Recover Data from MacBook Air Notebook

Apple's latest notebook, the MacBook Air, is considered as one of the thinnest Notebook available in the market. It is extremely light weight and has a long lasting battery life when compared to other Notebooks or laptops. But unfortunately, MacBook Air Notebook cannot always stay protected against data loss like any other laptop. There are several factors which may lead to loss of an important file from your MacBook Air Notebook. Most commonly this type of hazardous situation arises when any of the below discussed point turns to be true but luckily you can recover all those files without leaving a single one, with the help of a data recovery tool.

Different data loss scenarios

  • Accidental File Deletion: This is the most common mistake committed by many Mac users. You may accidentally delete some files by using “Command + Delete” key combination and also clear them from Mac Trash by emptying Trash, making it impossible to restore
  • Accidental Format: If you accidentally format a Volume on your MacBook Air notebook, then you may end up losing all your important files from that particular Volume of the hard drive
  • Catalog File Corruption: Catalog files are the files used by file manager to save information about file hierarchy on Mac volume. These files are quiet prone to corruption due to reasons like, OS corruption, virus attack etc. and as a result data loss situation might occur
  • Volume Header Corruption: The volume header gets corrupted when you make use of any third party tool for repartitioning the Volume. During the repartitioning process, if some error occurs then it may damage the Volume header resulting in data loss
  • Virus Attack: While downloading files from the internet, there is a high chance of virus attack. Virus may also get transferred to your system, when you connect a virus infected USB drive or memory card to your MacBook Air. Hence, this may lead to loss of files

Whenever files are deleted or lost from your MacBook Air Notebook, the OS marks that file space as a free space available for storing new files. It means, as long as no new files are added, or new applications downloaded, the deleted file’s space does not get replaced. However, if you do add new files, then the chances of the deleted file getting overwritten is high and chances of recovery will be less. Therefore it is suggested not to use your MacBook Air Notebook after any kind of data loss, till data recovery.

About the Recovery Software

In such situations when files gets deleted or missing from your MacBook Air Notebook, then Yodot Mac Data Recovery is considered as the best possible option which lets you to get back all your lost files and folders including documents, videos, songs, photos and all other files, that too in the most efficient way. It ensures easy as well as complete recovery of files. Moreover it also ensures safe data recovery as it is carried out in read only mode. It supports MacBook Air, Pro etc and 100% compatible with all versions of Mac OS X. It even provides preview of the file which enables more efficient Mac data recovery as what you see is what you can get.

Recovery Steps

  • Download Yodot Mac Data Recovery software and install it to your Mac machine
  • Wait till the software gets installed and after installation, run the software to know about the steps involved in the recovery process
  • On the main screen you will find two options, they are “Volumes Recovery” and “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery”
  • Make your selection based on the requirement
  • As soon as you select the option, the software displays all the drives present in your computer
  • Select the drive from where you want to perform the recovery
  • On the next window you can see all the volumes present in the drive you have selected
  • Now, select the Volume from where you want to recover files
  • Let the software scan the Volume and after completing the scanning process, it will display all the files present in the Volume
  • Select the files you want to recover and continue by clicking on “Next”
  • On the next window you can see all the recoverable files. The Red Cross mark indicates that the files are being deleted
  • Choose the files that you want to recover. You can even choose all the files by just clicking on “Mark all”
  • Preview the files prior to saving
  • At last save the recovered files in a desired location


  • Check twice before deleting any file from your MacBook Air Notebook
  • Download any good antivirus software so that you can easily get rid of virus
  • Do not install the recovery software on the same Volume from where you lost the files
  • Do not save recovered files on the original location

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