WD External drive formatted

Dear I have locked my WD passport drive recently one of my friend trying to open the drive when not accessed he did formatted my drive. Now tell me how to recover my data.

Contact a data recovery company

when the drive is formatted they need software to recover the deleted files from the drive

there are some software’s that you can get online

the good ones you have to pay for

Dear my all partitions are deleted. when i lock the drive why the format option occur in WD smart software to every one. any one able to format my drive. then i have lost my all data 2 time. which software is best for data recovery.

I’ve used Recuva and TesDisk in the past but you can search online since there are many options available