How to recover files erased from trash on Mac Lion?

  • The finest recovery utility used to regain erased files from Mac OS X Lion
  • Even all other editions of Macintosh OS X are well-supported
  • Lets the users preview the restored file items
  • Suitable to restore files including images, documents, audio, video and so on


Mac OS X Lion is the eighth update on the line of Macintosh released versions. After the release of Lion a new upgraded version Macintosh OS X Snow Leopard was released. Of all the previous release of Macintosh this version is designed well with more advanced features like Mission Control which is a new dashboard interface, Launchpad provides instant access the applications on your system, File Vault security feature which increases the security of your system. The innovative feature Airdrop is developed which simplifies the process of wirelessly copying files from one Mac system to other. When such versions are released in the market people starts opting for it seeing its well-advanced features. The users may grow towards such operating systems. Though with all these features when users start using it they may definitely face one problem i.e. data loss. No matter in whichever way you try you can avoid them it cannot be stopped. When you face such data loss problems better go for a recovery tool. Mac Recovery can help you out in such a case. Go through this page to know more about Mac Recovery tool and how to recover files from Mac trash.

Data loss scenarios on Mac OS X Lion:

  • Automatic Clear Setting: Users might have done a setting on trash to clear the files automatically for a certain period. In the later stage, they might forget about it and done certain task and deleted some files thinking the files will be on trash and they can restore them back if at all they exist a need. On checking they discover that the setting that was done by them has made all the files to be deleted from trash.
  • Normal deletion: Users perform a periodic check on all the folders and files stored on their system. During this time they may delete files are trash completely on finding that the files may be no longer needed and if they reside on the system they occupy unnecessary space from the memory. Later after the deletion there may exist situations, where the files need, may exist.
  • Malware Attack: Though Mac Lion comes with advanced security features still they have chances of the virus infection on file. Virus infects the files resided on your system and cause either its loss or make them behave abnormally.

With the use of Mac Recovery tool to restore files

Mac Recovery utility is the best tool suggested by the industry experts. This tool helps to retrieve files deleted from your trash. Other than Macintosh Lion this tool supports all latest version of Macintosh operating system like Macintosh Sierra, El Capitan, Mavericks, Yosemite, Leopard, Snow Leopard. This tool restores images from trash on Mac and supports all major file types.

The files deleted from trash in various scenarios like manual, accidental and bypass trash can be recovered with this tool. It supports to recover deleted iTunes music files lost or deleted from your system or any other device.

Files may get deleted from Mac machine as a result of various reasons. All deleted files are stored in the Trash folder so that they can be restored if required. You may have erased a file thinking that these files are not important to you & removed them from trash too. But after some days while performing some tasks you realize that you needed that file to complete your work. Now you are regretting deleting that file. Don't be disheartened!!! Use this trash recovery tool to get back those files within few mouse clicks.

Steps to restore trash on Mac Lion:

Step 1: Launch the recovery software on your Mac OS X Lion machine. Launch the software and select “Recover Files” option.

Trash Recovery Mac - Main Screen

Figure A. Main Screen

Step 2: On the next screen select either “Recover Deleted Files” option and a selection of the drive on which the files had resided

Trash Recovery Mac - Select Mode Window

Figure B. Select Mode Window

Step 3: The software displays a screen with a list of restored files select the file and save it on a secure location.

Trash Recovery Mac - Preview Screen

Figure C. Preview Screen

For Leopard (10.5) and
Snow Leopard (10.6) Users

For Lion (10.7),
and Above