How to Restore Data from Formatted 4TB Hard Drive Mac

Hey, look. I know it is my fault and that I am stupid. But I beg for your help. I have a 4TB HDD, and I formatted it by mistake. Is there any way to restore this? I literally have no idea if something like this can be solved. By the way, I am running macOS.

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Finley· Answered on Jan 04, 2024

You may be wondering if a formatted hard disk can be recovered since everything is gone. The answer is actually a YES. It is possible to recover data from a formatted hard disk even when you permanently deleted them. You can recover them with specialized data recovery software for Mac, like EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac.

Here are the detailed steps to restore data from formatted 4TB hard drive Mac using EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac:

Step 1. Connect your HDD carefully to your Mac, and then open and launch the EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac. Choose the hard driver where you lost your data. Click "Search for lost files" to start scanning.

Step 2. Now, the software will automatically start a scan for your lost data on your Mac. You can also Filter the wanted file through the "Type" or its "Path".

Step 3. When you find the file you want to recover, you can double-click the file to preview it. If you are sure you have chosen the right file, click the "Recover" button to get your files back.

Sure, you can recover the lost file if you have deleted or formatted it by accident, but it is best recommended to nip the danger in the bud. You can do the following to protect your data:

  • Always make a copy of your critical files.
  • Always work on the backup or copy of your files so you won't lose much when you keep it unsaved.
  • Always remember to carefully unplug and plug your HDD to avoid tear and wear.

👍Related article: Recover Formatted Mac Hard Drive Without Data Loss

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