How To Recover My Lost Data From Seagate Backup Plus Portable Drive?

How To Recover My Lost Data From Seagate Backup Plus Portable Drive?

Lost your data stored on the Seagate Backup Plus portable drive? Don’t worry. There are some possible ways to recover the lost or deleted data from the drive. This data recovery guide will teach you how to recover data from Seagate Backup Plus portable drive.

Recovering Data

Losing or deleting a file or data accidentally while accessing it is a very common thing. The two possible and easy ways to recover data from the Seagate Backup Plus Portable drive are discussed below.

  • Using the Seagate Maxtor Manager feature
  • Using a third-party data recovery software

Both these ways are simple and easy to perform.

Using the Seagate Maxtor Manager feature

Follow the instructions below if you have backed up the files or document (that you’ve lost) to the drive using Seagate/Maxtor Manager. Note: The following instructions are suitable only for Windows OS-based computers.

  • Locate the Seagate/Maxtor Manager icon on your Windows computer and double-click on it.
  • Choose the Backup option in the opened window.
  • Now, the Backup window will open.
  • Select the Restore Files > Restore the historical version of a backed-up file.
  • Choose the file you wish to restore in the Select a File window.
  • Similarly, choose the file version that you wish to recover in the Select a Version window.
  • Now, select Original if you wish to restore the files to their original location. Otherwise, choose the Temporary option and create or select the folder or location to save the files.
  • Click Restore > Open Restore folder > OK.
  • Now, the selected file/versions will be restored to the selected location.

Continue reading the below instructions to know how to recover data from seagate backup plus portable drive.

Using A Third-party Data Recovery Software

Use a third-party data recovery software that is designed to recover the data from the Seagate Backup Plus portable drive if you haven’t taken the backup of files using the Seagate/Maxtor Manager.

  • Download and install the data recovery software (that works with Seagate) on your computer.
  • Ensure that your portable drive is connected to the computer.
  • Open the data recovery software.
  • Choose the drive if necessary.
  • Select the scan type when prompted.
  • Once the scanning is completed, select the data you wish to recover from the recovered list and click the Recover, Recover Item(s) or Restore button.

Now you have seen how to recover data from seagate backup plus portable drive. Contact us to get instant assistance for any External Hard Drive Issues.

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