Recover Files from Trash

“Hi all, I have accidentally deleted some files from my Mac machine without paying much intention. I cannot restore it from Trash Bin as I have the habit of emptying Trash bin and without checking I have emptied Trash bin also. Is there any possible way so that I can get all those files emptied from Trash bin?”

Have you faced similar situation mentioned above? If your answer is Yes then do not worry! You are not the one who faced such situation. There are many Mac users who after deleting data by hitting the Delete button looks for it in Trash bin. In most of the cases the files are found and can be restored to its original location. However the situation becomes critical when you accidentally or unintentionally delete or empty the Trash Bin. Once the Trash Bin is emptied no other option of restoration is available to you on Mac. Therefore, many Mac users consider that the files are gone forever. But, as a matter of fact, it is not gone yet! You can recover it using file recovery software.

Now you might wonder even if it is deleted how to recover it? This is because when you delete or empty Trash the files stored within it are not actually deleted. It just get removed from the file directory folder. Although the files are not visible in Trash, it’s content remains intact within your Mac. Files get permanently deleted if you continue to use your system after facing data loss. However, it is necessary to know the situation that makes you lose files from Trash Bin. Some of the situation that leads to data loss from Trash Bin are:

  • Mistakenly removing files from Trash
  • Using “Command+Shift+Del” key combination to delete a file due to which it fails to get stored in the Trash bin
  • Emptying the Trash bin without checking its contents
  • Enabling “Auto Trash” option to ON due to which files from the Trash gets automatically emptied after a system restart

However if you have lost / deleted your files from your Trash bin due to any of the above mentioned scenario, then no need to get disappointed. You can recover files from Trash with the help of a Mac file recovery software.

Mac File Recovery software is one of the best file recovery tools to recover lost or deleted files from Trash. The tool does rigorous scanning of the system and retrieves all the deleted or lost files within few minutes. The tool recovers all kinds of data such as music (MP3, AIFF, MP4, AIF, AMR, M4b, WAV, MIDI),  pictures(JPG, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, PSD, TIF, TIFF, WEBP, IMG etc.), videos(AVI, MOV, MPEG, MPG, MP4, 3GP, 3G2etc.) and documents like DOC, DOCX, XLS, XLSX, PPT, PPTX, etc. If you have any doubt regarding the recovery steps and features then you can download its free trial version. The recovery steps are as follows:

Download Mac File Recovery software and install to your Macintosh. Open the application and follow the on screen steps. Use “Deleted File Recovery” option to retrieve your deleted Trash file or use “Lost File Recovery” option to retrieve your lost Trash files. The tool scans and displays all the Volumes present in the system. Select the Volume from where files are to be rescued and click on “Next” button. The recoverable files is displayed in two views i.e. “Data view” and “File Type” view which eases your search. Select the files which you would like to obtain back. Save the rescued files on to your desired location, although not to the same Volume from where you are recovering.

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