How to Recover Deleted Folder from External Hard Drive?

Updated on February 05, 2020

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Have you accidentally deleted an important folder containing all your precious documents, videos, music files, photos, etc. from an external hard drive? Thinking how to get the deleted folder back on external hard drive? Don't worry! here you will find a solution to recover deleted folder from external hard drive with Remo Recover, a Professional Data Recovery Software.Keep reading the article to know how to get back deleted folder from external hard drive with this free data recovery software.

It’s not late yet! Your deleted folder from the external hard disk drive is not lost permanently. So, act quickly and recover deleted folder from external hard drive.

Can Deleted Folder Be Recovered from External Hard Drive?

Yes, you can restore deleted folder from external hard drive if you stop using the drive from the moment you erased folder from it. Even though deleted folder from an external hard drive, pen drive, USB drive, SD card, memory card, etc. will not be present in Recycle Bin, you can get back your deleted folder. So, don’t conclude that your folder is gone forever.

Although files or folders deleted from an external hard drive connected to the system is not stored in the Recycle Bin, it doesn't get permanently erased from the external drive. Only the address of the folder is removed, and the memory space is made free for storing the new files. Until space is overwritten by new data, deleted files recovery is possible.

NOTE: Stop using your external hard drive immediately as soon as you come across deletion of files or folders. If the memory space occupied by the files or folders that are deleted from the hard drive, is overwritten with new files, then no one can help you in recovering those deleted files or folders.

Restore Deleted Folder from External Hard Drive with Remo Recover:

Remo Recover tool will scan the external hard disk drive and recover deleted folder from it in a quick manner. Whether the folder was deleted accidentally, or using Shift Delete keys, this software will get back the folder in quick steps. It can recover large deleted folder along with all the files present in it. Even if you have formatted the external HDD and folders got erased in the process, the utility comes in handy to recover data. It not only recovers deleted files & folders from external hard drive, but also it can recover data from corrupted hard drive, formatted, reformatted, and recover deleted partition from hard disk drives.

Not just deleted folder recovery, even files and folders that are lost or missing from external hard disk will be easily restored by this Remo Data Recovery software. It even retrieves files from RAW hard drives, memory cards, USB flash drives, and so on. The file recovery software is quite easy to use, that even a new user can go about the recovery process without any difficulty.

Steps to Recover Deleted Folder from External Hard Drive:

Step 1: Connect the external hard drive from which deleted folder is to be recovered to a working computer. Launch Remo Recover software and click on Recover Partitions button from the main screen. Then, the tool shows the logical and physical disk drives available in the system. Now, choose the required logical drive of the external hard disk from where you want to recover deleted folders, and click "Scan" button

Click on Recover Partitions option to retrieve deleted folder from external HDD

Step 2: The software will now scans the hard drive to search for the deleted or lost files & folders.

Searching for the Lost Files and Folders in External Hard Drive

Step 3: Once scanning and recovery is done, it shows the list of recovered files in "Data View", and "File Type View"

Recovered Data View

Step 4: At the end of the successful data recovery from external hard drive, you can preview the recovered files by right clicking on the file and selecting Preview from the displayed options.

View the list of recovered data list

Step 5: Finally, Save the recovered files from hard drive deleted folder on any storage drive of your choice (not onto the same external hard drive from where you recovered deleted folder).

Click Save button to store the recovered folder in your desired memory location


Don’t be panic, when you accidentally delete any file or lost data without having a proper backup. Since your deleted data or lost data will be present on the same device, you can assuredly restore it.

But, to undelete files which are missing or deleted, you must remember one important factor i.e. “stop using the device” until you recover deleted files/lost files from it.


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