“Two weeks ago, I enabled BitLocker on my USB so that only the permitted users can reach the data. I forgot to bring my Windows laptop on this business trip. Is there any way for me to access the BitLocker encrypted USB on my colleague’s Mac OS X laptop? Besides, I know the password for the BitLocker USB.”
In general, when we inserted the BitLocker disk into Mac computer, it will warn you that the disk you inserted was not readable by this computer. It is impossible for you to open BitLocker on Mac without the help of the third party tool. Here, we will show you how to open BitLocker drive/USB/SD card on Mac OS X step by step.
Tutorial: How to Access BitLocker drive/USB/SD card on Mac OS X
In the above case, considering the security of trade secrets, it is wise to access the BitLocker USB on Mac OS X. First of all, it is necessary to find out and install the software that could solve the issue. iSunshare BitLocker Genius is one of such tools that empower users to open, access, read and write the BitLocker drive/USB/SD card on mac OS X. It comes with the guarantee for the data safety so that users can trust the software and make the BitLocker USB accessible on mac in the unexpected situation.
Step 1: Download and install BitLocker Genius on Mac OS X laptop. It is better for you to purchase the software and get the registration code to activate the software.
Step 2: Connect your BitLocker USB with the Mac OS X laptop and run BitLocker Genius. The software will show you the USB is encrypted with BitLocker.
Step 3: Choose the USB disk and click the Unlock button on the top of the software interface.
Step 4: You will be led to an interface which asks you to enter the password or take advantage of the recovery key file to mount the USB. As the user in the above situation is on the business trip without his laptop, the best way is to enter the BitLocker password.
Step 5: After minutes, the unlocked USB disk will appear on the Mac OS X laptop. Now, you are able to open it to reach the business data. Besides, you can add new content to the USB or modify the original content freely.
Tips: if you forgot the password, you can also import the recovery file to mount the BitLocker USB. It is as easy as unlock BitLocker USB with the password.
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