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How to Recover Lost Data From Mac

If you accidentally deleted files from your Mac computer and want to learn how to recover the lost data back on your computer then you have landed on the legitimate page. Usually, when you delete a file from your computer then it goes straightly on the trash can and the method becomes permanent when you wipe out the data from trash can as well. But, if you realize that you have deleted some important documents that you were not supposed to remove then it can be very exasperating and havoc moment.

But with the help of latest technology, recovering lost data on Mac computer has never been easier. In this short guide, we will show you couple of methods that will help to recover all the lost data on your Mac computer. That’s true, it is indubitably possible to restore lost data if you know what to do. Basically, the deleted files are not actually removed from the computer, they are stored in the cache memory of your hard disk and it can be recovered using any data recovery software. Follow the methods communal in this article and you should be able to restore all your lost data by the end of the day.

Method #1: Recover lost data using iCloud

If you delete any file from your Mac hard drive and completely cleared the trash can then also you can recover the files from iCloud. Please note that you must use a Mac computer for this method, any other Apple device such as iPhone or iPad won’t work with this technique.

Step 1. Open iCloud.com from your Mac computer using Safari or any other web browser.

Step 2. Enter your iCloud account credentials and login.

Step 3. Click on “Settings” and from the advanced options, select “Restore Files”.

Step 4. Now, select the files that you want to recover by checking them one by one or you can select all to restore each and every deleted file.

Step 5. Finally, click on “Restore files” to save all the deleted files back on your computer.

Tip: You must recover the deleted files within 30 days or else the files will be permanently removed from iCloud as well. It is the new policy introduced by Apple with the latest update.

Now, if you don’t have iCloud then don’t get dishearten, we will have one trick left to share that requires no additional application or Apple account to recover your erased data.

Method #2: Recover Deleted data from Mac using Tunesbro DiskGeeker.

Tunesbro DiskGeeker for Mac is the most efficient and reliable program to recover deleted or lost data from your Mac hard drive, SSD, USB drive and so on. It doesn’t matter how you deleted or lost the files from your computer, DiskGeeker can recover any kind of deleted data back on your computer in no time. It can recover several types of files on your computer including photos, music, videos, documents, archive files and any other file formats. It is 100% safe to use and it works very fast compared to any other data recovery software. Currently, it is supported in both Windows and Mac computer to give you the top familiarity.

How to use Tunesbro DiskGeeker to recover lost data from Mac?

Step 1. Download the program from the official site and install it on your computer. It is totally free to use, so there’s no harm in trying the software.

Step 2. Launch the program as soon it is installed to see the main graphical unit interface of the tool.

Step 3. Select the types of files that you wish to recover. Alternatively, you can click on “Select All” to recover all types of file formats on your Mac.

Step 4. Choose the driver name from which you have deleted files before and click on “Start Scan” to begin the scanning process. It may take several minutes depending on how much data it is scanning.

Step 5. As soon the scanning process is completed, the software will let you preview each and every deleted data on your computer in a very well itemized categories. You can navigate through each and every folders to see what’s missing in your hard drive.

Step 6. Ultimately, select all the files that you wish to restore and click on “Recover” from the bottom right corner of the tool.

Step 7. Voila! You have successfully recovered all the lost data back on to your computer.


Tunesbro DiskGeeker is one of the most favored data recovery tool and it has been used by thousands of people around the world to recover lost data. It is absolutely free to use and you don’t have to pay anything for the scanning process. However, in order to recover data, you may have to pay a very small one-time fee. If you have any query regarding the program then you are most welcome to contact the staff support.

About the author

Milana Rose, AppLecture news editor. Kind, sympathetic and very inquisitive person, who loves to help people with the “computer”, and not only those challenges sufficiently due to her knowledge. Hobbies – Apple products, drawing, dancing, swimming, a healthy lifestyle. In a private use – MacBook Air, iPad 2, iPhone 4, iPod Nano 5, iPod touch, Mac Mini.
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