How to Recover Files from Hard Drive Which Is Erased by Disk Utility on Mac?

Some Mac users are looking for a solution to restore lost files from a hard drive which has been erased or formatted by Mac Disk Utility. It is so hard to restore the erased files, because they will not be removed to Trash Bin – they are just directly erased. Fortunately, data recovery software has the power to recover lost files from a hard drive which is erased by Disk Utility on Mac.

restore lost files from hard drive erased by Disk Utility on Mac

Is it difficult? NO! With right data recovery software for Mac, it is very quick and safe to recover all data from an erased hard drive under Mac OS. If you don’t know where to find an easy method to recover lost files from a hard drive which is erased by Mac Disk Utility, you can check my experience bellow.

Easy way to restore lost files from a hard drive erased by Disk Utility on Mac

Three days ago, I erased a 1TB hard drive on my Mac with Disk Utility. The hard drive was formatted to Mac OS External (Journaled), and I chose the most secure method to erase the hard drive (7 passes).

restore lost files from hard drive erased by Disk Utility on Mac

After the hard drive was completely erased by Disk Utility, I realized that I had not backed up the data on the hard drive. It was like a bolt from the blue! Now, all my data was gone – maybe gone forever! I immediately searched on Google to check if I could recover my files from the hard drive that was erased by Disk Utility. Finally, I got an easy solution and recovered all my lost files. Here is my experience.

First of all, if you want to recover lost files from a hard drive which is erased by Mac Disk Utility, you should find a data recovery tool. Magoshare Data Recovery for Mac is the tool I use to recover lost files from an erased hard drive on Mac. I download this software and install it on my Mac immediately, and run it from Launchpad. It takes only two steps to restore all lost files from the hard drive that is erased by Disk Utility on Mac.

Two steps to recover data from hard drive that erased by Mac Disk Utility

Step 1: Select the erased hard drive to scan.

After running Magoshare Data Recovery for Mac, you will see all the hard drives and external devices connected with this Mac system. Just select the erased hard drive, then click on “Scan” button.

restore lost files from hard drive erased by Disk Utility on Mac

After you click on “Scan” button, this data recovery software will deeply scan the hard drive which is erased by Mac Disk Utility. Please don’t pause or stop when it is scanning the erased hard drive, just wait till the scan is completed.

restore lost files from hard drive erased by Disk Utility on Mac

Step 2: Preview and recover lost files.

After scanning, you can preview and recover all lost files. For me, I just quickly find the lost files, and save them to a secondary hard drive by click on “Recover Now” button.

restore lost files from hard drive erased by Disk Utility on Mac

That’s how I restore lost files from a hard drive which has been erased by Mac Disk Utility. Magoshare Data Recovery for Mac is a reliable program. Whether the hard drive is erased by fastest method or most secure method, this software can deeply scan the hard drive and find all lost files. So, if you also want to recover lost files from a hard drive erased by Mac Disk Utility, I would like to recommend this tool to you.

Posted by Peter, 2018-02-26