Retrieve Photos from Dead IPod

“Hi everyone, my iPod is not booting all of a sudden and become dead. I have not backed up data in it. I do not mind for losing the files and folders from dead iPod except few photographs. Please let me know if there is a way to get back those pictures from my dead iPod. Thanks in advance.”

The iPods may be troublesome to turn ON sometimes. iPods have the functionality similar to any computer. It may fail to boot at times due to many reasons just like your PC and become dead without any notification Either it may show constant Apple logo, sad iPod face or folder with exclamation mark icon upon turning it ON. But there is no need to worry as the problem can be fixed by even normal users of iPod. The methods are as given below:

  • Rebooting iPod: Holding ‘Menu’ and ‘Select’ buttons for six to ten seconds forcefully reboots the iPod and brings it back to life
  • Restore to factory settings: Plug in iPod to USB port of computer to sync with iTunes. Once iPod is detected, you could see ‘Restore’ button on the window of main content. Click on it, then select ‘Restore and Update’ option to restore iPod to factory settings

When dead iPod is fixed, it works normally but all data in it will be lost as the memory is cleared after above procedures. Do not panic in that situation as you can retrieve your important photos and other data from iPod using suitable photo recovery software. Yodot Mac Photo Recovery software helps you the best to restore photos from dead iPod.

Dead iPod photo retrieval

Yodot Mac Photo Recovery software is the appropriate tool to restore your important photos from dead Apple iPods on Mac machines. It has simple functionalities for retrieving your pictures of different types like JPEG, JPG, GIF, TIF, PNG, etc from dead iPod. The utility supports not only photo but also other data restoration from iPod Classic, Nano, Shuffle and Mini. You can retrieve deleted photos as well as lost ones in various scenarios from iPod. It is compatible with Mac OS X Lion, Leopard, Snow Leopard, Mountain Lion and Mavericks on MacBooks or iMac. Try the demo version to recover photos and have a preview of them before your purchase the software.

Procedural steps to recover photos from dead iPod:

  • Download Yodot Mac Photo Recovery software and install it on Mac system
  • Connect dead iPod to the Mac machine and run installed program
  • Select “Lost Photo Recovery” from main screen to get next screen
  • Then select icon of iPod drive and click on “Next”
  • From next screen select photo formats which you want to retrieve from dead iPod
  • Software starts scanning selected iPod drive and displays the result in few minutes
  • The result will be displayed in “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • Select a photo file and click on “Preview” option to open it to view
  • Save recovered photos using “Save” option on a drive of Mac computer by browsing a memory location
  • Tips:

    • Keep iPod clean from viruses by scanning it with powerful anti-virus software frequently
    • Backup important images and other data of iPod on any drive of Mac computer to avoid data loss
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