How to Recover Data from Dell 1tb USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive?

“Hello, I desperately need help. I have Dell 1TB USB 3.0 portable hard drive. The USB of the old case was damaged, so I replaced it with a new case. But now the drive does not show up in my computer, but the safety remove hardware option shows the drive. I tried connecting to other computer but same issue is encountered. I have tried all sort of software but it doesn’t work. I want my data back. Please help me!!!!!”

Now-a-days most of the people prefer portable hard drives for storing their important data. The Dell 1TB USB 3.0 portable hard drives makes it easy to transfer, share and store your pictures, movies, videos, music and other essential files. The sleek design and light weight make this drive easy to carry, since it’s powered by your PC’s USB 3.0 connectivity, you need not to carry an extra power card. Even this Dell portable hard drive has the same data loss problem as that of other storage devices.

Data loss situation on Dell USB 3.0 portable hard drives are given below:

  • Accidental formatting of Dell USB 3.0 portable hard drive
  • Deletion of precious data on Dell portable hard drive by mistake
  • Improper ejection of Dell 1TB USB 3.0 portable hard drives leads to data loss
  • Data stored on Dell portable hard drive may get deleted due to virus or malware infection
  • Dell USB 3.0 portable hard drive file system corruption leads to data deletion

If you come across these types of issues with your dell USB 3.0 portable hard drives, then don’t worry. There are many solutions available to resolve problems that are encountered on your Dell external portable hard drive. The simplest way to recover data from Dell USB 3.0 portable hard drives is by using data recovery tool. For all the above cases the only solution is to use data recovery software and then copy the extracted data to the safe location. If your Dell portable hard drive is recognized by the computer, but data is not readable, then follow the below instructions to recover data from portable hard drive.

Portable hard drive data recovery software:

Yodot Mac Data Recovery app especially designed for Mac users who are most tending towards their stored data and prefer using Mac OS platform. The application supports recovery of lost or erased data from Dell 1 TB USB 3.0 portable hard drive and all types of storage medium like external drives, flash memory cards, FireWire drives and hard drives. You can even rescue data from formatted or re-formatted Dell 1 TB USB 3.0 portable hard drive volumes using Yodot Mac Data Recovery software. The application can quickly retrieve data from HFS+, HFSX, FAT, NTFS and extFAT volumes present on portable hard drives. You can also use this software to get back your missing or deleted data from other portable hard drive brands such as Seagate, Samsung, Toshiba, LaCie, Western Digital, Buffalo, Verbatim, etc on system that runs Macintosh operating system.

Procedure for using portable hard drive recovery tool on Mac:

  • Connect your Dell 1 TB USB 3.0 portable hard drive to the Mac computer through USB port
  • Download and install Yodot Mac Data Recovery software to external hard drive connected Mac machine
  • Launch the application to start the recovery process and go through the recovery steps present on screen
  • The software displays two options in the main screen. i.e., “Volume Recovery” or “Formatted/ Reformatted Recovery”
  • Select the appropriate option depending on data loss occurred on Dell USB 3.0 portable hard drive
  • The software will scan and display all the logical volumes present in Mac system, including your Dell 1TB portable hard drive
  • Choose the particular volume from which you need to recover the data and press ”Next” option
  • In next wizard, you can see a list of different file types, from which either you can select particular file type or simply click on “Skip” option to choose all file types by default
  • After scanning process is completed the application will display all recovered data from your Dell 1 TB USB 3.0 portable hard drive
  • View the recovered data in two types of view. i.e., “Data View” Or “File Type View”
  • Select the data that you want to recover and save them to your desired destination location

Useful Tips:

  • Don’t connect your Dell portable hard drive to virus infected Mac systems
  • If you want to rescue lost data from external hard drive, then try to avoid adding data to it
  • Eject the portable hard drive properly or it may damage the data present on external drive

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