Tutorial to Restore Lost Data from Water Damaged iPod

2023-05-11 00:00:00/Posted by Alleny Gavinto iOS Recovery Topic/Follow @ MobiKin

The reasons that cause the data loss of iPod touch or iPhone 14/14 Pro/14 Pro Max/14 Plus can be various. As far as we know, accidental deletion, system upgradation, factory settings, failed jailbreak, crashed or broken device can all lead to this unfortunate situation. But the worst of all belongs to the water damage.

Can I use my iPod after I dropped it into water by mistake?

Of course you can. When you dropped your iPod into water accidentally, don't panic. First you need to take it out of the water immediately. Remember not turn on the device, or the battery and the hardware inside the iPod will be totally destroyed and your iPod will be dead. Then you can flung it as forcibly as you can until the water inside is gone. If possible, you can wrap the wet iPod with a thick towel and put it into a washing machine filled with clothes for dehydration. Then blow the iPod by a hair dryer with cold wind and keep it stay dry for half of a day. Later you can put the water damaged iPod into a bag of rice to dry it for a coulpe of days. After that, you iPod may be good again. While this method is useful but you can't guarantee it will work completely. So the best choice is to take the water damaged iPod to an Apple repairment store to have some professional repairs and maintenance.

But here is a serious question. We all know that if water enters the iPod, the files and data on it will probably disappear. So if you want to restore and manage the lost data from iPod, you really need a third-party to help you do this. Here is a highly recommended data recovery program: MobiKin Doctor for iOS (Windows All) or MobiKin Doctor for iOS (Mac OS X). With the assistance of this software, you are able to retrieve all the deleted or lost data including photos, videos, music, audiobooks and voice memos and so on in a very easy and reliable way. Apart from iPod touch/nano/shuffle, any other iOS device such as iPhone 14/14 Pro/14 Pro Max/14 Plus, iPad Air/2/Mini can be compatible with this software. The following parts are the tutorials of how to operate this program in details. If you're interested in it, just get the free trial version and follow the instructions to start restore data from your water damaged iPod freely.

Windows version and Mac version are both available now, select one of them that matches your computer and install it on your PC before you start getting back the files from your iPod. Here we will take Windows version as an example. For Mac users, you can turn to the Mac version and follow the similar steps in the instructions.

Guide to Recover Lost Data from Water Damaged iPod without Backup

To save your time, allow me to make a brief introduction of this data recovery software. This program has two different modes: "Recover from iOS Device" and "Recover from iTunes Backup File". If you have already jailbreaked your iPod touch or iPhone, you can choose the first mode. If your iPod is not jailbreaked, you can directly turn to the second mode.

Step 1: Connect iPod to the Computer and Begin the Scanning

Link your iPod to the computer via USB cable, then launch the recovery software. Then you can see two modes for your reference on the menu, and choose "Recover from iOS device" directly. And click "StartScan" button on the main interface and the program will begin to detect and scan your iPod files.

Note: Make sure your iPod is jailbreaked so that you can get back the lost data from your iPod directly. Otherwise, the software won't detect your device.

When the software finished detecting and scanning your iPod, you'll see window like this.

Step 2: Preview & Start to Retrieve the Lost Data

All the data are divided and displayed in specific folders in the software. You can preview the information and choose the lost data you want to retrieve. For example, if you want to get some songs back on your iPod, you need to click "Music" and then you can preview the detailed music information in the right panel. Then mark the songs you would like to restore and hit "Export" to save them on your computer quickly.

Tutorial to Retrieve Data from Water Damaged iPod from iTunes Backup File

If you didn't jailbreak your iPod, then you can switch to the second mode "Recover from iTunes Backup File". Here is the main interface of it. Then you can follow the similar steps to the former mode and begin your data recovery.

If you are interested in this data recovery software, do not hesitate to download a free trial version to have a try first. It will be your best assistance to restore iPod data even if your iPod is water damaged.

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Alleny Gavin
Alleny GavinChief Editor
A chief editor at MobiKin, brings over a decade of experience in technical writing and holds a B.A. in English Literature. With a background as a Project Manager in the IT industry, he has authored 1000+ articles on, offering expert solutions for iOS issues. Gavin, a tech enthusiast, effortlessly recommends software with passion and extensive expertise in smartphones and software.
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