iPod Classic Crashes Or Reboots While Starting Genius

Are you using the Genius application to manage or organize your music files on iPod Classic? If yes, you may face a situation where your iPod crashes every time you start this application. This behavior may makes your Genius playlists inaccessible. It can lead to critical situations of file loss from iPod. At this point, you need to restore lost files from the most recent backup. However, if the backup is not available or not updated, iPod Data Recovery is the only way to go for.

Genius is a stimulating new characteristic for Apple’s most popular portable media player- iPod. It makes customized playlists from music files in the iTunes library, which go great together. The Genius playlists are stored in iTunes and you can synchronize them with your iPod. You can also create and edit Genius playlists in iPod classic.

Sometimes, when you synchronize your iPod Classic with the iTunes, you may not create or edit Genius playlists with a few songs using the device. At the same time, you may also come across various error messages, similar to the following ones:

– “This song does not have enough related songs to create a Genius Playlist”

– “Genius is unavailable for the selected song”

You may encounter a number of other problems while working with Genius on iPod. In a practical scenario, your iPod may crash or reboot when you start Genius applications from a playing song.


This problem can occur due to application crash, corrupt playlists, issues with iPod disk, and missing system files. In any of these situations, you cannot access the music files from your iPod Classic.


You can try fixing this issues by restoring your iPod to factory settings. It is like formatting a storage media i.e. hard drive and USB drive. Although, this method is able to work around most of the iPod disk related and other issues, but it removes all the data from iPod disk and leads to critical file loss situations.

These problems with your iPod put you in need of iPod Recovery solutions. You can successfully Recover iPod data using third-party applications, known as iPod Data Recovery Software. They carry out in-depth scan of entire iPod disk to retrieve all lost, missing, and inaccessible multimedia files from it. With simple graphical user interface and non-destructive conduct, the applications are totally easy and safe to use.

Stellar Phoenix iPod Recovery is the most advanced solutions to recover lost songs, pictures, and videos from your iPod disk. The software works well with iPod Classic and iPod Shuffle. It is available in two different versions for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X operating system.

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