Recover lost data from unmountable hard drive on Mac

Posted by Autumn X to Mac Data Recovery Tips on June 2nd, 2017

Unmountable hard drive can happen to anyone at any time. When you connect a USB hard drive to your Mac, you may see it in Disk Utility as "Not Mounted". This article will give the reasons and solution to this situation.

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Reasons make hard drive fail to mount

Hard drive fails to mount due to vast reasons. Here are some common reasons.

  • Software conflicts
  • Disk utility failure
  • File system corruption
  • Malware or virus attack
  • Malfunctioning of operating system

Besides those reasons, there are other reasons make a hard drive cannot be mounted successfully. Data in your unmountable hard drive will be lost. If your hard drive fails to mount on Mac, you need to recover lost data from unmountable hard drive first, and fix the issue of unmountable hard drive later.

To recover lost data from unmountable hard drive sounds complex and troublesome to you. However, data in unmountable hard drive can be efficiently and easily recovered with the help of prominent unmountable hard drive data recovery software - iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac.

Recover lost data from unmountable hard drive with iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac

iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac is professional software that helps you to recover lost/deleted documents, photos, videos, emails, music, etc. from storage devices in macOS 10.15 (Catalina), 10.14 (Mojave), macOS 10.13 (High Sierra), macOS 10.12 (Sierra‎) and Mac OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7. It can efficiently recover lost data from unmountable hard drive, external hard drive, USB drive, memory card, SD card, etc. on Mac. And iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac is safe and easy to use.

You can recover lost data from unmountable hard drive on Mac with 4 simple steps.

Step-by-step instruction to do unmountable hard drive data recovery

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

Step 2: Launch iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac, and select the unmountable hard drive.

Unmountable hard drive data recovery software - iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac

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

Step 4: Preview the scanning results, choose files you want to recover, and click "Recover" to recover those files from unmountable hard drive.

Besides helping to recover your data from unmountable hard drive, external hard drive, USB drive, memory card, SD card, iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac works well for you to recover lost data from unreadable external hard drive, inaccessible hard drive, formatted drive.

After recovering your data from recover lost data from unmountable hard drive, you can open Disk Utility and run "Erase" to format that unmountable hard drive, then it will work regularly again.

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