Home > Storage Device Recovery > How to Export Data from Inaccessible USB Flash Drive on Mac?

How to Export Data from Inaccessible USB Flash Drive on Mac?

by Justin Kenny, 2018-04-08

export data from inaccessible USB flash drive under Mac OS

When an USB flash drive gets corrupted or hidden on your Mac, you can try to connect it with a PC and export your data on the PC. However, you only have a Mac or the PC as well can’t recognize the USB flash drive, you need other solutions to recover your data from the USB flash drive. Today, we are going to talk about how to export data from inaccessible USB flash drive under Mac OS.

Yes, there some methods can help you export data from inaccessible USB flash drive on Mac. For example, Mac DIY data recovery software is one of the efficient methods to recover and export data from the inaccessible USB flash drive under Mac OS. It means when you can’t access to the USB flash drive, or even the Mac can’t find the USB flash drive, you still have the chance to export all your data.

First of all, download the Mac DIY data recovery software – Do Your Data Recovery for Mac. This is powerful yet easy-to-use data recovery software. It offers two scan modes: quick scan and deep scan. The deep scan mode can help you deeply scan the inaccessible USB flash drive on Mac and find all deleted/formatted data and existing data into the inaccessible USB flash drive.

Compared with other data recovery software, Do Your Data Recovery for Mac is much more efficient. It is designed with wizard-based interface. You don’t need any pro skills or experience of data recovery. Just follow the guide below.

Guide: export data from inaccessible USB flash drive on Mac

After downloading and installing Do Your Data Recovery for Mac, you can easily and completely recover and export all data files from inaccessible USB flash drive under Mac OS. 1. Launch Do Your Data Recovery for Mac from Launchpad. 2. Connect the inaccessible USB flash drive with the Mac via USB cable.

Step 1: Select the file types you want to recover.

Be default, Do Your Data Recovery for Mac will scan the inaccessible hard drive and find all types of files for recovery. If you want to filter file types, just select the file types you want to recover, and choose advanced recovery mode. Then move to the next step.

export data from inaccessible USB flash drive under Mac OS

Step 2: Scan the inaccessible USB flash drive on Mac.

Now, select the USB flash drive and scan it to find all files inside the inaccessible USB flash drive.

export data from inaccessible USB flash drive under Mac OS

Step 3: Preview and recover lost files.

After scanning, you can preview all files by File Type, Path and Time. Just find the files you want to export. Then select the files you want to export, click on “Recover” button to save the files to your local hard drive or a secondary storage device.

export data from inaccessible USB flash drive under Mac OS

This is the guide to export data from inaccessible USB flash drive on Mac. Before you get all your data from the inaccessible USB flash drive, please don’t save or put files to the USB flash drive. After you export/recover all data from the inaccessible USB flash drive on Mac, you can format the inaccessible hard drive on Mac to solve this issue. Super Eraser for Mac can help you securely format inaccessible USB flash drive under Mac OS. But, first of all, just export your data to a safe location, Do Your Data Recovery for Mac is the reliable tool to help you export data from inaccessible USB flash drive under Mac OS.