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No backups, what can I do to recover emptied Mac Trash?

I had material on my iMac desktop I need to recover, after accidentally highlighting all and moving it to the trash. Trash emptied. Some were backed up, but a lot were not. I found EaseUS and installed the trial. Any experience with this software, any other suggestions? Thanks!

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iBoysoft author Anna Yuan

Anna Yuan

Answered on Friday, April 12, 2024

Before you going to use EaseUS to recover the emptied Mac Trash Bin, stop any data writing steps to the Mac hard drive to avoid deeper data loss first. And please be noted that if your Mac is using an SSD with TRIM enabled, EaseUS or any other data recovery software can't help you to retrieve your files. If the TRIM function is turned off, you still get a chance to recover emptied Mac Trash Bin

Since you may have backed up your Mac with Time Machine or iCloud, those backed-up files can be directly restored by Time Machine or iCloud. For other files that you haven't backed up, then data recovery software for recovering emptied Mac Trash could be your lifesaver. And you should choose professional data recovery software for Mac to recover emptied Mac Trash. Compared with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac has a higher recovery rate and is easier to use.

iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac app works on macOS 13/12/11/10.15/10.14/10.13/10.12 and OS X 10.11 smoothly and is able to recover the deleted files from external hard drives, SSD, SD cards, and USB drives on Mac. This app also has a Finder-like UI and is risk-free. To recover emptied Mac Trash with iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac, you only need a few clicks.

  1. Free download iBoysoft Data Recovery for Mac and launch it.
  2. Next, click on Storage Device from the sidebar. From the storage device list, choose your Mac hard drive.
  3. And click Search for Lost Data to scan all lost files on it. Select all the files you need to recover and click the 'Recover' button to retrieve the lost files from emptied Mac Trash and store them in another safe place to avoid data overwriting, such as a healthy external drive.

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