How to Recover Lost Data from Damaged APFS Partition without Data Loss?

Posted by Molly to Mac Data Recovery on June 14th, 2018

As a file system, APFS is also vulnerable to virus attacks, sudden power off while data transferring, bad sector and corrupted file system. What if you have important data stored on the damaged or corrupted APFS partition? Can you recover lost data from damaged APFS partition? Keep reading to get the best solution.

How to verify if the APFS partition is damaged?

If you have encountered errors as below, it's very likely that your APFS is damaged or corrupted.

1. APFS drive not mounting in Disk Utility;

2. APFS drive crashed after macOS Catalina/Mojave/High Sierra update failed;

3. AppleAPFSMedia is uninitialized;

4. fsroot tree is invalid.

The damaged APFS partition will be unmountable, unreadable, and inaccessible on Macs. Thus, you may think that the data on the damaged or corrupted APFS partition is lost. The good news is, you can recover lost data from damaged APFS partitions with professional APFS data recovery software, like iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery.

How to recover lost data from damaged APFS partition with iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery?

iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery is professional and best APFS data recovery software that helps you recover lost data from APFS partitions damaged due to above reasons. Besides, it's also able to recover deleted/lost data from APFS partition, recover lost data from formatted APFS drive, recover deleted/lost APFS partition, recover lost data after resizing APFS container and so on.

Besides, iBoysoft Mac Data recovery supports data recovery from HFS+, HFS, exFAT, FAT32 hard drives and external drives like USB drives, flash drives, SD cards, memory cards, digital camera, etc.

Step-by-step guide to recover lost data from damaged APFS partition

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

Step 2: Launch this program. Choose the damaged APFS partition and click "Next". The program will start scanning this drive for recoverable files.

PS: If you can't see the damaged APFS partition, you can click "Find lost APFS Partitions" on the top right corner.

Recover lost data from damaged APFS partition

Step 3: After the scanning process finishes, you can click the found files and preview.

Step 4: Choose what you want to get back and click "Recover".

Step 5: Go through the recovered files and make sure all desired files are back.

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