Sometimes, we delete songs from iTunes with the intention to get more space for our mac, iPhone or iPad, but later feel extremely regretful to do so. Or we just delete the wrong iTunes music accidentally, even there is possibility that iTunes music is lost for no reason. At this time, we need to recover the deleted songs from iTunes.
According to my personal experience and feedbacks from other users, the best way and easiest way to recover deleted songs from iTunes with high success rate is getting yourself a powerful data recovery software. With a short time of scanning, all the deleted or lost iTunes music, photos, videos, etc, no matter you have a backup or not, such a program can be of great help.
Cisdem Data Recovery for Mac is the one we highly recommend to our users. Not confined to iTune music, this software also supports to recover photos, documents, videos, archives, etc, no matter your iTunes music is deleted or lost due to upgrading/improper operation. It even supports recovering iTunes music on mac without any backup.
Cisdem offers both quick and deep scan modes to find and recover deleted iTunes songs on mac with a higher recovery rate. The preview and filter tool from Cisdem also enable users to recover files much easier, faster and accurate.
Reasons Why Users are Using Cisdem Data Recovery
If you have got the deleted iTunes songs back on mac, you can also recover deleted music from iTunes on iPhone or iPad by syncing iTunes on all you iDevice. Connect your iPhone or iPad to the Mac, run iTunes and find your device, then select “Music” and click Sync to start the sync.
Also, there is an easier solution, using a dedicated iPhone data recovery program on your Mac or Windows to recover the deleted iTunes songs directly, here we recommend FoneLab iPhone Data Recovery.
FoneLab is a secure and fast mac program to recover files from iOS devices, no matter your iPhone has a iTunes backup or not. It supports to get deleted or lost files due to mistake deletion, jailbreak, factory reset, system crash, failed upgrade, locked iDevice, damaged screen, etc., be it a song, a video, photo, messages, contacts, calendar, or other files.
When we delete a song from iTunes on mac, following message will appear navigating us to do the deletion:
If we click “Delete Song”, another prompt appear and we will be guided to delete iTunes songs by click “Move to Trash”, that means, the deleted iTunes music you choose to delete by following such a procedure is just to moved to your Trash bin, you can still get them back.
If you have emptied your Trash bin, you will have to turn to Cisdem Data Recovery.
Though you cannot recover deleted iTunes songs on iPhone or iPad via Trash bin, once you have recovered the files on your mac, you can sync iTunes on all your Apple Device with your mac.
If you have backed up all the iTunes files to an external drive, you can restore the deleted iTunes music from your iTunes library.
You should be quite familiar with Time Machine if work on a mac very often. Time Machine is the utility to back up all your files to an external storage device and restore files when you accidentally deleted or lost them. If you have turned you Time Machine ON, recover now.
Steps to Recover Deleted Songs from iTunes with Mac Time Machine
Also, for iPhone or iPad users who cannot utilize Time Machine to restore, they can sync iTunes on all your Apple Device with a mac.
For iOS devices, users who have backed up files to iCloud are able to recover deleted songs from iTunes via iCloud backup.
Since nearly all the music in iTunes requires a purchase to be downloaded and listened, your purchase list will be kept in purchase list, which allows you to recover those purchased iTunes songs easily by re-downloading, even you have deleted or lost them.
As you may have notices, those basic methods to recover deleted songs from iTunes are mainly using backup, therefore, it is always to back up your files on mac or to an external device. Also, for those users who don't have any backup, they can utilize a professional Data Recovery on Mac or Windows to find the deleted iTunes music back, with which more and more users successfully find back their lost files easily and fast.
Connie has been writing for Mac productivity and utility apps since 2009. Each review and solution is based on her practical tests, she is aways energetic and trustworthy in this field.