Retrieve Music from Formatted iPod

iPod is the most loving media player among young generation who enjoy listening to music, watching videos and viewing pictures on one go. Apple has traditionally introduced the name iPod and there are different iPods based on size and usability like iPod Nano, iPod Classic, iPod Shuffle, iPod Mini and iPod Touch. Apple iPod is highly preferred for its advanced features which allows user to store their favorite music including other media files such as pictures, videos, documents, podcasts, etc. and access it accordingly. iPod lets you to listen to your favorite song whenever required; but what if all of music files from iPod go missing suddenly due to accidental format or because of formatted error. What would be you next step that has to be carried out?

In today’s busy lives, nobody will be able to remember all songs that are saved in iPod. Well, don’t panic!! In such instances, only way left to access back formatted songs on iPod is by using reliable music recovery tool. Before that, know the general causes for loss of music due to formatting of iPod:

  • Accidental Format: When iPod is connected to Macintosh computer for transferring or synching with iTunes, you may mistakenly format iPod instead of formatting volume on Mac hard drive
  • Intentional Format: You may want to assign new file system to iPod to free it from slow performance or frequent errors. But, formatting iPod without taking backup of its data would result erase your favorite songs and other media files from its memory
  • Corruption of iPod: You will lose music files from iPod in case your iPod gets corrupted because of intrusion of virus or malware threats and mishandling of iPod

No matter what caused formatting of iPod, you can easily recover music files from iPod after formatting in any of above defined situations by employing accurate iPod file recovery tool.

Formatted iPod file recovery software:

Yodot Mac Photo Recovery is the significant tool that can be used for recovering music files from iPod Nano, iPod Classic, iPod Shuffle and iPod Mini that have been formatted. With best recovery algorithms, this software scans to find and extract music from formatted iPod. This iPod data recovery software is built in for Apple iPod music recovery as well as from other music players that can be used on Mac machines. Apart from iPod and media players; photos, videos and music files can be restored from internal hard drives, external hard drives, USB drive, FireWire drives and other storage media in short span of time. This iPod file retrieval utility can be installed on latest versions of Mac OS like Mavericks, Lion, Mountain Lion, Leopard and Snow Leopard.

Steps to retrieve music from formatted iPod:

  • Download and install Yodot Mac Photo Recovery program on Macintosh computers
  • Connect iPod that has been formatted and initiate music file recovery from iPod
  • From main screen click on ‘Deleted Photo Recovery’ option and then move on to next screen
  • Select iPod that has been formatted and carry on to next window
  • Mark music file types that were present in iPod and initiate scanning
  • Upon completion of music recovery, users can view list of music files in ‘Data View’ or ‘File Type View’
  • View files and then save them to suitable location you prefer on your Mac computer

Things to Remember:

  • Avoid using your iPod once it has been formatted to prevent overwriting of music files
  • Thoroughly scan your iPod before using it on Macintosh or Windows systems
  • Don’t forget to take backup of all media files present on iPod before formatting it

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