How to Restore & Recover Hard Drive Data on MacBook Pro

Remo Recover Mac provides simple steps to restore data from MacBook Pro. It recovers data from formatted, corrupted and inaccessible MacBook Pro and MacBook Air HDD.

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You may lose data from MacBook Pro hard drive due to many unpredictable reasons. Some of the instances where you lose data from MacBook Pro hard drive are listed below-

  • Accidental deletion is the most common cause of data loss from MacBook Pro hard drive.
  • File system corruption causes data loss from MacBook Pro
  • Unintended factory reset on MacBook Pro results in data loss
  • Formatting wrong volume while reinstalling Mac operating system on MacBook Pro erases files from its hard drive
  • Other reasons for losing data from MacBook Pro hard drive includes MBR corruption, transfer errors, frequent power failures, etc

You don’t have to worry when data is lost from MacBook Pro hard drive because there are many techniques to restore your data.

1) Time Machine Backup

2) Recovery Tools

Method #1: Time Machine Backup

If you have enabled Time Machine in your MacBook Pro, then it must have backed up your entire data from which you can restore your lost data.

Steps to Restore MacBook Pro Data from Time Machine Backup:

  • To Recover entire data from Time Machine Backup: After restarting your MacBook Pro, hold down Command + R button until you see the Apple logo. When you see macOS utilities, select Restore from Time Machine Backup and click on Continue button.
  • If you want to recover particular files from Time Machine Backup: Open Time Machine from Dock and look for the files you want to restore. Use screen up and down arrows to find the items. After finding, right click on it and select Restore button. It will recover files which you want.

Method #2: Recovery Tools

If Time Machine has not backed up your MacBook Pro hard drive data, then the only option to restore lost files from MacBook Pro is recovery tool. Recovery tools are capable enough to perform data recovery on formatted MacBook Pro hard drives along with recovering data from reformatted, corrupted, deleted, or lost MacBook Pro hard drive Volumes, unless and until lost data is not overwritten by new data.

Tool to recover data from macBook Pro Hard Drive - Remo Recover:

In various MacBook hard drive data loss circumstances, one and only software that helps to rescue data is Remo Recover. It is specially designed and developed to resolve various hard drive data loss situations and is highly recommended by Mac data recovery professionals. The software indulges highly sophisticated data recovery algorithms that scan entire hard drive sector-by-sector to restore missing or erased data. It supports most of the file types like audios, videos, photos, documents, spreadsheets, etc. from Mac volumes. This utility also recovers data from various other Mac OS-based devices like MacBook Air, iMac, Mac mini, etc. This tool is highly compatible with all major versions of Mac operating systems like macOS High Sierra, Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion.

Key Features of Remo Recover: -

  • Additionally, it can recover data from hard drive (SATA / IDE / SCSI), USB drives, flash memory cards, etc.
  • Capable of recovering data from FAT16, FAT32, HFS and HFS+ file system based drives or volumes with ease.
  • Recovered data can be viewed prior to saving with the help of “Preview” option so that you can evaluate the chances of recovery.
  • “Save Recovery Session” option enables you to avoid rescanning of the drive in future and recovered data can be stored to CD / DVD.


Guide to Recover Data from MacBook Pro HDD using Remo Recover software:

Get Remo Recover on your MacBook Pro. Follow the on-screen instructions to install it. Once after completion of the installation procedure, launch the software.

Note- Don’t install Remo Recover on volume from which you need to restore your lost data

Step1: Select “Recover Drives / Volumes” option from the main screen.

Retrieve Data from MacBook Pro Hard Drive - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step2: On the next screen, select either “Volume Recovery” or “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery” option.

Data Recovery from MacBook Pro Hard Drive - Select Suitable Option

Figure 2: Select Suitable Option

Step3: After that select the volume from where you want to recover data and click “Next” button to begin scanning process.

How to Retrieve Data from MacBook Pro Hard Drive - Select Volume

Figure 3: Select Volume

Step4: Soon after completion of scanning process you can view a list of recovered data in two different views which are “File Type View” and “Data View”.

How to Recover Data from MacBook Pro Hard Drive - Recoverable Data

Figure 4: Recoverable Data

Step5: Finally, make use of “Save Recovery Session” option to avoid rescanning of drive in the future and save restored data to any location accessible to host computer.

MacBook Pro Hard Drive Data Recovery - Save Recovery Session

Figure 5: Save Recovery Session


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