Get Data from Formatted Flash Drive on Mac

Saving and deleting files from your flash drive is very easy. You can just drag and drop the information that has to be copied; this automatically saves the data without any interruptions. These flash drives come with different sizes like, 4GB, 8GB, 16 GB and much more. Well more commonly media files occupy the majority of storage space on flash drive including other file formats such as documents, RAR files, Exe Files, documents and other information.

Sometimes it so happens that your flash drives gets formatted causing the loss of complete files that were stored on it. There is no need to get upset! There are many recovery tools that will help you to recover formatted USB drive data on Mac.

Get to know briefly about the scenarios that cause formatting of flash drive:

Your flash drive gets formatted due to several reasons. For an instance, while trying to format the logical drive of your Mac hard drive, the user accidentally selects and formats the flash drive. Flash drive also ends up being formatted during the process of installing multiple operating systems on same Mac computer. Instead of selecting the prescribed partition, user might select and format the flash drive there by erasing files and folder that was saved in it. Sometimes your flash drive gets formatted when you click on the format option while trying to eject the drive from Mac system and proceed which does the job of removing the information.

USB flash drive showing formatting errors is another major reason for loss of data. Flash drive displays format errors when it becomes RAW due to file system corruption, virus infections, incorrect usage of drive, etc. Formatting errors makes flash drive unusable and data saved on flash drive becomes inaccessible. So you need to format flash drive in order to access drive and reuse it for storing new information.

However, data is not lost permanently after formatting of USB drive. You can still get back from formatted flash drive before it gets overwritten by newly saved file contents. For that you need to take the assistance of professional tool like Yodot Mac Data Recovery. Easy to use graphical user interface and advanced range of options that provided by this tool will allow you to rescue lost or deleted information from flash drive without any difficulty.

Way to Access Data from Formatted Flash Drive:

Yodot Mac Data Recovery tool has been designed with utmost care so that not even a single file is missed. Highly powerful scanning engines have been included in this application that recovers files and folders from formatted flash drive or any storage media without causing any damage to files during the recovery process. This software has its support extended for all latest versions of Mac operating system like Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion. You can easily find the recovered files with the help of Mac Finder Style Interface. Have a try on the demo version of this tool that will easily assist you in getting back the information to preview the restored list of files. One more important thing is that you have to stop using your flash drive as soon as you have encountered data loss scenario.

Working of Yodot Mac Data Recovery tool:

  • Download and install the application in the system by logging in as the systems Local Administrator
  • Launch the product and follow the onscreen instructions that are provided
  • In the main screen you will be greeted with “Volumes Recovery” and “Formatted/Reformatted Recovery” options
  • Click on “Formatted/Reformatted Recovery” option that will list all the set of drives and the external storage devices that are connected to your system
  • Choose the flash drive from where data loss has occurred and then click on the “Next” button, that will give you the set of file types that can be restored by this tool
  • Select the files that are most urgently required and then proceed to the “Next” button
  • The scanning process takes place and it lists you the recovered set of files
  • Select the files and save them the respective destination location on your Mac OS X system

Data Backup Tips:

  • Save your files and folders in separate drive and update it regularly
  • Install the best antivirus application and scan flash drive to remove harmful viruses
  • Avoid adding new information to the flash drive which has been the victim of accidental data loss