How to Recover Lost Files from iPod?

“Hi friends, yesterday I connected my iPod to Mac computer for adding new songs. But due to some distraction I accidentally formatted the iPod storage volume. All the files and other data that were saved on iPod are lost. I don’t want to miss even single file from it, they are very important for me. So, I kindly request you to help me to solve this problem and retrieve back my important file from iPod.”

iPod is one of the famous portable digital media player designed for listening to music and storing photos. If you have lost your crucial files from iPod by mistake and wanted them to retrieve when backup is not present, then the only way to recover lost files from iPod is to scan and get them back from your device itself. Technically, when you lose or delete file from iPod they won’t get permanently erased, they still remain in the iPod storage media. The files present on iPod permanently get deleted when it is overwritten by new data. So, you still have a chance to recover lost files from iPod, to do so you need effective data recovery software.

Some of the common file loss scenarios on iPod are given below:

  • • Accidentally deleting some of your important files from iPod instead of deleting unwanted files
  • If you accidentally restore the data in iPod, then the restore operation deletes complete data present on iPods leading to file loss
  • Unintentionally formatting the iPod storage media when it is connected with system leads to file loss
  • Files might get lost due to transfer errors occurred while moving them to other storage device
  • The other reasons for file loss on iPod are virus attack, improper handling, abruptly removing, system crash, etc.

Still there are several unpredictable reasons for file loss from iPod. In all these above circumstances the files won’t get permanently erased. So, use data recovery application as soon as possible after data loss disaster took place on your iPod.

Best iPod file recovery utility:

Yodot Mac Photo Recovery is professional data recovery software which can restore lost or deleted iPod files on Macintosh system. It is robust software that doesn’t modify the original contents of data during recovery process. This recovery application is capable of recovering lost media files like pictures, videos, songs and other saved files from various iPod models such as iPod Classic Mini, iPod Nano and iPod shuffle. This software provides “RAW Search” option to find specific files with the help of unique signature, in order to avoid full scanning of the system. This program provides user friendly interface for retrieving lost files on iPod with few simple recovery steps. It also allows you to preview your recoverable files prior to restoration.

Procedure to recover lost files from iPod:

  • Connect your iPod to Mac machine through USB port
  • Download and install Yodot Mac Photo Recovery application to iPod connect Mac computer
  • Run the software to initiate recovery process and follow instructions present on screen
  • In main screen you will find two options i.e., “Delete Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Select “Lost Photo Recovery” option to recover missing files on your iPod
  • This application will scan entire computer and displays both logical as well as physical volumes present on system, including your Apple iPod
  • Choose the particular iPod volume from which you need to retrieve lost files and click on “Next” button
  • Software scans the selected volume and displays all recovered files from your iPod in two different views i.e., “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • Preview your recovered files using “Preview” option and save them to your preferred desired location on system

Important Note:

  • Backup your important files and folders from iPod and other devices frequently
  • Use proper ejection process for removing iPod when it is connected with computer
  • Avoid connecting your Apple iPod to a virus contaminated system

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