Extract Data from Smartphone SD Memory Card

“I have saved most of the photos, videos clippings and other files from Smartphone on its SD memory card. But this memory card has stopped to work since it got corrupted and all my data is in vain now. Can anyone suggest me convenient way to recover data from Smartphone SD card”.

Smartphone is the most adorable gadgets in present day technological world. Smartphone lets its users to explore the world and share data just at their fingertips. Smartphone is usually operated with either Google Android or Windows mobile OS. Regardless of OS used on Smartphone one can store useful data like photos, videos, documents, music files and many more on Smartphone’s internal as well as expandable memory. Smartphone’s limited internal memory can be expanded by the use of compatible SD card of required storage capacity. But data in SD memory card on Smartphone is always insecure because of scenarios like:

  • Accidentally formatting SD card from Smartphone when connected to any system
  • Corrupt file system and malware attack are likely to induce severe damage to SD card
  • Use of newly purchased SD card on Smartphone to save data without formatting it can cause format error
  • Forceful removal of SD card from Smartphone or using same SD card on multiple gadgets

When SD memory card on Smartphone is not showing data by displaying various errors then it implies that the card is corrupted or damaged in any of these scenarios. Other than these issues, one may accidentally delete files from SD card and suffer expected data loss. But, there is one brilliant way to recover data from Smartphone SD card, i.e. with the help of online available recovery programs. Before using any memory card data recovery program, make sure that SD card is not overwritten with new files so as to avoid permanent data loss.

Smartphone SD card data recovery program:

Most data recovery experts recommend Yodot Photo Recovery software to reclaim lost as well as erased files from Smartphone SD card. The ingenious algorithms of this program are capable of retrieving pictures, music files, videos, RAW images, documents and other file types from SD card with ease. Apart from Smartphone SD card, this ultimate tool can get back media files from mobile micro SD card as well as from CF, MMC, XQD, xD, SDHC, micro SDXC, SM, memory stick and others flash memory devices. Also, one can extract media data from SSD, USB pen drive, portable hard drive, system hard disk, FireWire drive and so on having ExFAT, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5, ReFS and FAT16 file systems. This utility is compatible on Windows OS based computers like Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and 2003. Whereas, Mac users can employ Yodot Mac Photo Recovery software to accomplish the same on Mac machines with Leopard, Snow Leopard, Mountain Lion, Lion and Mavericks OS X versions.

Guidelines to restore files from Smartphone SD card:

  • Download the software on to your system and connect SD card from Smartphone to this system
  • Install and run the utility to start with recovery process
  • In main screen, select “Deleted Photo Recovery” option to rescue erased files
  • Else, click ‘Lost Photo Recovery’ option to extract missing or lost data and click next
  • Now, select the drive that associates to SD memory card connected to system
  • Then choose the file types to restore from SD card and start scanning process
  • You can know the status of scanning through Progress Bar
  • Later, a list of all retrieved files will get displayed on screen
  • Select required files and preview its details by toggling between ‘Data View’ and ‘File Type View’ options
  • At last, save all recovered files from SD card to a different location

Key-Points to note!!

  • Check twice while erasing any files from Smartphone SD card
  • Recurrently backup necessary files from Smartphone SD card before any data disaster occur
  • Rely on good anti-virus tool to shun viruses on SD card

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