How to Recover Deleted/Unsaved Numbers Spreadsheet on Mac

Updated to macOS Data Recovery Tips by Robert on Mar 16, 2023 | Approved by Jennifer Allen

"I have accidentally deleted a Numbers spreadsheet. Is there any way to recover deleted Numbers spreadsheet on Mac? I really need to get it back." –Bobby

It happens all the time that you accidentally removed the Numbers spreadsheet to the trash can, and emptied the trash can, only to find that it’s an important file. Or you confirmed the not saving Numbers spreadsheet file action only to find that you have carried out the wrong action. If you encounter the mentioned problem, don’t worry. You can try the tips below to learn how to recover Numbers spreadsheet and how to recover unsaved numbers file on Mac.

The First thing first, find a Mac data recovery tool for help. You must know that the Numbers spreadsheet you’ve deleted is still there on your Mac, waiting to be overwritten by new data. It is invisible and you need a Spreadsheet recovery software tool for help. Here in the following, I’m going to tell you how to recover deleted Numbers spreadsheet on Mac with iBeesoft Data Recovery for Mac.

iBeesoft Data Recovery for Mac is a professional yet easy-to-use Mac data recovery software tool for individuals to perform numbers spreadsheet recovery on Mac and find deleted or files on Mac SD card, USB drive and more.

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  • It has 2 recovery mode: Quick Scan and Deep Scan, ensure the efficiency of number recovery.
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  • Easy-to-use with the built-in navigation for recover numbers spreadsheet. Even people who know little about computer can use it without any problem.
  • High efficiency and great results: compared with other software, it gets you better results for spreadsheet recovery on Mac.
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How to use iBeesoft Data Recovery for Mac to recover Numbers spreadsheets on Mac

First, please stopping using your Mac the moment you find you have deleted or lost the Numbers spreadsheet and emptied the trash can. It will avoid data overwritten and increasing the spreadsheet recovery success rate. And then, follow the steps below to do the Numbers spreadsheet recovery. The sooner the better.

Step 1. Install Spreadsheet Recovery Software

Please click the download button to get the installation package of best Apple data recovery software. Install it on your Mac with the steps you install other tool. If your computer doesn’t allow you to install it, please set it up in the security settings: allow to install software besides from App Store. It isn’t available on App Store Yet. Feel free to install it. It’s virus-free

Step 2. Select File Types to Scan

Launch the recover numbers spreadsheet software the moment you finish the install process. From the start-up window, all supported file types are listed and selected. Uncheck the other types of files and only keep the “Documents” checked. It means you only need to scan this type for Numbers spreadsheet. It will increase the efficiency of Numbers spreadsheet recovery. Click "Start".

Step 3. Select Hard Drive to Scan

Next, it is time to select the hard drive to scan, which means scan where the Numbers file once saved. Just select it and click "Scan", letting the software scan the hard drive right away.

Step 4. Preview and Recover Numbers Spread

It will take a few minutes for the software to finish the scanning process. If there are thousands of documents, then it will take longer. Be patient and wait for it to finish. After then, you can see documents are sorted into categories on the left side. You can select the file extension and preview the file on the right side. If it is the Numbers file, select it and save to your computer. That’s it!

Tips: Of course, the above mentioned is the best way to recover deleted numbers. However, you can still try your luck by searching whether there is a version of the Numbers file there or not. Click Finder > Recently Use. I use the way everyday to look for my documents. It works sometimes.