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SSD Trim Data Recovery | How to Recover Data If Trim Is Enabled on SSD

Updated on Jan 10, 2018 by Jean to Mac File Recovery


Follow the SSD Trim Data recovery tips here and make the great efforts to recover data when Trim is enabled on your SSD drive.

Can You Recover Data from SSD with Trim Enabled?

"Hi, I just now inadvertently deleted the 'wrong folder' from my 2014 MacBook Pro running Yosemite, and then emptied the trash. I don't have a backup of this folder, so I feel very bad at the moment. The worst part is that my SSD drive is with Trim enabled by default. Is there any way of recovering the files?"

Before helping you figure out the answer, let's first take a look at what Trim command is. Trim command, also known as TRIM, allows an operating system to inform a Solid State Drive (SSD) which blocks of data are no longer considered in use and can be wiped internally.

That is to say, once Trim command is enabled in MacOS or Windows OS when a user deletes a file or formats the SSD, Trim will firstly mark the area and let new data overwrite "this place". Therefore, if your Trim enabled SSD has deleted a file and emptied Windows Recycle Bin or emptied Mac Trash Bin, virtually, you can no longer bring your loss back.

The Possibility of SSD Trim Data Recovery

Yes, we explained the possibility of SSD Trim data recovery at a technological level. Basically, it's definitely impossible to retrieve data on SSD drive with Trim enabled. However, some guys wrote to us, to express their huge gratitude of EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac helping them successfully restore data back on a Trim SSD. So, we still feel necessary to recommend EaseUS Mac drive recovery software to you, to give a last try with SSD Trim data recovery.

To recover data from SSD with Trim Enabled, please carefully follow the detailed guide:

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

If you're running SSD drive on a Windows machine, try EaseUS hard disk data recovery software trial version instead of SSD Trim data recovery.