How to Get Back Deleted Data on Mac?

Posted by: Leo Mccoy

Recovering Deleted Data on Mac

“Today while working on my Mac machine I noticed some unnecessary music files, documents, pictures and some temporary files resided in a Volume so I decided to delete them. When I delete something from Mac computer, I’ve a habit of emptying Trash Bin as well. Immediately I deleted those unwanted files and after deletion I emptied Trash Bin. Unfortunately I didn’t notice that I have deleted some important data along with useless data. Since this data is so essential for me I want to get back at any cost. If anyone knows how to retrieve deleted data on Mac machine, then please help me out of this situation???”

Yes, you can retrieve all your deleted essential data from Mac using appropriate Mac data recovery software available in market. But before that do check for back up in Time Machine, in case you have disabled Mac Time Machine to backup data, don’t worry you can apt recovery tool to restore deleted data on Mac. You can undelete data from Mac machine until unless it is not overwritten by new data; so make sure that you don’t save anything on your Mac machine until you’re done with recovery process.

Some other scenarios where you might delete data from Mac:-

  • Deleting data on Mac using “Command + Shift + Delete” option will result in deletion of data from Trash directly and if “Time machine” is not allowed to take back up it will result in deletion of data from Mac
  • File system corruption can make Volume inaccessible; once a Volume is inaccessible you need to format to regain access. When you format Mac Volume, entire data present in it gets erased
  • While up grading Mac Operating System from lower version to higher version, you may accidentally format Volume. This leads to deletion of essential data that are present in that Volume
  • Sometimes severe virus infections on Mac volume will cause deletion of valuable data from Mac system

Undelete Data on Mac

As you all know that how painful when you accidentally delete crucial data from Mac machine, don’t think much you can use Remo File Recovery for Mac software to undelete data on Mac. Remo Recover for Mac is an ideal solution to deal with all unintentionally data deletion scenarios on Mac OS X. This tool is well built with highly advanced deleted data recovery algorithms, which makes retrieval process faster to save your precious time. You can safely restore deleted data from Mac OS X based machines like Mac Book Air, Mac Book Pro, iMac, etc.

Exclusive features of Remo Recover for Mac: -

  • It has user friendly graphical interface
  • Works successfully on all major versions of Mac OS X
  • Preview retrieved deleted data prior to data restoration
  • Recovers deleted data from HFS, HFS+ formatted Volumes
  • Provides Save recovery session option to avoid rescanning of Volume in future

Safety Measures: -

  • Do perform recovery process as soon as possible
  • Enable your “Time Machine” to take backup of data
  • Install good antivirus to avoid harmful virus infections
  • Go through the contents of “Trash Bin” before emptying


Steps to undelete data from Mac using Remo Recover for Mac:-

Step 1: Install and run Remo Recover for Mac software on your computer and select “Recover Volumes / Drives” option from main screen.

Undelete Data Mac - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2:On the next screen select “Volumes Recovery” option to recover deleted data from Mac machine.

Undelete Data Mac - Select Volume Recovery

Figure 2: Select Volume Recovery

Step 3: After that, select the particular Volume from where you have to undelete data and click “Next” button to begin scanning process.

Undelete Data Mac - Select Volume

Figure 3: Select Volume

Step 4: Once scanning process is done you can view list of recovered deleted data in two types of views that are “File Type View” and “Data View”.

Undelete Data Mac - Recovered Deleted Data

Figure 4: Recovered Deleted Data

Step 5: Finally save recovery session to avoid rescanning of volume in future.

Undelete Data Macc - Save Recovery Session

Figure 5: Save Recovery Session