Get Back Data after Installing El Capitan

Quick and easy way to recover data lost after installing El Capitan using Remo Recover Mac software! The application even restores files from Mac system after factory reset, formatted or inaccessible volumes, unbootable Mac OS X, etc


The OS X 10.11 El Capitan upgrade to Yosemite is an exciting affair and many Mac users would want to upgrade to this latest version owing to its new features. El Capitan focuses on bringing more quality for smaller apps and support for iPad and iPhone. But then, installing a new operating system isn’t as easy as it is supposed to be. There have been instances of users losing data after installing El Capitan. Losing pictures, documents, video files, and other files is associated with El Capitan installation.

If you are thinking how files can get lost after upgrading to El Capitan, then here is the answer to it - Whenever El Capitan is installed on a drive or partition where operating system exists, the partition will first be formatted and then Mac El Capitan files will be copied to it. If you have not taken a copy of data before installing El Capitan, then the files stored in that partition or drive will get erased after format.

There are also instances where files can get lost during the installation process. Some of the reasons could be –

  • Sudden system crash
  • Hardware or software failure
  • File system corruption

Files lost after El Capitan installation cannot be recovered from Trash. You need Data Recovery software to get back lost data. Remo Recover has come up with Mac Recovery tool which easily retrieves files lost after installing El Capitan.

Lost File Recovery after El Capitan Installation using Remo Recover Mac –

Remo Mac Recover software quickly restores files that are lost or deleted after installing Mac OS X El Capitan. It recovers data lost from various file systems such as FAT 16, FAT32, HFSX and HFS+ after installing El Capitan. Apart from recovering data lost after upgrading OS, the tool also retrieves files erased after format, lost after repartitioning, etc.

The software is also capable of restoring deleted, missing or lost files from other Mac OS versions such as Mac Yosemite, Mac Mavericks, Mac Lion, Mac Snow Leopard, and so on. The application can be used to retrieve data from formatted hard drives, USB external drives, flash memory cards, iPods, pen drives, memory sticks, and many more.

Tutorial to Recover Data after Installing El Capitan:

  • Download Remo Data Recovery software Mac on your system and install it
  • Launch the software and select “Recover Volumes / Drives” option.
  • Next, select either “Volume Recovery” option or “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery” option
  • Now, select the drive from which you want to recover files and press “Next” button to start scanning process
  • After completion of scanning process, select and save required files

Some Tips which can be followed –

  • Backup important files beforehand so that you can restore them under a data loss scenario during or after El Capitan installation
  • Carry out El Capitan installation process carefully so that you don’t format the wrong partition and end up losing data
  • If you lose files from your PC / laptop after upgrading to El Capitan, then do not add new data to the system