Restore Back Deleted Videos from Android SD Card

Have you ever erased video files from your Android SD card and searching about how to recover those deleted videos from SD card of Android device? You might think that the deleted video files can never be restored back from Android SD card, but let me clarify that is it possible to get back permanently deleted videos from Android Smartphone’s SD card!!!

SD card is a kind of memory card that used to store data on major portable devices especially in Android Smartphones and tables. As these storage components provide huge amount of storage space, users often store plenty of videos on it and deletion of which may bring frustration among users. In case you have deleted video files from Android SD card, then don’t worry!! With the use of any Android recovery software you can restore back deleted videos with utmost ease.

Some of the main scenarios which lead to deletion of videos from Android SD card:

  • Human errors: Human errors like unintentionally selecting “Delete” or "Delete All" option on Android device while accessing videos is one of the most common reason for deletion of video clips from Android SD card
  • Accidental format: Mistakenly clicking on “Format” option on Android SD card when it is connected to the system or to any device will tend to complete removal of data including videos
  • Virus attack: Virus infection to Android SD card due to installation of unsecure apps or using SD card on virus infected device results in deletion of videos from the device
  • Others: Abnormally removing the SD card from the Android device during read or write process, unknown software conflicts, restoring Android phone to its factory settings are some of the other reasons for losing videos from Android SD card

As stated before recovery of deleted videos is possible using efficient data recovery software as long as deleted video files are not overwritten by any new files. Since deleted videos from Android SD card are not completely erased and only file pointer of those video files are removed, use of efficient Android recovery tool can easily bring back those videos.

Software to perform video recovery from Android SD card:

Yodot Android Data Recovery program is among the best data recovery software to restore video files from your Android SD card on Windows system. Along with videos, the tool retrieves audios, photos, applications (.apk) and many more files. The main advantage of using this application is that it not only extracts videos and other files from Android SD card, but also brings back files from Android Smartphone’s internal storage memory. More to this, it can recover media files from Android phone manufacturers like HTC, Acer, Samsung, Micromax, LG, Sony, Motorola and many more. The tool is compatible with Windows system having Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and 2003 operating systems.

Simple steps to get back videos from Android SD card:

  • Download and install Yodot Android Recovery software to your Windows computer
  • Connect the Android SD card device via USB mode
  • Open the software and follow the main screen procedure
  • The tool detects all the drives present on the system along with your Android SD card by scanning process
  • Select the drive that represents your Android SD card from where video files are to be recovered and click “Next”
  • From next screen select “Deleted File Recovery” option to get back removed videos
  • The application scans the selected drive and displays all the deleted video clips from it
  • Choose the video files which are to be rescued back and hit “Next” button
  • Finally, browse for the destination location to save your rescued videos files. However, not to the same Android SD card to avoid data overwriting


  • It is highly suggested not to use or save files on Android SD card after deletion of videos, which might result in overwriting of the original files
  • Frequently backup videos and other files of Android SD card on system or on any other storage devices
  • Do not use Android SD card in unauthenticated device and avoid improper ejection of the card from Android Smartphone or any other host device