Recover Lost Data from Formatted Western Digital Hard Drive on Mac

“Hi, I have a formatted Western Digital external hard drive. I want to recover some files from the WD hard drive on my Mac. What should I do? Can you give me some suggestion?” - Daniel

recover lost data from formatted Western Digital hard drive on Mac

Having an external Western Digital hard drive is an excellent way to protect information from anything that could happen to your Mac computer. Whether it is that you travel too much, your Mac is vulnerable to electric shortcuts or maybe to viruses, the external hard drive would hold all the information you need in a safe way.

The problem is that, sometimes, this hard drives also present errors, or if you connected it while your Mac was already infected, it can get corrupted. When this kind of things happens, the logical procedure is to format the Western Digital hard drive.

The problem with formatting a Western Digital hard drive is that all the information you were holding will probably be lost, or at least apparently lost. Most people would panic and think their data is gone forever but the truth is that there’s still a way to recover that information. Even if the disk was completely formatted, not everything is lost thanks to data recovery software.

Data recovery software for formatted recovery from WD hard drive on Mac

Data recovery softwares are programs specially designed to rescue data which is apparently lost from all kind of devices. It doesn’t matter why the information was lost; due to virus attack, drive formatting, accidental erasure etc. These softwares can scan any gadget and recover the information as long as the device is not physically damaged.

What kind of software is the best software for recovering data from formatted Western Digital hard drive under Mac OS? Don’t worry, we have found the best data recovery software for you. Magoshare Data Recovery for Mac, the reliable data recovery software, can help you easily and completely recover lost data from formatted Western Digital hard drive on your Mac. It supports to recover all types of files including emails, photos, documents, videos, audio, voice memos, folders, etc. It even can help you recover data from reformatted, erased or inaccessible Western Digital hard drive under Mac OS.

How to recover lost data from formatted Western Digital hard drive on Mac?

As we mentioned before, the good news is that using Magoshare Data Recovery for Mac is really easy, actually you can recover lost information from any device included formatted Western Digital hard drive in a few simple steps:

Step 1: Connect the WD hard drive with your Mac.

Connect the formatted Western Digital hard drive on a functional Mac computer where you’ve previously downloaded the data recovery software. Then run Magoshare Data Recovery for Mac from Launchpad, it will automatically recognize and list the formatted Western Digital hard drive, you can see it on the main interface.

recover lost data from formatted Western Digital hard drive on Mac

Step 2: Scan the formatted WD hard drive to find lost data.

Next, run the software and you’ll see all the devices connected. Select the Western Digital hard drive and hit “scan”. Magoshare Data Recovery for Mac will deeply scan the formatted Western Digital hard drive and find all lost files.

recover lost data from formatted Western Digital hard drive on Mac

Step 3: Preview and recover lost data from formatted WD hard drive.

Once it’s done, you’ll see a preview screen with all the information (including the lost one). Select carefully the documents you want to recover (have in mind that the names may be changed) and then hit “recover now”. Your data will be quickly recovered.

recover lost data from formatted Western Digital hard drive on Mac

Quick! Only three steps to recover all lost data from formatted Western Digital hard drive on Mac. With Magoshare Data Recovery for Mac, you or anyone else can recover the lost data from formatted or erased Western Digital hard drive under Mac OS. Great tool.

Posted by Peter, 2019-04-17