How to Recover Deleted Music from iCloud Backup on iPhone

By Gina Barrow, Last updated: September 25, 2020

“I accidentally deleted my music playlists and albums on my iPhone; can I still recover deleted music from iCloud backup?”

Music keeps everyone sane from the daily strikes of life. Most people often find music to be a source of energy and enthusiasm. Life may seem dull without music or without our favorite playlists.

Of course with a great playlist come with a great device; iPhone is actually the topmost Smartphone device that can store thousands of songs, playlists, and other music contents.

Here you can purchase or download songs on Apple music, iTunes Library and more. But what will happen if all your music gets deleted? Whether intentional or accidentally done, we all know that getting back music, songs, and albums is an extremely complicated process.

It can be quite easy if you know you have backed them up too well or have purchased all of them because you can just simply restore from backups or re-download purchased songs.

In this article, we will tackle the different ways to recover deleted music from iCloud backup and through the help of FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data Recovery.

Part 1. How to Recover Deleted Music from iCloud via iPhone/iPad/iPod TouchPart 2. How to Download Music from iCloud to ComputerPart 3. Recover Deleted Music from iCloud Backup using FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data RecoveryVideo Guide: How to Recover Deleted Music from iCloud Backup FilePart 4. Conclusions

Part 1. How to Recover Deleted Music from iCloud Backup via iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch

If you have purchased a lot of songs from iTunes and you accidentally deleted them, you can always re-download those songs straight to your iPhone/iPad/iPod devices by only using the iTunes Store app on any iOS devices. For better instructions on how to re-download, follow the steps below:

  1. Launch iTunes Store app on the iOS device.
  2. Go to ‘Purchased’ tab at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Tap the ‘Not on this phone’ tab to view all the purchases available like Music, Movies, TV shows, etc…
  4. Go to Music and from here you can see all the lists of songs you have purchased arranged by artists or song titles.
  5. Select the music, album or artists you want to re-download by tapping the download button beside each song (icon shows a cloud with an arrow down). You can also choose to download them all if you would like.

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Tip: You can re-download all the purchased songs in iTunes library by just making sure that you are logged in with the same Apple ID.

This is the easiest way to recover deleted music from iCloud backup. If you don’t have the iTunes Store app then you can always download and install it on any iOS devices.

Part 2. How to Download Music from iCloud to Computer

Another way to recover deleted music from iCloud backup is to re-download all the purchased songs to your computer. Follow these guides below:

  1. Download and install the latest iTunes version on the computer.
  2. Log in with the same Apple ID used during the purchase.
  3. Click iTunes Store.
  4. On the right screen side, click Purchased.
  5. Choose Recent Purchases.
  6. Download the songs/music you want by clicking the download button (icon shows a cloud with an arrow down).

Part 3. Recover Deleted Music from iCloud Backup using FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data Recovery

What is FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data Recovery?

FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data Recovery is an effective recovery program that helps iOS users restore their beloved phone data such as contacts, music, text messages, photos, videos, calendars, and much more. It has been guaranteed effective by millions of iOS users worldwide. FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data Recovery offers three recovery options: Recover from iOS device, Recover from iTunes, and Recover from iCloud. It is even compatible with all iOS devices like iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. This software also works perfectly with the latest iOS 11 and the latest iPhone 8, 8Plus and iPhone X.

How to recover deleted music from iCloud backup using FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data Recovery?

As mentioned above, this program offers three effective solutions and one of them is to ‘Recover from iCloud’. As long as you have created an iCloud backup then you can automatically restore any files or phone contents. This program works for any scenarios and data loss. You can recover any downloaded or transferred music on the iPhone/iPad/iPod touch. Find out how you can recover deleted music from iCloud backup using FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data Recovery below:

Step 1. Download, install and run the program FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data Recovery

First, you must have the program FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data Recovery running on the computer.

When you reach the main menu, click on the option from the left side: ‘Recover from iCloud Backup File’.

Select Recover from iCloud Backup

Select "Recover from iCloud Backup File" -- Step1

Step 2. Sign in to iCloud

The next step is to sign in to your iCloud account using the same exact details you have used on the iOS device.

All the account information entered into the software are not saved or stored in any way to ensure client’s privacy protection.

If you have activated the 2-step verification then you need to turn it off on the iOS device to make sure the program will run smoothly.

Login iCloud

Login iCloud -- Step2

Step 3. Choose backup file and download

Once you have successfully logged in, you can now see the display of all the backup files.

Choose the most recent one and then click the ‘Download’ button. When a pop-up screen display, you need to select the file types that you can recover.

This process is allowing you to selectively recover only the desired files and not restoring the entire backup contents. Once you have marked the files you want, click ‘Next’ to continue.

Select iCloud Backup

Select iCloud Backup -- Step3

Step 4. Preview and Recover Deleted Music

The program FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data Recovery will now scan, extract, and download all the file types you have submitted for recovery.

When the scanning stops, you are now able to see all the files on the left screen side while you can preview them individually on the right side.

Mark all the music/items you would like to restore and then click the ‘Recover’ button at the bottom of the screen. Don’t forget to create a new folder on the computer to save all the recovered music.

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Part 4. Conclusions

FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data Recovery offers an easy and convenient way to recover deleted music from iCloud backup and even other files like contacts, call logs, text messages, and much more. In case you might also need to recover straight from any iOS devices or from iTunes, FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data Recovery is also the best choice.

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Gina Barrow

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Kitchen, my safe space; black, my favorite color

Was a Technical Specialist for a while, troubleshooting Smartphone and Software-related issues until a writing stint caught my attention.

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