BitLocker partition recovery: How to recover a deleted or lost BitLocker partition?

Updated by Tim to BitLocker Recovery on May 8th, 2021

I have a partition that is encrypted with BitLocker. The partition was accidentally deleted. How do I recover deleted BitLocker encrypted partition so that I can continue to unlock it using my BitLocker password? I have used data/partition recovery software such as MiniTool Partition Wizard, EFS Recovery, they are not able to detect the BitLocker encrypted partition. Therefore, not able to recover deleted partition. Is there any recovery software which can recover deleted BitLocker partition?

The answer is Yes. Please read on.

What to do when BitLocker partition gets lost?

The first and foremost step is to stop all possible writing actions to the disk, otherwise the recovered files will be corrupted.

How to recover a deleted or lost BitLocker-encrypted partition?

To recover deleted BitLocker partition, you need to find a professsional data recovery software ASAP.

BitLocker partition recovery software free download

M3 BitLocker Recovery is a professional BitLocker partition recovery software which can find the deleted or lost BitLocker partition and recover data after supplying the password or 48-digit recovery key.

Tutorial to recover a deleted BitLocker partition:

Before recovery,
1. You need to keep the disk away from any writing actions so as to protect lost partition from being overwritten.
2. You should know the password or 48-digit recovery key for the lost BitLocker partition.

Here's lost BitLocker partition recovery guide:

Step 1: Download and install this BitLocker partition recovery software: M3 BitLocker Recovery on your Windows computer.

Step 2: After launching M3 BitLocker Recovery, click Find More Partitions at the top.

M3 BitLocker Recovery

Step 3: Choose the hard drive where you lost the BitLocker-encrypted partition and then click Next to scan.

Scan lost BitLocker partition

Step 4: Once the deleted BitLocker partition is found, select it and then click Next to continue.

Scan data from lost BitLocker partition

Step 5: Enter the password or 48-digit BitLocker recovery key and click Ok to decrypt data.

Decrypt data from deleted/lost BitLocker encrypted partition

Step 6: After all your files are found, preview the documents, photos and play the videos, audio to see if your lost files are recoverable.

File preview of M3 BitLocker Recovery

Step 7: Select the needed files and click "Recover" to start the file recovery process.

Step 8: After all your files are recovered, open Disk Management to re-create the partition and then copy the recovered files back.

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