It’s easy to accidentally delete data. It’s also easy to recover it on your Mac with a few easy steps.

Method 1
Recover with data recovery software
Step 1:
Download, install and launch the application
Step 2:
Start the scanning process to identify recoverable data
Step 3:
Restore your data to a designated storage location

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Method 2
Recover deleted data from previoulsy made backups
Step 1:
Launch your backup and restore software
Step 2:
Determine if you have a backup of the data in question
Step 3:
Restore data to your computer using the storage media
Method 3
Use a physical data recovery service
Step 1:
Bring your machine to a reputable recovery service
Step 2:
Make alternative plans for if the data cannot be retrieved
Step 3:
Pay the man and get your computer and its data back