Regain Data from iPod Hard Drive

“I have iPod classic which was working fine till yesterday; but today morning when I switched it on, I heard some unusual noise coming from it. After sometime, I saw the sad face icon popping up on my iPod screen. Now I am not able to listen to songs or view photos and videos from it. Does anyone know why it is happening? If yes, then kindly let me know the procedure to get rid of it.”

iPod is one of the most prolific hard drive based devices popular among a wide segment of the population. The advantage of an iPod is that it contains a hard drive with lot of storage space for holding your music, photos and videos.  However, as detailed above, sometimes iPod will crash and produce clicking noise. This can destroy entire music files along with other data stored upon it. As a result, you will be unable to view media files or navigate the iPod menu. So, when this happens, stop using your iPod immediately and download right iPod Recovery software to your Mac computer in order to get your files back.

Common factors responsible for data loss from iPod hard drive

  • Disconnecting iPod from Mac computer without following a proper safe removal procedure may result in losing data from iPod hard drive
  • Auto synchronizing data on different system could result in data loss from iPod hard drive. Auto synchronization generates same copy of iTunes Library and if you delete a file from iTunes Library, then it will also get deleted iPod hard drive
  • Sometimes file system of iPod hard drive might get corrupted due to unknown errors and you may receive error messages while trying to view files saved on iPod’s hard disk
  • Accidental formatting of iPod hard drive on Mac machine would result in erasing complete data from iPod
  • Trying to restore iPod to its original factory settings without taking backup of files will make you lose important data present on iPod hard drive

iPod Hard Drive Recovery Software:

In any of these cases don’t fret for losing valuable data from iPod hard drive, because Yodot Mac Photo Recovery software is here to safely retrieve data from any generation of iPod. With the assistance of this iPod recovery software, you could get back all files including your favorite photos, videos, songs playlists and many more from iPod Nano, iPod Classic, iPod Shuffle and iPod Mini. Besides recovering files from iPod, you will also be able to retrieve files from hard drives, external hard drives, memory cards, USB sticks and other storage devices on Mac computer.  The free version of this software will recover your media files from iPod hard drive and allows previewing, making it easier to decide whether you should activate the full version or not.

Method to retrieve data from iPod hard drive:

  • Download Yodot Mac Photo Recovery software and install it to your Mac system
  • Attach your iPod to that Mac computer and wait till it gets detected
  • Select “Deleted Photo Recovery” option to get back your deleted files or “Lost Photo Recovery” option to restore missing data from iPod hard drive
  • The application now displays all the drives / devices associated with your Mac computer
  • Select the drive which represents your iPod and click on “Next” button
  • The software scans the complete iPod device and displays all the recoverable files from it
  • At last select your the destination location to save recovered data from iPod hard drive

Safety Measures

  • Disable Auto synchronization settings to avoid deletion of files from iPod
  • Adapt proper way to remove iPod from your Mac computer
  • Take backup of files from iPod when it starts making sound

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