SHOWING THE HIDDEN MEDIA FILES FROM YOUR IPOD DEVICE, SO YOU CAN COPY OR SEND THEM ON YOUR COMPUTER'S HARD DRIVE OR KEEP THEM IN A USB FOR A FUTURE BACK -UP.
October 14, 2013 [MY COMPUTER TUTORIALS]
- Go Control Panel and select Appearance and Themes and or Personalization. Under Folder Options, click on show hidden files and folders, a pop-up window appears and under View tab, check on the box that says, show hidden files, folders and drives. Be sure to press Apply button, then click on Okay button, too.
|Folder Options dialogue Box|
- Open up Files and or My Computer Explorer, Then find the iPod icon , expand it and click on Music Folder, go to the window's task pane , you will see your Music Sub-folders namely: F00, F01, F02, and so on.
- These folders have gotten all your MP3'S, just open them one at a time then select all the files you want to copy or duplicate and keep them in a usb or on your computer's hard drive for a back up, just in case, if someday you will lost your iPod or accidentally get deleted all your media files on your iPod device.
- I learned these things from school of course, and remember it ever since, because my son, likes to listen to foreign music and who is also into iPod devices.