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How to Retrieve Deleted Music from iPhone X/8 Plus/8/7/6S/6/5S?

It is well known that iPhone, as the focus of world attention, is the most intelligent and useful smart phone at present. Its advanced technology on the system has brought so much convenience when people utilize it. But as a matter of fact, it is not error free. Hopefully, people don't face the problem. But no matter when the problem arises, the users have to come up with a solution to handle it. Admittedly, sometimes it could be a little bit complicated to deal with it.

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Speaking of the problem, it has a wide range of possibility. One of the commonest situations is data loss which has a variety of causes. Failed jailbreak, system upgradation, accidental deletion, broken or smashed device, water damage can all lead to data loss. And for some iPhone users, music data loss can be a huge disaster because some songs are hard to find and they consider them as some medicine to release the pressure from work. When they lost these songs, they would be like the spirit crushed out of them. So to regain those songs will be the top priority. Then how to retrieve deleted music from iPhone? Here are three methods for your reference.

Retrieve Purchased Music from iTunes

Music purchased through iTunes can always be recovered through Apple's cloud-based purchase storage. So if you have purchased some music previously, you can choose to re-download these songs for free. To achieve this goal, you need to access the iTunes App on your device to restore the desired songs. The specific steps are:

Step 1. Launch iTunes and log in with your Apple ID and password.

Step 2. Next, you should go to the Account section from the top menu and elect the Purchased option.

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Step 3. Then you need to click the option Not in My Library. After that, you can customize the list by using filters and choose the songs that you want to restore.

Step 4. After selecting the desired music, you can tap on the download icon at the top right corner of the song or album to start downloading the files.

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Recover the Songs from iTunes Backup

In case of data loss, some users are used to sync their important files like music, images, video, applications, etc. to iTunes to make a backup. This must be a wise choice since they can retrieve their wanted data from the backup while an accident happens. That is to say, if you have synced the music from iPhone to iTunes beforehand, now you are able to get them back from the backups.

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to a computer and run the iTunes on the PC. Here if a message asks for your device passcode or to trust this computer, you need to complete that by following the onscreen steps.

Step 2. After the connection, you need to select your iPhone and tap on the option Summary> Restore Backup.

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Step 3. Then you can select the most relevant backup from the list and click Restore to begin recovering the data.

During the restoring process, you should keep your phone connected or it will fail.

Restore Deleted Music from iCloud

Apart from iTunes, you may select to backup the iPhone files to iCloud. This is also a reliable way to save some significant data. If you have backed up music to your iCloud before, you can find back your disappeared songs with iCloud account here.

Attention: Recovering files with iCloud backup will erase all existing data on your iPhone. So you are strongly advised to backup your phone in advance.

Step 1. You need to factory reset your iPhone at first. Just navigate to Settings> General> Reset> Rest All Content and Settings to reset your phone to its original settings.

Step 2. Now you can go with the on-screen instructions to set up your iPhone. When you come to the App & Data section, you can choose Restore from iCloud and then sign in your iCloud account and elect a backup to restore.

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Never Lose Your Wanted Songs Anymore

For these or those reasons, the songs on your iPhone are always at the risk of losing so you'd better transfer the wanted music from iPhone to computer to make a backup. Then how can iPhone users manage to do this? Is there a simple way that won't cost too much time? Absolutely YES! A powerful assistant software like MobiKin Assistant for iOS (Win & Mac) can help you to complete the moving process with simple clicks:

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Step 1. Use a USB cable to connect your iPhone to computer and launch the recommended program on your PC. Here the tool will ask you to trust this computer on your phone then it can detect the connected device successfully.

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Step 2. After tapping the Trust option on your iPhone, you need to go on to click Continue in the program to make it recognize your phone. Then you will see the main interface of this software as below:

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Step 3. Now you can simply tap on the Music category in the left panel to locate and preview the contents. Then you can mark the songs that you want to save to computer and hit Export to begin the moving process.

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That's it! Your iPhone music will be saved to computer with 3 steps. What's more, you are able to transfer and backup other files like messages, contacts, photos, videos, notes, etc. with this software as well. So don't hesitate! Just download the free trial of the software to have a try first.

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