You are not the first person and of course you will not be the last one who reformatted a Seagate external hard drive by mistake. As a matter of fact, many people make such kind of mistake everyday. This is the reason why you had better look for a useful solution for data recovery after reformat Seagate external hard drive by mistake.
The best solution for reformatted Seagate external hard drive data recovery is to use data recovery software. iCare Data Recovery is a read-only data recovery tool for Windows users to recover files after formatting or reformat. This data recovery software allows you to recover data from reformatted Seagate external hard drive or HD. You can restore files from Seagate external HD after quick format or full format. If you still have any doubt, you can follow the guide below to recover files after reformat Seagate external hard drive:
Step1. Download and install iCare Data Recovery. Choose a proper scan mode after running the software.
Step2. Select the reformatted Seagate external hard drive and then the software will scan it.
Step3. Preview the files after scanning and save the lost data to another drive.
You can reformat your Seagate external hard drive due to various reasons, but if you need to restore data after format, you should not write new data to the external HDD. Here are some related cases that user reformat Seagate external HDD in different situations:
"I accidentally reformatted Seagate external hard drive on my Windows computer. I want to ask if I can recover data from formatted external hard drive."
"Windows system asks me to format my 500GB Seagate portable hard drive when I attempted to open the disk on my computer. It seems that I do not have other choice because my portable hard drive shows RAW file system if do not format it, but can I get back lost data after formatting Seagate portable HDD from RAW to NTFS?"
"I mistakenly formatted my Seagate portable hard drive when connecting it to my computer running under Windows 8. How to get back files from Seagate external hard drive in Windows 8?"
It does not matter you reformatted Seagate external hard drive by mistake or intentionally in order to fix disk error, you can use iCare Data Recovery to perform Seagate external HDD data recovery after reformat as long as the original data is not overwritten by new data. You are able to recover data after formatting on Windows 7 / 8/ 10 / Vista / XP.