How to recover deleted/lost files in macOS High Sierra 10.13?

Posted by Juno to Mac Data Recovery on December 18th, 2017

After upgrading to macOS High Sierra 10.13, our Macintosh HD will be automatically upgraded to an APFS drive. APFS is the name of a new file system, and drives that having APFS file system are called APFS drive. Naturally, when we deleted or lost files on Macintosh HD using macOS High Sierra 10.13, we are deleting or losing files on an APFS drive.

Sometimes, we may lose files in macOS High Sierra 10.13 due to accidental deletion, deleting files and find it is useful later, or mistakenly deleting one file when we actually mean to delete another. No matter we delete files with intention or without intention, the most important thing is find method to get lost files back.

3 methods to recover deleted/lost files in macOS High Sierra 10.13

Here are 3 methods that can help get deleted/lost files back after files deletion in macOS High Sierra 10.13:

Method 1: Recover deleted/lost files from Mac Trash.

Method 2: Restore deleted/lost files from Time Machine.

Method 3: Recover deleted/lost files with macOS High Sierra 10.13 data recovery software.

The first place that we should look for is Mac Trash. After finding deleted/lost files in Mac Trash, just drag them out of the Trash to get them restored. But if we have emptied Mac Trash, deleted/lost files can't be found in Trash. For users who have the habit of backing up files with Time Machine, just restore deleted/lost files from Time Machine.

If both the above 2 methods can't help, Method 3 becomes the best choice for us. With a reliable macOS High Sierra 10.13 data recovery software, we can recover deleted or lost files in macOS High Sierra 10.13. Here is a free macOS High Sierra 10.13 data recovery software - iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery.

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Recover deleted/lost files in macOS High Sierra 10.13 with macOS High Sierra 10.13 data recovery freeware

iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery is a free & professional Mac data recovery that can recover deleted/lost files in macOS High Sierra 10.13, recover deleted/lost files from APFS drive, recover data from formatted APFS drive, recover data from inaccessible APFS drive, recover data from unreadable APFS drive, recover data from unmountable APFS drive, recover data from corrupted APFS drive, recover deleted/lost APFS partition, etc.

Aside from APFS data recovery, iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery can also perform reliable data recovery from FAT32 drives, exFAT drives, HFS drives, HFS+ drives, recover data from formatted, unmountable, inaccessible or corrupted hard drive, external hard drive, USB flash drive, memory card, pen drive, etc. on macOS 10.13/10.12 and macOS 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7.

Steps to recover deleted/lost files in macOS High Sierra 10.13 with iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery

After downloading and installing iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery on our Mac, only 4 steps needed to get lost files back.

Step 1: Launch iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery.

macOS High Sierra 10.13 data recovery freeware: iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery

Step 2: Choose the drive where we have deleted/lost files, then click "Next" to scan for all lost files on the drive.

Step 3: Preview the scanning results, choose files we want to recover, and then click "Recover" to finish deleted data recovery on Mac.

Step 4: Have a check to ensure all lost files have been recovered.

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