"Can anybody tell me how to perform WD My Passport for Mac HFS+ data recovery? I have a WD My Passport external hard disk with HFS+ file system and I often use it to save or backup some important data. However, today, when I plugged the WD My Passport external HDD to Mac OS, I carelessly deleted several files. I want to know how to recover data from WD My Passport external HDD on Mac."
WD My Passport external hard drive is able to work on Mac OS for data storage, transferring or transferring. There is a "Time Machine" on Mac Os. If you have enabled Time Machine on your disk drive, you can easily restore lost data after deleting by mistake or due to other reasons. However, if you did not enable Time Machine on Mac, you need to rely on data recovery software to restore all deleted files.
HFS+ is type of file system on Mac OS. When you mistakenly delete files from WD My Passport on Mac and there is no backup, you can use iCare Data Recovery to recover lost data. This data recovery software provides a simple solution for lost data recovery from WD My Passport HFS+ disk. With this software, you are able to recover lost photos, videos, documents, emails, audio files and more from HFS+ file system disk for Mac OS. In order to use iCare Data Recovery to perform data recovery, you need to connect the WD My Passport disk to a Windows PC because this software is compatible with Windows OS. Then, you can follow the guide below to recover lost data like excel file recovery, word file recovery, powerpoint file recovery, video recovery, photo recovery, etc.
Step1. Download and install iCare Data Recovery on Windows computer. Select a proper scan mode after running the software.
Step2. Select the WD My Passport disk and then wait the software to scan it to search lost data.
Step3. Preview found files after scanning and then save the lost files to another drive.
iCare Data Recovery is available for WD My Passport HFS+ disk data recovery when you run into data loss problem due to deleting, formatting, RAW format error or other reasons. Although this software does not support Mac OS, it is available for HFS+ file system recovery on Windows PC such as Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10.
Have you deleted any data from a HFS disk on Mac OS? When you mistakenly or intentionally delete any file from WD my passport HFS+ disk, you might be unable to restore lost data from Trash bin. Since, system will mark the disk space as empty after deleting files, it may store new added data to the disk space. If you still want to perform deleted file recovery from the WD HFS+ disk, it is very important to stop writing even a single file to the disk.
You probably format Seagate backup plus slim on Mac and delete all data from the HFS+ disk? Every person makes such a mistake more or less. Before writing new files to the formatted HFS+ disk, iCare Data Recovery enables you to restore almost all lost data. iCare Data Recovery works on Windows OS to help you recover data from formatted WD my passport disk Although this software does not support Mac OS, it allows you to recover data from HFS+ file system after formatting.
Whether you delete file or format HFS+ disk, at least the disk can still work normally. When WD my passport external HDD changes to RAW file system, the disk will stop working normally. In this situation, you are unable to read or write data on the disk. The only thing you are allowed to do is to format the disk from RAW back to HFS+ file system. If WD my passport converts its file system from HFS+ to RAW on Mac, you should not format it unless you do not have any data on this disk. iCare Data Recovery is available for data recovery when WD my passport for Mac cannot work due to RAW drive error.
iCare Data Recovery helps WD my passport for Mac HFS+ data recovery after deleting, formatting or when the HFS+ disk turns to RAW and requires formatting and more other situations. There are two key points for WD my passport external HFS+ disk file recovery. The first key point is that you should always avoid overwriting the previous lost data no matter how it got lost. The other key point is that you have chance to perform data recovery only condition that the external HDD does not suffer physical damage.