“When I plug my iPod into Mac computer it says “iTunes has detected an iPod in recovery mode. You must restore this iPod before it can be used with iTunes.” I choose to restore the iPod, which erase all my MP3 files and settings from iPod. I don’t have any idea about this issue. So can anyone help me to retrieve mp3 files from iPod?”
The iPod is portable media player, developed and designed by Apple Inc. Corporation. It is also known as multi-purpose pocket computers initially used by millions of users for saving favorite music track. Most of songs on iPod will be in MP3 file format. Sometimes when you restore iPod to factory settings, you must install the latest version of software then you can set up device as new or restore from a backup. While restoring unauthorized iPod software which deletes all data and content from your device including favorite MP3 tracks. Here there are few common reasons that leads to loss of MP3 files from iPod:
- While removing single files from iPod one may unintentionally delete entire folder containing MP3 files
- Instead of formatting volumes on Mac system user may format the iPod, which wipes entire MP3 files from iPod
- Forcible removing iPod during synchronization process, which may lead to loss of MP3 files that were getting synchronized
- Ejecting iPod without using safe eject option on Mac system will result in .mp3 file loss
- Software conflicts within the iPod will lead to its corruption in turn making MP3 files inaccessible
In such instance user may think how to get MP3 files off iPod? So don’t lose hope because with the help of iPod recovery tool user can get back all MP3 files which is erased or lost from iPod.
iPod recovery software:
Mac Photo Recovery tool will retrieve MP3 files from iPod on Mac system. This application will scan entire iPod memory and extract all MP3 files back within a couple of minutes. It has the ability to recover the lost music files of different format such as MP4, WAV, MIDI, AIFF, AIF, AMR etc. from iPod. Supports music file recovery from all available models of iPods like iPod Classic, iPod Shuffle, iPod Nano and many more. It will provides an option called “Select File Type” that helps to refine the search only for a particular music file format and restores only those files. All the recovered MP3 files can be sorted based on their size, name, date and file type. It will regain MP3 files with original file names and directory structure. This utility is compatible with on Mac computers installed with Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks Yosemite, Lion, Leopard operating system.
Simple procedure to restore MP3 files:
Download and install Mac Photo Recovery software to Mac system-> After installation lunch the software and follow instructions displayed on main screen -> It will provide two options like “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost File Recovery” -> Choose any option based on the MP3 file loss situation from iPod-> Next utility will display all the volumes as well as the external storage media present on Mac computer-> Choose the drive in which iPod is present and click on “Next” button->Select the specific file type for recovering MP3 files from iPod-> If all the files are to be recovered then select “Mark All” option ->Then program will scan the selected drive->As soon as scanning process gets completed it will display list of restored files in ‘Data View’ or ‘File Type View’ modes->One can view regained media files by using “Preview” option-> At last save the resulting files in desired destination location on Mac system.