iBeesoft Mac Data Recovery cannot find APFS partition, how to solve?

Posted by Katrina to Mac Data Recovery on April 25th, 2018

Hi there, today when I inserted in my 2 TB external hard drive, I couldn't see one of APFS partitions in Finder or mount it in Disk Utility. In order to get important files back, I downloaded iBeesoft Mac Data Recovery on official site. When I launched it, I couldn't see the lost APFS partition in the list, so I clicked "Find not listed local disk/partition". Even though I tried again and again, iBeesoft Mac Data Recovery cannot find APFS partition. Is there any other software can recover data from APFS partition?

iBeesoft Mac Data Recovery is one of popular APFS data recovery programs. But according to the user experience of it, many people complain that iBeesoft Mac Data Recovery cannot find APFS partition. Can iBeesoft Mac Data Recovery support APFS? Which software is the best one to recover data from APFS partition? Just read ahead to find the answer.

Does iBeesoft Mac Data Recovery support APFS?

The answer is "No". iBeesoft Mac Data Recovery is only compatible with macOS High Sierra, but it can't recognize any APFS disks. Based on the tests we made, APFS disk can't appear in the disk list of iBeesoft Mac Data Recovery.

Actually, as APFS is a new and complex file system, there are a few Mac data recovery software that can truly support it. Here recommend you iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery.

Best APFS data recovery software

iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery is the best APFS data recovery software that can recover deleted/lost data from APFS partition. iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery can work in different loss situations which including corrupted, formatted, unreadable, unmountable, inaccessible, etc.

Besides, iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery also support HFS+, HFS, FAT32 and exFAT on macOS Mojave 10.14/High Sierra 10.13/10.12 Sierra and Mac OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7. It supports almost all storage devices, like memory card, USB flash drive, external hard drive, hard drive and other storage devices.

Tutorial to recover lost data from APFS partition with iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery

Step 1: Download & Launch iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery.

If you lost data on system drive, to increase the possibility of data recovery, please download iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery on an external hard drive. After downloading completely, double click the dmg file and you will see the below blue installation window. Then double click iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery icon to directly run it (instead of dragging it to Applications folder).

Recover lost data from APFS partition with iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery

Step 2: Click "Find Lost APFS Partitions" at top right corner.

Recover lost data from APFS partition with iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery

Step 3: Select the drive where you lost partition and click "Next".

Step 4: After lost APFS partition is found, please select it and then click "Next" to scan data.

Step 5: Preview listed scanning results, choose files we need, and click "Recover" to get them back.

Verdict

If you are the one who lost data in APFS partition and want to recover important files from APFS partition, iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery will be your best assistant which offers comprehensive solution to APFS data recovery. Firstly, it is the only one which can recover data from encrypted APFS startup drive and external hard drive. Secondly, it uses different filtering and sorting options that you can quickly target the needed files. Thirdly, its powerful preview function will surprise you. You are allowed to preview videos, music, pictures, documents and others that Mac computer supports. Just download iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery, it will never let you down.

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