Retrieve Files Moved to Trash on Mac

Mac users are fond to avail various handy features provided by Macintosh operating system. Among various functionalities, Trash is one the most essential facility that makes Mac user more comfortable at the time of accidental deletion of vital files. Usually Mac users can easily restore files moved to Trash on Macintosh system using “Put back” option. However, there are various situations where user may remove files moved to Mac Trash such as mistakenly deleting selected files in Trash using “Delete” option, emptying Trash without checking files and folders accumulated in it, enabling “Auto Empty Trash” option in Trash bin and others.

Often most of Mac users step into this type of data loss scenarios and bother about valuable files deleted or lost from Mac Trash folder. Hence, it is necessary to understand what is going to happen after loss or removal of a file from Trash. Actually when you delete a file from Mac Trash, only its file pointers get erased from file system table. So, the file remains safe in the same location until its storage space is not overwritten by new files. By executing file recovery procedure using suitable file restoration software, one can get back files lost or erased after moving to Trash on Mac system.

Mac Trash file recovery tool:

Yodot Mac File Recovery is one among the most used file retrieval software to restore deleted or lost files that are moved to Trash on Mac computer. It can proficiently get back all types of files from Mac Trash folder. This application can easily recognize and regain documents, presentations, compressed files, media files, etc. from Trash on Mac. One can even extract command shift deleted and formatted files form Mac hard drive volumes efficiently using this program. Along with Mac desktop / laptop, you can also restore files from Trash on iMac, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and others running with Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks operating systems. This tool can also restore deleted or lost files from removable storage devices like external hard drives, pen drives, memory card, SSD drives and others on Mac systems.

Steps to rescue files moved to Trash on Mac system:

  • Download and install Yodot Mac File Recovery software to Macintosh machine
  • Open installed tool and follow instructions specified on screen
  • In main screen you will find two options such as “Deleted File Recovery” and “Lost File Recovery” option
  • Select any of the option based on file loss scenario in Mac Trash
  • In next windows you will find all volumes or drives present in Mac system
  • Select primary drive to restore files form Trash on Mac computer
  • Now, this application scans selected volume and displays all the restorable files and folders from Mac Trash
  • Later, mark files which you would like to recover back and click "Next" button
  • Finally specify new destination location using “Browse” option and save retrieved files

Useful Instructions:

  • Verify all the files moved to Trash before emptying that folder on Mac system
  • Backup vital files stored in Mac system on any external storage device to overcome unforeseen loss or deletion of files
  • Often visit Mac Trash to restore back any unintentionally deleted files

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