A flash drive is undoubtedly the most used storage media for storing and transferring the data. Because of its portability and capability to transfer a huge amount of files between devices, makes it popular among users. But this quality creates problem sometimes and rescue the data you have to depend on flash drive recovery software.
The number of times a flash drive is connected to Mac machines, the more chances of it to get corrupted. Many user face data loss situations due to malware or virus attack from the device which might have been infected with. Or, there could be file system corruption which leads to inaccessibility of the data.
Below is the list of some common cause which makes the flash drive inaccessible
When you experience any of the above-mentioned causes, then you should immediately try to fix the problem to recover your data. Let us see some of the work-around to access the flash drive and recover data from it.
Try connecting the USB flash drive to a different port on your Mac to see if there is any problem with the port you tried connecting to. If you are able to access the data, then the problem was with the USB port.
There could be a problem with Mac system USB driver, hence you are unable to access the data. To check that, connect your flash drive to a different Mac machine. If the flash drive works, then update your Mac with the latest driver application.
If you are able to gain access, the first thing you should do is to copy the files to another storage drive so that you don’t have to the data loss situation again.
If, even after performing the above-mentioned workarounds, if you are still unable to gain access to your flash drive, then you can make use of data recovery software for Mac to rescue your data.
Remo Recover – Mac Data Recovery Software
The tool has an extremely friendly-graphical-user interface and helps you to retrieve lost flash drive data on Mac OS X like Sierra, El Capitan, and earlier versions. Software ingeniously scans the drive sector-by-sector using its efficient scanning methods and brings back the data. The software supports the recovery of:
Supported File Types
Photos, videos, audio, emails, documents, archive files and the list goes on…
Kingston, Sandisk, Transcend, Sony, Corsair, etc
Supported OS X
Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, and its earlier versions.
Simple steps to recover flash drive data on Mac:
Step 1: Download and Install the trial version of Remo Recover Mac on your Mac system, and double click on the desktop icon to open Main screen, as illustrated in figure 1. Select "Recover Volumes/Drives" option.
Figure 1: Main Screen
Step 2: You need to select "Volume Recovery" from next screen as illustrated in figure 2.
Figure 2: Select Volume Recovery
Step 3: Select the flash drive from which data is to be recovered as illustrated in figure 3.
Figure 3: Select Flash Drive
Step 4: You can view list of recovered data, once scanning process gets complete, as shown in figure 4.
Figure 4: Recovered Data