How to Restore Pages Document After Force Quit?

“Lost any Pages documents on Mac after force quitting the machine? If yes, then explore the smart way to find out missing or lost documents by reading below…..”

Pages, an iWork application on Mac creates beautiful and professional documentations with no effort. Supported with many advanced features by Apple, Pages can help in generating attractive and user friendly documents. The documents created using Pages will get saved as .pages and this app can handle MS Word files too.

Unfortunately, while accessing Pages file on Mac, if the computer forcefully shuts down or turns off suddenly due to power surge then the document may become invisible from user access. After forcefully quitting Mac, Pages document can go missing because the process may erase all vital factors related to file location, index pointer of file, etc. without which that document cannot be accessed. And hence, user assumes that missing document is lost forever due to force quit. Apart from force quit, Mac users may lose Pages documents in situations like:

  • Abrupt termination of Pages app when any document is active in it
  • Incorrect way of importing documents from MS Word to Pages causing you to say my pages document disappeared on Mac
  • Incomplete transfer of Pages document from one storage location to another
  • Other logical errors with Mac hard drive that stores Pages documents

Not to worry, if at all any Pages document is lost from Mac after force shutdown or due to any of these reasons. As there are numerous third party file restoration software available online, it is now easy to get back missing or lost Pages documents on Mac.

Pages document recovery tool:

Yodot Mac File Recovery is the ultimate tool to retrieve Pages documents on Mac after forceful shutdown. This tool has caliber to get back Pages files that got erased, hidden or lost from Macintosh machines like Mac Mini, iMac, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and Mac Pro. Along with .pages files, it can rescue iWork files, MS Office files, PDFs, Notes, archives and other file formats from Mac OS X. Using this tool it is possible to retrieve files and folders erased from external hard drive, USB flash drive, Mac hard disk drive, SSD, FireWire Drive, memory stick and other storage components on Macintosh machine. One can use this program on Leopard (10.5), Snow Leopard (10.6), Lion (10.7), Mountain Lion (10.8) and Mavericks (10.9) OS X based notebooks and desktops.

Guidelines to extract Pages document on Mac:

  • Download Yodot Mac File Recovery tool on your Macintosh machine where Pages document is missing
  • Install and run the utility; wait till main screen shows two options
  • Now from the two major options on screen, choose ‘Lost File Recovery’ option to get back Pages files after force quit
  • Then, select the drive / volume where Pages documents were previously saved and continue with scanning process
  • View the progress of scanning with the assistance on Status bar
  • You can now see bunch of retrieved files in ‘Data View’ or “File Type View’ modes
  • Select necessary files from the list and save them to new destination location on Mac

Useful Tips!!

  • Do not force quit your Mac when any files like .pages are open; wait till all applications terminate completely
  • Have backup of very crucial Pages document to avoid unexpected file loss

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