How to Retrieve Unreadable Flash Drive on Mac

“While trying to access data from my flash drive on Mac computer, its showing error message like ‘un readable’ and later its asking me to initialize or partition, when I click on partition its displays the message like “it will delete all information”. But I don’t want to lose the data which is stored in that flash drive. Is there any other way to solve this issue? Reply soon……”

A flash drive is a portable storage device that can be used to transfer files from one computer to another. By using flash drive, you can easily carry files and documents which are stored in your PC systems from one place to another. Due to its portability it has replaced all other devices such as DVD, CD and floppy drive for data storage. It is highly used to take backup of system data. Highest storage capacity of flash drive currently available in market is 256 gigabytes.

However, user may get frustrated if he/she has stored huge amount of significant data in flash drive and later it becomes unreadable due to various reasons. Once it becomes unreadable, then you cannot access the data which is stored in it. The reasons for flash drive becomes unreadable are:

  • Improper ejection of flash drive from Mac system when the file transfer process is being carried out can cause to corruption of flash drive’s file system as a result it will become unreadable
  • Flash drive will become unreadable due to incompatible issues between the file system of  flash drive and Mac computer
  • Corruption of File system will  make flash drive unreadable on Mac system

In case your flash drive is showing unreadable error message due to any of above listed situation then what can be done in such case? How will you restore data from unreadable flash drive? Nothing to worry about it!!! Nowadays lots of data recovery software is available in order to retrieve data from unreadable flash drive. If you are using Mac system, then you can choose Yodot Mac Data Recovery software to get the best result.

Software to recover unreadable flash drive:

Yodot Mac Data Recovery is the best software to recover data from unreadable flash drive on Mac system. This application helps to restore all kind of data such as videos, photos, music files, MS Office documents, compressed archives, PDFs from unreadable flash drive. Also, this software helps to restore data from corrupted, formatted, inaccessible flash drive on Mac computer. Also, this utility helps to recover data after kernel panic error on Mac OS X. This application is compatible with all latest versions of Mac OS X Operating System such as Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks and Yosemite.

Procedure to recover unreadable flash drive:

  • First Connect unreadable flash drive to your Mac computer
  • Then, download and install Yodot Mac Data Recovery software on Mac system
  • Run the application and follow onscreen instructions in order to recover data from unreadable flash drive
  •  First from main screen you will get two options such as “Volume Recovery” and “Formatted/reformatted Recovery”,select any option in order to retrieve data from unreadable flash drive
  • After that, this tool will display list of volumes which is present in your Mac system, choose the volume which represents flash drive
  • Next this tool will thoroughly scan selected drive or volume and shows data under “Data View” or “File Type View”. Mark the files that you want to restore and click on “Next” button. At last, select destination where the recovered flash drive data has to be store

Points to be Remember:

  • After unreadable flash drive recovery, do not save retrieved  files and folders to the same flash drive
  • Avoid improper disconnection of flash drive from host devices while transferring or accessing its data