How to undo empty Trash on macOS?

Posted by Katrina to Mac Data Recovery on February 2nd, 2019

Summary: Have you accidentally deleted/removed important files on Mac and even emptied the Trash Bin? Don't worry, just download this free Mac Trash data recovery software and learn about how to undo empty Trash on macOS Catalina 10.15/Mojave 10.14/High Sierra 10.13/Sierra 10.12.

The Mac Trash Bin is a place where stores all the deleted files on Mac in case you deleted a wrong file. So, you can easily put the deleted file back before emptying Mac Trash. However, many Mac users have the habit of removing files to Mac Trash and emptying the Trash to delete useless files. Well, that also causes data loss problems. There are chances when you find something important is mistakenly deleted and emptied in Mac Trash.

Is it possible to restore deleted files from emptied Mac Trash? How to undo empty Trash on macOS? Jsut keep reading.

Is it possible to undo empty Trash on macOS?

Sure, you can undo empty Trash on macOS. Whenever you deleted a file, the operating system just removes the entry instead of the file itself. The space of this deleted file will be marked as available for saving new data. Fortunately, a Mac Trash data recovery tool like iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery can trace the deep entry and eventually find the RAW files.

Tips: Once you delete a file and empty the Mac Trash, please stop using the Mac device until you get a professional data recovery software. Because any operation is possible to overwrite the deleted file. Until now, none of software can recover overwritten files.

How to undo empty Trash on macOS?

iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery is a free Mac Trash data recovery tool that can recover emptied Mac Trash, recover data after using Command+Shift+Delete, recover files deleted by RM command, recover data from formatted, unmountable, corrupted, inaccessible hard disks, external hard drives, USB flash drives, SD card, memory cards, etc. It can recognize more than 500+ file types including documents, pictures, audios, videos, emails, etc. It is compatible with macOS Catalina 10.15/macOS Mojave 10.14/High Sierra 10.13/Sierra 10.12 and Mac OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7.

Besides, iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery also has many easy-to-use features. It delievers many different filetering or sorting functions to help you quickly target the right contents. Meanwhile, it allows you to preview files before recovering. iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery can preview all file formats that your Mac supports, including videos, music files, etc.

Step-by-step tutorial to recover deleted files emptied from Mac Trash with iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery

Step 1: Download and install iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery on our Mac.

Step 2: Launch iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery, and choose the drive which we have deleted files.

Recover emptied Mac Trash with iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery

Step 3: Click "Next" to scan all lost files.

Step 4: Preview the files in the scanning results and choose files we want to recover, then click "Recover" button to recover those files.


It's quite easy to undo empty Trash on macOS when you are using a right data recovery software. iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery is always your best choice due to its powerful recovery ability, fast recovery speed, high compatibility and easy-to-use functions. Just download iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery free vesion and get your deleted files in the most effective and feasible way.

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