How to recover deleted files from APFS drive?

Posted by Katrina to Mac Data Recovery on October 24th, 2018

APFS is the newest and default file system for macOS Mojave 10.14‎ and High Sierra 10.13. Compare to the previous HFS+, APFS is more reliable and faster that is highly recommended for SSD and flash drives. Although APFS drives are more stable, nobody can avoid data loss on them.

Similar to the other file systems, data loss from APFS volume mostly happens in accidental deletion. Accidentally deleting is easy to do. It frequently occurs when you clean up the disk space and empty the Mac Trash. Then you realize one of deleted folders contains important working files or precious photos. But it's too late. Once you have emptied the Mac Trash, all deleted files becomes inaccessible. Is it possible to get deleted files back? How to deleted files from APFS drive? Just keep reading!

Is it possible to get deleted files back from APFS drive?

Yes, it is. After file deletion, the operating system only erases files from the file directory, but any deleted file still reminds on the storage until the storage space is reused by other data. In this case, the operating system is unable to see files you deleted on APFS drive. Fortunately, as long as you have an appropriate data recovery tool, deleted files recovery from APFS drive is not a problem. So please stop doing any operation and download the best APFS data recovery software to recover deleted files from APFS drive.

How to recover deleted files from APFS drive?

Here recommend you iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery, which can help you to recover accidentally deleted files form APFS drive, even emptied from Mac Trash. It can supports to recover thousands of file types, including documents, pictures, audios, videos, emails, etc. in macOS Mojave 10.14/High Sierra 10.13.

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Apart from deleted files recovery from APFS drive, iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery enables you to 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.

Step-by-step tutorial to recover deleted files from APFS drive 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 where you have deleted files.

Recover deleted files from APFS drive 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.

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