Convert to APFS failed, how to recover lost data?

Posted by Juno to Mac Data Recovery Tips on December 5th, 2017

APFS is so advanced than previous file systems (HFS, HFS+, etc.) that most of us are eager to format our drives to APFS. Converting to APFS is easy with Disk Utility. However, some users said that they've failed to convert to APFS and even lost all their data on Mac.

In fact, there are chances that the conversion halted in between. Conversion failure may cause unexpected results to our Mac, and one of the most terrible effects is data loss. So if converting to APFS failed, iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac is a reliable tool to recover lost data.

Recover lost data after failing to convert to APFS with iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac

iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac can easily recover lost data after failing to convert drives to APFS, recover lost data from formatted APFS hard drives, recover lost data from unmountable APFS drives, recover lost data from unreadable APFS hard drives, recover lost data from inaccessible APFS drives, recover deleted/lost APFS partition, recover deleted/lost data from APFS partition, etc.

Aside from APFS data recovery, iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac can also perform reliable data recovery from drives formatted as HFS, HFS+, exFAT, FAT32, recover lost data from formatted, unmountable, inaccessible, corrupted hard drive, external hard drive, SD card, USB drive, pen drive, etc. on macOS 1Big Sur 11/10.15/10.14/10.13/10.12 and Mac OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7.

Steps to recover lost data after failing to convert drive to APFS with iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac

After downloading and installing iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac on our Mac, only 3 steps needed to get lost files back.

Step 1: Launch iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac.

Recover lost data after failed to convert to APFS with iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac

Step 2: Choose the drive which we failed to convert to APFS, then click "Next" to scan for all lost files on the drive.

Step 3: Preview scanning results, choose files we want to recover, and then click "Recover" to finish data recovery on Mac.

Step 4: Have a check to ensure we have recovered all lost files.

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