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How to Perform SD Card Recovery?

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 SD Card Recovery

SD card was developed by Japan Panasonic, Toshiba and American SanDisk in August 1999. The capacities of SD card include 8 MB, 32 MB, 64 MB, 256 MB, 512 MB, 1 GB, 2 GB, 4 GB and 8 GB. The types of SD card include SD memory card, SDHC, miniSD and microSD. SD card is often used in digital cameras, mobilephones and PAD etc.

Many of us use SD card everyday to store pictures, documents, messages etc. So data loss from SD card is heartbreaking. For example, my roommate lost all her beach holiday pictures due to carelessly formatting her SD card in this morning. Fortunately, I introduced her a free SD card recovery solution before she went crazy, and she finally got all her precious pictures back. But please note that don’t use your SD card before you retrieve your lost files, because any rewrite will cause damage to the original data.

So, if you have accidentally formatted your SD card or deleted important files from your SD card. Don’t worry, we will show you how to find the lost data and get it back. First of all, you need a suitable tool to help you, our recommendation is Wondershare Photo Recovery. It is easily and quickly to get lost data back with this award-winning free SD card recovery software. Just need three steps to get all your lost data back.

How to recover files from SD card

If you want to restore photos off formatted sd card, be free to use SD Card Recovery , a program that can help you restore lost photos. Wondershare Photo Recovery and Wondershare Photo Recovery for Mac are such recovery software which can recover pictures from SD card easily, as well as video and audio files.


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With ONLY 3 steps, you can quickly perform SD card file recovery

Step 1. Here take the Windows version as an example. Connect your SD card to a computer with Wondershare Photo Recovery installed. Launch the program and click "Start" in the primary interface as follow.

SD card recovery

Step 2. Select your SD card (here shows as the drive letter I:) and click "Scan" to search lost files on your SD card.

SD card data recovery

Step 3. After the scan, preview found files to check if your lost files have been found. Then select your desired files to recover the SD card files with one click.

micro SD card data recovery

Common SD card data loss scenarios

Wondershare Photo Recovery can perform SD card data recovery under the below scenarios:
» Accidentally deleted files from SD card
» Formatted SD card
» SD card got corrupted or inaccessible
» Virus inflection
» Power failure
» Others

Meanwhile, SD card brands such as Sandisk SD card, Transend SD card, Lexar SD card, ATP SD card, Kingston SD card, PNY SD card etc, and card types like Mini SD card, Micro SD card, SDHC card, and MMC card are all supported.

If you also want to recover documents more than videos, photos and audio files, such as Office documents, PDF files, Archives, Emails, etc. from computer or other devices, you need to choose the higher version: Wondershare Data Recovery or Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac, which does more than the Photo Recovery.

1, Free download the Card Recovery software, install on your computer and launch the Card Recovery .
2, Connect your SD card to computer and click "Scan" to search lost files on your SD card. (If you can see nothing when you SD card to the computer, you can click the “refresh”.)
3, Preview the photos in the scanning results to check those you want for recovery.
4, Click the Options button and select the destination to save the recovered files.

Attentions and tips:
1, Don’t use your SD card until your photos are completely recovered.
2, Don’t save the recovered photos on the source card.

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