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    Exclamation APFS File Recovery
    Does anyone have any idea how well file recovery tools such as PhotoRec work on APFS? Alternatively, since APFS seems to function similarly to a version control software, is there a way to rollback changes? iCloud didn't have all of my files on the cloud Documents && Desktop folders, so I turned off iCloud Drive. Upon turning it off it deleted all the files on my local Documents and Desktop, leaving me only with access to the cloud folders which were missing quite a few documents. Anyone else experience this?

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    APFS File Recovery
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    Turning off iCloud drive after you had stored your Documents and Desktop folders there was not a good move. As you found out, your documents are now gone. We have warned folks about this in our forums on several occasions. As to file recovery tools working or not with APFS, you will have to post that question to the developer of the recovery software.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chscag View Post
    Turning off iCloud drive after you had stored your Documents and Desktop folders there was not a good move. As you found out, your documents are now gone. We have warned folks about this in our forums on several occasions. As to file recovery tools working or not with APFS, you will have to post that question to the developer of the recovery software.
    Thanks for the response. I wish I had been on the forum before now. I'll repost this in the appropriate thread.

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    I would suggest you to look for APFS compatible software to recover your lost files.

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