Retrieve Deleted Folders on Mac OS X

“Hi everyone, I moved some unwanted folders to trash on my Mac machine and emptied trash immediately after deletion. Later, I came to know that along with unwanted files and folders I had mistakenly removed some essential folders on Mac system. The deleted folders held many vital documents, which are really important to me. Can anyone please suggest right solution to get back deleted folders on Mac computer? Thanks in advance.”

Most of the time user might remove files and folders accidentally from Mac machine. Actually on Mac OS X, deletion refers to moving items to trash. Moved items remain in trash until and unless user empties trash. When user selects the ‘Empty Trash’ option data will be permanently removed from Mac.

Apart from previously mentioned scenario, folders on Mac machine may get permanently erased due to other reasons such as deleting folders from Mac terminal and enabling ‘Auto Empty Trash’ property. In such situation user will not find removed folders anywhere on Mac machine. However, deleted folders on Mac system can be recovered easily with the help of Yodot Mac File Recovery program as long as space acquired by deleted folder is not overwritten by any files.

Appropriate tool to restore deleted folders on Mac:

Yodot Mac File Recovery software is most frequently preferred to recover deleted folders on Mac OS X efficiently. This application supports both Intel and PowerPC. It is designed with advanced scanning procedure to restore files and folders after time machine backup failure. It can bring back folders not only from Mac hard drive but also from thumb drive, memory stick, SD card, Fire Wire drive and many other external storage devices. Furthermore, it recovers folders deleted from Mac volume formatted with FAT16, FAT32, HFS+ and HFSX file systems. This retrieving utility can get back files and folders from various versions of Mac OS based computers such as Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard), Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard), Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion), Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion), Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) and Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite).

Simple procedure to regain erased folders on OS X:

To download and install  the application on your Mac system navigate here > Launch the software and stick on to main screen options > There are two choices like “Deleted File Recovery” and “Lost File Recovery” > Choose “Deleted File Recovery “option and it will automatically move to next window > Next screen will show all available volumes on Mac machine > Choose volume from where you deleted folders and other files > This utility scans and restores deleted folders immediately > After completion of scanning you can see recovered folders either in “Data View” or “File Type View” > If you want to save restored files in chosen destination, purchase license key of product.

How to Recover Files on Mac After Shutdown?

Please help me!!! Couple of day’s back, I created a file by spending lot of time and after completion I saved it in C: drive. Today, I just wanted to transfer that file to another drive and while moving that file suddenly system got turned off. When I restarted the computer, I was unable to find the file. How to recover files on Mac after shutdown? Thanks in advance….

Macintosh is best OS designed for Apple. Mac has efficient storage, high security of data saved on it. Its advanced platform supports many technologies such as UNIX, scripting and Java. Many people prefer Mac OS X machine to perform daily work. User can store many files as they want on Mac hard drive and remove them when they find it unwanted. However, user may lose important files in mysterious conditions on Mac and sudden shutdown of computer is one among them. Let us discuss few scenarios below:

  • Instead of using proper shutdown option, you may directly switch off the computer by using power button which lead to file loss
  • Updating Mac operating system in improper method result in file loss
  • Dreadful malware attack Mac hard drive can result in loss of files
  • Downloading and installing unsafe tool from doubtful sites may lead to missing up of files
  • Multiple antivirus program conflicts present on Mac computer can also lead to file loss

To overcome above mentioned reasons, it is better to take back up of all data regularly. In case if you do not possess back up of any data, then no need to panic. By using eminent file recovery software, you can easily get back lost or deleted files from Mac machine after its sudden shutdown.

File recovery software for Mac:

Yodot Mac File Recovery is best tool to retrieve files on Mac after shutdown. This utility can bring back files after abrupt shutdown of MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac Mini, Mac Pro, iMac Apple computer. It can restore files from SATA, PATA, ATA, SCSI and other hard drive interface. This tool can bring back files from memory card, pen drive, portable hard drive, internal hard disk drive, external hard drive and many more. This program is compatible on Mac Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks operating systems.

Procedure to recover files on Mac after shutdown:

First of all download and install Yodot Mac File Recovery tool in your Mac system. On main screen you will get two options, select ‘Deleted File Recovery’ or ‘Lost File Recovery’ based on your problem. After selecting option, select the drive or volume from where files have been lost and continue with scanning process. After completion of scanning process, you can view restored file in ‘Data View’ or ‘File Type View’. Finally your retrieved files can be saved in desired destination location.

How to Recover Files from Mac Volume?

“While erasing unnecessary files from a volume on MacBook Air, I have accidentally removed important files and emptied it from Trash even. Now, since I had not enabled Time machine due to lack of knowledge, I am losing those erased files from volume. Can someone please guide me on how to recover files from volume?”

Users may partition Mac hard drive in to different logical partitions and each partition is called volume. Volume on Mac can store all types of data like Office documents, basic images, iWork files and others. But, worthy user files in a Mac volume may go out of reach in scenarios like mentioned below:

  • Deleting files from volume when Auto-empty trash option is enabled
  • Losing files from volume due to interruption during transfer of those files
  • Invisibility of files from volume when it is infected by malicious viruses
  • Instead of formatting any volume, accidentally choosing important volume
  • Removing any user account from Mac computer will erase all related files along with user account from volume
  • Missing of files from any volume due to impact of any third party applications installed on Mac

When files from Mac volume are missing, erased or lost in any of these instances, then user may freak for losing any valuable files. But, glad is that, lost or erased files from volume can be extracted by employing good file retrieval tool. If Time Machine doesn’t come handy, then using reliable application is the ultimate solution to get back files from volume.

Software to retrieve files from volume:

Built with amazing modules, Yodot Mac File Recovery can successfully retrieve files like MS Office documents, compressed archives, paint files, sticky notes, PDFs, basic – images, videos and music files, and much more. It has potential to get back files from volumes formatted with ExFAT, FAT32, FAT16, HFS and HFS+ file systems. It can recover erased as well as lost files from Mac Mini, MacBook, Mac Pro, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and iMac computer hard drives. Apart from this, one can even bring back files from portable hard drive, USB flash drive, SSD, etc. storage media compatible on Mac OS X Lion, Snow Leopard, Leopard, Mountain Lion and Mavericks OS based Macintosh machines.

Instructions to extract files from Mac volume:

Use this link to download the software on to your Macintosh machine. After complete installation, run the utility and click on ‘Deleted File Recovery’ or ‘Lost File Recovery’ option in main screen. Further, choose the volume from which files got removed and proceed with scanning process. Scanning finishes by showing list of restored files in ‘Data View’ and ‘File Type View’. Have a quick look at recovered files and save it to a new location on Mac hard drive or on other external storage device, other than same volume.

Restoring Data from Mac OS X 10.8

“Guys, I want to know how to recover missing files from my Mac OS X 10.8 i.e. Mountain Lion operating system. I was transferring some data from my Mac OS X 10.8 system to external storage device, wherein there was abrupt power failure that halted the file sharing process. I restarted the system as soon power back only to find out that the files that were being processed are missing; they are not present in external hard drive as well in the Mac OS X 10.8 system. Please help me out in this!”

Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) is the 9th major release from Apple for desktop version of Mac computers. This OS is included with better malware protection tool that provides protection against severe virus threats. User can save various files in Mac OS X 10.8 system and access them accordingly without any trouble. But at times, you may face some scenarios that lead to deletion of important files form Mac OS X 10.8 system. To know how to perform Mac OS X 10.8 file recovery make use relevant data recovery software.

Some of the issues that can lead to loss of data from Mac OS X 10.8 operating system are:

  • Accidental deletion of files from the system while trying to removing unwanted data
  • If number of bad sectors on the hard disk has increase, then it can result in loss of files that are present on these bad sectors
  • Abrupt removal of external storage device when files are being processed may cause loss of valuable information
  • Power surge, file system corruption, hard drive failure, emptying Trash folder are some of the other issues that can result in loss of data from Mac OS X 10.8 OS

Mac OS X 10.8 Data Recovery Tool:

Yodot Mac File Recovery is one of most asked tools when there is need to recover deleted / missing files from Mac OS X 10.8 operating system. This utility is included with best graphical user interface and advanced list of options that allows recovery of data from Mac OS X 10.8 system in few simple steps. Data recovery can be one not only from Mac OS X 10.8 system, but it can also be carried out on external hard drives, USB drives, memory cards, memory sticks, Fire Wire drives and many others. Installation of Yodot Mac File Recovery can be carried out different versions of Mac operating systems like Lion, Leopard, Snow Leopard and Mavericks respectively. Upon facing any issues at the time of installation or during rescue operation, you can always mail the same to the technical support staff who will solve the problem as soon as possible.

Simple steps to recover deleted / lost files from Mac OS X 10.8:

Click on this link to download Yodot Mac File Recovery application in the system. Once the downloading process gets completed, user can install the software and follow on screen steps. From the main screen of the utility click on Deleted File Recovery or Lost File Recovery based on data loss issues. After clicking on the desired option, move to next screen to select the partition from where files have to be recovered. Upon selecting desired partition, move on to next window to mark all the file types that needs to be retrieved.  As soon as the file types are marked, user can initiate scanning of the hard drive. As recovery process gets completed, user can view the restored list of files in Data View and File Type View as required by user.

Tips to keep in mind:

  • Keep backup of important files on more than one destination location
  • Double check the files before deleting them from the storage media
  • Always scan the external storage media before using it on Mac OS X 10.8 operating system