Common Reasons of Mac Data Loss and How to Recover the Lost Data

Data losses, for example the media data loss, most of us have encountered this kind of situation. Sometimes we know how our data lost, while sometimes we don't know why. Here I have gathered some common data loss scenarios for you. When you are in the position of data loss, find the reason that has caused it one by one as follow.

Data loss on computer can occur due to any of the following reasons:

1. Accidental deleting

●"Shift + Del" without backup

●Deleting files by right- clicking menu or just pressing "Delete" button

●Emptying Recycle Bin without backup

2. Improper operation

●Turning off the storage media during the writing process

●Using card between different cameras

●Pulling out SD card while the camera is on

●Improper partition or partition error

●"Media/Drive is not formatted, would you like to format now?"

●Disk initialization when digital camera memory card is just connected

●Unexpectedly formatted hard drive

3. Other reasons

●Virus infection

●Unexpected power off

●Re-install operating system or hard disk crash

●High temperature of the hard disk

●The partition structure on a hard disk was fragmented or partition table is invalid

If the lost data is very important, a data recovery tool will be urgent, which can help to recover lost files on Mac with ease. Make sure that the data recovery you get supports to retrieve the data lost by the certain reason of yours.

Steps for Computer Data Recovery

To recover lost data, just like the media data, it's also very important to choose professional and effective data recovery software. Here we humbly suggest the uFlysoft recovery software we mention above, an easy-to-use and powerful data recovery software to help you recover lost data. It supports the recovery of videos, photos, music, documents, emails, archives and more deleted, formatted or lost due to other reasons from your Mac hard drive.

Without further ado, let's follow the simple but workable "3-step" operation to recover lost data together.

1. Install the uFlysoft Data Recovery for Mac on your Mac.

2. Start scanning your Mac hard drive after launching the program.

3. After scanning finished, click "Recover" and choose the path where you want to store the lost data.

All of these just cost you a few minutes, after that you will be able to achieve data recovery successfully.


1. Do not store any new data on your Mac hard drive after the data loss happened or you may lose the old data forever.

2. Come to our official website: to get more details about Mac data recovery whenever you want.