"How do I recover data from Seagate backup plus HFS file system on Mac OS? I deleted some precious pictures from my Seagate backup plus slim external which has HFS+ file system on my Mac, but I did not find those deleted pictures in Trash. I think that all pictures have been deleted forever, but I really want to get them back. I tried to use several data recovery tools, but they failed to help search all deleted photos. Can anyone recommend a useful data recovery tool that can help recover deleted files from Seagate backup plus slim HFS file system for Mac?"
You might delete files off a Seagate backup plus slim external hard drive HFS+ file system by mistake? You might lose data off Seagate backup plus slim HFS+ file system after formatting the external hard drive by accident? You might be unable to access Seagate backup plus slim disk because HFS+ file system has changed to RAW format? Well, you may run into data loss on a Seagate backup plus slim HFS+ disk due to various reasons. If you want to perform lost data recovery on Seagate backup plus slim HFS+ file system for Mac, you should make sure not overwrite the previous data and then use data recovery software to get back lost files.
It does not matter why data got lost from Seagate backup plus slim HFS+ file system for Mac, you can use iCare Data Recovery to retrieve files. It is a data recovery program which enables you to recover all types of files such as videos, music, images, etc off Seagate backup plus slim external hard drive that has HFS+ file system for Mac. This software is compatible with Windows OS, so you need to connect the Seagate backup external to Windows PC to perform lost data recovery from HFS+ file system. Then, you can follow the steps below to recover data:
Step1. Download and install iCare Data Recovery on PC. Run the software and choose a proper scan mode.
Step2. Select the Seagate backup plus slim disk and then the software will scan it to search lost files.
Step3. You can preview found files after scanning and then save the lost data to another drive.
iCare Data Recovery makes it easy for data recovery from Seagate backup plus slim for Mac which has HFS+ file system. This software allows you to restore all lost data as long as the previous data is not overwritten by new files.
When you delete a file from Seagate backup plus slim on Mac, you cannot find the deleted data in Trash bin, but the data is not deleted permanently as you think. In this situation, what you should do is to stop writing new files to the Seagate backup plus slim external hard drive and then use data recovery software to undelete all data. If you write new data to the Seagate backup external HDD HFS+ disk, it may overwrite the previous data in which situation you will no longer get back what you need.
You should know that many causes will result in data loss from a Seagate backup plus slim external hard drive. In order to protect data from being lost from your Seagate backup slim external HDD on Mac, you can pay attention to following points:
1. Backup data
The best and easiest way to avoid data loss is to backup data. You can copy all important data to another storage media to make backup. If you do not have habit to make backup, you can set up Time Machine on Mac to create automatic backup.
2. Think carefully before deleting any file
When you attempt to delete any file from Seagate backup plus slim, you should ensure that you really do not need those files anymore.
3. Check your Trash bin before emptying it
When you attempt to empty Trash bin, you had better check if there is any important data that you want to restore. When you delete file from Mac internal HFS+ disk, the deleted will usually go to Trash bin at first. Therefore, you can simply restore mistakenly deleted file from Trash bin before emptying it.
4. Use your Seagate backup plus slim properly
In order to avoid data loss due to other reasons like virus infection, you should always use your Seagate backup plus slim properly.
Mac OS is a type of operating system which runs on Apple Macintosh computers. Mac OS like Mac OS, Mac OS X and Mac OS X 10, etc is specially designed for Mac computers, so it is unable to install on Windows PC. The interface of Mac OS is very special and user-friendly.