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Disk Utility can't repair APFS volume, how to recover data?

Good day. I can't repair APFS Volume. I tried: diskUtil, fsck_apfs, repair from recovery mode. But nothing helps me. Also this volume is encrypted by FileVault (I remember password). So, maybe someone know what can I do to recover files/repair file system.

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iBoysoft author Ciki Liu

Ciki Liu

Answered on Friday, June 14, 2024

 

Since Disk Utility and fsck command fail to repair your drive, you can fix the corrupted APFS drive by formatting it. Before that, use professional Mac data recovery software to restore data from APFS drive first.

Formatting will erase your all data and files from the drive. Therefore, if you have precious data stored in the corrupted APFS drive, it's highly important and necessary to recover data from corrupted APFS drive before wiping it out.

For APFS recovery, iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac is a powerful and versatile Mac data recovery tool that you can trust. It's able to recover files from APFS hard drive on Mac with a high recovery rate and guaranteed secure. In addition, it supports SD card recovery, USB flash drive recovery, and a wide range of storage media.

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How to fix corrupted APFS drive by formatting it:

Step 1. Go to Disk Utility and select your drive. Remember to select the whole drive instead of only the volume.

Step 2. Click on the Erase button at the right window. Here, you won't be asked to enter the FileVault key. A formatting prompt will pop up and ask you to fill in the chart, including the Name, Format, and Scheme.

Step 3. After assigning required information to the drive, tap on the Erase button again. Once the formatting procedure is finished, click Done and exit Disk Utility.

Now you should successfully fix the corrupted APFS.

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