Recover Lost Data after Reinstalling Mac OS?



updated on 2018-02-25 to Mac Data Recovery Solutions

"Hi, I need help to recover my data. Yesterday, I reinstalled Mac OS on my MacBook. And now, I realized that some of the important files I need to finish my work project are gone. I tried to follow some methods I could found on the internet. However, I'm not a tech guy. So it's hard for me to follow the methods."

Recover Lost Data after Reinstalling Mac OS?

Is it hard to restore lost data after reinstalling Mac OS? Yes, you will lose some files after you reinstalled MacOS. So next time, make sure you back up all the important files to the external hard drive, flash disk, or cloud storage services like Google Drive and Dropbox, etc. But, don't worry. It's not too late for you to recover the files as the system on Mac has been reinstalled. Today, we will show you how to recover lost data after you reinstalled Mac OS. So put any distraction aside, and give this article your full attention.

Download data recovery tool for recovery data after reinstalling Mac OS

First, let's talk about the Data Recover tool we will use to recover your lost data after reinstalling Mac OS. Among all the Data Recovery Software you can find on the internet, there's a software that's not only reliable to handle any Data Recovery tasks, but also perfectly suitable for all MacOS. Not to mention that it's also very easy to use. In fact, to recover your files, you only need to do few simple clicks, and let the software do the magic. It's as easy as counting 1-2-3.

The software is Magoshare Data Recovery for Mac which can help you completely and quickly recover all lost data from a reinstalled Mac system. Click the button below to download this software and install it on your Mac.

Once it has been downloaded and installed on your Mac, simply run it and follow the method to recover your lost file.

Note: Make sure you didn't change the hard drive after you re-install Mac OS on your Mac. If that's what you did, then you need to connect the old hard drive before you follow the method below.

An Easy Guide to Recover Lost Files after Reinstalling Mac OS

Step 1: Choose the hard drive, and scan for your lost files.

After Magoshare Data Recovery for Mac is running on your Mac, you can see a list of the hard drive, its partitions, and storage devices which are connected to your Mac. Now, click on the hard drive where the lost files formerly exist. Next, click on the "Scan" button to start scanning for your lost files.

Recover Lost Data after Reinstalling Mac OS?

Step 2: Find your lost files and recover them.

On the next screen, you can see the preview of all the lost files you can recover. Now find the files you want to recover, click them all, and click on the "Recover Now" button to start the recovery process.

Recover Lost Data after Reinstalling Mac OS?

Step 3: Wait until the process is done.

Last, just wait until the recovery process is done. It may take no more than five minutes or longer depending on how many files you want to recover, and how big the size of the files. So just wait and don't try to run any apps or the process may run slower.

Once the process is done, close the software, and check your hard drive to see that all the files now have been successfully recovered.