Data Recovery

Disk Drill – Data Recovery Sessions

The Disk Drill data recovery tool offers a feature that allows you to easily pause a disk scan, with the intention of returning to it later and completing the scan. Disk Drill accomplishes this through the use of recovery sessions. […]

Data Recovery From a Disk with Light Damage – Byte-to-byte Backups

At times, data recovery is required because a disk suddenly fails due to an unforeseen physical reason. The machine may have experienced a large power spike, or perhaps your laptop was inadvertently dropped on the floor and now will not […]

How to Recover Data from External Hard Drives

The convenience of external hard drives is undeniable. They allow us to carry terabytes of data everywhere we go, they can be easily shared among many devices, and their installation could hardly be any simpler. Because of their ubiquitous nature, […]

Never Lose Pictures from Your iPhone Again

For most people, the iPhone has replaced both the point-and-shoot camera and the camcorder. Our smartphones are with us everywhere we go, they allow us to instantly share the picture we take with friends and family, upload them on social […]

How To Recover Data From Another Mac in Target Disk Mode

Target Disk Mode has several uses in correlation to Disk Drill (and in general). One of the most recent uses is file recovery on the latest macOS release, High Sierra. Due to the new restrictions introduced by Apple, some third-party […]

Samsung Phone Recovery

Samsung is the leader in the worldwide smartphone market, offering both outstanding budget and mid-range devices as well as cutting-edge flagship models that never fail to receive raving reviews. Considering the popularity of Samsung smartphones, it’s no wonder that Samsung […]

Scanning FAQs

Disk Drill has several different scanning methods that allow it to examine your storage device and locate lost files. Below you’ll find frequently asked questions about these methods. If you’re ready to get started with a scan, see How to […]

Disk Drill 2.0.300 for Windows with a Bunch of Minor Updates Windows

Today another minor update for Disk Drill Windows Edition is launching. Today’s release of build #300 includes many requested features and speed improvements under the hood. Here’s the list of highlights in Disk Drill 2.0.300 for Windows:  ExFAT Recovery  Improved support […]

Disk Drill 3.5 for Mac – the Significant Release for macOS 10.13 High Sierra macOS

Last year Apple’s Mac OS X was officially renamed into macOS. And this year we are having the next major macOS, which is High Sierra. Disk Drill is traditionally ready for all the updates in the Apple’s eco-system. But there’s […]

Everything You Need to Know about Rooting your Android Device

We all want to get the most out of our devices. Unfortunately, your Android device comes heavily locked down. For most people, this is a good thing. No program can change important settings or tamper with system software, protecting you […]

macOS 10.13 / 10.14: Connect this Mac to another Mac in Target Disk Mode macOS

Connect this Mac to another Mac Difficulty: Easy Time required: 15 min or less Extra: another Mac; USB-C, FireWire or Thunderbolt cable Connect this Mac to another Mac in Target Disk Mode YouTube | 508 Software Problem Overview Starting with […]

macOS 10.13 / 10.14: Create a Recovery Boot Drive macOS

Create a Recovery Boot Drive Difficulty: Very easy Time required: 15 min or less Extra devices: any USB flash drive, 8GB+ Create a Recovery Boot Drive for macOS 10.13 High Sierra / 10.14 Mojave YouTube | 508 Software Problem Overview […]

macOS 10.13 / 10.14: Configure File System Protection macOS

Configure File System Protection Difficulty: Easy Time required: 5 min or less Extra devices: none How to Disable File System Protection in macOS High Sierra and Mojave YouTube | 508 Software Problem Overview In order to recover lost data from […]

Top 4 Best Cleaner Software to Speed Up your Mac macOS

Macs are loved for their reliability and polish. But, like all computers, even Macs tend to slow down with age. When that happens, many people choose the nuclear option: a complete system reinstall. There are cases when a full reinstall […]

On The Verge of SSD Recovery with Disk Drill

You have likely seen computer advertisements or even the specs to your own computer mention an “SSD Drive”. With so many flashy words and complicated terms in computer marketing it’s very easy to ignore all the new and important developments […]

Disk Drill and iOS 10.3

The arrival of Apple’s iOS 10.3 software brings some subtle but welcome changes for Apple products using this operating system including the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. However, even though it has a more efficient file system, the overall complexity […]

The Elegance in Competition macOS

Disk Drill is the world’s leading file recovery solution however we have always had stiff competition. We have never seen our competition as a threat but more of a healthy opportunity to grow. Quite frankly we love competition at Disk […]

How to Use Time Machine to Backup or Restore your Mac macOS

With all that can go wrong, you want a simple and reliable way to back up your files and Mac preferences. Fortunately, Apple gave us one in the Mac Time Machine app. Introduced with OS X 10.5 Leopard, the Time […]

What is APFS, Apple’s New File System? macOS

APFS (Apple File System) is a new file system for Apple-compatible storage devices such as hard drives, flash drives and other removable storage. APFS, also referred to as APFS MacOS, will work on most MacOS, iOS, tvOS and even watchOS […]

Now available: Disk Drill 3.1.817 with improvements in Android & iOS data recovery macOS

Happy Earth Day! The more data is digitized and not printed, the less trees 🌳🌲🌴🎋 are harvested by us, the people. The more documents you store on your hard drive, the more of them are prone to being accidentally deleted. Disk Drill […]