Home > Storage Device Data Recovery > How to Recover Lost Data from Unrecognized WD Portable Drive on Mac?

How to Recover Lost Data from Unrecognized WD Portable Drive on Mac?

by Austin, 2019-07-14

When you connect a WD portable hard drive to Mac and find it’s not recognized and loaded, it would be frustrating especially when you are trying to use the drive to transfer data. Also, it means it’s not able to read and get the data from the unrecognized WD portable hard drive.

recover lost data from unrecognized WD portable hard drive on Mac

Why the WD portable hard drive cannot be recognized and showed up on Mac? Mostly, there are the following reasons:

  • USB port or cable of the WD portable hard drive is damaged.
  • There are hardware errors on the WD portable hard drive.
  • Power failure of the WD portable hard drive.
  • The file system of the WD portable hard drive is crashed.
  • The drive becomes unrecognizable after unplugging without safely ejecting.

So, when the WD portable hard drive doesn’t show up on Mac, please first check the USB port, connection cable, or the hard drive. Then replace the USB port or connection cable to try again. If there is no problem with the cable and USB enclosures, there would be other logical issues with the hard drive. In such a case, we suggest you recover lost data from unrecognized WD portable hard drive on Mac first and then try to fix the issues.

Download the data recovery software for unrecognized WD portable hard drive

To recover lost data from unrecognized WD portable hard drive on Mac, you need an effective Mac data recovery application. Fortunately, there is such a powerful software – TogetherShare Data Recovery for Mac.

It can recover lost data from the unrecognized WD portable easily with amazing result. Any lost photos/pictures, video clips, documents, emails, archives, and other files can be restored with this super software.

This data rescue tool is the top-class software in the market. It can offer you the best recovery result. So if you lost data because of the WD portable hard drive becomes unrecognized on Mac, just download this software to recover your lost files.

Simple Tutorial: Recover data from unrecognized WD portable drive in 3 steps

With this professional software, you only need 3 steps to find and recover your lost data from unrecognized WD portable hard drive. Here we will show you the steps in detail as follows.

Step 1. Run the software and select the unrecognized WD portable hard drive.

Connect the WD portable drive to the Mac computer and run the software, it will show up the drive in the application. Select it and click the “Scan” button to step further.

recover lost data from unrecognized WD portable hard drive on Mac

Step 2. Scan the unrecognized WD portable hard drive.

The Mac data recovery tool will scan and try to find the lost data from the unrecognized WD portable hard drive. It will scan quickly and display the found files during the scanning.

recover lost data from unrecognized WD portable hard drive on Mac

Step 3. Preview and recover the files from unrecognized WD portable hard drive.

After the scan process finishes, it will show up all the found files. You can preview first to identify the wanted files. Then, you can select the wanted and recoverable files to recover.

recover lost data from unrecognized WD portable hard drive on Mac

TogetherShare Data Recovery for Mac can help users to recover lost data from unrecognized or inaccessible WD portable hard drive, and other brands of portable hard drives, such as Seagate, Toshiba, Sony, Samsung, PNY, Lexar and more. It’s really a super data recovery software for portable hard drive and other storage devices. If you lost data from any of your storage devices, just download this tool to get the data back.

Related Products

Hot Articles

External Device Recovery