" to start to recover deleted data from iPod Touch.
Tips: Call History here means records when you use Facetime to communicate with friends, families, etc.
If you have no backup file (you deleted it or it is corrupted), you can download advanced iPod Data Recovery Software to recover photos, music, contacts directly from iPod Touch. Then connect your iPod Touch to your computer.
When your iPod Touch is ready for scanning. click "Start Scan".
After scanning, all recoverable iPod Touch files are listed in categories, such as contacts, photos, notes, calendar, etc. You are allowed to preview them before iPod Touch Recovery. Select the files you need to recover. Click "Recover" and specify a location on your computer to save the recovered iPod Touch files.
You can also restore iPod Touch data from iCloud backup if you have ever backed up your data with iCloud. The steps are quite easy: Sign in iCloud account ->Select and download iCloud backup -> Preview and recover data from iCloud backup.
You must have noticed that iPod data recovery is quite simple indeed. Try this powerful tool if you want to recover lost iPod touch files such as notes, photos, contacts, etc. after iOS 6 upgrade or formatting iPod. And you don't have to worry about whether the compatibility issue because the utility fully support iPod touch 5G, iPod touch 4G and earlier generations of iPod Touch.