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    How to transfer files to external hard drive in Mac recovery mode?

    My Mac is not booting up past the Apple logo screen during Normal bootup and now I need to transfer some files from my Mac to external hard drive for backup from recovery mode which I am able to boot now but the recovery mode as limited access and it doesn't have even the Finder window to drag and drop files to copy. What should I do now? How to move the files?

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    samerjeet singh Array
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    Re: How to transfer files to external hard drive in Mac recovery mode?

    hello guest......... It is not a big issue just follow these instructions........... 1 goto setting of external hard drive... 2 goto its option..... 3 click on option to create backup file... 4 after creating backup file goto mac files..... 5 selct the file and move to backup file via its options.... 6 it will take some time.... 7 than your problem will be solved.... ..good bye..

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    arunwillbe1 Array
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    Re: How to transfer files to external hard drive in Mac recovery mode?

    Hi friend,

    You can easily transfer the files from external hard drive in mac recovery mode.For this you need to follow the below steps.

    +++ Steps to follow to transfer the files from mac to external hard drive :

    1. First of all connect the external hard drive to mac system using the USB cable.

    2. Now wait until the external hard drive recognizes.

    3. After recognizing locate the files which you want to transfer.

    4. Now select files and tap the options.

    5. In options you will see the send option.So,place the cursor on send.

    6. It will display the devices connected to mac now.

    7. Among the connected devices select the external drive and transfer.


    After transfer disconnect the external hard drive from mac system.

    Thank you.................

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