How to Recover Data from MacBook Pro Hard Drive

MacBook Pro hard drive crashed? Data gets lost from the drive? Stay calm. Recoverit Data Recovery enables you to recover data from MacBook Pro hard drive in 3 simple steps.

How do I recover data from my Mac hard drive??

"My MacBook Pro crashed yesterday. Now every time I try to reboot it, I got a gray screen. I know it is broken. But I still wish that to recover data from MacBook Pro hard drive, because I have many valuable files on it. Please show me a way to restore my MacBook Pro data. Many thanks."

Here is the good news: as long as you can take out your MacBook Pro hard drive and connect it with a new Mac computer, the chance of getting back files on it is great. Keep reading this guide and you’ll be able to recover data from MacBook Pro hard drive in an easy and risk-free way.

More surprisingly, if your MacBook Pro can work normally except the crashed hard drive, you can directly perform MacBook hard drive recovery on the Mac computer. All you need is a MacBook Pro hard drive recovery tool to help you do the job.

Part 1: Free Download MacBook Data Recovery Software

First of all, you need to make sure that the hard drive on your crashed or broken MacBook Pro can still be connected with another Mac and recognized as an external hard drive. Then you can try using a MacBook Pro hard drive data recovery program like Recoverit Dta Recovery for Mac to do so. This utility is available for data recovery from well-functioning MacBook Pro or broken MacBook Pro. With it, you can effortlessly recover a variety of data from your MacBook Pro hard drive, such as photos, videos, audio files, document files and emails, etc.

In addition, you can scan your MacBook Pro hard drive and preview all scanned files before purchasing the full version for this MacBook Pro hard drive recovery program. But please do not scan the MacBook Pro hard drive again and again, which might overwrite your lost data on it.

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Video Tutorial on Hard Drive Data Recovery

For Windows users, this video tutorial can help you quickly get to know how to recover data from hard drive on Windows PC. For Mac users, the video can also help you since the steps are almost the same. You can also turn to the below guide for an exact solution.


Part 2: How to Recover Data from MacBook Pro Hard Drive

Now let’s learn how to recover lost data from hard drive of a broken/crashed MacBook Pro. If your MacBook Pro works well, you just need to download and install the utility on it and then follow the steps to process the MacBook data recovery.

Connect your MacBook Pro hard drive with another Mac computer and launch Recoverit for Mac on it. You’ll be offered with some recovery options. You can read the instructions in the program window carefully and select the mode that is the best for you.

Step 1 Select MacBook Pro hard drive

The utility will detect hard drives on your Mac. To recovere data from MacBook Pro hard drive, select the hard disk where you lost data and click "Start" to begin the process of MacBook Pro hard drive recovery.

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Step 2 Scan MacBook hard drive for lost files

The MacBook data recovery software will have your MacBook Pro hard drive scanned all around. Every piece of your data can be dug out of the MacBook Pro hard drive, and thus please wait patiently until the end of the scanning.

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Step 3 Recover data from MacBook Pro hard drive selectively

In the end, all recoverable files will be listed in the window after scanning. You just need to select these files you are going to retrieve and click "Recover" to save them on your Mac.

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As you can see, just take 3 steps above mentioned, and you are capable of completely recovering data from MacBook Pro hard drive with all recovered data intact and hassle-free. Download Recoverit Data Recovery and do the job now!

Recoverit also offers many options to help you locate the target files quickly and precisely. Check out this page: Find Files on MacBook Pro Hard Drive, and you can learn how to locate the lost files from MacBook Pro hard drive.
Want a way to recover files from external hard drive? That's a snap. Check out this page and get the solution: External hard drive recovery.

Note: Recover Lost Mac Data under Mac OS X 10.13 (High Sierra)

Due to macOS High Sierra (macOS 10.13) requirement, Mac users are not allowed an access to the built-in system drive from any apps. Therefore, if you need to restore lost data from the system disk under macOS 10.13, please "disable System Integrity Protection" first.

How to disable "System Integrity protection"? Please follow the steps below.

Step 1On hearing the startup chime, reboot the Mac and hold down "Command + R" keys simultaneously to boot OS X into Recovery Mode.

Step 2When the "OS X Utilities" screen appears, pull down the "Utilities" menu at the top of the screen instead, and choose "Terminal".

Step 3In the "Terminal" window, type in "csrutil disable" and press "Enter" then restart your Mac.

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