Sometimes, while working with your iPod for unknown reasons your iPod may enter into recovery mode. For instance, whenever you try to restore a backup or after an update to a fresh firmware etc. your iPod may get stuck in recovery mode. In such cases you will not be able to access any of your data on the iPod until iPod is out of the recovery mode. So, now how to get iPod out of recovery mode? Is that so easy? Yes, it’s just a few step process; here is a complete procedure involved in getting your iPod out of recovery mode. Just read on…
In order to get an iPod out of recovery mode, you have to restore iPod to its original factory settings. Following steps describe the entire procedure:
Step 1: First open iTunes on your iPod; make sure you have the latest version, if not then download and install the latest version.
(Note: To check this, click on Help on iTunes and scroll down to Check for Updates.)
Step 2: Connect your iPod to the computer with the USB cord; wait until your PC recognize your iPod. When you see the Source panel of iTunes, just click on it.
Step 3: On your iPod just click on the Summary tab and select Restore button to begin the process. Wait until you receive the list of Restore Options and choose Option 4. By doing this you will restore the iPod to the latest version of software available.
Step 4: Wait for the process to finish. Once the process is done a set of instructions will pop up. In case you have an older iPod model then disconnect it else, leave it connected to the computer.
Step 5: In case you are prompted not to remove then leave your iPod connected to the computer. The restoring process continues, wait for it to complete; once done your iPod will be out of recovery mode.
Well, the process involves restoring the iPod to its original settings. But when the iPod is restored, all your songs and files will be erased. Hence, it is advised to have a backup of everything. In case you don’t have a backup copy and lost your valuable data then use Remo Recover software to easily recover iPod files on Windows and Mac machines. It can be your music, pictures, video etc. the tool can recover all your iPod data in just few minutes.
Molly is the Lead Technical Specialist with distinguished knowledge and understanding of Mac computers and operating systems. Being a veteran photographer and video recovery specialist, Molly’s expertise on video formats and file repair has helped restore a lot of videos and cherished memories of users.
As a technical specialist she also believes in learning and spreading knowledge about the current and trending aspects of various media formats, Adobe Photoshop and macOS troubleshooting. A full-fledged learner, caffeine-lover and a firm-believer that technology would make the world a better place.