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How to Recover Music & Songs from iPod

By Emily Watson, Saturday, Feb 28, 2015

"I have had the misfortune to lose the hard drive (total hard drive failure) that had my iTunes on it, but my iPod is full of music. I want know how to recover my songs from iPod."

Losing the entire contents of your iTunes library can be disastrous but not uncommon. However, if you still have your music on iPod, it is not difficult to restore music from iPod to iTunes. What you need is the software called FonePaw iOS Transfer.

FonePaw iOS Transfer supports restoring music from iPod directly. This software won't erase any data on your iPod even when you are trying to recovery music after iTunes is reinstalled.

Before recovering music from iPod, you can download the music recovery software – FonePaw iOS Transfer by clicking the icon below and install it on your computer. There is also Mac version software available, just choose the right one as you need:


1. Connect iPod to computer and launch software

Run the software and connect iPod to computer with the USB cable. The software will automatically detect the contents of your iPod and show the categories in the left sidebar.

All iPad Files on iOS Transfer

2. Select music files

Click "Media" in the left sidebar and then click "Music" on the top menu. All music files will show up in the right part of the window. Select the music you want to recover.

Export Your Love Music from iPod Directly

3. Transfer music from iPod to computer/iTunes

After choosing all music files you need, click "Export to" and select "Export to iTunes library" or "Export to PC" to start transferring music from iPod to computer.

Export Music from iPod to Computer or iTunes

A dialog pops up and shows the percentage of the iPod music transfer. When the transfer is ongoing, please don't disconnect your iPod. After the transfer process, you will get the music files in your iTunes library or the folder you've chosen on your computer. Now, you've recovered the iTunes library for iPod.

More Features of FonePaw iOS Transfer

• iPod transfer - transfer songs from iPod to computer or iTunes without losing data;
• Manage iPhone/iPad/iPod content, import and export files between the devices and computer;
• Backup iPhone/iPod/iPad with one click;
• Transfer photos, videos, contacts, SMS, voice memos from iPad/iPhone/iPod to computer;



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