Convert to APFS failed, how to recover lost data?

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

For the newly released macOS High Sierra, one of the most attractive features is the introduction of APFS file system. As a modern file system that has been designed to replace HFS+ file system, APFS has many impressive features, like snapshots, space sharing among partitions, strong encryption.

Just because APFS has improved so much than previous file systems (HFS, HFS+, etc.), we may be very eager to format our drive to APFS. In Disk Utility, there is a built-in function with which we can easily format our drive to APFS. However, some users said that they failed to convert their Mac to APFS and even lost all their data on Mac.

The real conversion situation varies greatly, and there are chances that the conversion been halted in between. Conversion failure may cause unexpected results to our Mac, and one of the most terrible effects is causing data loss. So after converting to APFS failed, how can we recover lost data? iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery is all we need to recover data after failing to convert to APFS.

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

To avoid data loss, we can seek help from iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery, free & professional Mac data recovery software that can easily recover data after failing to convert drive to APFS, recover data from formatted APFS hard drive, recover data from unmountable APFS drive, recover data from unreadable APFS hard drive, recover data from inaccessible APFS drive, recover deleted/lost APFS partition, recover deleted/lost data from APFS partition, etc.

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

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

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

Step 1: Launch iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery.

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

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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