Steps to Undelete Files on Mac

Daisy updated on Mar 20, 2018 to Mac File Recovery | How-to Articles


Undelete files on Mac with EaseUS Mac data recovery software. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac recovers deleted data under Mac OS X

Mac file lost trouble

Mac OS X is the most advanced operating system introduced by Apple., which was designed with the help of UNIX including several useful features. It uses HFS, HFSX file system to arrange files on Mac hard drives. The Mac OS X has developed a number of different versions in a decade like Panther, Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion etc. Although Mac OS offers different security levels for the protection of personal data, data lost accidents still happen on the Mac system occasionally. And when mistakenly lost or deleted important files on Mac OS X, how could it be possible for common users to undelete files on Mac?


Usually losing data on Mac OS X might be caused by reformatting the partition, drive failure, system corruption, power failure, re-partition hard disk and virus attack etc. All these may cause huge loss for Mac users and not easy for them to undelete files on their Mac devices.Therefore you need a good Mac recovery software to help you undelete files on Mac.

But one thing which should note that if you want to undelete files on Mac, avoiding using the drive from which you lost files. If you continue to use the drive, the chances of undeleting files will be greatly decreased.

Steps to undelete files on Mac:

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac is the best Mac data recovery software that allows users quickly get lost data from deleted, damaged or formatted Mac volumes back. It helps you find the files you want to recover easily from the recoverable list. It can also undelete files on Mac directly through its complex file systems.

Step 1. Select the location where your important data & files were deleted and click the "Scan" button.

select the location where data was deleted and click scan

Step 2. The software will run both quick scan and deep scan and work hard to find as many deleted files as possible on the selected volume.

scan the selected disk to find deleted files on your Mac

Step 3. The scan results will be displayed in the left pane. Just select the file(s) and click the "Recover Now" button to get them back.

click recover now button to recover deleted files on your Mac

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac is professional in dealing with complex Mac data troubles including how to undelete files on Mac. And the whole process could be finished within only three steps by saving users quite a lot precious time. And the found data matching rate is pretty high and the quality of found data is exactly the same as the original ones. It's an ideal option for helpless users to find lost data back when an accident happens.


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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why choose EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard?

"EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is the best we've seen. It's far from perfect, partly because today's advanced disk technology makes data-recovery more difficult than it was with the simpler technology of the past, but it's fast and efficient..."PCMag

"The first thing you'll notice about EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Pro is that its interface is very clear and uncluttered, with only a small collection of self-explanatory controls. You won't find lots of extra options hidden in a system of hidden menus, either; what you see really is what you get."techradar

"Recover lost files, even after deleting a partition or formatting your drive."Macworld

2. Why cannot I recover 2GB data for free?

It is recommended to check the version installed is Free or Trial because they are different versions.

Trial has data preview function but cannot save any files, while the Free version enables to recover 2 GB files. The default free space is 500 MB and you may share the product on social media to get another 1.5 GB.

3. Why cannot the recovered files be opened?

A file is saved as 2 parts on the storage device: directory info (which is comprised by file name, time stamp and size info, etc.) and data content.

If the files with original file names and folder structures cannot be opened, one possible reason is the corrupted directory info. There is still a chance to recover the data content with the RAW Recovery method in our software.

4. Why isn't it suggested to recover the files back to the original drive?

The storage structure of the lost files would be altered or damaged by any changes on the drive. If you save the recovered files back to the same drive, the original data structures and data content would be corrupted or overwritten, which causes permanent data loss. So you should prepare another disk to save the files.

5. How can I check whether my data is recoverable or not before purchase?

The Free version helps you save 2GB files, so verify the recovery quality of our product before purchase.

6. How long does it take to scan the drive?

It strongly depends on the capacity of your hard drive and the performance of your computer. As reference,most drive recoveries can be completed in around 10 to 12 hours for a 1-TB healthy hard drive in general conditions.

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