Recover lost data after upgrading to macOS 10.13 High Sierra

Posted by Autumn X to Mac Data Recovery on June 12th, 2017

We often see Mac users ask how to recover lost data after upgrading to newest Mac operating system on forums. And Apple has announced the newest operating system, which is named "macOS High Sierra", for Mac computers on June 5th, 2017. Many of us choose to upgrade to macOS 10.13 High Sierra. But we may lose data after upgrading to macOS 10.13 High Sierra.

Do we lose those data forever? Can we recover lost data after upgrading to macOS 10.13 High Sierra? How to recover lost data after macOS High Sierra upgrade? The answer is we can recover lost data after upgrading to macOS 10.13 High Sierra with Time Machine or professional Mac data recovery software. This article will give the steps to recover lost data after macOS High Sierra upgrade with Time Machine and professional Mac data recovery software - iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery.

Method 1: Recover lost data after upgrading to macOS 10.13 High Sierra from Time Machine backup

We can recover lost data after macOS High Sierra upgrade with Time Machine if we have done backup in Time Machine before upgrading to macOS 10.13 High Sierra.

Step 1: Open up Launchpad on Mac, click "Others".

Step 2: Find Time Machine icon and click it to enter Time Machine.

Step 3: Find the files that need to be recovered and click "Restore" to recover those lost data from Time Machine on macOS 10.13 High Sierra.

If we haven't done backup before upgrading to macOS 10.13 High Sierra or cannot find files need to be recovered in Time Machine, we can go to the Method 2 to recover lost data after macOS High Sierra upgrade. And we can go to Method 2 directly without checking Time Machine.

Methods 2: Recover lost data after upgrading to macOS 10.13 High Sierra with iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery

As professional and free Mac data recovery software, iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery helps to recover lost data after macOS High Sierra upgrade as well as recover lost data from storage devices on macOS 10.13 High Sierra, macOS 10.12 Sierra‎ and Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard.

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Here will show the easy guide to recover lost data from our Mac after upgrading to macOS 10.13 High Sierra with iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery.

Guide to recover lost data after upgrading to macOS 10.13 High Sierra with iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery

First of all, please download and install iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery on another hard drive rather than Mac system hard drive to avoid those lost data being overwritten. Then, follow the following steps.

Step 1: Launch iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery on Mac.

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Step 2: Select Mac system hard drive and click "Next" to scan all lost data.

Step 3:Preview the files in results and choose files need to be recovered, click "Recover" to finish data recovery.

Tip: Please don't store recovered data to Mac system hard drive.

iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery also helps to recover lost data on macOS 10.13 High Sierra from formatted hard drives that get formatted by accident during the system upgrading. If our hard drives become unreadable, unmountable, inaccessible after upgrading, we can recover lost data from unmountable hard drive, unreadable external hard drive, inaccessible hard drive, recover deleted/lost APFS partition, on macOS 10.13 High Sierra with iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery too.

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