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iMac Recovery: How to Recover Data from iMac

Can I Recover Deleted Files from iMac?

I’m holding an iMac 27" and I want to recover all my lost data on it, which was deleted by me accidentally. I do not have a backup, so I’m not able to retrieve the data with time machine. Is there any good solutions? I need my files back urgently.

Honestly, the best and easiest way to prevent data loss issue is to make good use of Time Machine on your iMac. This system utility will backup almost everything on you Mac. You’ll be able to retrieve the lost files from Time Machine backup with ease. But if this utility does not help, you’ll still be able to recover data from iMac with a third-party iMac data recovery utility.

Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac is a safe and powerful iMac recovery program that aims to retrieve iMac data lost due to accidental deletion, virus inflection, system error, formatting, etc. Keep reading this guide, and you’ll possibly be able to reclaim your data lost from iMac, or external storage devices like USB flash drive, external hard drive, memory cards.

Download the trial version of Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac from below.

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Perform iMac Data Recovery in 3 Steps

Step 1 Choose Recovery Mode to Begin iMac Data Recovery

After installing and launching Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac on your iMac, you’ll get an interface as the image below. You just need to select a recovery mode to start.

Here, let’s try “Lost File Recovery” together.

Note: Please do not install the application the partition or volume that your data was lost from.

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Step 2 Select Partition/Volume to Scan Lost Files

In this step, the application will detect and show all partitions/volumes on your iMac, you just need to select the one you want to recover data from to begin scanning for lost files.

“Enable Deep Scan” is an option for you to scan formatted files on your iMac. You’ll be able to select specific file type that you need by hitting “Select File Type” option too.

Note: If you want to recover data from an external storage device, please ensure that it can be well-connected with your iMac.

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Step 3 Preview and Recover Data from iMac

Now all found contents will be listed in folders, just as the image below displays. You can check how many files you can retrieve with original file names. And for images, you can even be able to preview them.

Then you just need to select these files you need and click “Recover” to save them to your iMac. For recovery safety, please select a new dictation to keep the recovered data.

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