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macOS 10.13 Data Recovery: Recover Data on macOS High Sierra

Updated on Dec 13, 2017 by Jean to Mac File Recovery

Summary

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac and its bootable media version now fully support to recover data on macOS 10.13 High Sierra. You can now start macOS 10.13 data recovery by simply following what this guide tells.

How to Perform macOS 10.13 Data Recovery?

"I recently installed macOS 10.13, High Sierra version on my MacBook, no problems while updating. This morning when I was editing a Word document, suddenly my Mac turns off and tries restarting. Now 6 hours passed, it's still black and no display on the screen. How do I recover data on macOS High Sierra when hard drive won't boot?"

macOS 10.13 High Sierra is the newest operating system available to download. By getting this update, many users have encountered difficulties. For example, installation stuck, not enough space to install the update software, apps show damaged and can't be opened. What's worse, Mac won't boot after installing macOS 10.13, so data becomes inaccessible.

macOS 10.13 Data Recovery Software

EaseUS Mac data recovery software and its bootable media edition offer ideal macOS 10.13 data recovery solutions for lost, deleted and inaccessible file recovery on Mac machine running the latest High Sierra operating system. And, for different demands, you're suggested to take different solution!

Recover data from Mac hard drive without booting problem

Notice
In macOS 10.13 High Sierra, one significant feature called "System Integrity Protection" (SIP) is introduced and enhanced, which prevents malware from modifying system files and directories. SIP also intervenes when third-party apps are trying to gaining access to system disk or partition. Therefore, to begin data recovery with EaseUS Mac drive recovery software, we need temporarily disable SIP in macOS Sierra, start data recovery job, after then turn on SIP again.

# 1. How to disable System Integrity in macOS High Sierra?

Step 1. Boot to Recovery OS by restarting your machine and holding down the Command + R keys at startup.

Step 2. Launch Terminal from the Utilities menu.

Step 3. Enter the following command: csrutil disable

Click for a video tutorial and learn quickly how to disable System Integrity in macOS High Sierra.

# 2. How to recover data lost from macOS High Sierra update with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac?

After successfully breaking the system protection, the Mac drive recovery software can now thoroughly scan the whole Mac hard drive and does its best to find every missing file you're looking for.

Step 1. Select the disk location (it can be an internal HDD/SSD or a removable storage device) where you lost data and files. Click the Scan button.

select the location where data lost and click scan

Step 2. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac will immediately scan your selected disk volume and display the scanning results on the left pane.

scan the selected disk to find lost data on your Mac

Step 3. In the scan results, select the file(s) and click Recover Now button to have them back.

click recover now button to recover lost data on your Mac

# 3. How to turn on System Integrity in macOS High Sierra after recovery?

Once you finished the data recovery from the system drive, please enter Recovery OS again and use "csrutil enable" to enable the System Integrity Protection.

Recover data when Mac hard drive won't boot

What if your Mac can't start? You need tackle the problem with the other help from EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard with bootable media edition. By creating a portable Mac OS X on a USB flash drive, you can easily access any Mac machine and try to recover all types of data files with a few clicks, such as documents, pictures, videos, email, audio and more.

This bootable media version so far comes with only the commercial version, so click here to purchase the full version.

Following is the detailed guide for macOS 10.13 bootable data recovery:

First of all, you need prepare a USB flash drive with more than 2GB free space on it, and then create a bootable USB with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac with Bootable Media, so you could set the computer to boot from the USB drive and start data recovery.

Click the tutorial page about how to create a bootable media for Mac.

With the bootable media successfully made, insert it into your Mac. While turning on the Mac, immediately press and hold the Option key and select EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard to boot.

Step 1. Select the disk location (it can be an internal HDD/SSD or a removable storage device) where you lost data and files. Click the Scan button.

select the location where data lost and click scan

Step 2. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac will immediately scan your selected disk volume and display the scanning results on the left pane.

scan the selected disk to find lost data on your Mac

Step 3. In the scan results, select the file(s) and click Recover Now button to have them back.

click recover now button to recover lost data on your Mac