Get Back Music from Crashed iPod

“Hi everyone, I am having a problem which is sharing with you. My iPod Classic crashed and is not working as before. I do not understand what caused this; it was working fine when I was using it few minutes ago. When I connected iPod to my Mac computer, it refused to boot as it used to do regularly. It is not responding for any selected buttons. Upon trying to reset, it is showing “Use iTunes to restore.” I do not want to retrieve on iTunes to get iPod to working condition. Anybody please advise a way to fix this issue without losing music from my crashed iPod. Thanks in advance.”

If you have faced situation like above then here is a simple way to tackle with it. You can restore iTunes to its factory settings as suggested on the computer. This should fix the issue and iPod can be used on your system as before. But, what about the iTunes music files on iPod? There were many music files which you had purchased on iPod. Be calm, those music files can be retrieved using iPod music restoration tool.

How iPod crashes?

IPods are very sensitive and should be handled carefully. You never know which mistake of yours cause damage to it and finally leads to loss of data in it. Few possibilities for iPod crash are as given here,

  • Virus infection to iPod file system corrupts it and data on file system could not be read by OS when you mount it on computer
  • When iTunes software is misused, then iPod will get crash leading to loss of music in it
  • You may be carelessly using iPod, in spite of getting low battery warnings. If it shuts down due to battery drain and if it happens repeatedly then there are chances of iPod crash
  • If you eject iPod abruptly while it is still in use on your system then the files on iPod may get corrupt and lead for its crash

However, you can recover music from crashed iPod using the best iPod music retrieval software like Yodot Mac Photo Recovery on Mac system.

Useful features of iPod restoration software:

Yodot Mac Photo Recovery helps you the best to retrieve music from crashed iPod on Mac machines. You can get back songs on crashed iPod of different models like iPod Nano, iPod Classic, iPod Shuffle and iPod Mini using this utility. The program supports retrieving songs of different formats like MP3, MP4, AIF, AMR, WMA, WAV, etc. You can even restore other media files from iPod like photos, videos, etc. It not only gets you data from iPod on Mac system but also other devices on the system like memory cards, pen drives, internal and external hard drives of Mac OS X.

Procedural steps to recover music from crashed iPod:

  • Download Yodot Mac Photo Recovery software and install it on your Mac computer
  • Run the utility and connect crashed iPod to the system
  • From main screen, select “Lost Photo Recovery” to proceed
  • Then select icon of iPod and click on “Next”
  • Next screen consists of file formats list from where select music files that you are looking for and click on “Next”
  • The tool starts scanning selected crashed iPod and displays the list of music files
  • View the resulted files of iPod in “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • Save them using “Save” option on a drive of Mac other than scanned drive


  • Always safe remove iPod from USB drive of Mac system
  • Use iTunes properly and avoid file damage

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