Being the most advanced file system Apple Inc. has ever developed, APFS is becoming more and more widely used in external HDD, saying formating external HDD to APFS. But data loss on APFS external HDD may happen due to various reasons as well. When losing files on APFS external HDD, the easiest way to recover lost data is turn to APFS external HDD data recovery solution.
When comes to APFS external HDD data recovery, APFS data recovery freeware like iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery is one of the best choices, which can effectively get lost files back from APFS external HDD in macOS 10.15/10.14/10.13/10.12 and OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7.
APFS external HDD data recovery software: iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery
iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery is a free Mac data recovery software that can recover deleted/lost files from APFS external HDD, recover data from formatted APFS external HDD, recover data from unmountable APFS external HDD, recover data from inaccessible APFS external HDD, recover data from corrupted APFS external hard drive, recover data from APFS hard drive, USB flash drive, memory card, pen drive, recover deleted/lost APFS partition, etc.
Aside from APFS data recovery, iBoysoft Mac Data can also recover data from HFS drive, HFS+ drive, FAT32 drive, exFAT drive, etc. no matter those drives are external hard drive, hard drive, USB drive, SD card or pen drive.
Steps to recover lost data from APFS external HDD with iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery
After downloading and installing iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery on our Mac, only 4 steps needed to get lost files back.
Step 1: Launch iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery.
Step 2: Choose the APFS external HDD at which we have lost files, then click "Next" to scan for all lost files on the drive.
Step 3: Preview the scanning results, choose files we want to recover, and then click "Recover" to finish APFS external HDD data recovery on Mac.
Step 4: Go through to ensure we have got all lost files back.
Tips for APFS external HDD data recovery
To recover data from APFS external HDD on Mac, we should avoid making any further operation on the APFS external HDD before performing data recovery. Operations like saving files, reformatting are particularly should be avoided.
That's because those further operations will write data to the APFS external HDD, and are very possible to cover the original files. For files that have been covered by new data, it is impossible to get them back.