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How to Recover Deleted Files from Mac Trash

Posted by Kate , Apr 23, 2016

Many users had the experience that only after they clicked the "Empty Trash", did they find that some of the files are still very important. Then it is a big issue that if there is any method to recover files from Mac trash. Luckily, the answer is yes. The truth is that when you emptied the trash, you didn't really remove those files from your harddisk. Actually, you just erased the drive's directory entries and it is possible to recover files from Mac as long as the space those files used to occupy was not overwritten by new files.
How to recover deleted files from Mac? To solve this problem, we recommend you the special recovery tool, RecoveryTool Data Recovery for Mac.

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Guide: How to Recover Deleted Files from Trash on Mac OS X

Step 1. Run the Program and Choose the Recovery Mode

Download the software on your computer firstly, then install and run the program. On the interface of the program, there will be sit file types for you to choose, just click the "All File Types" mode.

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Step 2. Scan the Location of Trash on Mac

Directly click the logical drive where your files were before being deleted. If you don't know where the location was, click on "Start" to search your deleted files before the move. 

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Step 3. Preview Found Files

After the scanning, all the found files will be listed in categories with the original path. All your deleted files, no matter you deleted them in what way, are available. You are now able to preview those files one by one in detail to make sure the quality.


Step 4. Recover Files from Mac Trash

When previewing the found data, you can at the same time tick the items you want and click "Recover" finally to recover them. Besides, you can search the file's name in the search bar on the top to retrieve it directly.
Notes: Don't save the recovered files on the same place where you lost them, in case you overwrite them.

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The above article is a guide for you to recover deleted data from Mac trash, it is very effective and easy to handle. However, the best way is to check the files in the trash carefully before clicking "Empty Trash". By the way, the software has many other practical functions, just download it and have a try.

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