If your mac not recognizing the external hard drive and do not let you access the data. How to fix it? This article offers you excellent data recovery software to recover your files from the external hard drive.

Most of the time, when you connect an external hard drive to your Mac's USB port, you soon see it mounted on the desktop and in the Finder. But sometimes, an external drive doesn't show up. Why is Mac not recognizing/showing up/detecting the external hard drive?

Why is Mac not recognizing the external hard drive?

This problem can be caused by many factors, including sudden power outage during transferring files, lousy USB port, damaged file system, partition issues, virus attack, a USB cable of the drive and even hardware issues on the drive.

First things: Check all the port
When we encounter external hard drive not showing up in Disk Utility/Finder, the first thing is to check the USB port, the USB cable, and the drive.

1. Check whether the cable from the external hard drive to our Mac is appropriately connected.
2. Check the condition of the USB cable or USB port. You can try a different cable or port to identify.
3. Reboot the Mac OS to see if it was an open program or app to stop detecting the drive.
4. Try attaching the external hard drive to another computer to see if it works on that one too.

If you have excluded the USB port and the connection problem can be found in Disk Utility, it proves that the drive doesn't have a hardware problem. It means that we can fix this issue by ourselves, but if there is essential data we need in external hard drive which is not recognized by Mac OS X, we should perform data recovery before fixing to avoid unnecessary data loss.

How to perform data recovery on an unrecognized external hard drive on mac?

To recover data from the external hard drive that can't be recognized on mac, you should install Bitwar Data Recovery on your Mac OS X. It is an all-around data recovery software program for Mac which can recover deleted/formatted or lost files from Mac hard drive, external hard drive, USB drive, memory card, external hard disk, etc. due to deletion, format, virus infection, partition loss, OS reinstallation, and many other reasons. All kinds of files can be restored, including photos, documents, audio, emails, folders, archives, download files, etc. You need to do three steps to recover lost data.

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