How to Regain Large Deleted Files from Mac?

“I have accidentally deleted a folder from my Mac computer that contained large amount of files. After realizing about my mistake, I have right clicked on Trash Bin to open it and restore the files which I have deleted. But this time too I committed mistake and clicked on ‘Empty Trash Bin’ option. As a consequence of choosing this option, Trash got cleaned completely and it does not have single file now. Is there any procedure that will help me to recover large deleted files from my Mac computer? Hope to get positive response”

Many users have discussed about above problem in online forums seeking for the help to regain large deleted files from Mac computer. Usually Mac does not remove files when you delete; it is built in with a folder called Trash Bin. This folder does not have size limit and it can store even large deleted files. However, once Trash Bin is emptied, you will not find any other option in Mac system to bring back those large files which you have deleted mistakenly. To get them back, you have to utilize any prominent file recovery software on Mac computer.

Assumed causes behind large file deletion:

  • At the time of moving large files from one location to another, you may mistakenly click on “Delete” option instead of choosing “Copy” option
  • If you delete large amount of files from Mac Terminal then it does not get stored in Trash Bin and directly gets deleted
  • Mistakenly Formatting the drive will lead to lose large amount of files from your Mac computer
  • Emptying Trash Bin will remove entire data from it and if any deleted folder contain large files which is important then you may lose it from Mac

Software to recover large deleted files:

In order to fulfill successful recovery of files, you are recommended to make use of Yodot Mac File Recovery software. This software will guide you to get back complete data from Mac computer without altering original quality of files which is lost and already saved in it. It will show you available drives of your Mac computer along with its details such as size, file system as well as drive type so that recovery process could go smoothly without any difficulties. Along with recovering deleted files from Mac, it will allow you to rescue files which is lost out of your knowledge from devices such as memory stick, flash drive, external hard drive, memory card and so on. If you have different accounts in Mac system then it will separately show the names of the specific accounts and display files present it so that you can restore files from that particular account.

Instructions to get back large deleted files from Mac system:

  • Download the software and install it to your Mac computer
  • As soon as the software gets installed run it to find out steps included to regain large deleted files
  • Main screen shows two options which are “Deleted File Recovery” and “Lost File Recovery”
  • Choose “Deleted File Recovery” to restore large files which got deleted mistakenly
  • On the next screen you can see available drive; click on any one drive and then hit on “Next” to start scanning
  • The application will display list of file types which is available to recover
  • Select files which you want otherwise click on “Skip” option to choose all files by default
  • Verify recovered files using two view types which are “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • Finally save restored files in a safe and accessible location

Useful recommendations:

  • Never utilize Mac Terminal to delete large amount of files from Mac computer
  • Cross check files before you delete them and at the same time go through the contents present in Trash before you empty it

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