How to Get Back Trash from Yosemite?

“Hi! I need quick help! Without my knowledge I have emptied Trash on my Mac with OS X Yosemite. Some of the removed files include my office documents that I need now urgently. But don’t know how to get back emptied Trash from Yosemite based system. Is there any helpful solution to get back Trash files from Yosemite? Please advise me………”

Trash bin in Mac system will function similar to Recycle Bin in Windows, which is designed to provide temporary place for holding deleted files from computer. It is the best option for users to get back files which have been mistakenly deleted. However, most of the Mac users might have faced the above kind of situations in their daily basis. Let us know few of such facts here:

  • Enabling Auto empty Trash on Yosemite will erase all files from Trash automatically
  • Deleting files using Mac terminal on Yosemite will bypass Trash as a result you will permanently lose the files
  • Failure of Time Machine backup when you accidentally empty Trash

Though it is difficult to recover data from emptied trash, it can be performed with no effort. To do so, first you need to stop using your Mac to perform any other operation on it. Because, emptying Yosemite trash bin is a kind of formatting. When you empty Trash, operating system will delete the cataloging of file and free up space to store new files. At this moment you still have a chance to recover the emptied Trash files on Yosemite system. To make this task possible you have to use Mac file recovery software. If you want to choose worthy and quick result tool, then use Yodot Mac File Recovery application.

Restoring emptied Trash on Yosemite:

Yodot Mac File Recovery is the robust tool to retrieve emptied Trash files on Yosemite system. Its recovery algorithms will perfectly scan entire Mac hard drive and restore emptied Trash Bin files on Yosemite system. In addition to Trash files, it also supports to get back deleted and erased files on Yosemite. This application helps to retrieve all kinds of files such as MS Office files, compressed files, RAR files, Keynote files, iWork files, Number files, Pages documents, archives and so on. Also, it will assist you to restore files deleted from Mac Terminal on MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, Mac Mini, iMac and Mac Pro. Along with Yosemite, it is compatible to retrieve emptied Trash files on various versions of Mac OS X such as Snow Leopard, Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks.

Procedure to get back files from emptied Trash on Yosemite:

  • After downloading Yodot Mac File Recovery utility install it on your Yosemite computer
  • Run the application and go through onscreen instructions in order to regain files from emptied Trash
  • From first screen you will get two options “Deleted File Recovery” and “Lost File Recovery”
  • Click on “Deleted File Recovery” option in order to restore emptied Trash
  • After that, this software scans and shows all the volumes present on Yosemite system
  • Choose volume from where Trash files have to be retrieved and click on “Next” button
  • Later, this utility starts scanning process and displays files from selected volume. Finally, save recovered files to a desired location other than source location (Trash folder)

Important Note!!

  • Avoid using unauthorized freeware recovery tools when Trash is emptied
  • Check twice or thrice before deleting unwanted files or folders by using Mac Terminal on Mac system

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