In most cases, when you try to connect an external hard drive to the USB port of your Mac, you will find it on the desktop. The external drives also appear in the Finder (You can locate the Finder under Devices). Follow steps to solve Hard Disk Not Detected How To Recover Data Mac issues.
At times, an external hard drive does not show up. One reason for your Mac not recognizing the external drive might be corrupt data. Let us see how you can recover data when your Mac refuses to recognize an external hard drive:
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First, connect your drive to your Mac computer.
Next quit all other applications on your Mac. Mainly, quit iPhoto, Words, and other such software that may try to access the external drive.
Launch Disk Drill Pro.
Click the external drive from which you need to recover the files.
To prevent the external drive from being accessed during the recovery process, carry out the following steps:
Next to the drive, drive partition, or file, click Extras. Then, choose the Remount Volume As Read Only option.
You will now see a padlock that protects the external drive during the recovery process.
Next to the file or files you are attempting to recover, click Rebuild or Recover.
Now, the scanning will start. If your files are large, the scanning might take more time.
When the scanning process is over, you will see a list of files appearing on your screen.
Below your scan results, on your bottom-left corner, click the Mount Found Items as Disk button.
You will see the following message:
“Disk Drill strongly suggests saving the files to a different drive than the one you are trying to recover files from. Saving to the same drive substantially lowers your chances of recovery.”
A new drive icon appears, double-click it.
You will find an option to open the files just like you would do before losing them.
Drag these files to another location. You can drag them to a folder on your Mac computer or to your desktop.
Open the files to make sure you have recovered them properly.
Finally, eject (safely) the external drive. For more queries on Hard Disk Not Detected How To Recover Data Mac system call us our tech team.