“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.