Guide on How to Recover Lost iTunes Music
Intentional delete or accidental delete always leads to computer data loss. Sadly, iTunes does not offer recycle bin feature for users to recover or restore songs, playlist or videos deleted by mistake. When you search in the Internet, you might be told to replace the latest iTunes Library.itl with an old one. To recover lost iTunes music, replacing the latest iTunes file, iTunes Library.itl with an old file is a good idea. However, with this way, you are going to lose recently added playlists, songs, and videos. If these files mean a lot to you, you should apply another workaround.
In this article, you'll learn an esay way to recover lost songs on iTunes.This method can be applied to both Windows and Mac operating system.
Step 1. Install Syncios iOS Manager
We are going to recover lost iTunes music with the help of this powerful iTunes alternative - Synciso iOS Manager. Simply download it on your computer according to your operating system. In the following, I'll take how to recover lost music from iTunes on Windows PC as an example.
Step 2: Connect iOS device to PC via USB cable.
Once your devie was connected, the program would detect it automatically. Almost all generations of iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch are fully compatible with and supported by Syncios. You will see all of your music, videos, apps, notes, contacts, messages, ebooks, etc is well organized and listed on the interface of this iOS Manager.
Step 3. Export songs from your device to PC
Since your iTunes lost music are still in your iOS device. Now you can use Syncios to transfer these lost midea files back to iTunes. Click "My devices" on the top navigation bar, then select "Media", all of the music, playlist, videos, podcasts, ringtones will be listed on this interface. Now, select "Music" from the catalog on the right and choose songs to transfer to computer from the middle list. Click "Export" to decide backup path.
Step 4. Recover lost music on iTunes
Run your iTunes and create New Playlist to your iTunes. The playlist can be the same as on your device. Click Add File to Library to add media files you currently exported into iTunes Library. Choose the playlist, and click Add to button to scan files to the new playlist.
That's all there is to it! Thanks for Syncios iOS Manager, your songs on iTunes will be recovered immediately. Keep in mind that Syncios support not only transferring media files from iPhone, iPad and iPod to PC and iTunes, but also exporting iTunes backup files to PC and iDevice. Just download and have a try!