"How do I restore notes to my iPod? – When I wasn’t looking my 3 year old went into my notes app on my iPod and deleted all of my notes! I had recently backed up my iPod. How do I get my notes back? I’m worried that if I plug in my iPod now, it’ll delete the records from wherever it’s backed up at. Help, please! iBook G4, Mac OS X (10.4.7)"
This is quite easy to answer. You could firstly open iTunes on your computer and go to Preferences, on the Devices tab check "Prevent…from syncing automatically", and then plug your iPod to iTunes to recover notes from iTunes backup, if you have backup recently. Otherwise, you will need to use professional iPod notes recovery software, like Leawo iOS Data Recovery for Mac, a Mac based iPod data recovery tool that could recover deleted or lost data and files from iOS devices and iTunes backup with ease. It could recover Notes, Messages, Contacts, Calendars, etc. on Mac, Mavericks included. For iPod touch 4 data recovery, this Mac iPod data recovery offers advanced DFU scanning mode, which could scan and detect files on your iPod touch 4 more accurately.
Download and install Leawo iOS Data Recovery for Mac ( Leawo iOS Data Recovery for Windows users.) beforehand. Then, do as the following guide to recover iPod touch 4 notes on Mac computer.
How to Recover Notes from iPod touch 4 on Mac
Step 1. Connect device and activate DFU mode
By connecting your iPod touch 4 to computer and launching this iPod notes recovery for Mac, you’ll be guided to activate the DFU mode. You could follow the instructions on the program interface to activate DFU mode.
Only 3 steps to activate DFU mode:
1. Click "Start" button in the window of the software.
2. Hold the power button and the Home button on your iPhone for 10 seconds. You are able to watch the count-down time in the window of the software.
3. After the screen of your iPhone turns black, release the power button and keep holding the Home button for another 10 seconds until the message "You have successfully entered the DFU mode, now you can release the home button" appears in the window of the software.
Step 2. Scan data and files
This iPod notes recovery would automatically scan your iPod touch 4 after DFU mode activated.
Step 3. Select files for recovering
All the scanned results are displayed then. You could click "Only display the deleted items" on the bottom left corner to make it easier for selecting files to recover. Open the "Notes" category and select the right notes for recovering. Then, click "Recover" button > set output directory on "Recover Files" window > click "Go" button. This iPod notes recovery would then start to recover notes from iPod touch 4 on your Mac computer instantly.