How to Regain Music Files When iPod Does Not Show Them?

“Hi I own iPod of 60GB; I am using it for past few years. I have stored lots of music files and other kind of media files in it. But yesterday one of friends took my iPod to copy few of music files and movies in to his system. But later, when he returned it, I couldn’t find any of my files in iPod. The music files are still in iTunes, but not showing up on iPod. Even I have restored my iPod to factory setting; yet it is showing the same result. What kind of problem is it and how to resolve it?”

IPod is a combination of portable digital media player and hard drive from Apple computer; it is like other portable digital music players also serving as external data storage device. The storage capacity of iPod varies from 2GB to 128 GB based on model of iPod. Now, iPod with 60GB hard drive capacity is capable of playing television shows, videos or movies uploaded from PC.

However, user may get irritated if he/she faces above kind of situations. The reason for music files getting disappeared from iPod is, you might have attempted to sync iPod with a different computer (installed with different operating system) or there might be an error with the system, so MP3 player reset itself.

In such case, you can use some efficient audio file recovery software to solve this issue easily. If you want to use worthy program, then use Yodot Mac Photo Recovery software. This utility will help you in solving all kinds of issues related to iPod.

Software to restore music file when iPod does not show it:

Yodot Mac Photo Recovery is reliable software to recover when iPod does not show music files due to various reasons. This application can support to regain audios of different formats such as MP3, MP4, AMR, AIFF, WAV, RD, etc. from iPod on Mac system. Also, it helps in iTunes playlist recovery, music recovery from Trash, corrupt iPod music recovery, iPod classic file recovery on Macintosh system. In addition, it can also get back files from Sansa MP3 player and Sony MP3 recovery on Mac system with ease. Apart from iPod, it can also assist you to retrieve music files from other removable storage devices like external hard drive, USB drive, SSD and so on. It is compatible with all latest versions of Mac operating systems such as Mavericks, Lion, Mountain Lion, Leopard and Snow Leopard.

Procedure to regain music files when iPod does not show them:

  • First of all connect iPod which is not showing music files to your Mac computer
  • Then, download and install Yodot Mac Photo Recovery program on Mac computer. Then, run the application to restore music files from iPod
  • Foremost screen of this tool will display two options ‘Deleted Photo Recovery’ and ‘Lost Photo Recovery’
  • Click on any option to start recovery process
  • After that, this tool will display list of volumes present in your Mac system
  • Select the volume which represents iPod device
  • As soon as you select iPod, it will start scanning process which take couple of minutes
  • Once the scanning process is finished, you can view list of restored songs in ‘Data View’ or ‘File Type View’
  • Later, save recovered music files to desired location other than source location(same iPod device)


  • Avoid using your iPod device on different operating systems
  • Follow proper procedure while synchronizing iPod with Mac system

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