How to Recover Data from SD Card

Recover Data from SD Card

How to Recover Data from SD Card is a quite simple process.Some sd card files may be hidden, but they can also be recovered using the command prompt.

Follow these steps to recover the data from the sd card

  • Open the windows desktop and connect your sd card to the computer with the help of a card reader. 
  • Note down the sd card drive letter by accessing your drive in the my computer/this pc.
  • Navigate to the start menu and type cmd in the search box to open the command prompt.
  • Type the chkdsk g: /f command (replace the letter g with the drive letter assigned to your sd card) and press the enter key.
  • Type y in the command window if it prompts.
  • If it displays any error messages like access denied as you do not have sufficient privileges and you have to invoke this utility running in elevated mode, then run the command prompt as an administrator.
  • Press windows + x shortcut keys on the keyboard and select command prompt (admin).
  • Type the g:\>attrib -h -r -s /s /d *.* command (replace the letter g with your sd card drive letter) and press enter.
  • Now, all the hidden files on your sd card will be displayed since the hidden file attribute of the files is changed using the command prompt.
  • If you aren't able to find the files on your sd card, then the data on your sd card has been deleted.
  • To recover lost data, use a standard data recovery tool such as recuva, diskinternals uneraser, easeus data recovery, etc.
How to Recover Data from SD Card

How to recover data from a corrupted micro sd memory card

You can identify whether your micro sd memory card is corrupted or not whenever you encounter the below-mentioned conditions on your mobile.

Follow these steps to recover the files:

Recover data from an sd card in android phone

You can recover hidden files on an sd card using the same command prompt method performed above.Do not use the sd card on your android mobile after data loss as it may make it impossible to recover the lost data.If your files are deleted by mistake from your sd card, you can recover the data using a third-party software like diskinternals, android data recovery, easeus mobisaver, etc.,Carry out these stepsHow to Recover Data from SD Card using the easeus mobisaver software:

  • Download the trial versions of the software and install it on your computer.
  • Connect your android mobile to the computer using a usb cable.
  • Make sure that your phone battery level is not less than twenty percent to run the recovery process. 
  • Open the easeus mobisaver software for android from the computer.
  • It will automatically connect your android mobile to the easeus mobisaver software.
  • You can also click the how to enable option displayed on the computer screen, and follow the instructions.
  • Press the o button on the mobile to allow usb debugging.
  • It starts scanning the folders of your android mobile that is connected to the computer.
  • Wait until the scanning process completes, and identify the lost data from the displayed list.
  • You can also specify the required sd card folder from the left side panel.
  • Select the sd card files that need to be recovered and tap the recover button.
  • Then, store the recovered files on the computer.

Can you recover data from a formatted sd card

Whenever all the files existing on an sd card are deleted completely and the sd card is ready to store new data, it is said to be formatted.You can retrieve the files on a formatted sd card using third-party software such as diskinternals uneraser, diskinternals partition recovery, easeus data recovery wizard, recoverit data recovery, etc. 

Carry out these steps to recover data from a formatted sd card:

  • Download and install a data recovery software on your system.
  • Connect your sd card to the computer device.
  • Run the data recovery software, and it will automatically detect the connected drives.
  • Select the location of the formatted sd card when it prompts you to search the folder.
  • Wait until the scanning process on the sd card is complete.
  • You can preview the type of files like images, videos, audio, word, excel, ppt, and pdf.
  • Choose the required files and click the recover button to save all the recovered data. 
  • Finally, choose the location for storing the recovered files.
  • Some software is available with a free version and some prompts for license key while saving the recovered files. 
  • Choose the best data recovery software to recover the formatted sd card files quickly.
  • If you find difficulties in recovering the formatted sd card data, contact our technical team by clicking the call button available on this screen for how to Recover Data from SD Card.

How to recover the data from corrupted sd card without formatting

  • First, change the card reader, adapter, or usb ports before performing the recovery process, as your system may be incompatible with the previously connected adapter.
  • Verify the sd card errors with the help of the properties menu on windows.
  • To proceed with the error checking, connect the corrupted sd card to the computer and navigate to my computer.
  • Give a right-click on your sd card drive to select the properties menu.
  • Click on the tools option and select check.
  • Wait until the scanning process completes.
  • Eject the sd card from the computer in safe mode and restart your computer.
  • Now, reconnect your corrupted sd card and check if you can view your data on the sd card.
  • If you are unable to find your data, and it prompts you to format the device, then use a standard data recovery software to recover the data without formatting.
  • Alternatively, you can run command prompt to check for corrupted files on your sd card and How to Recover Data from SD Card.