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How to Recover Lost Files in OS X Yosemite with Yosemite Data Recovery

Can't find the file you need in OS X Yosemite? Don't worry. It's somewhere on your Mac. You can try some methods to look for the files you need. Don't take me up wrongly. I don't suggest you open folders one-by-one to look for it. There are better methods available. Below are the 2 fully recommended solutions for how to recover lost files in OS X Yosemite. Check out and choose the one that's right for you.

Solution 1. Find Missing Files with Spotlight

Generally speaking, if you're sure that you have not deleted the file you need, then you can find the missing file by using Spotlight. You may just forget where you've put it in OS X Yosemite. Just click the Spotlight at the top right corner of your Mac, type in the keyword and let it to show results. Click the result to find the file you need. That's it.

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Solution 2. Try Yosemite Data Recovery to Scan Your Mac for Missing Files

If you can't find the file you need with Spotlight or you've accidently delete the file, then you should try the professional Yosemite data recovery software to recover lost data from Yosemite, because there is no manually way available to do the task for you. Yosemite Data Recovery offers you 4 recovery modes to scan your Mac for the lost or deleted file, helping you recover the file easily.

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Support more than 550 file types in OS X Yosemite;
Recover data lost due to format, deletion and inaccessibility;
Offer 4 recovery modes to scan Mac for lost data;
Allow to preview files before the recovery;
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Steps to Use Yosemite Data Recovery to Recover Lost/Deleted Files on Mac

Step 1 Choose the recovery mode

Download the Yosemite Data Recovery on your Mac. Install and launch it. Please don't install the app in the drive where you've lost your files. In the main window, you can see there are 4 recovery modes: Lost File Recovery, Raw Recovery, partition recovery, and Resume Recovery. For each recovery mode, you're able to see its details. Generally speaking, using 'Lost File Recovery' mode is enough for you to recover files in OS X Yosemite.

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Step 2 Scan your Mac for lost files

Select the logical drive where you're lost you files and click the 'Scan' button, letting the program find the lost files for you. If you have not found the lost files, you can select 'Deep Scan'. It will take more time, but can also find more files with complete folder structure.

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Step 3 Preview lost data before recover data from Yosemite

When the scan is finished, all files found are listed in the result window with the original path. From here, you can also search by typing the file's name in the search bar on the top of the window to recover deleted data in Yosemite quickly. Before the recovery, preview the file to make sure it is the file you need.

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Step 4 Recover data from Yosemite

If the file you want to recover from Yosemite is in the list in the result window, to recover it, you just need to check the file and click 'Recover' on the top of the program. And then save the file back to your Mac again. Don't put it in the folder where it was lost. Otherwise, the recovery might fail.

Download the Yosemite Data Recovery trial version to have a try right away!

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