Get Back Pictures after Updating iPod

Ever performed iPod update and lost any photo files from it? If your answer is yes, then here you can find the best solution to retrieve back the lost photos and other data from updated iPod with ease. Continue reading...

Updating iPod means, revising the software that directs the working of iPod to its newer version. To perform iPod update, just connect it to iTunes on a computer; download and install the latest version of the software for particular iPod model. Every iPod model has its own software version and needs to be updated regularly to experience its higher performance. But, user may accidentally lose photos and music on iPod after updating its software. Though this happens in very rare cases, losing valuable data from iPod is heartbreaking. However, such lost pictures and other data can be extracted back easily with few methods. Prior to getting knowledge about lost picture recovery from iPod, let us glance at the reasons wherein photos go missing after updating iPod.

Most frequent reasons for losing iPod photos after update process are:

  • Certain times when user wish to update the iPod by connecting it on system, a message may get displayed stating that iPod need to be formatted before updating it. Most of the users forget to backup important pictures and songs before clicking ‘YES’ and lose vital data
  • While downloading or installing the software onto iPod, interruptions like disconnecting the cable, abrupt removal  of iPod, system shutdown, etc. will lead to loss of photos from iPod
  • Other than these, corruption of iTunes application to which iPod is connected, incorrect way of updating, accidentally restoring the iPod without backing up vital data, etc. will also cause loss of photos, songs, videos, etc. from the iPod

There is no need to worry much about lost photos after updating iPod because there are many alternative iPod recovery tools to recover images. These third party utilities will thoroughly scan the device for missing pictures and extracts them in simple steps. Since, updating an iPod doesn’t remove any picture files permanently from the iPod; the recovery software can detect such hidden files and retrieves them back safely.

Among the top most lists of iPod data restoration tools, Yodot Mac Photo Recovery is the most suggested application. This tool easily resolves your query about how to get photos back after updating iPod by regaining the lost / missing pictures successfully from iPod. Other than iPod device even memory cards, pen drives, memory sticks and external hard drives can utize this utility at instances like undectectable media card, SD card cut files missing before paste them, files missing from USB drives etc. The software is capable enough to recognize and rescue various image files types like JPG, IMG, PIC, TIFF, GIF, etc. and other media file types such as songs (MP3, AIFF, WAV, etc.) and videos (MOV, AVI, MP4, DivX, etc.) from iPod models including iPod Classic, Mini, Nano and Shuffle. Also, this application can perform recovery of files from iPod that is corrupted, restored, not responding as well as virus infected on various Mac OS X machines. It supports iPod data recovery on Mac OS Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion OS versions of Mac systems.

Procedural steps to get back photos from updated iPod:

  • Download the software on to a Mac machine and install it
  • Then connect your iPod to the system through proper USB cable and check whether it is completely detected on system
  • Now, run the utility and wait till the main screen gets displayed
  • In the main screen there will be displayed two options, “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Click on latter option for rescuing lost photos and click next
  • In the upcoming screen, software displays all volumes present on the drive including iPod
  • Click for the volume representing your iPod and proceed
  • The software now, scan the iPod and retrieves all photos and displays it in two types of views
  • Toggle between Data view and File Type view to check for extracted photos files
  • Then have a detailed look at required files using Preview option
  • Further, specify a destination location on system drive and save all the recovered files

Important Note:

  • Always maintain updated backup of your iPod before performing its update
  • Do not blindly perform crucial tasks on iPod without complete knowledge

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