How to recover lost data after APFS encryption stuck?

Posted by Juno to Mac Data Recovery on January 18th, 2018

Security and privacy of our personal files are always important things. To safeguards files on Mac, macOS Mojave 10.14 and High Sierra 10.13 have changed the setting and made Mac internal hard drive been automatically encrypted after upgrading. Aside from Mac internal hard drive, we may also want to format our external drive to APFS and encrypt it.

However, the encryption may be stuck during the process. After APFS encryption stuck, we can't access the APFS drive as well as files on it. Facing this problem, the first and most important thing is to get lost files back.

Tips for recovering lost data after APFS encryption stuck

Before performing data recovery, we should keep in mind that any further operation on the APFS drive may bring damages to the drive and cause unnecessary data loss. Reformatting the drive and saving new files on the drive are especially should be avoided.

Recover lost data after APFS encryption stuck with iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery

iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery is the best APFS data recovery software that can easily recover lost data after APFS encryption stuck, recover lost data from encrypted APFS volume, recover deleted/lost files from APFS drive, recover data from formatted APFS hard drive, recover data from unmountable APFS drive, recover data from unreadable APFS drive, recover data from corrupted APFS drive, recover deleted/lost APFS partition, etc.

Aside from that, iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery can also recover data from FAT32 drives, exFAT drives, HFS+ drives, recover data from formatted, unmountable, unreadable, corrupted hard drive, external hard drive, USB flash drive, SD card, pen drive, etc. on macOS 10.14/10.13/10.12 and 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7.

Steps to recover lost data after APFS encryption stuck with iBoysoft Mac Data recovery

Step 1: Launch iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery on Mac.

Step 2: Choose the encryption stuck APFS drive, then click "Next".

Recover lost data after APFS encryption stuck

Step 3: Enter password to start searching for lost files on the drive.

Step 4: Preview the searching results, choose files we need, then click "Recover" to get lost files back.

Step 5: Go through to ensure we have got all lost files back.

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