When you connect the iPod Touch to iTunes library, iPod freezes or crashes and it turns to the recovery mode. In that case, except for restore iPod Touch, there is no other better way to get out of the scenario. However, there are many important data stored in iPod Touch including photos, notes, contacts, etc.
Is it possible to recover iPod Touch photos, notes, music and other files when it is stuck in recovery mode or lost data due to accidental corruption of iPod or iTunes? First thing you should know is if you want to get out of recovery mode, you have to restore iPod Touch. Once restoring iPod Touch, all your data in it will be erased. And recovering data on iPod Touch here means recovering the same information that was placed on the iPod Touch at the last sync.
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 recovery tool. It can extract the latest backup file and recover files from iPod Touch. Using this tool, you can recoup the data and store them on your Mac machine or other storage devices. 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, 7, Vista or XP.
If you have no backup file on your computer, you can turn to another iPod Data Recovery Software that enables you to recover photos, notes, canlendars directly from iPod Touch without backup file.
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.
This step is only for iPod Touch 4. If you are using iPod Touch 5, skip to Step 2. Click "Start" on the interface of software and then press "Home" and "Power" button on your iPod Touch at the same time. Hold both button for 10 seconds. The program will count it for you. After 10 seconds passed, release "Power" and keep pressing "Home" for another 10 seconds.
Then you will enter the DFU mode, and 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. Then hold "Home" and "Power" button until the Apple logo appears to exsit DFU mode.
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.