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How to Recover Files for iPod

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In case that your favorite music or songs have been deleted from your iPod, it's possible to recover songs from iPod via professional data recovery utility. In addition, iTunes has deleted an iPod in recovery mode, see detail from Apple official website.

To recover music from iPod, you need 3rd Party Software to get it done. Usually, the iPod songs are hidden away on the iPod in an invisible folder. So you'd better let the Finder display hidden files as outlined. Here we would walk through the easiest way to retrieve data for iPod by uMacsoft Data Recovery.

  • 1. Download and launch uMacsoft Data Recovery on Macintosh
  • 2. Connect iPod to Mac
  • 3. Choose partition to scan
  • 4. Preview the lost or deleted songs files
  • 5. Choose one or more scanned files to save

You cannot recover the files to the same drive where they were lost, therefore choose another volume or some external storage device such as a USB flash drive to save them safely.

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Tips for Avoiding and Fixing iPod Problems

If you want to reduce the hassles of lost files and data recovery in your iPod, you are on the right track. Here are a few tips that may help you fix some common issues with the iPod.

The knowledge of how to reset an iPod properly greatly helps when your iPod suddenly freezes and stops working. Resetting an iPod correctly greatly decreases the risk of data loss. What you can do is to plug in the adaptor to you iPod and then toggle the click wheel. Do this while holding down the switch and alternating it between on and off modes. If the iPod freezes, you may also consider clicking the Select tab and then the Menu simultaneously.

Also, try to avoid overloading your iPod. If there isn't enough room in your iPod do not load any more files into it. Any device that is being pressured with something more than it can handle will inevitably crash. When your iPod reaches or exceeds its limit, you will be experiencing crashes and your iPod will just stop playing and freeze up.

Always back up your files. Like computers, iPods tend to lose some data. So always be sure that you have copies of your files in your hard drive or in another external storage device.

If you have lost important video, photo or music files in your iPod due to a crash, you may use file recovery programs. There are applications available online that is compatible with iPods. There are even file recovery programs made especially for iPods.

If you are still experiencing difficulties with your iPod, you may want to approach a technician to help you solve your problem. If your iPod still qualifies for the warranty, then by all means use it. This will greatly help you save for the cost of repairs and materials needed to get your iPod back in shape.


If you would like to recover lost files for your iPhone 4/4s, iPhone 5, iPad series or even iPod series, the most important step is to mount your Apple devices as USB drive, then uMacsoft could detect devices completely, then continue to scan the lost data and retrieve them successfully. iFunbox is a great software to help you mount devices as USB drive on Mac. BTW, if uMacsoft still unable to scan your iPhone, iPod or iPad, then go to my blog of "How to Recover Photo, SMS, Contacts and Other Files" to review another method.

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