Mac USB Recovery: Recover Deleted Files from USB Flash Drive

Accidental deletion, formatting, and virus attack are all possible reasons for losing files on your USB flash drive. When you want to recover files from your USB on your Mac, you will need the software for Mac USB recovery. With your optimal choice, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, you can recover the files from your USB drive on your Mac easily.

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Also Applies To:  Macs, External Hard Drives, Memory Cards, SD Cards, Digital Cameras, and Other Compatible Storage Devices

Compatible With: macOS 10.14 (Mojave) - Mac OS X 10.9

Overview of Mac USB Recovery

Data loss might come at any time due to various factors. Just a few careless operations such as accidental deletion, formatting, or unexpected virus attacks could make you lose all the files on your USB flash drive within several seconds. For many users, recovering lost or deleted files from a USB flash drive on Mac is not an easy task. Luckily, with the powerful Mac data recovery Software for USB drive recovery - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, you can easily recover your USB files on your Mac in simple steps:

USB Recovery on Mac - How to Recover Files from USB on Mac

Why You Should Choose EaseUS USB Recovery Software for Mac

To get back your lost or deleted files from your USB drive safely and successfully, you need a reliable data recovery software tool for USB recovery on Mac. Among the numerous Mac file recovery tools, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is our pick. Why?

  • It helps to recover over 200+ file types in tough data loss situations like system crash and partition/disk/external storage device formatting
  • It allows retrieving lost files on Macs, conventional hard drives, digital cameras, and external storage devices
  • It enables to recover files to a local drive, a connected storage device, or cloud (exclusive)
  • It enables to create a bootable USB drive to recover data when a Mac won't boot (exclusive)

These are just part of the features of this versatile data recovery tool. In a situation like losing/deleting files from a USB drive, using this tool to recover files from your USB has a high success rate around 98%. Besides, given that data loss occurs now and then, it's a good idea to equip your Mac with such an accomplished data recovery tool that will help you retrieve lost data, like recovering deleted files after emptying Trash Bin,  getting back lost data from a formatted partition, and recovering deleted files from an APFS partition.

How to Recover Files from USB on Mac

As mentioned above, only simple steps are needed to recover the deleted files from your USB on your Mac with EaseUS USB recovery software. Follow to get back your data immediately!

Step 1. Connect your USB drive to your Mac

Correctly connect your USB flash drive to your Mac. Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac. Start selecting the flash drive and click "Search for lost files" to let the software scan for lost files on it.

Note: Before data recovery, you'd better click "Disk Backup" from the left sidebar to create a backup of your USB drive to avoid further data loss. After backing up the USB drive, the software can recover data from your USB drive backup, and you can remove the USB flash drive and use it again.

select your USB drive and search for lost files

Step 2. Find lost data on the USB drive

After the scan, all files will be presented in the left panel in the scan results.

Find lost data on USB using the filter function

Step 3. Recover data from flash drive

Select the files you want to recover and click the "Recover" button. Don't save the recoverable files to the USB drive itself in case of data overwriting.

recover flash drive data

Sometimes, you may lose important data on other storage devices, like the hard drive, memory card, SD card, and digital camera. I strongly recommend you try EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac which has the capacity with full solutions for Mac hard drive recovery, external storage device recovery, and more. Whether you want to recover lost file from formatted USB flash drive or perform data recovery in other scenarios, it can come to help. Being user-friendly and easy-to-use, this software is suitable for all levels of Mac users. Don't hesitate to give it a try.

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Updated by Cedric

Cedric Grantham is one of the senior editors and data recovery specialists of EaseUS who lives and works in Chengdu, China. He mainly writes articles and how-to tips about data recovery tutorials on PC and Mac. He has handled 10,000+ data recovery cases and is mainly good at data recovery of NTFS, FAT (FAT32 and ExFAT) file systems, and RAID structure reorganization of RAID 0, 5, and 10.

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Daisy is the Senior editor of the writing team for EaseUS. She has been working in EaseUS for over ten years, starting from a technical writer to a team leader of the content group. As a professional author for over 10 years, she writes a lot to help people overcome their tech troubles.

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