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How to Recover Deleted Folder on Mac

Can I Recover Deleted Folder on Mac?

I accidentally deleted the whole family folder on my Macbook Pro accidentally. I dragged the folder to Trash folder and then emptied it. I have many precious family videos and pictures on that folder. I need to recover the folder and please do give me some suggestions. Best regards.

If you have made the backup of the folder with Time Machine, you can recover the deleted folder on Time Machine. If you haven’t, you don’t have to be too worried too. Indeed, the deleted folder will be marked as inaccessible data on your Mac. So, as long as the deleted folder has not been overwritten by new data on your Mac, you can possibly restore it with the help Mac deleted folder recovery software.

Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac is such a program that helps you to restore lost folder on Mac effortlessly, no matter folders on your Mac are lost because of deletion, formatting or even corruption. With the help of it, you can easily recover almost all file types from your lost Mac folder, including photos, audio files, videos, document files, archive files and more. Currently, this tool is fully compatible with Macbook Air, Macbook Pro, iMac, Mac Mini, etc.

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Recover Deleted Folder on Mac in 3 Steps

Note: Please do not install the app on partition/volume that your folder is deleted from on your Mac.

Step 1 Choose recovery mode to start Mac deleted folder recovery

Launch the application on your Mac and you’ll see a window as the image below.

To recover deleted folder on Mac, you can take “Lost File Recovery” mode as a first try.

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Step 2 Scan the partition/volume that the folder was deleted from

Then the program will show all partitions/volumes on your Mac, you just need to select the one that the folder was deleted from and click “Scan” to begin searching for deleted data on it.

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Step 3 Recover deleted folder on Mac

After scanning, found contents on the scanned partition/volume will be displayed in “Folder” or “File Type” in the window.

You can select your deleted folder and view how many of files on it can be recovered. Then you just need to mark the folder or files you want to recover and click “Recover” to save them back to your Mac.

Note: To avoid data overwritten, please do not save the recovered folder or files back to the original partition/volume.

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