APFS data recovery – Recover lost or deleted files from APFS partition

Updated on November 21, 2019

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Due to its advance safety features and high reliability, the APFS file system is replacing the older HFS file systems. Despite being safe, the chances of losing data from the APFS partition always exist. The data from APFS volume can be lost due to accidental deletion, hard drive corruption virus infection or any other reasons. Fortunately, there is a way to recover data from APFS. To increase the chances of APFS data recovery, stop using the hard drive any further. Read the complete information to perform APFS data recovery successfully.

What is APFS?

APFS stands for Apple File System. It was developed to overcome the limitations of HFS (Hierarchical File System). This new APFS provides a better storage management by reducing the redundant data and consumes less volume on the APFS partition. The APFS file system is developed to provide security against data loss scenarios that may occur during power failure or for any other reasons. However, the possibility of data from an APFS volume cannot be denied. Once the data is lost, it is difficult to recover lost data from APFS partition.

Can I recover lost data from APFS partition?

Yes, lost data from APFS partition can be recovered. This is because, even if the data is deleted it continues to remain on the drive until and unless it is overwritten by new data. However, this data cannot be accessed on the computer. In order to recover APFS files, you will have to use a trusted Mac data recovery software.

Remo APFS data recovery software is specially designed tool to perform APFS data recovery. Integrated with advance scan algorithm, the software scans the storage drive sector by sector to locate lost information and recovers data from APFS partition safely. Download and try the software for free now.

How to perform APFS data recovery?

To perform APFS data recovery, download and install the Remo APFS data recovery software and follow the steps as follows

  • Launch the application, on the main screen click on Recover Volumes/Drives button
    • Volume Recovery: In order to recover data from corrupt volume, click on Volume Recovery
    • Formatted/Reformatted Recovery: click on this option if you have formatted the drive
  • In the next screen select the drive from which you want to recover APFS data and click on Scan
  • For quickly recovering the files, select the types of files to be recovered from the displayed list and click on Next start the recovery process
  • After completion of the scanning process, the recovered data will be displayed in Data View and File Type View browse through both the tabs to find the needed data

Why choose Remo to recover data from APFS volume:

  • The advance scan option performs APFS data recovery and gets back data from volumes that are formatted.
  • The software recovers data from both internal and external hard drive that are formatted with APFS file system.
  • The frequently and timely updates of the software make it flexible with all latest macOS including Mojave and Catalina
  • Along with APFS volumes, data from HFS, HFS+ partition can be recovered with the software


After following the above instructions, you will be able to recover lost data from APFS volume. However, apart from the above solution you can recover APFS data using the Time Machine backup File. If you don’t have any backup, then the only way to perform APFS data recovery is by using Remo APFS data recovery software.

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