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All Files on Desktop Are Gone after Upgrading to macOS 10.14 Mojave. How to Recover?

by Bryan, 2018-10-19

“Hi, the system asked me to install macOS Mojave 10.14 last night. So, I downloaded it from App Store and installed it on my Mac. But after completing installing macOS Mojave on my Mac, all files on the desktop were gone. They were not in the trash bin or anywhere on my Mac. It is terrible because the lost files on the desktop are very important to my work. Is there any way to recover the lost desktop files? I think they were deleted during the process of installing macOS Mojave.” – Tokuka

all files on desktop are lost after upgrading to macOS Mojave and recover

How to recover the desktop files where are lost due to upgrading to macOS 10.14 Mojave? Don’t worry. The desktop files are just deleted or hidden by the system during the process of installing macOS Mojave. After restart of the Mac after installing macOS Mojave, you may not find your documents or files on the Mac desktop. But, you still have the chance to get them back even the trash bin has been erased.

Recover desktop files which are lost due to installing macOS Mojave

If you are facing loss of desktop files after upgrading to macOS Mojave, you can follow this guide to get the files back. First of all, we will introduce powerful Mac data recovery softwareDo Your Data Recovery for Mac. This Mac data recovery software is very powerful. It can recover lost data under all data loss situations including losing data due to upgrading to macOS Mojave. It offers Advanced Recovery mode to ensure finding every recoverable file on your Mac – so it can completely recover the lost desktop files after upgrading to macOS Mojave.

Just download Do Your Data Recovery for Mac, install it on your Mac.

Then run this software to recover the desktop files which are lost due to upgrading to macOS 10.14 Mojave.

Step 1: Select file types you want to recover.

Do Your Data Recovery for Mac supports to recover all types of lost files. You also can filter the file types before it scans your Mac hard drive. Then move to the next step.

all files on desktop are lost after upgrading to macOS Mojave and recover

Step 2: Scan the hard drive to find lost desktop files.

Choose your Mac hard drive or Apple SSD as the targeted hard drive. Then scan it for lost files.

all files on desktop are lost after upgrading to macOS Mojave and recover

Step 3: Preview and recover the lost desktop files.

Once the scan is completed, you can see all recoverable files. Just select the lost desktop files and save them to a safe location.

all files on desktop are lost after upgrading to macOS Mojave and recover

If you can’t find all lost desktop files after quick scan, just click on “Advanced Recovery” button to deeply scan your hard drive again. The advanced recovery mode will deeply scan the hard drive and find all lost files including the lost desktop files on the Mac.

If you lose important files on Mac desktop after upgrading to macOS Mojave, just try Do Your Data Recovery for Mac. It is very easy-to-use and powerful. You can easily and quickly restore the lost desktop files even you are inexperienced or never know how to recover lost data.