How to restore/recover deleted/lost APFS partition on macOS Catalina/Mojave/High Sierra?

By Juno | Posted to Mac Data Recovery on November 24th, 2017 |

Recently, many Mac users have upgraded their macOS to the newest macOS Catalina 10.15/Mojave 10.14/High Sierra 10.13. Different from all previous macOS, the default file system of Catalina/Mojave/High Sierra is APFS (Apple File System). Been regarded as the most advanced file system Apple Inc. has even released, APFS has improved a lot on file management and data security.

However, we also may get into data loss problem using APFS partition. Many Mac users lose their APFS partition after deletion, no matter with intention or without intention. We may delete an APFS partition by accident, delete a partition and find it is useful later, or delete a partition when we actually want to delete another.

How to restore/recover deleted/lost APFS partition?

No matter why we deleted/lost our APFS partition, when we find the deleted/lost APFS partition is still useful, the first thing comes to our mind is how to restore/recover deleted/lost APFS partition. Although it is not an easy thing, we still can find ways to restore/recover deleted/lost APFS partition. The easiest way is using APFS data recovery software - iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery to recover data from deleted/lost APFS partition and then recreate a new APFS partition.

APFS data recovery

iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery is a free & professional Mac data recovery software that can restore/recover deleted/lost APFS partition, recover lost/deleted data from APFS partition, recover data from formatted APFS hard drive, recover data from inaccessible APFS drive, recover data from corrupted APFS drive, recover data from unreadable APFS hard drive, recover data from unmountable APFS drive, recover lost data from encrypted APFS partition, etc. in macOS Catalina 10.15/Mojave 10.14/High Sierra 10.13/10.12 Sierra and Mac OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7.

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

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

Step 1: Launch iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery.

Recover deleted/lost APFS partition with iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery

Step 2: Please click "Find Lost APFS Partitions", choose the hard drive at which we have lost APFS partition, then click "Next" to scan for the deleted/lost APFS partition and then scan data from the found lost/deleted APFS partition.

Step 3: Preview the scanning results, choose files we need, and then click "Recover" to finish deleted APFS partition recovery on Mac.

Aside from APFS data recovery, iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery also supports data recovery from drives formatted as HFS+, FAT32, exFAT, etc. It can perform reliable data recovery from various storage devices, such as hard drive, external hard drive, USB flash drive, memory card and pen drive.

Juno

Juno is a technical expert @iBoysoft. She has over 5-year experience in data recovery/repair technology. She loves to write data recovery tips and tutorials.

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