Retrieve Music from iPod on Mac OS

“Hi everyone, today morning I went for jog. Along with running, I started listening to music from my iPod. Everything was fine, but my iPod froze suddenly. In that instant to unfreeze my iPod, I directly restarted the device as I thought it was common lock to the screen. As I did not followed instructions mentioned in user manual, I lost my favorite music files from iPod. How could I restore missing music files from iPod?”

If the above discussed situation sounds like your problem? Then your doubts will be clarified with clear description mentioned here. Freezing of iPod is the frequent problem experienced by many iPod users, where iPod shows exclamation sign. Most of the times, just a restart can clear this issue. But in few cases, users might lose data from iPod including music files as specified above. Other than freezing of iPod, there are plenty of reasons under which you might unintentionally or forcefully delete/lose your beloved music tracks from iPod. Let us briefly look into them:

  • You may select the Delete option instead of Copy while transferring music files from iPod to other devices without paying much attention and inadvertently delete music files from iPod
  • Unintentionally pressing “Format” option on iPod erases entire collection of songs within fraction of seconds
  • Improper synchronization of iTunes library in iPod results in loss of music files
  • Your favorite music tracks will be completely wiped out if mistakenly restore iPod to its factory setting

Well, anything removed or lost is not long-lasting deletion until and unless the storage space of the device is overwritten by some new data. It will be applicable to every storage device including iPod. Therefore, you have a chance for recovering music from iPod using any proficient iPod music recovery software like Yodot Mac Photo Recovery.

iPod music recovery tool:

Yodot Mac Photo Recovery tool has interactive and friendly graphical interface in order to rescue music files from iPod on Mac system. The application provides simple on screen instructions during iPod music file retrieval process. Its read-only feature supports to bring back iPod music files without changing its original contents. With the assistance of this software, you can get back music tracks from various models of iPods, pen drives, memory cards, music players, hard drives and other devices. One can retrieve data from iPod on different versions of the Mac operating systems like Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard), Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6) and Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion).

Steps to recover iPod music:

  • Download Yodot Mac Photo Recovery program and install it to your Mac system
  • Attach your iPod device to that Macintosh machine. Setup the application and follow the on screen instructions
  • Select “Deleted Photo Recovery” option to get back your deleted music files or “Lost Photo Recovery” option to rescue missing audio tracks from iPod
  • This utility scans and displays all the drives / devices associated with your Mac computer
  • Select the drive which denotes your iPod and click on “Next” button
  • The software scans the complete iPod device and displays all the erased or lost music files from it
  • Lastly select your preferred audio files and browse for the destination location to save rescued music files (Don’t save to the same iPod device from where you have retrieved music files)

Basic Instructions:

  • Always prefer smooth handling of the iPod device
  • Do not store any new files to iPod if you intend to recover lost data from it
  • Have clarity about each and every option / operation related to your iPod device

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