Flash Drive Data Recovery on Mac System

A flash drive is well known and most used removal store device that works based on flash technology. These devices provide the easiest way to share data and are often used by from students to IT professional in their daily life.

What makes you to go for flash drives?

  • Flash drives are physically much smaller and one can easily carry them anywhere
  • These drive having large storage capacity up to 32 GB, therefore one can efficiently maintain backup of essential files and folders
  • USB drive are cheaper than any other backup storage devices and are less prone to mechanical damages
  • And easy to use on systems with different platforms   

As a system user you can be aware about these significant features of flash drive along with some issues regarding data losses, which you might face over some period of time.  Have you ever thought that how to get deleted or missing data from flash or USB drive on Mac system? If yes, then it is understandable how frustrating it can be when you lost access to your flash drive containing valuable data.

Let us consider some primary causes for deletion or loss of data from flash drive on Mac systems are:

  • Virus or malware attacks
  • Unintentional deletion of the files from USB drive
  • Accidentally formatting the flash drive when it is attached to the Mac system
  • Mishandling of the USB drive
  • Abruptly disconnecting the flash drive without using “Eject” or “Safely Remove Hardware” options

Let us consider a scenario, for instance when you connected your flash drive to your Mac system and you noticed an error message stating “Flash drive need to be format. Do you want to format it now”, you might get this error message due to any of above mentioned reasons. In this situation you can realize that there is nothing can do other than formatting the flash drive. If your USB drive holds valuable documents, media files such as audio, video, and images, then you do not have to worry!!! In such circumstances, you can perform flash drive data recovery on Mac with the aid of appropriate software like Yodot Mac File Recovery.

Yodot Mac File Recovery application has built-in advanced scanning algorithm that helps retrieving data within fraction of time by executing rapid scanning process. Even if you possess a corrupted flash drive, then this tool is the perfect solution to bring back data from corrupted USB drive. Along with flash drive, the utility can retrieve data from other storage devices like hard drives, memory cards, iPod on Mac system running on Lion (Mac OS X 10.7), Snow Leopard (Mac OS X 10.6) and Leopard (Mac OS X 10.5) operating systems.

Steps to perform flash drive data recovery on Mac OS:

Download Yodot Mac File Recovery utility and install it to your Mac computer -> Then connect USB drive to that system -> Launch the software and monitor the on screen steps -> In main screen you can choose “Deleted File Recovery” option and “Lost File Recovery” option -> Select the any of the option depends on data loss scenario  -> Next select the partition that represents your flash drive  -> Wait until selected drive get scanned completely -> Now the application displays missing files and folders from flash drive and to view rescued data you can navigate between “Data view” or “File type view” options -> Select your desired files from the list and  click on “Next” button -> Finally, browse for your desired destination location to save recovered data (But not to the same flash drive from where you lost the data).