How to Recover Lost Data from WD My Passport External Hard Drive?

Christina updated on 2021/5/18 to Data Recovery

recover lost data from WD My Passport external hard drive

“How to recover lost data from WD My Passport external hard drive? I formatted my WD My Passport external hard drive a few days ago, all data were lost. Is there any way to get lost data back?” - Koll

Storing data using an external hard drive is the right choice for those of you who often deal with large data but don't want to fill the internal hard drive of your computer or laptop. Now one of the external hard drives that are currently being used very much is the WD My Passport external hard drive.

However, sometimes external hard drives may not work optimally so that data is lost. In addition, you may lend your external hard drive to someone else and that person accidentally deletes important files on it. If this happens, how to get lost data back? In this article, we will show you the easy method to recover lost data from WD My Passport external hard drive.

Best WD My Passport external hard drive data recovery software

Data recovery software is the best method to recover lost data from a WD My Passport external hard drive. In this article, we recommend Donemax Data Recovery, a powerful & easy-to-use WD My Passport external hard drive data recovery program. It can help you quickly recover deleted files from your WD My Passport external hard drive and recover lost files from formatted or inaccessible WD My Passport external hard drive.

This software is fully compatible with Windows and MACOS, so you can recover lost data from WD My Passport external hard drive on Windows or Mac. It not only can help you get lost data back, but it also can help you repair damaged WD My Passport external hard drive. Download it here:

Three steps to recover lost data from WD My Passport external hard drive

Step 1. Run Donemax Data Recovery and make sure the WD My Passport external hard drive is connected to your computer or laptop.

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Step 2. Select the first menu from Donemax Data Recovery, Data Recovery. Then select WD My Passport External Hard Drive as the drive to be recovered. Then click Scan.

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Step 3. Once the scan is completed, you can preview all recoverable files. Then select the wanted files and save them.

recover lost data from WD My Passport external hard drive

WD My Passport external hard drive data recovery tips

Although it can be done easily, it's a good idea to do the following things before doing the recovery process.

  • 1. When you realize that data is lost, don't use WD My Passport external hard drive first, use another external hard drive that you have, this is to prevent an overwrite process that can permanently lose data.
  • 2. If your WD My Passport external hard drive is undetected or inaccessible, it is possible that the drive is damaged or corrupted. Use another feature from Donemax Data Recovery, namely Disk Repair. Click on the Disk Repair menu after you connect the external drive to the computer and then click "Repair" so that your drive can be accessed again later.

So, in conclusion, you can always easily recover lost data from WD My Passport external hard drive using Donemax Data Recovery with easy steps mentioned above. This software also can help you recover lost data from Seagate external hard drive, memory card, USB flash drive, digital camera, RAID, PC, Mac, SSD, HDD, etc.


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