How to Retrieve Yosemite File?

“I have accidentally erased few files from Mac system which is running with Yosemite operating system. After deleting, all files disappeared and found nowhere on Mac machine. I have no idea on what to do next, is there any way to restore those files from Mac Yosemite system”

If you have experienced similar situation then go through this page, it is provided with all necessary info to bring back files from Mac Yosemite desktop with ease. Mac Yosemite is major operating system released by Apple Inc. It is loaded with enhanced new features and beautifully designed apps, you will love to use it every day. It has been significantly revised computer operating system with resigned Docks and reduce transparency menu bar. The apps installed in Yosemite system have simple and elegant look to surf the web, send message, read emails and organize your files. It performs all tasks with ultimate speed and saves your precious times. In spite of having such marvelous features, this OS is not free from loss and deletion of files; it is either by technical reasons or by human mistake.

Consequences liable for deletion or loss of files on Mac Yosemite:

  • Unintentionally erasing some files on Yosemite operating system, while freeing up hard drive space leads to deletion of files
  • Deleting files from Trash Bin using 'Command + Shift + Option + Delete' combination to empty Trash without checking its contents will permanently erase files from Mac Yosemite hard disk
  • Accidentally formatting your hard drive on Mac Yosemite computer will erases entire files stored on it
  • While moving files from Mac Yosemite hard drive to external storage drive you may loss files due to unexpected interruption

Once a file is lost or deleted from Mac Yosemite OS, then it is not removed permanently. It is invisible to you, the OS just removes the entries from system and marks the memory as free. But it still remains on its original location until it is overwritten. One easy way to retrieve those files is by using eminent file recovery tool.

Yosemite file recovery software:

Yodot Mac File Recovery is accurate tool to recover lost or deleted files from Mac Yosemite operating system; you can get back your important files such as pictures, documents, music, video clips, compressed files, etc by utilizing this app. It has in-built advanced scanning algorithm to locate and retrieve lost or missing files from Mac Yosemite hard drive. This tool supports lost as well as deleted file recovery from HFS partition, HFS+ partition, HFSX partition, FAT16 partitions and FAT32 partitions / volumes from Mac Yosemite system. It has unique user friendly interface to rescue lost or erased files from Mac Yosemite computer. This utility has capability to restore lost or erased files from different storage devices like SSD drives, flash memory card, USB drives, FireWire drives, iPods and many such devices. Along with Mac Yosemite, this tool is compatible on Mac OS Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks.

Procedure to recover files from Yosemite:

  • Download Yodot Mac File Recovery software and install it on your Yosemite system
  • Launch the tool and follow the steps as shown on screen
  • Now you will get two options namely 'Deleted File Recovery' and 'Lost File Recovery'
  • Select any one as per your requirement, now you can see all drives present in your Mac system
  • Select the drive from where you need to recover the lost or deleted files
  • This tool will display all file types present in your system
  • Just hit on file type you need to retrieve, otherwise press on 'Skip' option to select all files by default
  • This utility will search for erased and lost files by scanning the selected drive
  • After completing the scanning process, click on 'Next'
  • You can view retrieved files in two different views i.e. 'Data View' and 'File Type View'
  • Preview the files before saving and finally save the restored files in destination location

Point to Remember:

  • Keep back up of vital files so that if you lose any files, then back up copy can assist you to rescue files
  • Check Trash Bin, before emptying its contents