Sometimes, while exploring the files, we accidentally make a mistake and delete a file. Many of the files which you have deleted could be of your use. Nothing is as much terrible as the feeling that one has when he accidentally delete any important file. Whether it is your memorable photos or any official document, no one want to get the experience of losing something.
Possibly, everyone encounters this situation once in their life. Unfortunately, there is no undo button available to revert the loss, but thankfully the data will not completely be deleted at once. There are some possible ways to recover them on Mac.
Methods to Recover Deleted Files on MAC
Here, we get a few tricks which may be helpful for you if you accidentally delete any file.
Check the Trash Folder
When you delete any files on Mac, it will not remove them immediately. Instead of deleting any file Mac will move it to the Trash folder, so you can recover the file from there. Thus, first of all, check the Trash folder and look for the deleted file. If you get it, then very good directly recover the file from there.
Recover the Files using Time Machine
Creating a backup is the most essential thing you all should do to secure your crucial documents. You can use any cloning app to clone your files on Cloud storage. Apple’s Time machine application is an inbuilt feature of Mac which you can use. It requires only a one-time setup and creates a back up of the files on an external hard drive. So if you’re using the Time machine app, follow these steps to recover a file.
- Launch the Time machine application from the dock of the Mac.
- Navigate to the time when you deleted the file by scrolling up in finder interface.
- Once you get the backup folder, explore the finder window in order to get the file which you deleted accidentally.
- When you get the file, click on Spacebar to preview the file. If it is the same deleted file, select the Restore option.
The Bottom Lines…
“Prevention is always better than cure”- the famous proverb is well suited in any situation. The same applies here as well. You have to create a regular backup of your important files and data. But, if you don’t have back up of your files and the lost data is holds importance, hence, the last option you have is data recovery center. Therefore, go to any data recovery company and restore your files and create back up of every file for next time.
I’m Jack Nelson, 29, a software engineer, graduated from Harvard University & worked at Hedgehog Lab for 5 years as a senior app developer. Being a full-time blogger and digital marketer, started TutuApp to write about emerging apps & websites around the world.