“I connected my external hard drive to the Mac Machine in order to copy some files. But the moment I connected it to the Mac computer, it displayed an error message like “This drive is not formatted. Do you want to format it now?" As I was in hurry, I did not notice it clearly and gave command to format the drive. After formatting all the files from my external hard drive got washed off. Those files are very important and I don’t have its backup as well. Can anyone suggest me the way to unformat external hard drive mac and get back files from my external Mac hard drive?”
Is this situations sound similar? Have you committed same mistake that has been explained above? If you are reading this article then you might have faced same situation and proly now wondering how to recover external hard drive on mac or if it is possible at all!!! But do not upset and keep your worries aside!!!! Formatted files can be easily recovered if you know the proper method and the suitable way for your problem is unformat external hard drive software. Therefore as soon as you have realized that the files are gone due to formatting, stop doing anything to the external hard drive and download any good recovery software.
How data gets lost due to Formatting?
Are those files lost After Formatting?
Although, external hard drive formatting results in data loss, it doesn't mean that the files are gone permanently. Still you have a chance to retrieve files from formatted external hard drive and to achieve this recovery operation you just have to download and install Remo Recover application on your Mac Computer. This toolkit is designed with advanced data recovery techniques which make it highly proficient in performing formatted hard drive recovery with folder structure on both Windows as well as on Mac machines, as it is designed for both Windows and Mac users. It rescues data from variety of external hard drive brands like Seagate, Toshiba, Western Digital, Lacie, Transcend, etc. To carry out the recovery process, you just have to Plug in external hard drive to the Mac system and follow the instructions given by this software. It will search the files and then displays it for you. You can select the files that you want to recover and ignore rest of them. You may even preview the files to know whether you have selected right one to recover.
Exclusive features with Remo Recover!
There are many features which makes Remo Recover the most preferred utility for formatted external drive recovery. Below highlighted are few of them:
Easy steps to rescue formatted external hard drive Mac:
Step 1: Download and Install the trial version of the software on your Mac machine. Connect external hard disk to computer and launch the software. You will see the main window with three options as illustrated in figure 1. Click on "Recover Volumes/Drives".
Figure 1: Main Window
Step 2: On next window, select "Formatted /Re-Formatted Recovery" option as illustrated in figure 2.
Figure 2: Select Formatted /Re-Formatted Recovery
Step 3: After selecting recovery option, on the next screen you have to select the external hard disk as illustrated in figure 3.
Figure 3: Select External HDD
Step 4: Once the recovery process gets over, the list of recovered data from hard drive, will be displayed as illustrated in figure 4.
Figure 4: List Recovered Data
Step 5: Use Save Recovery Session option for saving recovery process to avoid re-scanning of the hard drive.
Figure 5: Save Recovery Session