Use these steps to recover data from a MacBook Air hard drive:
You have several options when trying to get data off a Mac that won’t boot.
You may be able to recover data, if your MacBook won’t turn on, with the following procedure. This will only work if the disk can be seen by the second computer. If not, you will need to send the drive to a recovery service to get its data back.
Use these steps to recover data from a MacBook Pro hard drive:
Use the following steps to use Disk Utility to restore an external hard drive with your MacBook Air.